- 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 about the same as in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ARS $233 (E£ 99) | E£ 137 | - 28% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ARS $193 (E£ 81) | E£ 70 | + 17% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ARS $75 (E£ 32) | E£ 39 | - 18% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ARS $33 (E£ 14) | E£ 15 | - 6% | |
12 eggs, large | ARS $60 (E£ 25) | E£ 21 | + 20% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ARS $41 (E£ 17) | E£ 10 | + 80% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ARS $121 (E£ 51) | E£ 32 | + 62% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ARS $46 (E£ 20) | E£ 25 | - 21% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ARS $23 (E£ 10) | E£ 8 | + 30% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ARS $43 (E£ 18) | E£ 22 | - 18% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ARS $200 (E£ 84) | E£ 150 | - 44% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ARS $67 (E£ 28) | E£ 13 | + 122% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ARS $22 (E£ 9) | E£ 5.66 | + 67% | |
Housing | + 20% | |||
Housing in Argentina is 20% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $22,689 (E£ 9,593) | E£ 8,522 | + 13% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ARS $15,188 (E£ 6,422) | E£ 5,146 | + 25% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ARS $3,718 (E£ 1,572) | E£ 781 | + 101% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $15,706 (E£ 6,641) | E£ 6,535 | + 2% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ARS $11,171 (E£ 4,723) | E£ 4,067 | + 16% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ARS $2,926 (E£ 1,237) | E£ 591 | + 109% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ARS $884 (E£ 374) | E£ 223 | + 68% | |
40” flat screen TV | ARS $12,985 (E£ 5,490) | E£ 5,906 | - 7% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ARS $5,482 (E£ 2,318) | E£ 3,080 | - 25% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ARS $234 (E£ 99) | E£ 92 | + 7% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ARS $161 (E£ 68) | E£ 91 | - 25% | |
Clothes | - 15% | |||
Clothes in Argentina is 15% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ARS $2,080 (E£ 880) | E£ 914 | - 4% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ARS $1,716 (E£ 725) | E£ 866 | - 16% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ARS $2,615 (E£ 1,106) | E£ 1,864 | - 41% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ARS $2,801 (E£ 1,184) | E£ 876 | + 35% | |
Transportation | - 30% | |||
Transportation in Argentina is 30% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ARS $660,621 (E£ 279,317) | E£ 441,627 | - 37% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ARS $35 (E£ 15) | E£ 6 | + 131% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ARS $712 (E£ 301) | E£ 604 | - 50% | |
Personal Care | - 2% | |||
Personal Care in Argentina is about the same as in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ARS $195 (E£ 82) | E£ 40 | + 104% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ARS $329 (E£ 139) | E£ 71 | + 95% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ARS $592 (E£ 251) | E£ 309 | - 19% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ARS $108 (E£ 46) | E£ 46 | - 2% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ARS $73 (E£ 31) | E£ 49 | - 38% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ARS $94 (E£ 40) | E£ 47 | - 16% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ARS $52 (E£ 22) | E£ 25 | - 13% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ARS $64 (E£ 27) | E£ 22 | + 26% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ARS $243 (E£ 103) | E£ 76 | + 36% | |
Entertainment | - 14% | |||
Entertainment in Argentina is 14% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ARS $620 (E£ 262) | E£ 369 | - 29% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ARS $359 (E£ 152) | E£ 129 | + 18% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ARS $2,015 (E£ 852) | E£ 786 | + 8% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ARS $1,163 (E£ 492) | E£ 577 | - 15% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ARS $164 (E£ 69) | E£ 85 | - 18% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ARS $80 (E£ 34) | E£ 38 | - 11% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ARS $103 (E£ 43) | E£ 38 | + 13% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ARS $22,056 (E£ 9,325) | E£ 10,215 | - 9% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ARS $8 (E£ 3.29) | E£ 3.23 | + 2% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ARS $1,124 (E£ 475) | E£ 807 | - 41% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ARS $71 (E£ 30) | E£ 38 | - 21% | |
TOTAL | - 9% |
These prices were last updated on March 21, 2019.
Exchange rate:
0.42281
EGP
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This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 9,329 prices entered by 969 different people.
Cost of living in Argentina is 9% cheaper than in Egypt
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