South America

Buenos Aires

A mix of old European grandeur and Latin spirit, this energetic and colorful South American capital is the beating heart of Argentina and home to 14 million inhabitants. As a financial, industrial and commercial hub, it has significant economic power, but the city’s other strength lies in its cultural wealth. Known for its traditions of football, tango and 'mate' (a herbal tea), today’s Buenos Aires is also a modern, cosmopolitan mecca of stylish restaurants, upscale nightclubs and countless theatres, cinemas, museums and lively plazas its locals can be proud of.

City rank out of 77 cities

Price level
45
Earning level
52
Purchasing power
65
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Facts about Buenos Aires

Price Level Index
Buenos Aires
66.6
New York
100.0
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1
5
45
77
Earnings Level Index
Buenos Aires
24.1
New York
100.0
Global rankingShow all cities
1
7
52
77
Working Time
Buenos Aires
0/ 53.1m
New York
0/ 15.2m
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1
12
62
77
Purchasing Power Index
Buenos Aires
36.1
New York
100.0
Global rankingShow all cities
1
10
65
77
Did you know…
This city of "fair winds" boasts more football stadiums than any other in the world, the most famous being La Bombonera, "the chocolate bowl," home to Boca Juniors, the team that made Diego Maradona a star.