Buenos Aires vs Sydney - Cost of Living Comparison

Buenos Aires Sydney
🚶 Cost of living one person
$809
$2397
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1983
$5724
🏠 One person rent
$337
$1398
🏘️ Family rent
$560
$2501
🍽️ Food expenses
$302
$528
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.9
$328
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$409
$4423
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
79
99
😀 Quality of life
73
99
🏙️ Population
3.06M
4.84M

The cost of living in Buenos Aires is 66% less expensive than in Sydney. Cities ranked 6181st and 240th ($809 vs $2397) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Argentina and Australia, respectively. Check Argentina vs Australia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Buenos Aires compared to 1.8 months in Sydney. Buenos Aires ranked 1st best city to live in Argentina vs Sydney ranked 1st in Australia, while ranked 1497th and 2nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Buenos Aires vs Sydney

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Buenos Aires Sydney
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.3
$13.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.8
$65.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.57
$9.75
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.88
$6.44
 Cappuccino
$3.3
$3.34
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1
$2.35
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$393
$1651
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$260
$1155
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$687
$3209
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$447
$2081
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$29
$95.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.2
$146
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.9
$48.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
48.93%
4.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2502
$14615
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2029
$8814
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.15
$3.42
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12.7
$128
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.64
$18.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1
$1.4
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.99
$1.39
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.09
$2.01
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$1.78
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.99
$4.08
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.74
$10.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.27
$8.84
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.45
$14
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$3.13
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$2.52
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.7
$2.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.53
$5.66
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$2.47
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$2.25
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.5
$1.04
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$2.78
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.43
$12.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.46
$4.26
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.34
$28
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.19
$8.11
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.73
$3.36
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.52
$2.34
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.28
$2.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$29
$60.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.27
$15.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$17
$45.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.03
$19.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$84.6
$77.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$130
$116
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$200
$1731
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5117
$16443

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi Villa Dominico
$550
11 km or 7 mi Lanus
$508
13 km or 7.9 mi Wilde
$547
13 km or 8.1 mi Remedios de Escalada
$547
14 km or 8.7 mi Caseros
$549
14 km or 8.8 mi Florida Este
$548
14 km or 8.9 mi Ciudad Madero
$548
14 km or 8.9 mi Bernal
$551
15 km or 9.4 mi Monte Chingolo
$550
15 km or 9.6 mi Lomas del Mirador
$549
17 km or 10 mi La Tablada
$549
17 km or 10 mi Quilmes
$452
18 km or 11 mi Ramos Mejia
$548
18 km or 11 mi San Justo
$549
19 km or 12 mi El Palomar
$548
19 km or 12 mi Temperley
$549
19 km or 12 mi Lomas de Zamora
$544
19 km or 12 mi San Isidro
$640
19 km or 12 mi Ciudad Evita
$548
19 km or 12 mi San Francisco Solano
$548
20 km or 12 mi Villa Luzuriaga
$547
20 km or 13 mi Rafael Calzada
$548
22 km or 13 mi Isidro Casanova
$555
22 km or 13 mi Ezpeleta
$549
22 km or 14 mi Moron
$615
24 km or 15 mi San Fernando de la Buena Vista
$490
24 km or 15 mi Florencio Varela
$552
24 km or 15 mi Burzaco
$550
24 km or 15 mi Berazategui
$523
25 km or 15 mi Gregorio de Laferrere
$559
25 km or 16 mi Rafael Castillo
$552
25 km or 16 mi Monte Grande
$550
29 km or 18 mi Ezeiza
$553
29 km or 18 mi Longchamps
$549
29 km or 18 mi Libertad
$546
31 km or 19 mi Gonzalez Catan
$560
32 km or 20 mi Glew
$550
32 km or 20 mi Merlo
$561
36 km or 23 mi Jose C. Paz
$557
37 km or 23 mi Virrey del Pino
$553

Cities near Sydney

Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.2 mi Dee Why
$2043
19 km or 12 mi Parramatta
$1873
29 km or 18 mi Kellyville
$1719
29 km or 18 mi Blacktown
$1562
69 km or 43 mi Wollongong
$1544
117 km or 73 mi Newcastle
$1778
158 km or 98 mi Bathurst
$1540
168 km or 104 mi Goulburn
$1607
205 km or 127 mi Orange
$1572
247 km or 154 mi Canberra
$2217
301 km or 187 mi Dubbo
$1502
314 km or 195 mi Port Macquarie
$1982
377 km or 234 mi Armidale
$1663
378 km or 235 mi Wagga Wagga
$1445
436 km or 271 mi Coffs Harbour
$1361
478 km or 297 mi Griffith
$1650
597 km or 371 mi Shepparton
$1381
624 km or 388 mi Byron Bay
$2193
638 km or 396 mi Traralgon
$1659
683 km or 425 mi Gold Coast
$2109
689 km or 428 mi Southport
$1652
695 km or 432 mi Pakenham
$1659
701 km or 436 mi Berwick
$1561
706 km or 439 mi Bendigo
$1105
706 km or 439 mi Toowoomba
$1621
707 km or 439 mi Dandenong
$1510
711 km or 442 mi Ipswich
$1695
711 km or 442 mi Cranbourne
$1598
713 km or 443 mi South Yarra
$1747
713 km or 443 mi Melbourne
$2154
716 km or 445 mi Sunbury
$1660
724 km or 450 mi Frankston
$1940
732 km or 455 mi Melton
$1654
733 km or 455 mi Brisbane
$2280
735 km or 457 mi Tarneit
$1613
736 km or 457 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1583
775 km or 481 mi Caboolture
$1661
778 km or 484 mi Geelong
$1764
779 km or 484 mi Ballarat
$1696
807 km or 502 mi Caloundra
$1663