Cost of living in Argentina compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 90% | |||
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Food in Argentina is 90% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ARS $3,920 (E£ 503) | E£ 215 | + 134% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | ARS $2,319 (E£ 298) | E£ 121 | + 147% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ARS $734 (E£ 94) | E£ 93 | + 2% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ARS $290 (E£ 37) | E£ 26 | + 41% | |
12 eggs, large | ARS $750 (E£ 96) | E£ 50 | + 94% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ARS $533 (E£ 68) | E£ 12 | + 482% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ARS $1,100 (E£ 141) | E£ 67 | + 110% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ARS $586 (E£ 75) | E£ 33 | + 127% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ARS $279 (E£ 36) | E£ 10 | + 248% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ARS $355 (E£ 46) | E£ 44 | + 4% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ARS $1,703 (E£ 219) | E£ 338 | - 35% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | ARS $547 (E£ 70) | E£ 17 | + 308% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ARS $205 (E£ 26) | E£ 10 | + 156% | |
Housing | + 75% | |||
Housing in Argentina is 75% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | ARS $139,153 (E£ 17,856) | E£ 12,207 | + 46% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | ARS $92,204 (E£ 11,832) | E£ 5,963 | + 98% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ARS $14,658 (E£ 1,881) | E£ 1,207 | + 56% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | ARS $104,179 (E£ 13,368) | E£ 7,278 | + 84% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | ARS $65,118 (E£ 8,356) | E£ 4,450 | + 88% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | ARS $9,263 (E£ 1,189) | E£ 1,066 | + 11% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | ARS $4,777 (E£ 613) | E£ 215 | + 185% | |
40” flat screen tv | ARS $107,360 (E£ 13,776) | E£ 7,226 | + 91% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | ARS $55,728 (E£ 7,151) | E£ 4,091 | + 75% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ARS $1,517 (E£ 195) | E£ 163 | + 20% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ARS $1,068 (E£ 137) | E£ 87 | + 57% | |
Clothes | + 59% | |||
Clothes in Argentina is 59% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | ARS $21,869 (E£ 2,806) | E£ 575 | + 388% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | ARS $12,780 (E£ 1,640) | E£ 1,504 | + 9% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | ARS $37,266 (E£ 4,782) | E£ 1,747 | + 174% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ARS $31,171 (E£ 4,000) | E£ 2,140 | + 87% | |
Transportation | + 19% | |||
Transportation in Argentina is 19% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ARS $6,920,660 (E£ 888,051) | E£ 799,839 | + 11% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ARS $243 (E£ 31) | E£ 10 | + 205% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ARS $4,106 (E£ 527) | E£ 524 | + 1% | |
Personal Care | + 97% | |||
Personal Care in Argentina is 97% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ARS $1,467 (E£ 188) | E£ 39 | + 383% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ARS $2,037 (E£ 261) | E£ 87 | + 199% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | ARS $4,077 (E£ 523) | E£ 322 | + 62% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | ARS $1,059 (E£ 136) | E£ 83 | + 63% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ARS $698 (E£ 90) | E£ 70 | + 27% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ARS $773 (E£ 99) | E£ 76 | + 31% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ARS $596 (E£ 76) | E£ 26 | + 191% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ARS $545 (E£ 70) | E£ 34 | + 105% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ARS $2,017 (E£ 259) | E£ 110 | + 135% | |
Entertainment | + 88% | |||
Entertainment in Argentina is 88% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Argentina | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ARS $5,589 (E£ 717) | E£ 415 | + 73% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ARS $2,761 (E£ 354) | E£ 194 | + 83% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ARS $10,339 (E£ 1,327) | E£ 961 | + 38% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ARS $8,673 (E£ 1,113) | E£ 621 | + 79% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ARS $1,634 (E£ 210) | E£ 128 | + 64% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ARS $1,079 (E£ 138) | E£ 59 | + 134% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ARS $765 (E£ 98) | E£ 83 | + 19% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | ARS $322,272 (E£ 41,354) | E£ 21,837 | + 89% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ARS $74 (E£ 10) | E£ 3.67 | + 160% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ARS $7,219 (E£ 926) | E£ 705 | + 31% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | ARS $661 (E£ 85) | E£ 50 | + 69% | |
TOTAL | + 63% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 13,078 prices entered by 1,262 different people.
These prices were last updated on June 05, 2023.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Argentina is 63% more expensive than in Egypt
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