Cost of living in La Plata, Argentina

Summary of cost of living in La Plata

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ARS $85,983
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ARS $33,041
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in La Plata, Argentina. Current as of Jun 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ARS $594
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ARS $315
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ARS $114
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ARS $55
12 eggs, large ARS $97
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ARS $76
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ARS $218
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ARS $71
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ARS $30
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ARS $55
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ARS $215
2 liters of coca-cola ARS $93
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ARS $30
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ARS $17,617
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ARS $13,404
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ARS $3,307
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ARS $10,023
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ARS $5,866
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ARS $4,507
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ARS $1,318
40” flat screen tv ARS $16,477
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ARS $4,441
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ARS $239
Hourly rate for cleaning help ARS $181
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ARS $2,936
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ARS $1,627
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ARS $3,670
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ARS $3,750
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ARS $1,026,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ARS $49
Monthly ticket public transport ARS $745
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ARS $151
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ARS $106
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ARS $351
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ARS $1,008
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ARS $47
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ARS $49
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ARS $104
4 rolls of toilet paper ARS $103
Tube of toothpaste ARS $78
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ARS $516
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ARS $787
2 tickets to the movies ARS $746
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ARS $1,808
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ARS $1,342
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ARS $136
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ARS $45
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ARS $113
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ARS $23,078
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ARS $2.04
1 month of gym membership in business district ARS $1,926
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ARS $99
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 450 prices entered by 32 different people.
Latest price update: June 03, 2020

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