Cost of living in Argentina compared to Egypt
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Food | + 95% | |||
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Food in Argentina is 95% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ARS $13,796 (E£ 725) | E£ 258 | + 181% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | ARS $9,238 (E£ 486) | E£ 206 | + 136% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ARS $2,967 (E£ 156) | E£ 115 | + 36% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ARS $1,331 (E£ 70) | E£ 41 | + 70% | |
12 eggs, large | ARS $2,559 (E£ 135) | E£ 65 | + 106% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ARS $2,837 (E£ 149) | E£ 19 | + 698% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ARS $5,238 (E£ 275) | E£ 112 | + 147% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ARS $2,555 (E£ 134) | E£ 63 | + 113% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ARS $1,068 (E£ 56) | E£ 24 | + 135% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ARS $1,582 (E£ 83) | E£ 57 | + 46% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ARS $5,911 (E£ 311) | E£ 469 | - 34% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | ARS $2,529 (E£ 133) | E£ 34 | + 294% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ARS $775 (E£ 41) | E£ 57 | - 28% | |
Housing | + 82% | |||
Housing in Argentina is 82% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | ARS $702,258 (E£ 36,921) | E£ 15,321 | + 141% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | ARS $514,551 (E£ 27,053) | E£ 10,778 | + 151% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ARS $71,529 (E£ 3,761) | E£ 1,447 | + 160% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | ARS $377,143 (E£ 19,828) | E£ 17,924 | + 11% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | ARS $294,679 (E£ 15,493) | E£ 9,306 | + 66% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | ARS $49,837 (E£ 2,620) | E£ 1,004 | + 161% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | ARS $18,220 (E£ 958) | E£ 383 | + 150% | |
40” flat screen tv | ARS $366,381 (E£ 19,263) | E£ 11,016 | + 75% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | ARS $297,101 (E£ 15,620) | E£ 9,588 | + 63% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ARS $5,460 (E£ 287) | E£ 270 | + 6% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ARS $4,018 (E£ 211) | E£ 183 | + 15% | |
Clothes | + 118% | |||
Clothes in Argentina is 118% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | ARS $89,156 (E£ 4,687) | E£ 1,790 | + 162% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | ARS $90,868 (E£ 4,777) | E£ 2,344 | + 104% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | ARS $147,197 (E£ 7,739) | E£ 4,372 | + 77% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ARS $176,451 (E£ 9,277) | E£ 2,878 | + 222% | |
Transportation | + 66% | |||
Transportation in Argentina is 66% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ARS $21,179,400 (E£ 1,113,511) | E£ 1,385,570 | - 20% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ARS $975 (E£ 51) | E£ 13 | + 288% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ARS $35,291 (E£ 1,855) | E£ 690 | + 169% | |
Personal Care | + 73% | |||
Personal Care in Argentina is 73% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ARS $8,864 (E£ 466) | E£ 110 | + 323% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ARS $16,122 (E£ 848) | E£ 196 | + 333% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | ARS $23,774 (E£ 1,250) | E£ 509 | + 145% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | ARS $4,272 (E£ 225) | E£ 116 | + 94% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ARS $2,594 (E£ 136) | E£ 162 | - 16% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ARS $4,165 (E£ 219) | E£ 190 | + 16% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ARS $3,718 (E£ 195) | E£ 170 | + 15% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ARS $3,481 (E£ 183) | E£ 66 | + 178% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ARS $7,737 (E£ 407) | E£ 136 | + 199% | |
Entertainment | + 155% | |||
Entertainment in Argentina is 155% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ARS $30,523 (E£ 1,605) | E£ 1,132 | + 42% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ARS $13,416 (E£ 705) | E£ 335 | + 111% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ARS $128,720 (E£ 6,767) | E£ 1,495 | + 353% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ARS $45,411 (E£ 2,388) | E£ 1,572 | + 52% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ARS $11,094 (E£ 583) | E£ 397 | + 47% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ARS $4,395 (E£ 231) | E£ 120 | + 92% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ARS $3,248 (E£ 171) | E£ 202 | - 15% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | ARS $1,326,470 (E£ 69,739) | E£ 24,431 | + 185% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ARS $442 (E£ 23) | E£ 2.07 | + 1023% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ARS $30,316 (E£ 1,594) | E£ 1,007 | + 58% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | ARS $4,078 (E£ 214) | E£ 68 | + 215% | |
TOTAL | + 96% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 7,043 prices entered by 764 different people.
These prices were last updated on August 10, 2024.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Argentina is 96% more expensive than in Egypt
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