Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Buenos Aires 

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Consumer Prices in Buenos Aires are 62.0% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Buenos Aires are 71.3% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Buenos Aires are 82.9% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Buenos Aires are 64.8% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Buenos Aires are 53.9% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Buenos Aires is 64.1% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Buenos Aires Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.00 £
(23.63 $)
6.43 £
(8.00 $)
     -66.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(99.50 $)
24.12 £
(30.00 $)
     -69.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(9.95 $)
4.82 £
(6.00 $)
     -39.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 £
(8.08 $)
1.21 £
(1.50 $)
     -81.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 £
(6.84 $)
2.11 £
(2.62 $)
     -61.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.62 £
(4.50 $)
1.73 £
(2.16 $)
     -52.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 £
(2.42 $)
1.06 £
(1.32 $)
     -45.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.64 £
(2.04 $)
0.81 £
(1.00 $)
     -50.8 %
Markets
London Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.96 £
(6.17 $)
3.17 £
(3.94 $)
     -36.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.41 £
(1.76 $)
1.23 £
(1.53 $)
     -13.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.90 £
(1.12 $)
0.55 £
(0.68 $)
     -39.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.32 £
(4.12 $)
1.60 £
(1.99 $)
     -51.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.48 £
(4.33 $)
3.03 £
(3.77 $)
     -12.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.48 £
(4.32 $)
1.60 £
(1.99 $)
     -54.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.82 £
(7.24 $)
2.18 £
(2.71 $)
     -62.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 £
(1.38 $)
0.63 £
(0.78 $)
     -43.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.57 £
(0.70 $)
0.61 £
(0.76 $)
     +8.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.21 £
(1.51 $)
0.37 £
(0.46 $)
     -69.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.40 £
(1.74 $)
0.56 £
(0.70 $)
     -59.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 £
(0.71 $)
0.31 £
(0.39 $)
     -45.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.68 $)
0.31 £
(0.39 $)
     -43.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.93 £
(1.15 $)
0.87 £
(1.09 $)
     -5.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.27 £
(1.58 $)
0.83 £
(1.03 $)
     -35.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 £
(11.19 $)
3.00 £
(3.73 $)
     -66.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.08 £
(2.58 $)
0.88 £
(1.09 $)
     -57.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 £
(3.03 $)
1.50 £
(1.87 $)
     -38.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(18.66 $)
1.61 £
(2.00 $)
     -89.3 %
Transportation
London Edit Buenos Aires Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 £
(3.61 $)
0.24 £
(0.29 $)
     -91.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £
(248.76 $)
6.05 £
(7.53 $)
     -97.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(4.98 $)
0.80 £
(1.00 $)
     -79.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £
(3.90 $)
1.15 £
(1.43 $)
     -63.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(37.31 $)
4.02 £
(5.00 $)
     -86.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.73 £
(7.13 $)
2.75 £
(3.42 $)
     -52.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,560.00 £
(33,035.32 $)
15,677.77 £
(19,500.00 $)
     -41.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,251.33 £
(32,651.40 $)
19,189.34 £
(23,867.70 $)
     -26.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 287.94 £
(358.14 $)
33.33 £
(41.46 $)
     -88.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.58 £
(19.38 $)
12.18 £
(15.15 $)
     -21.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.25 £
(38.87 $)
14.92 £
(18.56 $)
     -52.3 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.31 £
(58.84 $)
17.25 £
(21.45 $)
     -63.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.55 £
(16.86 $)
6.21 £
(7.73 $)
     -54.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(18.66 $)
3.28 £
(4.08 $)
     -78.2 %
Childcare
London Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,840.34 £
(2,289.01 $)
176.78 £
(219.88 $)
     -90.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,054.76 £
(24,944.11 $)
4,131.77 £
(5,139.10 $)
     -79.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Buenos Aires Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.26 £
(103.55 $)
59.63 £
(74.17 $)
     -28.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.32 £
(50.15 $)
49.91 £
(62.08 $)
     +23.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.80 £
(110.45 $)
89.96 £
(111.89 $)
     +1.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.59 £
(121.38 $)
77.70 £
(96.64 $)
     -20.4 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,245.83 £
(2,793.37 $)
385.52 £
(479.51 $)
     -82.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,628.00 £
(2,024.91 $)
279.89 £
(348.12 $)
     -82.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,236.90 £
(5,269.86 $)
731.75 £
(910.15 $)
     -82.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,902.63 £
(3,610.29 $)
483.78 £
(601.72 $)
     -83.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,311.20 £
(1,630.87 $)
173.99 £
(216.40 $)
     -86.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 716.48 £
(891.16 $)
132.40 £
(164.68 $)
     -81.5 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,179.04 £
(3,954.09 $)
327.62 £
(407.49 $)
     -89.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.57 51.15      +818.4 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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