Cost of living in São Paulo, Brazil vs Buenos Aires, Argentina

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These prices were last updated on April 19, 2021. Exchange rate: 16.608 ARS / BRL *
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Cost of living in São Paulo (Brazil) is 26% more expensive than in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

For example, you would need at least ARS $167,878 (R$ 10,108) in São Paulo to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with ARS $133,000 in Buenos Aires.

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