Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district CH$5,609
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,753
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,509
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$711
12 eggs, large CH$1,902
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$899
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$4,203
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$920
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes CH$587
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$739
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,393
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,379
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$376
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$771,326
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$67,927
Internet 8MB (1 month) CH$22,143
40” flat screen TV CH$264,548
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt CH$42,106
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$7,834
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$6,384
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$32,988
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) CH$22,412
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) CH$37,409
1 pair of leather business shoes CH$50,187
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$8,895,790
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$791
Monthly ticket public transport CH$37,063
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) CH$7,062
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) CH$3,514
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$4,735
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,383
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$2,368
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,453
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,369
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$8,286
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$19,768
2 tickets to the movies CH$7,445
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$22,230
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert CH$33,991
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,822
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,144
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,157
iPod nano 16GB CH$151,077
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$162
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$30,225
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CH$3,140
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 8,684 prices entered by 741 different people.
Latest price update: April 20, 2015.

Santiago position in our World Ranking

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117th
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5th
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