Cost of living in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil vs Buenos Aires, Argentina (using Black Market exchange rate)

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TOTAL + 112%
These prices were last updated on April 18, 2021. Exchange rate: 29.598 ARSX / BRL *
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Cost of living in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) is 112% more expensive than in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

For example, you would need at least ARS $300,710 (R$ 18,106) in Rio de Janeiro to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with ARS $142,000 in Buenos Aires.

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