Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Buenos Aires 

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Consumer Prices in Buenos Aires are 68.7% lower than in San Francisco, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Buenos Aires are 76.5% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Buenos Aires are 86.1% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Buenos Aires are 68.2% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Buenos Aires are 71.4% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Buenos Aires is 78.1% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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Restaurants
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $ 8.00 $      -68.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 110.00 $ 30.00 $      -72.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $ 6.00 $      -50.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 1.50 $      -81.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.50 $ 2.62 $      -69.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.69 $ 2.16 $      -62.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.90 $ 1.32 $      -54.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.40 $ 1.00 $      -58.2 %
Markets
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.22 $ 3.94 $      -36.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.53 $ 1.48 $      -67.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.10 $ 0.68 $      -78.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.45 $ 1.99 $      -63.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.03 $ 3.77 $      -62.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.99 $ 1.90 $      -76.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.08 $ 2.71 $      -70.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.05 $ 0.76 $      -75.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.44 $ 0.75 $      -48.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.48 $ 0.46 $      -81.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.42 $ 0.70 $      -79.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.92 $ 0.39 $      -79.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.57 $ 0.39 $      -75.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.07 $ 1.09 $      -64.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.39 $ 1.03 $      -57.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 $ 3.73 $      -79.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.37 $ 1.09 $      -54.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.10 $ 1.87 $      -39.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.25 $ 2.00 $      -84.9 %
Transportation
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.67 $ 0.29 $      -89.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 98.00 $ 7.53 $      -92.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $ 1.00 $      -75.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 1.43 $      -59.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 39.00 $ 5.00 $      -87.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.05 $ 3.42 $      -32.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,000.00 $ 19,500.00 $      -39.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,336.48 $ 23,867.70 $      -12.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 259.88 $ 41.46 $      -84.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 53.22 $ 15.35 $      -71.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 67.10 $ 18.56 $      -72.3 %
Sports And Leisure
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 115.20 $ 21.45 $      -81.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.50 $ 7.73 $      -70.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 $ 4.08 $      -76.0 %
Childcare
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,844.44 $ 219.88 $      -92.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 31,333.33 $ 5,139.10 $      -83.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.71 $ 74.17 $      +18.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.90 $ 62.08 $      +19.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 110.00 $ 111.89 $      +1.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 136.47 $ 96.64 $      -29.2 %
Rent Per Month
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,207.59 $ 470.94 $      -85.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,711.54 $ 348.12 $      -87.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,881.52 $ 910.15 $      -84.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,964.29 $ 601.72 $      -87.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,169.49 $ 216.40 $      -81.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,063.88 $ 164.68 $      -84.5 %
Salaries And Financing
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,913.91 $ 407.49 $      -94.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.62 51.15      +672.9 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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