Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 7,974 prices entered by 687 different people.
Latest price update: December 18, 2014.
Daily menu in the business district CH$5,500
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,462
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,177
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$699
12 eggs, large CH$1,745
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$806
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$3,266
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$733
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes CH$769
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$645
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,619
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,183
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$516
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$719,452
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$79,741
Internet 8MB (1 month) CH$20,681
40” flat screen TV CH$239,634
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt CH$40,190
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$6,817
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$3,846
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$35,958
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) CH$23,218
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) CH$38,254
1 pair of leather business shoes CH$43,813
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$9,144,820
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$857
Monthly ticket public transport CH$36,135
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) CH$5,124
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) CH$4,685
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$3,894
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,170
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$2,336
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,587
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,395
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$7,250
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$19,483
2 tickets to the movies CH$8,357
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$64,696
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert CH$31,765
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,026
Capuccino in expat area of the city CH$1,898
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,237
iPod nano 16GB CH$124,090
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$167
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$37,651
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes CH$2,656

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