Cost of living in Punta Arenas, Chile

Summary of cost of living in Punta Arenas

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: CH$2,089,086
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: CH$976,865
  • Cost of living in Punta Arenas is more expensive than in 64% of cities in Latin America (17 out of 45)
  • Cost of living in Punta Arenas is cheaper than in 72% of cities in the World (196 out of 272)
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List of prices in Punta Arenas
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CH$10,326
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) CH$5,361
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$1,928
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$1,026
12 eggs, large CH$2,102
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$2,050
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$4,853
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$1,807
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$1,089
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$1,254
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,994
2 liters of coca-cola CH$2,016
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$825
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area CH$715,533
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area CH$476,780
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$101,458
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area CH$460,208
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area CH$329,762
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio CH$92,715
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) CH$20,198
40” flat screen tv CH$263,551
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$56,991
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$9,671
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$5,331
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) CH$37,467
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) CH$23,317
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$46,568
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$50,519
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$11,088,500
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$1,034
Monthly ticket public transport CH$35,168
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CH$6,546
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$5,174
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CH$9,058
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) CH$39,609
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) CH$4,965
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$3,261
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$2,879
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$2,297
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,795
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$13,086
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$17,574
2 tickets to the movies CH$7,936
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$27,381
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$35,647
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,730
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,650
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,848
Ipad wi-fi 128gb CH$386,503
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$93
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$38,429
1 package of marlboro cigarettes CH$3,715
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 117 prices entered by 10 different people.
Latest price update: May 18, 2022

Punta Arenas position in our World Ranking

the world
196th
out of 272
latin america
17th
out of 45
chile
2nd
out of 4

Cheapest and most expensive products in Punta Arenas compared to other cities:

latin america
3rd
latin america
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