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Mar del Plata is an Argentine city in the southeast part of Buenos Aires Province located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. It is the head of General Pueyrredón Partido. Mar del Plata is the second largest city in Buenos Aires Province. The name "Mar del Plata" has the meaning of "sea of the Plate region" or "adjoining sea to the (River) Plate region". Mar del Plata is one of the major fishing ports and the biggest seaside beach resort in Argentina.With a population of 614,350 as per the 2010 census [INDEC], it is the 7th largest city in Argentina.

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Facts and Stats for Mar Del Plata*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mar Del Plata

    Know the pollution level of Mar Del Plata before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • Mar Del Plata: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Mar Del Plata for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mar Del Plata.

    • Burglary and Theft 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 68.75 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 65.63 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 78.13 (High)
    • Car Stealing 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 65.63 (High)
  • Living in Mar Del Plata - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 38.94 (Low)
    • Pollution Index 23.28 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 28 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 23.97 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.43 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.66 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 58.57 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mar Del Plata

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mar Del Plata

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 50.51 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 38.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.85 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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