Cost of living in Buenos Aires, Argentina vs Houston, Texas, United States

WARNING! WARNING! Buenos Aires has artificial and unrealistic official exchange rates. You can also get this comparison using the parallel street rate in Buenos Aires.
TOTAL - 56%
These prices were last updated on January 21, 2021. Exchange rate: 0.01160 USD / ARS *
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Cost of living in Buenos Aires (Argentina) is 56% cheaper than in Houston, Texas (United States)

For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require $5,900 in Houston, Texas you would need to make just about $2,569 (ARS $221,458) in Buenos Aires.

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