Cost of living in Rancagua, Chile

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CH$4,106
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,879
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,270
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$704
12 eggs, large CH$1,524
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$794
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$3,081
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$667
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$800
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$1,272
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,444
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,242
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$600
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$381,291
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area CH$313,977
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$50,000
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area -
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area -
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio CH$15,000
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) CH$25,000
40” flat screen TV CH$280,000
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$60,000
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$5,995
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$1,501
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$39,423
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) CH$30,000
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$42,101
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$40,975
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$15,490,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$801
Monthly ticket public transport -
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$4,575
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) -
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) CH$32,990
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) -
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,555
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$3,443
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,643
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,167
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$6,539
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$25,034
2 tickets to the movies CH$9,500
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$38,486
1 cocktail drink in downtown club -
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,250
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,500
iPad Air 2, 64GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$100
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$31,333
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes -
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 15 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: January 12, 2017.

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