Cost of living in San Jose, Costa Rica, Costa Rica vs Buenos Aires, Argentina

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These prices were last updated on May 16, 2021. Exchange rate: 0.15240 ARS / CRC *
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Cost of living in San Jose, Costa Rica (Costa Rica) is 55% more expensive than in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

For example, you would need at least ARS $225,417 (₡ 1,479,128) in San Jose, Costa Rica to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with ARS $145,000 in Buenos Aires.

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