Buenos Aires vs Managua - Cost of Living Comparison

Buenos Aires Managua
🚶 Cost of living one person
$792
$691
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2011
$1763
🏠 One person rent
$344
$281
🏘️ Family rent
$645
$540
🍽️ Food expenses
$269
$260
🚐 Transport expenses
$80.2
$72.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$403
$361
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
79
34
😀 Quality of life
73
48
🏙️ Population
3.06M
937K

The cost of living in Buenos Aires is 15% more expensive than in Managua. Cities ranked 6097th and 6619th ($792 vs $691) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 2nd in Argentina and Nicaragua, respectively. Check Argentina vs Nicaragua comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Buenos Aires compared to 0.5 months in Managua. Buenos Aires ranked 1st best city to live in Argentina vs Managua ranked 1st in Nicaragua, while ranked 1283rd and 6340th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Buenos Aires vs Managua

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Buenos Aires Managua
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.39
$5.02
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.7
$28.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.01
$5.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.23
$1.14
 Cappuccino
$2.78
$2.01
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.04
$0.69
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$384
$211
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$162
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$747
$519
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$537
$381
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.3
$42
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.8
$64.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$23.3
$67.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
43.84%
12.03%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2597
$984
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2138
$517
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.15
$0.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12.1
$9.63
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.41
$13.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$0.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$1.32
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.08
$2
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.97
$3.03
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$5.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.86
$8.31
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$3.51
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
$2.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
$1.62
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$1.37
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$1.11
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.5
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.18
$1.16
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$11.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.48
$1.36
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.31
$3.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.43
$3.84
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.26
$3.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.1
$2.26
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94
$1.48
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$30.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.23
$6.15
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16.9
$23.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.19
$6.37
👖 Brand Jeans
$84.5
$54.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$139
$78.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$237
$167
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5040
$4526

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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

Cities near Managua

Distance City Cost of living
27 km or 17 mi Masaya
$619
42 km or 26 mi Granada
$668
74 km or 46 mi Leon
$556
93 km or 58 mi Matagalpa
$514
95 km or 59 mi Juigalpa
$598
104 km or 65 mi Esteli
$509
108 km or 67 mi Chinandega
$539
108 km or 67 mi Jinotega
$453
109 km or 68 mi San Juan del Sur
$839
192 km or 119 mi Liberia
$661
211 km or 131 mi Tamarindo
$1132
239 km or 148 mi Tegucigalpa
$856
255 km or 159 mi San Miguel
$645
272 km or 169 mi Usulutan
$836
288 km or 179 mi Puntarenas
$735
297 km or 185 mi Comayagua
$678
303 km or 188 mi Santa Teresa
$837
326 km or 203 mi Alajuela
$834
335 km or 208 mi Heredia
$723
343 km or 213 mi San Jose
$1001
345 km or 214 mi Yoro
$823
361 km or 224 mi Soyapango
$816
361 km or 224 mi San Salvador
$965
361 km or 224 mi Cartago
$823
365 km or 227 mi Mejicanos
$750
365 km or 227 mi Apopa
$830
369 km or 229 mi Santa Tecla
$865
398 km or 247 mi El Progreso
$863
400 km or 248 mi Villanueva
$590
406 km or 252 mi La Lima
$621
408 km or 253 mi La Ceiba
$641
408 km or 254 mi Santa Ana
$909
412 km or 256 mi Sonsonate
$794
418 km or 260 mi San Pedro Sula
$811
427 km or 265 mi Limon
$846
430 km or 267 mi Choloma
$520
435 km or 270 mi Ahuachapan
$870
453 km or 282 mi Puerto Cortes
$691
489 km or 304 mi Jalapa
$801
533 km or 331 mi San Miguel Petapa
$731