Cost of living in San Jose, Costa Rica, Costa Rica vs Buenos Aires, Argentina

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These prices were last updated on May 05, 2021. Exchange rate: 0.15213 ARS / CRC *
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Cost of living in San Jose, Costa Rica (Costa Rica) is 57% more expensive than in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

For example, you would need at least ARS $214,884 (₡ 1,412,517) in San Jose, Costa Rica to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with ARS $137,000 in Buenos Aires.

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