Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district CH$5,648
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,723
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,507
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$741
12 eggs, large CH$1,854
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$957
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$4,097
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$910
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes CH$608
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$925
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,314
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,344
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$465
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$750,489
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$64,443
Internet 8MB (1 month) CH$36,555
40” flat screen TV CH$255,624
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt CH$42,609
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$7,444
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$6,231
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$32,041
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) CH$23,008
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) CH$37,746
1 pair of leather business shoes CH$50,635
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$8,704,270
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$791
Monthly ticket public transport CH$37,117
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) CH$4,764
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) CH$3,302
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$5,272
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,479
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$2,403
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,520
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,480
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$8,281
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$19,790
2 tickets to the movies CH$7,823
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$19,907
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert CH$33,272
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,404
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,223
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,223
iPod nano 16GB CH$175,657
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$142
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$31,282
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CH$3,020
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 9,101 prices entered by 783 different people.
Latest price update: June 29, 2015.

Santiago position in our World Ranking

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118th
out of 201
latin america
6th
out of 26

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