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

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Consumer Prices in Buenos Aires are 58.07% lower than in San Francisco, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Buenos Aires are 75.26% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Buenos Aires are 90.76% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Buenos Aires are 59.64% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Buenos Aires are 68.37% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Buenos Aires is 72.36% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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Restaurants
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 $ 7.97 $      -55.74 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 27.76 $      -65.29 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 6.94 $      -30.61 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 1.58 $      -80.27 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.50 $ 2.44 $      -71.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.83 $ 1.95 $      -59.51 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 $ 1.08 $      -56.46 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 $ 0.80 $      -61.27 %
Markets
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.42 $ 3.36 $      -23.93 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.45 $ 1.30 $      -62.15 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.35 $ 0.43 $      -81.62 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.73 $ 1.75 $      -53.00 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.56 $ 2.74 $      -58.27 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.46 $ 1.84 $      -71.55 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.64 $ 2.67 $      -59.75 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.92 $ 0.64 $      -78.20 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.86 $ 0.62 $      -27.80 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.21 $ 0.44 $      -80.27 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.11 $ 0.65 $      -79.18 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.82 $ 0.31 $      -83.00 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.60 $ 0.41 $      -74.25 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.96 $ 0.80 $      -59.38 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.96 $ 0.93 $      -52.47 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 3.24 $      -78.39 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.74 $ 1.16 $      -57.89 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.80 $ 1.95 $      -30.32 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.34 $ 2.51 $      -77.91 %
Transportation
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 $ 0.32 $      -89.21 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 $ 18.26 $      -78.52 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 0.89 $      -74.64 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 0.77 $      -74.28 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $ 5.30 $      -83.95 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.57 $ 3.33 $      -6.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,500.00 $ 37,634.12 $      +53.61 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,859.18 $ 24,876.47 $      +13.80 %
Utilities (Monthly)
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 166.25 $ 62.93 $      -62.15 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.15 $      +5.15 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.95 $ 28.81 $      -58.22 %
Sports And Leisure
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 83.92 $ 32.41 $      -61.37 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.86 $ 9.70 $      -55.62 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 5.75 $      -61.65 %
Childcare
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,387.72 $ 221.90 $      -90.71 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 33,576.15 $ 4,803.99 $      -85.69 %
Clothing And Shoes
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.08 $ 58.94 $      +3.26 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.79 $ 52.00 $      +21.51 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 90.44 $ 86.27 $      -4.61 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 141.64 $ 86.88 $      -38.66 %
Rent Per Month
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,186.47 $ 311.97 $      -90.21 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,617.65 $ 230.85 $      -91.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,202.14 $ 636.30 $      -91.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,615.15 $ 449.06 $      -90.27 %
Buy Apartment Price
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,345.75 $ 284.52 $      -78.86 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 939.87 $ 207.77 $      -77.89 %
Salaries And Financing
San Francisco, CA Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,865.87 $ 537.81 $      -93.16 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.71 46.22      +1,147.43 %
Last update: February 2021March 2021
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