Cost of living in Punta Arenas, Chile

Summary of cost of living in Punta Arenas

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: CH$2,399,683
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: CH$1,323,147
  • 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.
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List of prices in Punta Arenas, Chile. Current as of Mar 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CH$9,928
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) CH$5,012
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$1,773
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$866
12 eggs, large CH$2,416
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$1,544
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$4,045
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$1,495
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$1,095
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$1,086
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$5,171
2 liters of coca-cola CH$1,823
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$522
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area CH$1,452,890
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area CH$456,886
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$86,283
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area CH$483,304
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area CH$321,263
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio CH$76,062
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) CH$20,933
40” flat screen tv CH$236,399
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$53,210
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$9,345
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$4,728
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) CH$37,251
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) CH$29,881
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$45,265
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$57,523
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$11,014,400
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$875
Monthly ticket public transport CH$38,371
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CH$7,833
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$6,355
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CH$9,070
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) CH$33,754
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) CH$4,855
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$3,258
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$3,090
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$2,338
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,835
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$12,069
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$19,569
2 tickets to the movies CH$7,813
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$29,428
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$31,325
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$5,613
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,807
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,568
Ipad wi-fi 128gb CH$322,567
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$97
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$41,173
1 package of marlboro cigarettes CH$3,745
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 269 prices entered by 9 different people.
Latest price update: March 04, 2021

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