Cost of Living Comparison Between Mendoza and Buenos Aires 

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Consumer Prices in Buenos Aires are 18.79% higher than in Mendoza (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Buenos Aires are 26.00% higher than in Mendoza
Rent Prices in Buenos Aires are 67.29% higher than in Mendoza
Restaurant Prices in Buenos Aires are 33.90% higher than in Mendoza
Groceries Prices in Buenos Aires are 0.19% lower than in Mendoza
Local Purchasing Power in Buenos Aires is 5.47% lower than in Mendoza
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Restaurants
Mendoza Edit Buenos Aires Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.99 $ 7.84 $      +96.43 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 14.68 $ 26.90 $      +83.31 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.60 $ 6.62 $      -12.80 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.14 $ 1.61 $      -24.59 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.70 $ 2.49 $      -32.76 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.37 $ 1.98 $      -16.31 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 $ 1.09 $      -31.48 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.78 $ 0.83 $      +5.64 %
Markets
Mendoza Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.24 $ 3.35 $      +3.62 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.99 $ 1.28 $      +29.43 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.50 $ 0.45 $      -11.17 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.71 $ 1.77 $      +2.98 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.78 $ 2.78 $      +0.02 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.40 $ 1.78 $      -25.64 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.61 $ 2.65 $      +1.49 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.63 $ 0.65 $      +4.17 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.63 $ 0.63 $      +0.34 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.42 $ 0.43 $      +0.61 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.70 $ 0.66 $      -5.34 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.25 $ 0.31 $      +21.58 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.35 $ 0.41 $      +16.88 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.71 $ 0.79 $      +11.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.70 $ 0.92 $      +32.83 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3.66 $ 3.04 $      -16.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.23 $ 1.15 $      -6.81 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 $ 1.89 $      -1.53 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.66 $ 2.55 $      -4.22 %
Transportation
Mendoza Edit Buenos Aires Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.28 $ 0.32 $      +15.55 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 0.00 $ 17.80 $     
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.63 $ 0.89 $      -45.70 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.55 $ 0.71 $      +30.77 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 2.38 $ 5.31 $      +123.58 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.94 $ 3.32 $      -15.78 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,508.55 $ 38,173.89 $      +69.60 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,332.12 $ 25,000.04 $      -29.24 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Mendoza Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 61.84 $ 62.12 $      +0.45 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $ 0.15 $      +1.76 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.17 $ 29.36 $      -2.71 %
Sports And Leisure
Mendoza Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 23.47 $ 33.01 $      +40.66 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 8.68 $ 8.98 $      +3.51 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.44 $ 5.73 $      +5.33 %
Childcare
Mendoza Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 92.53 $ 220.33 $      +138.10 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 605.56 $ 4,906.46 $      +710.24 %
Clothing And Shoes
Mendoza Edit Buenos Aires Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 23.85 $ 60.00 $      +151.61 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 15.23 $ 53.88 $      +253.76 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.84 $ 85.80 $      +13.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 65.97 $ 88.33 $      +33.90 %
Rent Per Month
Mendoza Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 220.96 $ 315.39 $      +42.74 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 163.70 $ 237.86 $      +45.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 330.78 $ 630.16 $      +90.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 261.60 $ 451.07 $      +72.43 %
Buy Apartment Price
Mendoza Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 139.35 $ 286.94 $      +105.91 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 73.57 $ 209.98 $      +185.42 %
Salaries And Financing
Mendoza Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 457.22 $ 544.58 $      +19.11 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 30.00 45.69      +52.31 %
Last update: October 2020January 2021
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