- Cost of Living
- Chile
- Egypt
- Chillan
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Chillan, Chile**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 54% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Chillan (Chile) is 54% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | CH$3,074 (E£ 90) | E£ 72 | + 24% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | CH$2,338 (E£ 68) | E£ 72 | - 5% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | CH$1,500 (E£ 44) | E£ 37 | + 17% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | CH$650 (E£ 19) | E£ 14 | + 40% | |

12 eggs, large | CH$1,500 (E£ 44) | E£ 20 | + 117% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | CH$800 (E£ 23) | E£ 14 | + 66% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | CH$1,500 (E£ 44) | E£ 29 | + 51% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | CH$500 (E£ 15) | E£ 21 | - 31% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | CH$900 (E£ 26) | E£ 5.86 | + 348% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | CH$1,000 (E£ 29) | E£ 19 | + 51% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | CH$3,593 (E£ 105) | E£ 92 | + 13% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | CH$1,637 (E£ 48) | E£ 11 | + 322% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | CH$600 (E£ 17) | E£ 10 | + 69% | |

Housing | + 79% | |||

Housing in Chillan (Chile) is 79% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | CH$283,333 (E£ 8,263) | E£ 5,401 | + 53% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | CH$275,000 (E£ 8,020) | E£ 3,866 | + 107% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | CH$160,000 (E£ 4,666) | E£ 898 | + 420% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | CH$200,000 (E£ 5,832) | E£ 3,625 | + 61% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | CH$150,000 (E£ 4,374) | E£ 2,335 | + 87% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | CH$80,000 (E£ 2,333) | E£ 736 | + 217% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | CH$20,000 (E£ 583) | E£ 365 | + 60% | |

40” flat screen TV | CH$237,500 (E£ 6,926) | E£ 6,508 | + 6% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | CH$50,000 (E£ 1,458) | E£ 1,877 | - 22% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | CH$3,000 (E£ 87) | E£ 67 | + 30% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | CH$5,000 (E£ 146) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 9% | |||

Clothes in Chillan (Chile) is 9% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | CH$27,862 (E£ 813) | E£ 740 | + 10% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | CH$27,138 (E£ 791) | E£ 681 | + 16% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | CH$37,912 (E£ 1,106) | E£ 1,691 | - 35% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | CH$38,585 (E£ 1,125) | E£ 777 | + 45% | |

Transportation | + 64% | |||

Transportation in Chillan (Chile) is 64% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | CH$10,000,000 (E£ 291,623) | E£ 453,039 | - 36% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | CH$899 (E£ 26) | E£ 3.88 | + 576% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | CH$22,404 (E£ 653) | E£ 182 | + 258% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 126 | - | |

Personal Care | + 189% | |||

Personal Care in Chillan (Chile) is 189% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | CH$2,000 (E£ 58) | E£ 33 | + 78% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | CH$2,000 (E£ 58) | E£ 72 | - 19% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | CH$50,000 (E£ 1,458) | E£ 200 | + 629% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | - | E£ 40 | - | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | CH$1,500 (E£ 44) | E£ 21 | + 108% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | CH$2,000 (E£ 58) | E£ 26 | + 127% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | CH$1,000 (E£ 29) | E£ 20 | + 47% | |

Tube of toothpaste | CH$1,000 (E£ 29) | E£ 15 | + 99% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | CH$4,000 (E£ 117) | E£ 46 | + 153% | |

Entertainment | + 35% | |||

Entertainment in Chillan (Chile) is 35% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | CH$9,131 (E£ 266) | E£ 153 | + 74% | |

2 tickets to the movies | CH$4,656 (E£ 136) | E£ 99 | + 37% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | CH$14,008 (E£ 409) | E£ 520 | - 21% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | CH$19,102 (E£ 557) | E£ 249 | + 124% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | CH$3,283 (E£ 96) | E£ 52 | + 84% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | CH$1,286 (E£ 38) | E£ 25 | + 49% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | CH$1,522 (E£ 44) | E£ 19 | + 128% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 11,487 | - | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | - | E£ 0.23 | - | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | CH$20,000 (E£ 583) | E£ 416 | + 40% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | CH$2,900 (E£ 85) | E£ 28 | + 202% | |

TOTAL | + 61% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 298 prices entered by 27 different people.

These prices were last updated on April 26, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.02916
EGP
/
CLP

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#
Cost of living in
**Chillan (Chile)**
is
**61% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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