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

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Consumer Prices in Buenos Aires are 70.1% lower than in San Francisco, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Buenos Aires are 77.3% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Buenos Aires are 86.3% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Buenos Aires are 71.5% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Buenos Aires are 73.2% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Buenos Aires is 77.8% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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Restaurants
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $ 6.70 $      -73.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $ 26.00 $      -74.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $ 5.50 $      -54.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 1.57 $      -80.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 2.52 $      -68.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.45 $ 1.65 $      -69.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.73 $ 1.21 $      -55.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.25 $ 0.89 $      -60.6 %
Markets
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.08 $ 3.15 $      -48.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.40 $ 1.35 $      -69.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.81 $ 0.51 $      -81.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.14 $ 1.74 $      -66.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.90 $ 3.06 $      -69.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.16 $ 1.87 $      -73.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.65 $ 2.50 $      -71.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.90 $ 0.71 $      -75.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.35 $ 0.60 $      -55.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.23 $ 0.39 $      -82.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.35 $ 0.66 $      -80.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.79 $ 0.37 $      -79.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.51 $ 0.34 $      -77.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.94 $ 1.04 $      -64.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.29 $ 0.81 $      -64.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.00 $ 3.50 $      -79.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.03 $ 1.04 $      -49.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.67 $ 1.79 $      -33.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 $ 2.00 $      -84.6 %
Transportation
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 0.15 $      -94.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 98.00 $ 10.00 $      -89.8 %
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 $ 4.78 $      -87.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.03 $ 3.37 $      -33.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,000.00 $ 15,207.50 $      -52.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,336.48 $ 22,276.61 $      -18.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 245.35 $ 42.09 $      -82.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 46.83 $ 14.96 $      -68.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.88 $ 17.84 $      -71.6 %
Sports And Leisure
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 101.50 $ 22.29 $      -78.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.50 $ 7.70 $      -70.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 $ 4.00 $      -76.5 %
Childcare
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,666.67 $ 202.79 $      -92.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 31,333.33 $ 6,688.99 $      -78.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.95 $ 72.67 $      +19.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.75 $ 63.46 $      +45.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 108.42 $ 104.96 $      -3.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 135.56 $ 96.50 $      -28.8 %
Rent Per Month
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,125.87 $ 446.80 $      -85.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,595.83 $ 320.77 $      -87.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,499.76 $ 882.18 $      -84.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,666.67 $ 530.32 $      -88.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,066.66 $ 216.40 $      -79.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 949.99 $ 165.85 $      -82.5 %
Salaries And Financing
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,386.73 $ 370.85 $      -95.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.53 51.15      +683.1 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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