Cost of living in Argentina compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 131% | |||
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Food in Argentina is 131% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ARS $3,449 (E£ 559) | E£ 166 | + 236% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | ARS $1,724 (E£ 279) | E£ 112 | + 148% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ARS $601 (E£ 97) | E£ 73 | + 33% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ARS $227 (E£ 37) | E£ 26 | + 43% | |
12 eggs, large | ARS $432 (E£ 70) | E£ 40 | + 76% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ARS $370 (E£ 60) | E£ 9 | + 573% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ARS $796 (E£ 129) | E£ 59 | + 117% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ARS $469 (E£ 76) | E£ 30 | + 158% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ARS $245 (E£ 40) | E£ 9 | + 352% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ARS $298 (E£ 48) | E£ 36 | + 33% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ARS $1,236 (E£ 200) | E£ 282 | - 29% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | ARS $426 (E£ 69) | E£ 17 | + 299% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ARS $152 (E£ 25) | E£ 9 | + 183% | |
Housing | + 125% | |||
Housing in Argentina is 125% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | ARS $141,432 (E£ 22,914) | E£ 9,611 | + 138% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | ARS $78,511 (E£ 12,720) | E£ 4,565 | + 179% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ARS $10,033 (E£ 1,626) | E£ 1,042 | + 56% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | ARS $96,470 (E£ 15,630) | E£ 5,537 | + 182% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | ARS $48,242 (E£ 7,816) | E£ 3,106 | + 152% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | ARS $8,348 (E£ 1,352) | E£ 814 | + 66% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | ARS $2,992 (E£ 485) | E£ 204 | + 138% | |
40” flat screen tv | ARS $88,622 (E£ 14,358) | E£ 6,805 | + 111% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | ARS $40,569 (E£ 6,573) | E£ 3,753 | + 75% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ARS $1,168 (E£ 189) | E£ 139 | + 37% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ARS $777 (E£ 126) | E£ 99 | + 27% | |
Clothes | + 76% | |||
Clothes in Argentina is 76% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | ARS $16,841 (E£ 2,728) | E£ 712 | + 283% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | ARS $12,030 (E£ 1,949) | E£ 1,528 | + 28% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | ARS $29,821 (E£ 4,831) | E£ 1,946 | + 148% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ARS $25,715 (E£ 4,166) | E£ 1,019 | + 309% | |
Transportation | + 25% | |||
Transportation in Argentina is 25% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ARS $4,810,320 (E£ 779,354) | E£ 738,184 | + 6% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ARS $182 (E£ 29) | E£ 10 | + 205% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ARS $3,358 (E£ 544) | E£ 428 | + 27% | |
Personal Care | + 122% | |||
Personal Care in Argentina is 122% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ARS $1,192 (E£ 193) | E£ 36 | + 444% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ARS $2,130 (E£ 345) | E£ 87 | + 295% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | ARS $2,967 (E£ 481) | E£ 299 | + 61% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | ARS $845 (E£ 137) | E£ 65 | + 112% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ARS $523 (E£ 85) | E£ 69 | + 23% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ARS $714 (E£ 116) | E£ 73 | + 59% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ARS $458 (E£ 74) | E£ 30 | + 148% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ARS $411 (E£ 67) | E£ 26 | + 157% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ARS $1,722 (E£ 279) | E£ 81 | + 243% | |
Entertainment | + 109% | |||
Entertainment in Argentina is 109% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ARS $4,294 (E£ 696) | E£ 381 | + 83% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ARS $1,910 (E£ 309) | E£ 204 | + 52% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ARS $5,415 (E£ 877) | E£ 698 | + 26% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ARS $6,821 (E£ 1,105) | E£ 742 | + 49% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ARS $1,353 (E£ 219) | E£ 104 | + 111% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ARS $812 (E£ 132) | E£ 54 | + 146% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ARS $607 (E£ 98) | E£ 72 | + 36% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | ARS $164,847 (E£ 26,708) | E£ 16,963 | + 57% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ARS $53 (E£ 9) | E£ 0.36 | + 2299% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ARS $6,769 (E£ 1,097) | E£ 665 | + 65% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | ARS $472 (E£ 76) | E£ 49 | + 56% | |
TOTAL | + 85% |
These prices were last updated on January 31, 2023.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Argentina is 85% more expensive than in Egypt
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