Cost of living in Argentina compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 103% | |||
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Food in Argentina is 103% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ARS $14,118 (E£ 738) | E£ 290 | + 155% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | ARS $8,621 (E£ 451) | E£ 206 | + 119% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ARS $2,865 (E£ 150) | E£ 118 | + 27% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ARS $1,329 (E£ 70) | E£ 40 | + 72% | |
12 eggs, large | ARS $2,722 (E£ 142) | E£ 67 | + 111% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ARS $2,669 (E£ 140) | E£ 15 | + 852% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ARS $5,106 (E£ 267) | E£ 115 | + 132% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ARS $1,852 (E£ 97) | E£ 66 | + 46% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ARS $1,091 (E£ 57) | E£ 23 | + 145% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ARS $1,498 (E£ 78) | E£ 57 | + 38% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ARS $5,693 (E£ 298) | E£ 469 | - 37% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | ARS $2,410 (E£ 126) | E£ 29 | + 337% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ARS $703 (E£ 37) | E£ 21 | + 77% | |
Housing | + 66% | |||
Housing in Argentina is 66% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | ARS $678,931 (E£ 35,505) | E£ 19,185 | + 85% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | ARS $482,289 (E£ 25,222) | E£ 12,549 | + 101% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ARS $70,225 (E£ 3,672) | E£ 1,762 | + 108% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | ARS $358,584 (E£ 18,752) | E£ 17,924 | + 5% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | ARS $259,860 (E£ 13,590) | E£ 9,306 | + 46% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | ARS $52,279 (E£ 2,734) | E£ 1,004 | + 172% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | ARS $18,741 (E£ 980) | E£ 359 | + 173% | |
40” flat screen tv | ARS $367,123 (E£ 19,199) | E£ 11,537 | + 66% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | ARS $310,280 (E£ 16,226) | E£ 9,588 | + 69% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ARS $6,056 (E£ 317) | E£ 235 | + 35% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ARS $4,125 (E£ 216) | E£ 179 | + 20% | |
Clothes | + 57% | |||
Clothes in Argentina is 57% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | ARS $90,964 (E£ 4,757) | E£ 2,580 | + 84% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | ARS $60,869 (E£ 3,183) | E£ 2,344 | + 36% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | ARS $147,140 (E£ 7,695) | E£ 4,362 | + 76% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ARS $121,820 (E£ 6,371) | E£ 2,878 | + 121% | |
Transportation | + 49% | |||
Transportation in Argentina is 49% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ARS $21,755,300 (E£ 1,137,708) | E£ 1,385,570 | - 18% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ARS $928 (E£ 49) | E£ 13 | + 266% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ARS $33,811 (E£ 1,768) | E£ 866 | + 104% | |
Personal Care | + 124% | |||
Personal Care in Argentina is 124% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ARS $7,501 (E£ 392) | E£ 115 | + 242% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ARS $14,896 (E£ 779) | E£ 162 | + 381% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | ARS $21,946 (E£ 1,148) | E£ 552 | + 108% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | ARS $4,272 (E£ 223) | E£ 130 | + 72% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ARS $2,509 (E£ 131) | E£ 119 | + 10% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ARS $4,722 (E£ 247) | E£ 134 | + 85% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ARS $3,040 (E£ 159) | E£ 60 | + 163% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ARS $3,585 (E£ 188) | E£ 68 | + 178% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ARS $7,211 (E£ 377) | E£ 154 | + 145% | |
Entertainment | + 144% | |||
Entertainment in Argentina is 144% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ARS $29,810 (E£ 1,559) | E£ 1,132 | + 38% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ARS $12,641 (E£ 661) | E£ 400 | + 65% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ARS $140,250 (E£ 7,334) | E£ 1,495 | + 391% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ARS $42,677 (E£ 2,232) | E£ 1,572 | + 42% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ARS $7,356 (E£ 385) | E£ 397 | - 3% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ARS $3,843 (E£ 201) | E£ 114 | + 76% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ARS $3,563 (E£ 186) | E£ 202 | - 8% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | ARS $1,326,470 (E£ 69,369) | E£ 24,431 | + 184% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ARS $419 (E£ 22) | E£ 2.07 | + 958% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ARS $31,772 (E£ 1,662) | E£ 1,007 | + 65% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | ARS $4,078 (E£ 213) | E£ 68 | + 213% | |
TOTAL | + 84% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 7,088 prices entered by 769 different people.
These prices were last updated on July 23, 2024.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Argentina is 84% more expensive than in Egypt
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