Cost of living in Argentina compared to Egypt
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Food | - 9% | |||
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Food in Argentina is 9% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ARS $626 (E£ 109) | E£ 100 | + 9% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | ARS $448 (E£ 78) | E£ 75 | + 5% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ARS $150 (E£ 26) | E£ 44 | - 40% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ARS $67 (E£ 12) | E£ 17 | - 31% | |
12 eggs, large | ARS $143 (E£ 25) | E£ 20 | + 26% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ARS $87 (E£ 15) | E£ 6 | + 138% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ARS $270 (E£ 47) | E£ 36 | + 31% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ARS $102 (E£ 18) | E£ 24 | - 27% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ARS $49 (E£ 9) | E£ 7 | + 15% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ARS $79 (E£ 14) | E£ 31 | - 55% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ARS $279 (E£ 49) | E£ 177 | - 72% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | ARS $144 (E£ 25) | E£ 15 | + 69% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ARS $39 (E£ 7) | E£ 7 | + 3% | |
Housing | + 1% | |||
Housing in Argentina is about the same as in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | ARS $36,579 (E£ 6,393) | E£ 7,937 | - 19% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | ARS $23,423 (E£ 4,094) | E£ 3,607 | + 13% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ARS $4,424 (E£ 773) | E£ 704 | + 10% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | ARS $24,607 (E£ 4,301) | E£ 5,440 | - 21% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | ARS $16,097 (E£ 2,813) | E£ 3,360 | - 16% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | ARS $3,477 (E£ 608) | E£ 501 | + 21% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | ARS $1,428 (E£ 250) | E£ 152 | + 64% | |
40” flat screen tv | ARS $35,028 (E£ 6,122) | E£ 4,538 | + 35% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | ARS $14,588 (E£ 2,550) | E£ 2,125 | + 20% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ARS $350 (E£ 61) | E£ 96 | - 36% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ARS $260 (E£ 45) | E£ 36 | + 28% | |
Clothes | - 44% | |||
Clothes in Argentina is 44% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | ARS $3,819 (E£ 668) | E£ 917 | - 27% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | ARS $2,353 (E£ 411) | E£ 848 | - 52% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | ARS $6,756 (E£ 1,181) | E£ 2,121 | - 44% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ARS $5,613 (E£ 981) | E£ 1,289 | - 24% | |
Transportation | - 5% | |||
Transportation in Argentina is 5% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ARS $2,008,020 (E£ 350,964) | E£ 395,100 | - 11% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ARS $68 (E£ 12) | E£ 8 | + 51% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ARS $1,549 (E£ 271) | E£ 322 | - 16% | |
Personal Care | - 6% | |||
Personal Care in Argentina is 6% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ARS $287 (E£ 50) | E£ 35 | + 44% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ARS $615 (E£ 107) | E£ 61 | + 77% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | ARS $1,170 (E£ 204) | E£ 226 | - 9% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | ARS $258 (E£ 45) | E£ 131 | - 66% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ARS $164 (E£ 29) | E£ 43 | - 33% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ARS $219 (E£ 38) | E£ 36 | + 6% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ARS $113 (E£ 20) | E£ 20 | - 1% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ARS $128 (E£ 22) | E£ 18 | + 23% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ARS $498 (E£ 87) | E£ 71 | + 23% | |
Entertainment | - 6% | |||
Entertainment in Argentina is 6% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ARS $1,295 (E£ 226) | E£ 328 | - 31% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ARS $664 (E£ 116) | E£ 175 | - 34% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ARS $2,179 (E£ 381) | E£ 605 | - 37% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ARS $2,180 (E£ 381) | E£ 441 | - 14% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ARS $403 (E£ 70) | E£ 75 | - 7% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ARS $166 (E£ 29) | E£ 38 | - 24% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ARS $153 (E£ 27) | E£ 68 | - 60% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | ARS $65,887 (E£ 11,516) | E£ 9,759 | + 18% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ARS $18 (E£ 3.09) | E£ 1.50 | + 106% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ARS $1,958 (E£ 342) | E£ 485 | - 29% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | ARS $171 (E£ 30) | E£ 44 | - 32% | |
TOTAL | - 9% |
These prices were last updated on February 28, 2021.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Argentina is 9% cheaper than in Egypt
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