Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Buenos Aires 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Buenos Aires are 22.6% lower than in Moscow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Buenos Aires are 30.8% lower than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Buenos Aires are 46.3% lower than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Buenos Aires are 25.3% lower than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Buenos Aires are 13.8% lower than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Buenos Aires is 53.6% lower than in Moscow
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Restaurants
Moscow Edit Buenos Aires Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 руб
(8.70 $)
643.97 руб
(7.00 $)
     -19.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,900.00 руб
(42.39 $)
2,391.90 руб
(26.00 $)
     -38.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 руб
(4.35 $)
494.25 руб
(5.37 $)
     +23.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 руб
(3.26 $)
144.89 руб
(1.57 $)
     -51.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 руб
(3.26 $)
232.29 руб
(2.52 $)
     -22.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 231.19 руб
(2.51 $)
151.59 руб
(1.65 $)
     -34.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 92.60 руб
(1.01 $)
113.18 руб
(1.23 $)
     +22.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 52.79 руб
(0.57 $)
83.63 руб
(0.91 $)
     +58.4 %
Markets
Moscow Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 322.57 руб
(3.51 $)
294.39 руб
(3.20 $)
     -8.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 50.94 руб
(0.55 $)
124.43 руб
(1.35 $)
     +144.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 55.41 руб
(0.60 $)
44.35 руб
(0.48 $)
     -20.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 146.65 руб
(1.59 $)
160.98 руб
(1.75 $)
     +9.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 379.17 руб
(4.12 $)
282.92 руб
(3.08 $)
     -25.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 184.83 руб
(2.01 $)
170.59 руб
(1.85 $)
     -7.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 358.04 руб
(3.89 $)
231.45 руб
(2.52 $)
     -35.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 54.19 руб
(0.59 $)
63.75 руб
(0.69 $)
     +17.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 55.68 руб
(0.61 $)
54.41 руб
(0.59 $)
     -2.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 73.20 руб
(0.80 $)
35.87 руб
(0.39 $)
     -51.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 109.20 руб
(1.19 $)
60.04 руб
(0.65 $)
     -45.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 19.27 руб
(0.21 $)
34.65 руб
(0.38 $)
     +79.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 19.41 руб
(0.21 $)
31.28 руб
(0.34 $)
     +61.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 101.96 руб
(1.11 $)
96.07 руб
(1.04 $)
     -5.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 52.61 руб
(0.57 $)
74.59 руб
(0.81 $)
     +41.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 руб
(6.52 $)
308.19 руб
(3.35 $)
     -48.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 73.92 руб
(0.80 $)
94.35 руб
(1.03 $)
     +27.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 159.79 руб
(1.74 $)
161.10 руб
(1.75 $)
     +0.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 220.00 руб
(2.39 $)
183.99 руб
(2.00 $)
     -16.4 %
Transportation
Moscow Edit Buenos Aires Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 56.00 руб
(0.61 $)
13.80 руб
(0.15 $)
     -75.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,730.00 руб
(29.68 $)
919.96 руб
(10.00 $)
     -66.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 руб
(2.17 $)
92.00 руб
(1.00 $)
     -54.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 72.42 руб
(0.79 $)
131.77 руб
(1.43 $)
     +81.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 540.00 руб
(5.87 $)
439.74 руб
(4.78 $)
     -18.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 209.73 руб
(2.28 $)
309.80 руб
(3.37 $)
     +47.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,000,000.00 руб
(32,610.00 $)
1,399,034.04 руб
(15,207.50 $)
     -53.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,927,720.32 руб
(31,824.32 $)
2,086,762.21 руб
(22,683.11 $)
     -28.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Moscow Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 10,134.57 руб
(110.16 $)
3,794.34 руб
(41.24 $)
     -62.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 572.51 руб
(6.22 $)
1,271.96 руб
(13.83 $)
     +122.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 525.14 руб
(5.71 $)
1,641.43 руб
(17.84 $)
     +212.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Moscow Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,122.14 руб
(33.94 $)
2,005.74 руб
(21.80 $)
     -35.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,361.11 руб
(25.67 $)
708.75 руб
(7.70 $)
     -70.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 руб
(5.44 $)
374.89 руб
(4.08 $)
     -25.0 %
Childcare
Moscow Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 42,002.49 руб
(456.57 $)
18,655.54 руб
(202.79 $)
     -55.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 991,790.58 руб
(10,780.76 $)
615,362.16 руб
(6,688.99 $)
     -38.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Moscow Edit Buenos Aires Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,923.25 руб
(86.13 $)
6,704.02 руб
(72.87 $)
     -15.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,866.67 руб
(42.03 $)
5,758.82 руб
(62.60 $)
     +48.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 10,219.30 руб
(111.08 $)
9,530.44 руб
(103.60 $)
     -6.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,425.53 руб
(102.46 $)
8,730.67 руб
(94.90 $)
     -7.4 %
Rent Per Month
Moscow Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 74,246.75 руб
(807.06 $)
41,421.36 руб
(450.25 $)
     -44.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 44,398.77 руб
(482.61 $)
29,402.02 руб
(319.60 $)
     -33.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 161,901.96 руб
(1,759.87 $)
79,804.79 руб
(867.48 $)
     -50.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 86,814.81 руб
(943.68 $)
46,203.38 руб
(502.23 $)
     -46.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Moscow Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 46,057.00 руб
(500.64 $)
19,908.26 руб
(216.40 $)
     -56.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 26,061.75 руб
(283.29 $)
15,257.22 руб
(165.85 $)
     -41.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Moscow Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 106,624.05 руб
(1,159.00 $)
34,200.84 руб
(371.76 $)
     -67.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.38 51.15      +313.1 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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