Cost of living in San Jose, California (United States) is 42% more expensive than in Arica (Chile)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 698 prices entered by 178 different people.
For example, you would need at least CH$4,359,861 ($6,669) in San Jose, California to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with CH$3,080,000 in Arica.