Buenos Aires vs Managua - Cost of Living Comparison

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Buenos Aires Managua
🚶 Cost of living one person
$773
$744
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1988
$1787
🏠 One person rent
$349
$317
🏘️ Family rent
$636
$529
🍽️ Food expenses
$255
$287
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.4
$55.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$377
$330
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
79
33
😀 Quality of life
71
32
🏙️ Population
3.12M
937K

The cost of living in Buenos Aires is 4% more expensive than in Managua. Cities ranked 6481st and 6620th ($773 vs $744) 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 0.4 months in Managua. Buenos Aires ranked 1st best city to live in Argentina vs Managua ranked 1st in Nicaragua, while ranked 2197th and 8201st among best cities to live in the world.

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Buenos Aires Managua
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.14
$5.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27
$23.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.33
$6.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.2
$1.47
 Cappuccino
$1.99
$2.62
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.13
$0.74
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$390
$323
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$286
$181
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$894
$694
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$502
$325
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$23.5
$42.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.8
$65.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.3
$64.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
23.52%
14.88%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2365
$729
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1794
$656
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.15
$0.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$11.3
$14.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.69
$7.28
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.86
$1.3
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.21
$1.48
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$1.53
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.94
$1.99
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.19
$4.82
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$5.83
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.59
$7.39
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.67
$4.56
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$1.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$1.72
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$2.24
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.29
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$0.62
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$1.22
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.98
$10.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$1.34
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.98
$3.07
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.13
$5.58
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.21
$3.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.17
$2.58
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.35
$1.73
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23
$48.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.43
$6.51
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$69.2
$25.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.32
$4.32
👖 Brand Jeans
$71.6
$51.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$108
$98.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$210
$189
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6718
$3832

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi Villa Dominico
$651
11 km or 7 mi Lanus
$657
13 km or 7.9 mi Wilde
$653
13 km or 8.1 mi Remedios de Escalada
$608
14 km or 8.7 mi Caseros
$658
14 km or 8.8 mi Florida Este
$658
14 km or 8.9 mi Ciudad Madero
$644
14 km or 8.9 mi Bernal
$666
15 km or 9.4 mi Monte Chingolo
$594
15 km or 9.6 mi Lomas del Mirador
$649
17 km or 10 mi La Tablada
$641
17 km or 10 mi Quilmes
$717
18 km or 11 mi Ramos Mejia
$651
18 km or 11 mi San Justo
$642
19 km or 12 mi El Palomar
$656
19 km or 12 mi Temperley
$537
19 km or 12 mi Lomas de Zamora
$547
19 km or 12 mi San Isidro
$689
19 km or 12 mi Ciudad Evita
$625
19 km or 12 mi San Francisco Solano
$601
20 km or 12 mi Villa Luzuriaga
$649
20 km or 13 mi Rafael Calzada
$542
22 km or 13 mi Isidro Casanova
$641
22 km or 13 mi Ezpeleta
$680
22 km or 14 mi Moron
$671
24 km or 15 mi San Fernando de la Buena Vista
$670
24 km or 15 mi Florencio Varela
$560
24 km or 15 mi Burzaco
$560
24 km or 15 mi Berazategui
$684
25 km or 15 mi Gregorio de Laferrere
$627
25 km or 16 mi Rafael Castillo
$632
25 km or 16 mi Monte Grande
$582
29 km or 18 mi Ezeiza
$598
29 km or 18 mi Longchamps
$575
29 km or 18 mi Libertad
$630
31 km or 19 mi Gonzalez Catan
$621
32 km or 20 mi Glew
$580
32 km or 20 mi Merlo
$627
36 km or 23 mi Jose C. Paz
$583
37 km or 23 mi Virrey del Pino
$607

Cities near Managua

Distance City Cost of living
27 km or 17 mi Masaya
$724
42 km or 26 mi Granada
$737
74 km or 46 mi Leon
$609
93 km or 58 mi Matagalpa
$549
95 km or 59 mi Juigalpa
$654
104 km or 65 mi Esteli
$592
108 km or 67 mi Chinandega
$621
108 km or 67 mi Jinotega
$458
109 km or 68 mi San Juan del Sur
$800
192 km or 119 mi Liberia
$1218
211 km or 131 mi Tamarindo
$1463
239 km or 148 mi Tegucigalpa
$868
255 km or 159 mi San Miguel
$1015
272 km or 169 mi Usulutan
$1035
288 km or 179 mi Puntarenas
$1016
297 km or 185 mi Comayagua
$700
303 km or 188 mi Santa Teresa
$1104
326 km or 203 mi Alajuela
$1158
335 km or 208 mi Heredia
$1039
343 km or 213 mi San Jose
$1158
345 km or 214 mi Yoro
$742
361 km or 224 mi Soyapango
$1113
361 km or 224 mi San Salvador
$1143
361 km or 224 mi Cartago
$1003
365 km or 227 mi Mejicanos
$1111
365 km or 227 mi Apopa
$1100
369 km or 229 mi Santa Tecla
$1154
398 km or 247 mi El Progreso
$891
400 km or 248 mi Villanueva
$857
406 km or 252 mi La Lima
$863
408 km or 253 mi La Ceiba
$678
408 km or 254 mi Santa Ana
$704
412 km or 256 mi Sonsonate
$865
418 km or 260 mi San Pedro Sula
$988
427 km or 265 mi Limon
$1139
430 km or 267 mi Choloma
$596
435 km or 270 mi Ahuachapan
$914
453 km or 282 mi Puerto Cortes
$714
489 km or 304 mi Jalapa
$815
533 km or 331 mi San Miguel Petapa
$828