- Cost of Living
- Argentina
- Egypt
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Argentina**
compared to
**Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 0% | |||
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Food in Argentina is 0% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ARS $206 (E£ 99) | E£ 142 | - 30% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ARS $166 (E£ 80) | E£ 69 | + 16% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ARS $70 (E£ 34) | E£ 39 | - 12% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ARS $29 (E£ 14) | E£ 14 | - 4% | |

12 eggs, large | ARS $49 (E£ 24) | E£ 21 | + 11% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ARS $38 (E£ 18) | E£ 10 | + 80% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ARS $111 (E£ 53) | E£ 32 | + 68% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ARS $41 (E£ 20) | E£ 25 | - 20% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ARS $22 (E£ 11) | E£ 7 | + 59% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ARS $38 (E£ 18) | E£ 22 | - 15% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ARS $173 (E£ 83) | E£ 146 | - 43% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ARS $58 (E£ 28) | E£ 12 | + 126% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ARS $20 (E£ 9) | E£ 5.74 | + 65% | |

Housing | + 27% | |||

Housing in Argentina is 27% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $20,705 (E£ 9,951) | E£ 8,190 | + 22% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ARS $13,996 (E£ 6,727) | E£ 5,267 | + 28% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ARS $3,583 (E£ 1,722) | E£ 908 | + 90% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $15,556 (E£ 7,477) | E£ 6,098 | + 23% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ARS $10,581 (E£ 5,086) | E£ 3,794 | + 34% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ARS $2,805 (E£ 1,348) | E£ 610 | + 121% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ARS $807 (E£ 388) | E£ 235 | + 65% | |

40” flat screen TV | ARS $12,202 (E£ 5,865) | E£ 6,021 | - 3% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ARS $4,493 (E£ 2,159) | E£ 3,030 | - 29% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ARS $218 (E£ 105) | E£ 102 | + 3% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ARS $127 (E£ 61) | E£ 91 | - 33% | |

Clothes | - 8% | |||

Clothes in Argentina is 8% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ARS $1,841 (E£ 885) | E£ 874 | + 1% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ARS $1,500 (E£ 721) | E£ 761 | - 5% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ARS $2,484 (E£ 1,194) | E£ 1,831 | - 35% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ARS $2,542 (E£ 1,222) | E£ 1,123 | + 9% | |

Transportation | - 25% | |||

Transportation in Argentina is 25% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ARS $529,528 (E£ 254,505) | E£ 444,807 | - 43% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ARS $29 (E£ 14) | E£ 5.87 | + 138% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | ARS $597 (E£ 287) | E£ 435 | - 34% | |

Personal Care | - 9% | |||

Personal Care in Argentina is 9% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ARS $137 (E£ 66) | E£ 37 | + 77% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ARS $211 (E£ 102) | E£ 74 | + 38% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ARS $574 (E£ 276) | E£ 359 | - 23% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ARS $99 (E£ 48) | E£ 60 | - 21% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ARS $65 (E£ 31) | E£ 50 | - 37% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ARS $82 (E£ 39) | E£ 52 | - 24% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ARS $50 (E£ 24) | E£ 26 | - 6% | |

Tube of toothpaste | ARS $58 (E£ 28) | E£ 20 | + 36% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ARS $216 (E£ 104) | E£ 70 | + 48% | |

Entertainment | - 15% | |||

Entertainment in Argentina is 15% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ARS $565 (E£ 272) | E£ 320 | - 15% | |

2 tickets to the movies | ARS $349 (E£ 168) | E£ 133 | + 26% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ARS $1,622 (E£ 780) | E£ 728 | + 7% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ARS $1,098 (E£ 528) | E£ 524 | + 1% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ARS $156 (E£ 75) | E£ 95 | - 21% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ARS $73 (E£ 35) | E£ 42 | - 16% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ARS $96 (E£ 46) | E£ 41 | + 13% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ARS $19,747 (E£ 9,491) | E£ 9,559 | - 1% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ARS $7 (E£ 3.41) | E£ 4.68 | - 27% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ARS $1,088 (E£ 523) | E£ 820 | - 36% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ARS $65 (E£ 31) | E£ 37 | - 16% | |

TOTAL | - 5% |

These prices were last updated on December 10, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.48063
EGP
/
ARS

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#
Cost of living in
**Argentina**
is
**5% cheaper than**
in
**Egypt**

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