Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district CH$5,682
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,638
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,582
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$749
12 eggs, large CH$2,153
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$938
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$4,391
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$881
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes CH$675
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$911
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,234
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,364
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$422
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$745,041
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$78,715
Internet 8MB (1 month) CH$31,010
40” flat screen TV CH$280,385
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt CH$51,353
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$7,966
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$6,539
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$33,132
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) CH$23,149
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) CH$42,236
1 pair of leather business shoes CH$60,554
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$8,841,240
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$787
Monthly ticket public transport CH$35,186
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) CH$6,215
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) CH$3,243
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$5,333
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,446
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$2,341
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,614
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,455
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$7,423
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$21,556
2 tickets to the movies CH$8,896
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$23,446
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert CH$36,461
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$5,340
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,068
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,269
iPod nano 16GB CH$167,809
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$134
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$31,216
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CH$3,021
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 9,624 prices entered by 826 different people.
Latest price update: August 28, 2015.

Santiago position in our World Ranking

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124th
out of 193
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7th
out of 25

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