Cost of Living Comparison Between Istanbul and Buenos Aires 

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Consumer Prices in Buenos Aires are 7.40% higher than in Istanbul (without rent)
Rent Prices in Buenos Aires are 7.56% higher than in Istanbul
Restaurant Prices in Buenos Aires are 46.69% higher than in Istanbul
Groceries Prices in Buenos Aires are 4.92% lower than in Istanbul
Local Purchasing Power in Buenos Aires is 4.75% higher than in Istanbul
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Restaurants
Istanbul[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 TL
(314.05 ARS)
57.32 TL
(600.00 ARS)
     +91.05 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 142.50 TL
(1,491.73 ARS)
191.05 TL
(2,000.00 ARS)
     +34.07 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 27.00 TL
(282.64 ARS)
47.76 TL
(500.00 ARS)
     +76.90 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 17.50 TL
(183.20 ARS)
12.66 TL
(132.50 ARS)
     -27.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 22.00 TL
(230.30 ARS)
19.11 TL
(200.00 ARS)
     -13.16 %
Cappuccino (regular) 13.77 TL
(144.13 ARS)
14.18 TL
(148.48 ARS)
     +3.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.80 TL
(50.24 ARS)
7.41 TL
(77.56 ARS)
     +54.40 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.66 TL
(17.42 ARS)
5.77 TL
(60.42 ARS)
     +246.83 %
Markets
Istanbul[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 20.96 TL
(219.43 ARS)
23.50 TL
(246.01 ARS)
     +12.11 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.55 TL
(26.65 ARS)
9.19 TL
(96.16 ARS)
     +260.81 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 5.65 TL
(59.14 ARS)
3.16 TL
(33.05 ARS)
     -44.11 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 11.76 TL
(123.13 ARS)
12.28 TL
(128.57 ARS)
     +4.41 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 20.47 TL
(214.29 ARS)
19.77 TL
(206.92 ARS)
     -3.44 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.52 TL
(110.10 ARS)
12.56 TL
(131.51 ARS)
     +19.45 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 32.36 TL
(338.77 ARS)
18.42 TL
(192.78 ARS)
     -43.10 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.07 TL
(32.17 ARS)
4.52 TL
(47.32 ARS)
     +47.09 %
Banana (1 lb) 6.87 TL
(71.96 ARS)
4.40 TL
(46.08 ARS)
     -35.96 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.85 TL
(40.26 ARS)
2.94 TL
(30.81 ARS)
     -23.47 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.48 TL
(25.94 ARS)
4.76 TL
(49.79 ARS)
     +91.90 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.52 TL
(15.94 ARS)
2.14 TL
(22.42 ARS)
     +40.65 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.47 TL
(15.35 ARS)
2.91 TL
(30.44 ARS)
     +98.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.61 TL
(48.29 ARS)
5.73 TL
(60.03 ARS)
     +24.30 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.46 TL
(25.80 ARS)
6.60 TL
(69.06 ARS)
     +167.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 54.50 TL
(570.52 ARS)
21.02 TL
(220.00 ARS)
     -61.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.31 TL
(139.29 ARS)
7.97 TL
(83.40 ARS)
     -40.13 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 18.27 TL
(191.23 ARS)
13.13 TL
(137.50 ARS)
     -28.10 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.00 TL
(188.43 ARS)
17.19 TL
(180.00 ARS)
     -4.47 %
Transportation
Istanbul[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 TL
(36.64 ARS)
2.15 TL
(22.50 ARS)
     -38.59 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 275.00 TL
(2,878.78 ARS)
120.36 TL
(1,260.00 ARS)
     -56.23 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 TL
(52.34 ARS)
5.73 TL
(60.00 ARS)
     +14.63 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.15 TL
(53.91 ARS)
4.61 TL
(48.28 ARS)
     -10.44 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 TL
(314.05 ARS)
34.10 TL
(357.00 ARS)
     +13.68 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 25.35 TL
(265.38 ARS)
23.19 TL
(242.73 ARS)
     -8.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 220,000.00 TL
(2,303,024.39 ARS)
252,381.17 TL
(2,642,000.00 ARS)
     +14.72 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 188,179.07 TL
(1,969,913.54 ARS)
170,419.25 TL
(1,783,998.59 ARS)
     -9.44 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Istanbul[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 494.16 TL
(5,172.99 ARS)
441.55 TL
(4,622.33 ARS)
     -10.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.83 TL
(8.66 ARS)
1.05 TL
(10.97 ARS)
     +26.65 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 109.21 TL
(1,143.21 ARS)
201.48 TL
(2,109.19 ARS)
     +84.50 %
Sports And Leisure
Istanbul[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 175.50 TL
(1,837.17 ARS)
229.26 TL
(2,400.00 ARS)
     +30.64 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 118.96 TL
(1,245.29 ARS)
59.46 TL
(622.49 ARS)
     -50.01 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 30.00 TL
(314.05 ARS)
38.21 TL
(400.00 ARS)
     +27.37 %
Childcare
Istanbul[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,950.09 TL
(20,414.15 ARS)
1,491.26 TL
(15,610.99 ARS)
     -23.53 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 50,962.80 TL
(533,493.49 ARS)
31,428.24 TL
(329,000.00 ARS)
     -38.33 %
Clothing And Shoes
Istanbul[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 254.36 TL
(2,662.67 ARS)
437.56 TL
(4,580.51 ARS)
     +72.03 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 175.55 TL
(1,837.74 ARS)
393.67 TL
(4,121.05 ARS)
     +124.25 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 504.11 TL
(5,277.13 ARS)
614.55 TL
(6,433.27 ARS)
     +21.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 381.70 TL
(3,995.74 ARS)
607.75 TL
(6,362.09 ARS)
     +59.22 %
Rent Per Month
Istanbul[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,357.46 TL
(24,678.53 ARS)
2,159.41 TL
(22,605.34 ARS)
     -8.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,314.56 TL
(13,761.23 ARS)
1,583.12 TL
(16,572.54 ARS)
     +20.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,237.04 TL
(44,354.54 ARS)
4,317.90 TL
(45,201.02 ARS)
     +1.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,417.48 TL
(25,306.84 ARS)
3,047.35 TL
(31,900.57 ARS)
     +26.06 %
Buy Apartment Price
Istanbul[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 922.94 TL
(9,661.61 ARS)
2,183.42 TL
(22,856.70 ARS)
     +136.57 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 440.81 TL
(4,614.55 ARS)
1,597.92 TL
(16,727.52 ARS)
     +262.50 %
Salaries And Financing
Istanbul[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,406.88 TL
(35,664.26 ARS)
3,833.80 TL
(40,133.33 ARS)
     +12.53 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.57 45.52      +235.55 %
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