Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CH$5,726
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,809
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,314
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$770
12 eggs, large CH$2,093
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$1,022
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$3,946
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$1,014
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$753
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$954
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,229
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,448
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$448
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$709,214
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area CH$457,915
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$135,283
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area CH$498,900
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area CH$296,007
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio CH$81,429
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) CH$23,297
40” flat screen TV CH$255,575
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$47,365
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$8,450
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$3,571
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$36,819
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) CH$26,856
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$47,354
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$57,665
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$12,249,100
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$747
Monthly ticket public transport CH$37,817
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CH$4,643
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$3,083
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CH$6,706
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) CH$33,043
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$4,042
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,428
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$3,039
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,612
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,361
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$7,704
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$18,820
2 tickets to the movies CH$8,190
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$19,622
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$34,213
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,079
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,211
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,700
iPod nano 16GB CH$145,362
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$78
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$35,635
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CH$3,145
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,575 prices entered by 277 different people.
Latest price update: July 20, 2017.

Santiago position in our World Ranking

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187th
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19th
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