Cost of Living Comparison

ARS
COMPARED TO
PGK

Argentina is 58.6% cheaper than Papua New Guinea.

If you lived in Papua New Guinea instead of Argentina, you would:
local_dining

pay 85.9% more for restaurants

  Argentina help_outline Papua New Guinea help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $6.49
$110.02
$14.81
PGK48.62
+128.1%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.24
$88.87
$8.29
PGK27.23
+58.1%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.97
$16.39
$1.04
PGK3.40
+7.2%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.76
$12.87
$0.89
PGK2.92
+17.0%

Argentina vs. Papua New Guinea - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 2.4 times more for groceries

  Argentina help_outline Papua New Guinea help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.16
$19.58
$1.74
PGK5.72
+50.8%
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.17
$53.77
$3.70
PGK12.15
+16.7%
Milk (1 gallon) $3.56
$60.27
$7.94
PGK26.07
+123.3%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.65
$27.96
$3.46
PGK11.37
+109.8%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.81
$30.63
$3.31
PGK10.87
+83.2%
Apples (1 lb) $0.64
$10.81
$2.27
PGK7.46
+256.3%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.60
$10.16
$1.03
PGK3.38
+71.7%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.40
$6.72
$2.31
PGK7.57
+481.5%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.56
$9.53
$1.99
PGK6.54
+254.3%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.31
$5.20
$1.20
PGK3.94
+291.2%
Onions (1 lb) $0.34
$5.74
$1.45
PGK4.76
+328.2%

Argentina vs. Papua New Guinea - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 2.3 times more for transportation

  Argentina help_outline Papua New Guinea help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.48
$59.02
$3.84
PGK12.61
+10.3%
Monthly public transit pass $18.69
$316.74
$14.51
PGK47.65
-22.3%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $15,309.66
$259,452.84
$35,542.39
PGK116,686.35
+132.2%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $6.88
$116.55
$50.35
PGK165.31
+632.2%

Argentina vs. Papua New Guinea - Cost of transportation
home

pay 6.7 times more for housing

  Argentina help_outline Papua New Guinea help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$31.89
$540.44
$503.52
PGK1,653.06
+1478.9%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $232.80
$3,945.20
$1,747.50
PGK5,737.08
+650.7%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $184.39
$3,124.88
$1,007.03
PGK3,306.11
+446.1%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$55.98
$948.64
$116.08
PGK381.09
+107.4%

Argentina vs. Papua New Guinea - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 2.3 times more for childcare

  Argentina help_outline Papua New Guinea help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $94.38
$1,599.48
$140.07
PGK459.86
+48.4%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $2,681.70
$45,446.74
$6,170.55
PGK20,258.05
+130.1%

Argentina vs. Papua New Guinea - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 3.3 times more for entertainment and sports

  Argentina help_outline Papua New Guinea help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.00
$33.89
$3.26
PGK10.70
+62.9%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.56
$26.47
$2.67
PGK8.75
+70.7%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.88
$31.90
$6.37
PGK20.91
+238.3%
Monthly membership at local gym $20.83
$352.99
$77.01
PGK252.82
+269.7%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $4.36
$73.94
$11.85
PGK38.90
+171.5%

Argentina vs. Papua New Guinea - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 4.1% more for clothing

  Argentina help_outline Papua New Guinea help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$48.01
$813.65
$34.95
PGK114.74
-27.2%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$36.23
$614.06
$29.32
PGK96.27
-19.1%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$63.37
$1,073.99
$62.79
PGK206.15
-0.9%
Men's business shoes (leather) $68.26
$1,156.74
$97.74
PGK320.89
+43.2%

Argentina vs. Papua New Guinea - Cost of clothing
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