Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 8,059 prices entered by 695 different people.
Latest price update: January 25, 2015.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district CH$5,481
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,578
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,177
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$692
12 eggs, large CH$1,766
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$798
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$3,246
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$775
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes CH$758
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$704
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,331
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,193
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$490
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$717,084
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$91,556
Internet 8MB (1 month) CH$21,091
40” flat screen TV CH$241,737
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt CH$39,342
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$6,687
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$3,846
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$34,771
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) CH$23,904
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) CH$37,362
1 pair of leather business shoes CH$45,597
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$9,162,370
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$880
Monthly ticket public transport CH$36,431
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) CH$6,044
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) CH$4,797
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$3,894
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,184
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$2,263
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,411
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,381
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$8,348
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$21,864
2 tickets to the movies CH$7,698
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$75,759
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert CH$33,077
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,126
Capuccino in expat area of the city CH$1,979
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,209
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$34,252
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes CH$2,656

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