Cost of living in Argentina compared to Egypt
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Food | - 13% | |||
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Food in Argentina is 13% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ARS $470 (E£ 103) | E£ 121 | - 15% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | ARS $339 (E£ 74) | E£ 78 | - 5% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ARS $127 (E£ 28) | E£ 44 | - 37% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ARS $58 (E£ 13) | E£ 17 | - 23% | |
12 eggs, large | ARS $110 (E£ 24) | E£ 20 | + 20% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ARS $65 (E£ 14) | E£ 7 | + 90% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ARS $247 (E£ 54) | E£ 43 | + 26% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ARS $73 (E£ 16) | E£ 25 | - 35% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ARS $38 (E£ 8) | E£ 8 | + 12% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ARS $68 (E£ 15) | E£ 29 | - 47% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ARS $244 (E£ 54) | E£ 168 | - 68% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | ARS $122 (E£ 27) | E£ 14 | + 86% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ARS $36 (E£ 8) | E£ 7 | + 16% | |
Housing | - 0% | |||
Housing in Argentina is about the same as in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | ARS $30,464 (E£ 6,693) | E£ 8,946 | - 25% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | ARS $20,257 (E£ 4,450) | E£ 4,382 | + 2% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ARS $3,805 (E£ 836) | E£ 756 | + 10% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | ARS $21,548 (E£ 4,734) | E£ 5,383 | - 12% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | ARS $14,538 (E£ 3,194) | E£ 3,284 | - 3% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | ARS $3,039 (E£ 668) | E£ 523 | + 28% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | ARS $1,268 (E£ 279) | E£ 164 | + 70% | |
40” flat screen tv | ARS $25,888 (E£ 5,687) | E£ 4,479 | + 27% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | ARS $10,451 (E£ 2,296) | E£ 2,012 | + 14% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ARS $317 (E£ 70) | E£ 104 | - 33% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ARS $203 (E£ 45) | E£ 43 | + 3% | |
Clothes | - 44% | |||
Clothes in Argentina is 44% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | ARS $3,071 (E£ 675) | E£ 982 | - 31% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | ARS $2,020 (E£ 444) | E£ 848 | - 48% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | ARS $4,863 (E£ 1,068) | E£ 2,191 | - 51% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ARS $4,404 (E£ 968) | E£ 1,360 | - 29% | |
Transportation | - 6% | |||
Transportation in Argentina is 6% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ARS $1,438,430 (E£ 316,001) | E£ 393,598 | - 20% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ARS $57 (E£ 13) | E£ 8 | + 59% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ARS $1,325 (E£ 291) | E£ 322 | - 10% | |
Personal Care | - 13% | |||
Personal Care in Argentina is 13% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ARS $251 (E£ 55) | E£ 40 | + 38% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ARS $544 (E£ 120) | E£ 56 | + 114% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | ARS $957 (E£ 210) | E£ 236 | - 11% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | ARS $246 (E£ 54) | E£ 138 | - 61% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ARS $135 (E£ 30) | E£ 56 | - 47% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ARS $198 (E£ 43) | E£ 43 | + 1% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ARS $101 (E£ 22) | E£ 25 | - 12% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ARS $113 (E£ 25) | E£ 24 | + 5% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ARS $424 (E£ 93) | E£ 67 | + 38% | |
Entertainment | - 9% | |||
Entertainment in Argentina is 9% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ARS $1,070 (E£ 235) | E£ 374 | - 37% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ARS $583 (E£ 128) | E£ 175 | - 27% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ARS $1,883 (E£ 414) | E£ 1,178 | - 65% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ARS $1,744 (E£ 383) | E£ 585 | - 34% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ARS $341 (E£ 75) | E£ 82 | - 9% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ARS $140 (E£ 31) | E£ 37 | - 17% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ARS $130 (E£ 29) | E£ 68 | - 58% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | ARS $51,312 (E£ 11,272) | E£ 9,533 | + 18% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ARS $14 (E£ 3.18) | E£ 1.46 | + 118% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ARS $1,773 (E£ 390) | E£ 527 | - 26% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | ARS $135 (E£ 30) | E£ 42 | - 30% | |
TOTAL | - 11% |
These prices were last updated on August 11, 2020.
Exchange rate:
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This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 18,453 prices entered by 1,586 different people.
Cost of living in Argentina is 11% cheaper than in Egypt
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