Cost of Living Comparison

USD
COMPARED TO
ARS

Northern Mariana Islands is 2.1 times more expensive than Argentina.

If you lived in Argentina instead of Northern Mariana Islands, you would:
local_dining

pay 38.8% less for restaurants

  Northern Mariana Islands help_outline Argentina help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $10.00 $6.49
$110.02
-35.1%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$10.00 $5.24
$88.87
-47.6%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.00 $0.97
$16.39
-3.3%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.00 $0.76
$12.87
-24.0%

Northern Mariana Islands vs. Argentina - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 47.6% less for groceries

  Northern Mariana Islands help_outline Argentina help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$3.58 $1.16
$19.58
-67.8%
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.51 $3.17
$53.77
-42.4%
Milk (1 gallon) $7.96 $3.56
$60.27
-55.3%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.99 $1.65
$27.96
-44.8%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $3.00 $1.81
$30.63
-39.8%
Apples (1 lb) ?? $0.64
$10.81
Bananas (1 lb) ?? $0.60
$10.16
Oranges (1 lb) ?? $0.40
$6.72
Tomatoes (1 lb) ?? $0.56
$9.53
Potatoes (1 lb) ?? $0.31
$5.20
Onions (1 lb) ?? $0.34
$5.74

Northern Mariana Islands vs. Argentina - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 59.1% less for transportation

  Northern Mariana Islands help_outline Argentina help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.29 $3.48
$59.02
-18.8%
Monthly public transit pass ?? $18.69
$316.74
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) ?? $15,309.66
$259,452.84
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $17.91 $6.88
$116.55
-61.6%

Northern Mariana Islands vs. Argentina - Cost of transportation
home

pay 61.8% less for housing

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Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$80.00 $31.89
$540.44
-60.1%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $583.33 $232.80
$3,945.20
-60.1%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $466.67 $184.39
$3,124.88
-60.5%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$192.40 $55.98
$948.64
-70.9%

Northern Mariana Islands vs. Argentina - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 51.0% less for childcare

  Northern Mariana Islands help_outline Argentina help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $266.67 $94.38
$1,599.48
-64.6%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $5,400.00 $2,681.70
$45,446.74
-50.3%

Northern Mariana Islands vs. Argentina - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 76.8% less for entertainment and sports

  Northern Mariana Islands help_outline Argentina help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.00 $2.00
$33.89
-50.0%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.75 $1.56
$26.47
-58.4%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$5.00 $1.88
$31.90
-62.4%
Monthly membership at local gym $111.67 $20.83
$352.99
-81.3%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $7.75 $4.36
$73.94
-43.7%

Northern Mariana Islands vs. Argentina - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 19.7% less for clothing

  Northern Mariana Islands help_outline Argentina help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$60.00 $48.01
$813.65
-20.0%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$19.00 $36.23
$614.06
+90.7%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$100.00 $63.37
$1,073.99
-36.6%
Men's business shoes (leather) $90.00 $68.26
$1,156.74
-24.2%

Northern Mariana Islands vs. Argentina - Cost of clothing
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