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

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Consumer Prices in Buenos Aires are 70.2% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Buenos Aires are 78.7% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Buenos Aires are 88.1% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Buenos Aires are 72.3% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Buenos Aires are 70.4% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Buenos Aires is 68.5% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Buenos Aires Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 $ 8.00 $      -73.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 $ 30.00 $      -76.9 %
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) 10.00 $ 2.62 $      -73.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.60 $ 2.16 $      -61.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.03 $ 1.32 $      -56.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.29 $ 1.00 $      -56.2 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.91 $ 3.94 $      -33.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.30 $ 1.53 $      -64.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.25 $ 0.68 $      -79.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.46 $ 1.99 $      -63.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.65 $ 3.77 $      -50.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.18 $ 1.99 $      -72.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.04 $ 2.71 $      -70.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.14 $ 0.78 $      -75.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.93 $ 0.76 $      -17.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.70 $ 0.46 $      -82.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.82 $ 0.70 $      -75.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.93 $ 0.39 $      -80.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.71 $ 0.39 $      -77.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.88 $ 1.09 $      -62.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.43 $ 1.03 $      -57.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 $ 3.73 $      -81.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.53 $ 1.09 $      -56.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.83 $ 1.87 $      -51.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 $ 2.00 $      -88.2 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Buenos Aires Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 $ 0.29 $      -89.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.00 $ 7.53 $      -94.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 1.00 $      -80.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 1.43 $      -59.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 5.00 $      -83.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.90 $ 3.42 $      -12.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 $ 19,500.00 $      -30.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,053.26 $ 23,867.70 $      -11.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 174.07 $ 41.46 $      -76.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 62.96 $ 15.15 $      -75.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.21 $ 18.56 $      -73.6 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 132.14 $ 21.45 $      -83.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 74.17 $ 7.73 $      -89.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 $ 4.08 $      -79.6 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,065.64 $ 219.88 $      -92.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 63,250.00 $ 5,139.10 $      -91.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Buenos Aires Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.82 $ 74.17 $      +7.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.42 $ 62.08 $      +36.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.00 $ 111.89 $      +15.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 165.86 $ 96.64 $      -41.7 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,189.81 $ 479.51 $      -88.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,871.75 $ 348.12 $      -87.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,250.20 $ 910.15 $      -89.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,397.69 $ 601.72 $      -86.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,644.57 $ 216.40 $      -86.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,091.71 $ 164.68 $      -84.9 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,091.48 $ 407.49 $      -93.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.65 51.15      +669.5 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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