Cost of Living Comparison Between Buenos Aires and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 263.7% higher than in Buenos Aires (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 406.1% higher than in Buenos Aires
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 789.5% higher than in Buenos Aires
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 316.2% higher than in Buenos Aires
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 283.2% higher than in Buenos Aires
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 237.0% higher than in Buenos Aires
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Restaurants
Buenos Aires Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6.70 $ 30.00 $      +347.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 26.00 $ 127.50 $      +390.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.69 $ 12.00 $      +110.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.57 $ 8.50 $      +439.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.52 $ 10.00 $      +296.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.65 $ 5.69 $      +245.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.21 $ 3.01 $      +147.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.89 $ 2.27 $      +155.7 %
Markets
Buenos Aires Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.15 $ 5.61 $      +78.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.33 $ 4.33 $      +225.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.53 $ 3.25 $      +515.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.74 $ 5.68 $      +225.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.06 $ 7.65 $      +150.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.87 $ 7.22 $      +285.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.50 $ 9.04 $      +261.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.71 $ 3.13 $      +343.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.60 $ 0.91 $      +51.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.39 $ 2.67 $      +587.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.66 $ 2.82 $      +329.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.37 $ 1.85 $      +395.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.34 $ 1.74 $      +410.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.04 $ 2.88 $      +175.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.81 $ 2.45 $      +203.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3.50 $ 20.00 $      +471.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.04 $ 2.39 $      +130.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.79 $ 3.83 $      +113.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.00 $ 17.00 $      +750.0 %
Transportation
Buenos Aires Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.15 $ 2.90 $      +1,833.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10.00 $ 132.00 $      +1,220.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 $ 5.00 $      +400.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.43 $ 3.25 $      +126.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4.78 $ 30.00 $      +527.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.37 $ 3.89 $      +15.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,207.50 $ 28,000.00 $      +84.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,276.61 $ 25,886.68 $      +16.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Buenos Aires Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 42.09 $ 166.11 $      +294.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 14.96 $ 60.82 $      +306.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 17.84 $ 69.03 $      +286.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Buenos Aires Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 22.29 $ 114.37 $      +413.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.70 $ 65.83 $      +754.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4.00 $ 20.00 $      +400.0 %
Childcare
Buenos Aires Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 202.79 $ 3,057.95 $      +1,408.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,688.99 $ 63,250.00 $      +845.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Buenos Aires Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.67 $ 69.36 $      -4.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 63.46 $ 45.42 $      -28.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 104.96 $ 98.73 $      -5.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.50 $ 164.24 $      +70.2 %
Rent Per Month
Buenos Aires Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 446.80 $ 4,116.53 $      +821.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 320.77 $ 2,767.93 $      +762.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 882.18 $ 8,206.74 $      +830.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 530.32 $ 4,301.54 $      +711.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Buenos Aires Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 216.40 $ 1,570.81 $      +625.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 165.85 $ 1,164.67 $      +602.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Buenos Aires Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 370.85 $ 6,324.12 $      +1,605.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 51.15 6.65      -87.0 %
Last update: March 2024March 2024
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