Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district CH$5,561
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,766
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,405
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$734
12 eggs, large CH$1,948
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$898
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$4,614
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$923
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes CH$549
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$721
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,533
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,349
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$391
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$801,296
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$71,730
Internet 8MB (1 month) CH$20,424
40” flat screen TV CH$269,534
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt CH$41,942
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$7,819
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$6,597
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$31,890
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) CH$23,053
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) CH$37,919
1 pair of leather business shoes CH$46,699
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$9,539,560
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$799
Monthly ticket public transport CH$37,173
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) CH$6,944
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) CH$3,591
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$4,297
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,386
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$2,363
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,481
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,424
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$6,516
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$18,596
2 tickets to the movies CH$8,056
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$20,385
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert CH$33,125
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,266
Capuccino in expat area of the city CH$1,872
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$1,998
iPod nano 16GB CH$154,963
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$178
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$30,628
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CH$2,997
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 8,489 prices entered by 729 different people.
Latest price update: March 26, 2015.

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