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

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Consumer Prices in Buenos Aires are 66.53% lower than in San Francisco, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Buenos Aires are 77.55% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Buenos Aires are 89.82% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Buenos Aires are 67.69% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Buenos Aires are 73.43% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Buenos Aires is 71.55% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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Restaurants
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 6.69 $      -66.56 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $ 29.41 $      -70.59 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $ 5.00 $      -58.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 1.85 $      -73.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 2.41 $      -69.88 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.16 $ 1.80 $      -65.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.81 $ 1.00 $      -64.53 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.36 $ 0.80 $      -66.14 %
Markets
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.78 $ 2.91 $      -49.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.16 $ 1.14 $      -72.66 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.28 $ 0.45 $      -80.40 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.21 $ 1.41 $      -72.86 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.48 $ 3.00 $      -64.61 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.03 $ 1.82 $      -74.09 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.24 $ 3.01 $      -63.40 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.98 $ 0.61 $      -79.72 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.56 $ 0.53 $      -66.28 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.42 $ 0.34 $      -85.99 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.13 $ 0.63 $      -79.81 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.85 $ 0.27 $      -85.56 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.57 $ 0.33 $      -79.08 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.56 $ 1.08 $      -57.90 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.44 $ 0.75 $      -69.22 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 3.60 $      -75.97 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.95 $ 1.25 $      -57.47 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.88 $ 1.98 $      -48.95 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.50 $ 2.10 $      -83.20 %
Transportation
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.98 $ 0.16 $      -94.62 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 88.50 $ 10.00 $      -88.70 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $ 1.00 $      -75.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 $ 0.82 $      -73.81 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $ 4.74 $      -85.65 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.23 $ 3.67 $      -41.11 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,654.00 $ 28,000.00 $      -2.28 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,575.00 $ 23,413.71 $      -0.68 %
Utilities (Monthly)
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 226.74 $ 47.44 $      -79.08 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $ 0.23 $      +31.43 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.76 $ 22.27 $      -67.61 %
Sports And Leisure
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 102.52 $ 24.24 $      -76.35 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.28 $ 8.26 $      -54.85 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $ 5.00 $      -68.75 %
Childcare
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,287.50 $ 227.64 $      -90.05 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 36,071.00 $ 5,063.42 $      -85.96 %
Clothing And Shoes
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.96 $ 66.92 $      +6.28 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.46 $ 44.71 $      -3.77 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.96 $ 99.46 $      +17.07 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.14 $ 91.51 $      -30.22 %
Rent Per Month
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,273.47 $ 319.28 $      -90.25 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,669.96 $ 237.33 $      -91.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,793.14 $ 633.67 $      -89.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,657.10 $ 479.12 $      -89.71 %
Buy Apartment Price
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,093.19 $ 241.25 $      -77.93 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 955.76 $ 192.85 $      -79.82 %
Salaries And Financing
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,335.17 $ 404.58 $      -93.61 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.99 44.23      +787.00 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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