Cost of living in La Plata, Argentina

Summary of cost of living in La Plata

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ARS $1,691,176
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ARS $701,037
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in La Plata
Current as of May 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ARS $9,121
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ARS $7,682
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ARS $2,994
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ARS $1,371
12 eggs, large ARS $2,975
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ARS $5,051
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ARS $8,154
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ARS $3,189
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ARS $879
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ARS $2,405
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ARS $3,922
2 liters of coca-cola ARS $2,276
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ARS $550
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ARS $396,080
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ARS $370,254
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ARS $24,111
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ARS $281,269
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ARS $197,014
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ARS $11,821
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ARS $4,956
40” flat screen tv ARS $160,649
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ARS $46,403
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ARS $1,841
Hourly rate for cleaning help -
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ARS $48,418
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ARS $14,308
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ARS $70,668
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ARS $47,145
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ARS $20,933,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ARS $792
Monthly ticket public transport ARS $5,009
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ARS $1,330
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ARS $1,182
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ARS $7,421
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ARS $1,673
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ARS $1,618
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ARS $688
4 rolls of toilet paper ARS $2,306
Tube of toothpaste ARS $455
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ARS $5,442
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ARS $17,218
2 tickets to the movies ARS $5,166
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ARS $11,387
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ARS $43,618
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ARS $1,970
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ARS $2,871
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ARS $3,567
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ARS $232,827
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ARS $48
1 month of gym membership in business district ARS $18,345
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ARS $1,960
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 213 prices entered by 30 different people.
Latest price update: May 24, 2024

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