Buenos Aires vs Dubai - Cost of Living Comparison

Buenos Aires Dubai
🚶 Cost of living one person
$792
$1899
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2011
$4399
🏠 One person rent
$344
$1165
🏘️ Family rent
$645
$2111
🍽️ Food expenses
$269
$433
🚐 Transport expenses
$80.2
$167
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$403
$4679
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
79
61
😀 Quality of life
73
89
🏙️ Population
3.06M
2.5M

The cost of living in Buenos Aires is 58% less expensive than in Dubai. Cities ranked 6097th and 1800th ($792 vs $1899) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 2nd in Argentina and the United Arab Emirates, respectively. Check Argentina vs the United Arab Emirates comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Buenos Aires compared to 2.5 months in Dubai. Buenos Aires ranked 1st best city to live in Argentina vs Dubai ranked 1st in the United Arab Emirates, while ranked 1283rd and 127th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Buenos Aires vs Dubai

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Buenos Aires Dubai
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.39
$10.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.7
$67.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.01
$8.09
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.23
$12.6
 Cappuccino
$2.78
$5.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.04
$1.11
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$384
$1328
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$865
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$747
$2486
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$537
$1683
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.3
$109
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.8
$169
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$23.3
$98.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
43.84%
3.71%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2597
$4012
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2138
$2459
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.15
$1.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12.1
$83
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.41
$9.99
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1
$1.01
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$1.87
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$1.29
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.08
$3.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.97
$9.93
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$7.87
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.86
$11.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$2.21
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.85
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
$1.61
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
$1.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$1.08
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$0.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.5
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.18
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$14.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.48
$3.41
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.31
$5.48
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.43
$9.34
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.26
$5.36
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.1
$3.25
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94
$4.18
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$74.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.23
$12.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16.9
$73.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.19
$12.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$84.5
$63.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$139
$85.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$237
$733
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5040
$12709

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi Villa Dominico
$520
11 km or 7 mi Lanus
$506
13 km or 7.9 mi Wilde
$520
13 km or 8.1 mi Remedios de Escalada
$522
14 km or 8.7 mi Caseros
$522
14 km or 8.8 mi Florida Este
$519
14 km or 8.9 mi Ciudad Madero
$522
14 km or 8.9 mi Bernal
$521
15 km or 9.4 mi Monte Chingolo
$520
15 km or 9.6 mi Lomas del Mirador
$520
17 km or 10 mi La Tablada
$521
17 km or 10 mi Quilmes
$488
18 km or 11 mi Ramos Mejia
$519
18 km or 11 mi San Justo
$522
19 km or 12 mi El Palomar
$522
19 km or 12 mi Temperley
$522
19 km or 12 mi Lomas de Zamora
$541
19 km or 12 mi San Isidro
$640
19 km or 12 mi Ciudad Evita
$522
19 km or 12 mi San Francisco Solano
$522
20 km or 12 mi Villa Luzuriaga
$521
20 km or 13 mi Rafael Calzada
$520
22 km or 13 mi Isidro Casanova
$528
22 km or 13 mi Ezpeleta
$521
22 km or 14 mi Moron
$531
24 km or 15 mi San Fernando de la Buena Vista
$487
24 km or 15 mi Florencio Varela
$524
24 km or 15 mi Burzaco
$523
24 km or 15 mi Berazategui
$519
25 km or 15 mi Gregorio de Laferrere
$531
25 km or 16 mi Rafael Castillo
$523
25 km or 16 mi Monte Grande
$520
29 km or 18 mi Ezeiza
$525
29 km or 18 mi Longchamps
$520
29 km or 18 mi Libertad
$522
31 km or 19 mi Gonzalez Catan
$532
32 km or 20 mi Glew
$522
32 km or 20 mi Merlo
$532
36 km or 23 mi Jose C. Paz
$531
37 km or 23 mi Virrey del Pino
$524

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Distance City Cost of living
13 km or 8 mi Sharjah
$1360
22 km or 14 mi Ajman
$871
41 km or 25 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
104 km or 65 mi Fujairah
$1095
108 km or 67 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
126 km or 78 mi Al Ain
$1448
129 km or 80 mi Abu Dhabi
$1963
234 km or 146 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
246 km or 153 mi Madinat Zayed
$1297
339 km or 211 mi Seeb
$1236
344 km or 214 mi Nizwa
$824
380 km or 236 mi Doha
$1894
380 km or 236 mi Muscat
$1145
385 km or 239 mi Al Khor
$1755
399 km or 248 mi Jahrom
$660
440 km or 273 mi Fasa
$939
449 km or 279 mi Jiroft
$659
466 km or 290 mi Sirjan
$663
485 km or 301 mi Manama
$1307
486 km or 302 mi Riffa
$1002
487 km or 303 mi Isa Town
$1152
523 km or 325 mi Bam
$659
528 km or 328 mi Dhahran
$969
534 km or 332 mi Chabahar
$659
537 km or 334 mi Dammam
$1004
554 km or 345 mi Shiraz
$724
560 km or 348 mi Qatif
$889
568 km or 353 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
568 km or 353 mi Marvdasht
$659
574 km or 357 mi Rafsanjan
$663
578 km or 359 mi Iranshahr
$657
584 km or 363 mi Kerman
$680
595 km or 370 mi Jubail
$861
601 km or 373 mi Borazjan
$657
603 km or 375 mi Kazerun
$656
604 km or 375 mi Bushehr
$694
703 km or 437 mi Yasuj
$611
721 km or 448 mi Zahedan
$828
743 km or 461 mi Yazd
$809
773 km or 481 mi Behbahan
$660