Buenos Aires vs Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Cost of Living Comparison

Buenos Aires Santa Cruz de la Sierra
🚶 Cost of living one person
$792
$748
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2011
$1721
🏠 One person rent
$344
$318
🏘️ Family rent
$645
$434
🍽️ Food expenses
$269
$238
🚐 Transport expenses
$80.2
$100
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$403
$497
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
79
29
😀 Quality of life
73
44
🏙️ Population
3.06M
3.15M

The cost of living in Buenos Aires is 6% more expensive than in Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Cities ranked 6097th and 6262nd ($792 vs $748) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in Argentina and Bolivia, respectively. Check Argentina vs Bolivia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Buenos Aires compared to 0.7 months in Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Buenos Aires ranked 1st best city to live in Argentina vs Santa Cruz de la Sierra ranked 3rd in Bolivia, while ranked 1283rd and 6662nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Buenos Aires vs Santa Cruz de la Sierra

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Buenos Aires Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.39
$7.06
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.7
$10.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.01
$6.04
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.23
$2.99
 Cappuccino
$2.78
$3.92
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.04
$0.94
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$384
$365
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$243
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$747
$584
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$537
$311
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.3
$32.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.8
$49.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$23.3
$18.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
43.84%
7.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2597
$1156
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2138
$896
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.15
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12.1
$27.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.41
$11.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1
$0.55
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$1.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$0.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.08
$1.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.97
$4.92
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$3.71
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.86
$5.64
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.19
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
$1.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
$1.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$0.9
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$1.31
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.5
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.18
$1.82
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$9.95
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.48
$1.61
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.31
$2.44
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.43
$4.97
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.26
$3.33
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.1
$1.36
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94
$1.68
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$40.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.23
$6.98
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16.9
$37.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.19
$7.24
👖 Brand Jeans
$84.5
$52.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$139
$92.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$237
$253
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5040
$3950

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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 Santa Cruz de la Sierra

Distance City Cost of living
258 km or 161 mi Sucre
$547
304 km or 189 mi Sacaba
$590
317 km or 197 mi Cochabamba
$582
335 km or 208 mi Potosi
$588
376 km or 233 mi Trinidad
$555
415 km or 258 mi Oruro
$656
446 km or 277 mi Tarija
$536
528 km or 328 mi Tartagal
$520
545 km or 339 mi La Paz
$728
550 km or 342 mi El Alto
$709
601 km or 373 mi Corumba
$554
606 km or 377 mi San Ramon de la Nueva Oran
$521
617 km or 384 mi Caceres
$553
650 km or 404 mi Vilhena
$554
688 km or 428 mi Libertador General San Martin
$520
691 km or 430 mi Rolim de Moura
$553
737 km or 458 mi San Pedro de Jujuy
$519
744 km or 462 mi San Salvador de Jujuy
$537
747 km or 464 mi Tacna
$421
757 km or 470 mi Arica
$633
758 km or 471 mi Puno
$462
772 km or 480 mi San Pedro de Atacama
$698
779 km or 484 mi Iquique
$843
779 km or 484 mi Ji-Parana
$555
781 km or 485 mi Juliaca
$576
789 km or 490 mi Varzea Grande
$570
792 km or 492 mi Calama
$693
795 km or 494 mi Cuiaba
$690
811 km or 504 mi Salta
$521
863 km or 536 mi Puerto Maldonado
$501
865 km or 537 mi Concepcion
$520
876 km or 544 mi Ariquemes
$555
900 km or 559 mi Arequipa
$532
921 km or 573 mi Rondonopolis
$557
941 km or 585 mi Ponta Pora
$553
944 km or 587 mi Pedro Juan Caballero
$522
949 km or 589 mi Campo Grande
$634
992 km or 616 mi Antofagasta
$1034
1001 km or 622 mi Rio Branco
$693
1005 km or 625 mi Dourados
$586