Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district CH$5,574
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,619
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,611
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$758
12 eggs, large CH$2,077
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$956
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$4,372
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$902
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes CH$668
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$889
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,272
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,340
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$418
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$750,826
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$74,077
Internet 8MB (1 month) CH$30,811
40” flat screen TV CH$287,475
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt CH$51,615
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$7,843
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$3,635
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$33,043
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) CH$22,921
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) CH$41,536
1 pair of leather business shoes CH$55,323
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$8,864,520
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$793
Monthly ticket public transport CH$37,047
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) CH$6,572
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) CH$3,283
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$2,358
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,600
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,540
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$7,443
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$21,521
2 tickets to the movies CH$8,621
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$23,913
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert CH$34,384
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,223
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,061
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,364
iPod nano 16GB CH$159,603
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$127
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$30,459
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CH$3,001
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 9,518 prices entered by 812 different people.
Latest price update: August 01, 2015.

Santiago position in our World Ranking

the world
125th
out of 198
latin america
8th
out of 27

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