Cost of living in La Serena, Chile

Summary of cost of living in La Serena

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: CH$1,978,972
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: CH$882,310
  • 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.

List of prices in La Serena
Current as of Jan 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CH$8,292
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) CH$5,490
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$3,035
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$912
12 eggs, large CH$2,062
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$1,150
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$3,345
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$1,408
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$916
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$1,056
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$5,562
2 liters of coca-cola CH$1,630
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$449
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area CH$606,738
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area CH$432,237
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$56,609
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area CH$418,779
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area CH$296,954
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio CH$37,984
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) CH$20,346
40” flat screen tv CH$219,551
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$47,896
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$8,307
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$3,756
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) CH$33,083
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) CH$19,629
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$46,581
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$53,777
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$13,803,100
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$1,062
Monthly ticket public transport CH$40,324
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CH$10,643
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$4,748
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CH$6,261
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) CH$81,104
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) CH$5,961
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,632
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$3,020
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,555
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,573
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$8,459
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$19,604
2 tickets to the movies CH$8,534
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$31,498
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$28,851
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$5,199
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,795
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$1,948
Ipad wi-fi 128gb CH$449,455
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$104
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$32,491
1 package of marlboro cigarettes CH$3,463
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 117 prices entered by 15 different people.
Latest price update: January 29, 2023

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