Cost of living in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil vs Buenos Aires, Argentina

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These prices were last updated on April 16, 2021. Exchange rate: 16.509 ARS / BRL *
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Cost of living in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) is 18% more expensive than in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

For example, you would need at least ARS $148,780 (R$ 9,012) in Rio de Janeiro to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with ARS $126,000 in Buenos Aires.

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