Argentina vs Venezuela - Cost of Living Comparison

ArgentinaVenezuela
🚶 Cost of living One person
$494
$657
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1164
$1609
🏠 One person rent
$202
$228
🏘️ Family rent
$294
$345
🍽️ Food Expenses
$194
$304
🚐 Transport Expenses
$37.4
$75.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$443
$204
💸 GDP per capita
$8442
$16056
😃 Human freedom index
7.2
5.36
❤️ Life expectancy
76.7
72.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
42
15
🏙️ Population
44.9M
28.5M

The average cost of living in Argentina ($494) is 25% less expensive than in Venezuela ($657). Argentina ranked 184th vs 130th 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 0.9 months in Argentina compared to 0.3 months in Venezuela. Ranked 62nd and 146th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Argentina vs Venezuela

ArgentinaVenezuela
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.7
$8.78
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.6
$39.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.4
$7.78
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.56
$1.46
☕ Cappuccino
$1.67
$1.63
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.1
$1.23
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$203
$180
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$146
$192
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$319
$384
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$212
$280
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.8
$10.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.8
$15.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$17.4
$28.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
34.32%
28.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1950
$542
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1488
$481
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.41
$0.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18
$20.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.02
$18.3
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.85
$0.58
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.75
$1.62
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.69
$1.55
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.41
$1.75
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$3.85
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.34
$4.66
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.98
$4.37
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$4.66
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$0.75
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$0.93
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
$1.28
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.59
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.59
$0.77
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.51
$1.55
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.13
$7.49
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
$1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.9
$2.57
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.62
$6.66
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.08
$3.3
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.15
$1.33
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.28
$2.03
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.3
$38.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.64
$4.58
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.3
$3.06
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.1
$5.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$42
$32.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$87.5
$53.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$64.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3238
$7550

Cities Comparison in Argentina vs Venezuela

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Argentina

CityCost of livingPopulation
Buenos Aires
$647
3.06M
Cordoba
$525
1.33M
Rosario
$451
1.19M
Salta
$479
535K
San Miguel de Tucuman
$430
606K
Mar del Plata
$501
593K
Santa Fe
$388
406K
San Juan
$412
471K
Lanus
$515
459K
Corrientes
$608
353K
Bahia Blanca
$451
299K
San Salvador de Jujuy
$481
322K
Posadas
$377
276K
Santiago del Estero
$381
252K
Gregorio de Laferrere
$475
248K
Parana
$475
248K
Merlo
$474
244K
Gonzalez Catan
$475
238K
Quilmes
$440
231K
Rio Cuarto
$447
158K
Neuquen
$555
231K
Formosa
$346
222K
Jose C. Paz
$475
217K
Resistencia
$349
292K
Las Heras
$473
204K
Godoy Cruz
$472
191K
Isidro Casanova
$471
191K
La Plata
$508
193K
Berazategui
$513
181K
Comodoro Rivadavia
$440
183K

In Venezuela

CityCost of livingPopulation
Caracas
$848
1.94M
Maracaibo
$660
1.55M
Barquisimeto
$663
1.06M
Barinas
$686
874K
Ciudad Guayana
$600
751K
Valencia
$806
1.48M
Catia La Mar
$662
662K
Maturin
$631
514K
Ciudad Bolivar
$595
568K
Santa Teresa del Tuy
$649
525K
Maracay
$526
407K
Barcelona
$619
448K
Cumana
$632
375K
Cabimas
$841
352K
Puerto la Cruz
$697
306K
Punto Fijo
$676
288K
San Cristobal
$620
286K
Coro
$444
284K
Turmero
$568
255K
Los Teques
$646
251K
Valera
$614
250K
San Felipe
$609
221K
La Victoria
$607
214K
Cua
$607
215K
El Tigre
$608
214K
Guarenas
$639
209K
Puerto Cabello
$649
209K
La Guaira
$608
204K
Guacara
$603
200K
Merida
$482
200K