Cost of living in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) is 24% more expensive than in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

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TOTAL + 24%
These prices were last updated on July 27, 2021. Exchange rate: 18.511 ARS / BRL *
This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 8,231 prices entered by 882 different people.
For example, you would need at least ARS $205,185 (R$ 11,085) in Rio de Janeiro to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with ARS $166,000 in Buenos Aires.

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