- Cost of Living
- Chile
- Egypt
- Punta Arenas
- Alexandria
- Comparison

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

Currency:

Food | + 94% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Punta Arenas (Chile) is 94% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | CH$5,217 (E£ 146) | E£ 72 | + 102% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | CH$3,702 (E£ 104) | E£ 72 | + 45% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | CH$1,850 (E£ 52) | E£ 37 | + 39% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | CH$802 (E£ 22) | E£ 14 | + 66% | |

12 eggs, large | CH$2,426 (E£ 68) | E£ 20 | + 237% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | CH$1,272 (E£ 36) | E£ 14 | + 153% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | CH$3,833 (E£ 107) | E£ 29 | + 271% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | CH$1,256 (E£ 35) | E£ 21 | + 67% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | CH$1,058 (E£ 30) | E£ 5.86 | + 405% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | CH$917 (E£ 26) | E£ 19 | + 32% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | CH$5,115 (E£ 143) | E£ 92 | + 55% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | CH$1,448 (E£ 40) | E£ 11 | + 258% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | CH$499 (E£ 14) | E£ 10 | + 35% | |

Housing | + 126% | |||

Housing in Punta Arenas (Chile) is 126% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | CH$558,713 (E£ 15,622) | E£ 5,401 | + 189% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | CH$373,910 (E£ 10,455) | E£ 3,866 | + 170% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | CH$77,576 (E£ 2,169) | E£ 898 | + 142% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | CH$441,090 (E£ 12,333) | E£ 3,602 | + 242% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | CH$237,656 (E£ 6,645) | E£ 2,335 | + 185% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | CH$76,667 (E£ 2,144) | E£ 736 | + 191% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | CH$22,976 (E£ 642) | E£ 365 | + 76% | |

40” flat screen TV | CH$267,576 (E£ 7,482) | E£ 6,508 | + 15% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | CH$41,667 (E£ 1,165) | E£ 1,877 | - 38% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | CH$5,667 (E£ 158) | E£ 67 | + 135% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | CH$1,719 (E£ 48) | - | - | |

Clothes | - 25% | |||

Clothes in Punta Arenas (Chile) is 25% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | CH$31,792 (E£ 889) | E£ 740 | + 20% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | CH$13,673 (E£ 382) | E£ 681 | - 44% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | CH$38,495 (E£ 1,076) | E£ 1,691 | - 36% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | CH$53,748 (E£ 1,503) | E£ 777 | + 94% | |

Transportation | + 105% | |||

Transportation in Punta Arenas (Chile) is 105% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | CH$8,699,660 (E£ 243,252) | E£ 453,039 | - 46% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | CH$781 (E£ 22) | E£ 3.88 | + 463% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | CH$35,377 (E£ 989) | E£ 182 | + 442% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | CH$7,731 (E£ 216) | E£ 101 | + 115% | |

Personal Care | + 237% | |||

Personal Care in Punta Arenas (Chile) is 237% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | CH$4,308 (E£ 120) | E£ 33 | + 268% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | CH$7,000 (E£ 196) | E£ 72 | + 170% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | CH$28,766 (E£ 804) | E£ 200 | + 302% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | CH$3,997 (E£ 112) | E£ 40 | + 179% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | CH$3,020 (E£ 84) | E£ 21 | + 302% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | CH$2,788 (E£ 78) | E£ 26 | + 203% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | CH$1,745 (E£ 49) | E£ 20 | + 146% | |

Tube of toothpaste | CH$1,997 (E£ 56) | E£ 15 | + 280% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | CH$7,333 (E£ 205) | E£ 46 | + 345% | |

Entertainment | + 130% | |||

Entertainment in Punta Arenas (Chile) is 130% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | CH$16,990 (E£ 475) | E£ 153 | + 210% | |

2 tickets to the movies | CH$7,040 (E£ 197) | E£ 99 | + 99% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | CH$15,000 (E£ 419) | E£ 520 | - 19% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | CH$27,489 (E£ 769) | E£ 249 | + 209% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | CH$4,879 (E£ 136) | E£ 52 | + 162% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | CH$1,998 (E£ 56) | E£ 25 | + 122% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | CH$2,133 (E£ 60) | E£ 19 | + 206% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | CH$250,000 (E£ 6,990) | E£ 11,487 | - 39% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | CH$173 (E£ 4.85) | E£ 0.23 | + 2035% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | CH$38,010 (E£ 1,063) | E£ 416 | + 155% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | CH$2,900 (E£ 81) | E£ 28 | + 190% | |

TOTAL | + 105% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 444 prices entered by 28 different people.

These prices were last updated on June 18, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.02796
EGP
/
CLP

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#
Cost of living in
**Punta Arenas (Chile)**
is
**105% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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