Cost of living in Antofagasta, Chile

Summary of cost of living in Antofagasta

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: CH$1,979,842
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: CH$975,197
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on data that may have some inconsistencies at the moment. They already provide a decent estimate but they are not currently bullet-proof.
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List of prices in Antofagasta, Chile. Current as of May 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CH$8,376
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) CH$4,372
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$1,991
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$808
12 eggs, large CH$2,029
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$880
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$3,147
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$1,126
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$791
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$889
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$5,806
2 liters of coca-cola CH$1,607
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$696
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area CH$745,275
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area CH$509,182
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$74,389
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area CH$532,413
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area CH$413,096
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio CH$55,622
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) CH$20,165
40” flat screen tv CH$277,689
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$54,299
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$8,589
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$3,524
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) CH$36,520
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) CH$29,503
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$47,307
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$63,683
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$9,501,520
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$802
Monthly ticket public transport CH$32,875
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CH$7,758
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$3,130
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CH$6,501
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) CH$35,928
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) CH$3,885
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,373
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$3,158
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,867
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,909
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$8,096
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$21,941
2 tickets to the movies CH$9,216
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$31,149
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$36,243
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$6,888
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,710
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,647
Ipad wi-fi 128gb CH$376,471
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$165
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$40,435
1 package of marlboro cigarettes CH$3,248
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 273 prices entered by 24 different people.
Latest price update: May 27, 2020

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