Buenos Aires vs Nairobi - Cost of Living Comparison

Buenos Aires Nairobi
🚶 Cost of living one person
$792
$716
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2011
$1916
🏠 One person rent
$344
$280
🏘️ Family rent
$645
$603
🍽️ Food expenses
$269
$241
🚐 Transport expenses
$80.2
$138
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$403
$460
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
79
69
😀 Quality of life
73
62
🏙️ Population
3.06M
5.55M

The cost of living in Buenos Aires is 11% more expensive than in Nairobi. Cities ranked 6097th and 6447th ($792 vs $716) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in Argentina and Kenya, respectively. Check Argentina vs Kenya comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Buenos Aires compared to 0.6 months in Nairobi. Buenos Aires ranked 1st best city to live in Argentina vs Nairobi ranked 1st in Kenya, while ranked 1283rd and 4840th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Buenos Aires vs Nairobi

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Buenos Aires Nairobi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.39
$3.72
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.7
$25.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.01
$5.73
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.23
$2.07
 Cappuccino
$2.78
$2.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.04
$0.55
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$384
$349
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$159
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$747
$891
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$537
$405
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.3
$32.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.8
$49.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$23.3
$50.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
43.84%
12.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2597
$4018
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2138
$654
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.15
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12.1
$32.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.41
$11.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$0.47
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.08
$1.71
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.97
$13.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$6.44
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.86
$4.75
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$2.37
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$0.9
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
$1.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
$0.89
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$0.9
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.5
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.18
$1.34
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$9.51
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.48
$1.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.31
$2.45
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.43
$2.69
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.26
$4.14
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.1
$1.18
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94
$1.33
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$40.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.23
$6.14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16.9
$25
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.19
$5.63
👖 Brand Jeans
$84.5
$19.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$139
$42.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$237
$181
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5040
$9355

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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 Nairobi

Distance City Cost of living
40 km or 25 mi Thika
$414
56 km or 35 mi Machakos
$384
139 km or 87 mi Nakuru
$462
175 km or 109 mi Meru
$422
232 km or 144 mi Arusha
$591
235 km or 146 mi Moshi
$675
263 km or 164 mi Eldoret
$445
265 km or 165 mi Kisumu
$494
316 km or 196 mi Mumias
$443
367 km or 228 mi Tororo
$491
394 km or 245 mi Mbale
$469
425 km or 264 mi Malindi
$350
441 km or 274 mi Mombasa
$599
444 km or 276 mi Jinja
$405
456 km or 284 mi Mwanza
$555
491 km or 305 mi Tanga
$599
501 km or 311 mi Kira Town
$486
503 km or 313 mi Kampala
$637
507 km or 315 mi Entebbe
$516
564 km or 351 mi Dodoma
$656
603 km or 375 mi Stone Town
$636
604 km or 375 mi Zanzibar
$854
623 km or 387 mi Morogoro
$653
671 km or 417 mi Dar es Salaam
$796
674 km or 419 mi Gulu
$433
741 km or 461 mi Muyinga
$481
751 km or 467 mi Byumba
$668
755 km or 469 mi Kigali
$677
769 km or 478 mi Ruyigi
$481
778 km or 483 mi Kasese
$410
794 km or 494 mi Nyanza
$584
796 km or 495 mi Bunia
$886
798 km or 496 mi Ruhengeri
$600
798 km or 496 mi Ngozi
$481
799 km or 496 mi Butare
$578
801 km or 498 mi Gitega
$473
811 km or 504 mi Rutana
$482
813 km or 505 mi Arua
$470
835 km or 519 mi Kibuye
$663
841 km or 523 mi Beni
$869