Argentina vs Venezuela - Cost of Living Comparison

Argentina Venezuela
🚶 Cost of living one person
$576
$762
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1423
$1943
🏠 One person rent
$224
$251
🏘️ Family rent
$366
$403
🍽️ Food expenses
$235
$324
🚐 Transport expenses
$44.2
$104
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$448
$189
💸 GDP per capita
$8579
$16056
😃 Human freedom index
7.38
4.03
❤️ Life expectancy
76.8
72.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
38
14
🌐 English speaking %
6.5%
1%
🎓 Higher education
82
66
😀 Quality of life
50
19
🏙️ Population
47.3M
28.5M

The average cost of living in Argentina ($576) is 24% less expensive than in Venezuela ($762). Argentina ranked 150th vs 107th for Venezuela in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Argentina compared to 0.2 months in Venezuela. Ranked 88th and 186th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Argentina vs Venezuela

We calculate prices for Argentina and Venezuela as a population-weighted mean of 123 and 77 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Argentina Venezuela
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.93
$10.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22
$33.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.13
$9.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.7
$1.64
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$2.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.12
$1.11
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$238
$210
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$162
$187
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$393
$482
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$283
$297
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.7
$17.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.5
$26.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.8
$42.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
42.26%
27.31%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1875
$759
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1420
$587
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.36
$0.69
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.7
$36.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.89
$24.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.91
$0.72
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
$1.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.83
$1.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$1.09
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.59
$2.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.01
$4.26
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.5
$4.99
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.79
$4.99
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
$4.71
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$0.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
$1.37
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.51
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$1.68
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.59
$0.72
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.87
$2.36
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.89
$8.81
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$1.42
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.96
$3.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.34
$4.75
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.52
$5.19
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.55
$2.09
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.55
$1.76
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$18.8
$35.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.1
$5.21
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.5
$38.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.54
$10.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.2
$44.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$70.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$144
$62.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3946
$11486

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Cities Comparison in Argentina vs Venezuela

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Argentina

City Cost of living Population
Buenos Aires
$792
3.06M
Cordoba
$611
1.33M
Rosario
$678
1.19M
Salta
$521
535K
San Miguel de Tucuman
$582
606K
Santa Fe
$619
406K
Mar del Plata
$553
593K
San Juan
$586
471K
Corrientes
$586
353K
Lanus
$506
459K
Santiago del Estero
$429
430K
San Salvador de Jujuy
$537
322K
Posadas
$444
276K
Bahia Blanca
$662
299K
Gregorio de Laferrere
$531
248K
Merlo
$532
244K
Gonzalez Catan
$532
238K
Quilmes
$488
231K
Neuquen
$678
231K
Rio Cuarto
$389
158K
Formosa
$367
222K
Jose C. Paz
$531
217K
Las Heras
$528
204K
Resistencia
$529
292K
Isidro Casanova
$528
191K
Godoy Cruz
$528
191K
La Plata
$546
193K
Comodoro Rivadavia
$701
183K
La Rioja
$385
181K
Berazategui
$519
181K

In Venezuela

City Cost of living Population
Caracas
$916
1.94M
Valencia
$869
1.48M
Barquisimeto
$798
1.06M
Barinas
$791
874K
Maracaibo
$758
1.55M
Ciudad Guayana
$846
751K
Maturin
$980
514K
Catia La Mar
$774
662K
Ciudad Bolivar
$865
568K
Maracay
$557
407K
Santa Teresa del Tuy
$756
525K
Barcelona
$701
448K
Cumana
$707
375K
Cabimas
$942
352K
Puerto la Cruz
$749
306K
Punto Fijo
$612
288K
Coro
$699
284K
San Cristobal
$691
286K
Turmero
$614
255K
Los Teques
$771
251K
Valera
$709
250K
San Felipe
$704
221K
La Victoria
$702
214K
Cua
$702
215K
El Tigre
$702
214K
Puerto Cabello
$670
209K
Guarenas
$762
209K
La Guaira
$700
204K
Merida
$551
200K
Tocuyito
$698
197K