Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

List of prices in Santiago, Chile. Current as of Jan 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CH$6,130
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$4,216
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,514
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$777
12 eggs, large CH$1,903
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$946
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$3,319
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$953
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$758
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$1,063
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,399
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,377
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$570
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$726,732
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area CH$461,861
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$88,395
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area CH$520,492
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area CH$354,937
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio CH$53,958
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) CH$16,471
40” flat screen TV CH$220,406
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$48,974
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$8,920
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$3,930
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$33,130
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) CH$19,956
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$40,412
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$51,281
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$14,283,800
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$791
Monthly ticket public transport CH$35,705
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CH$3,575
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$2,597
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CH$7,396
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) CH$35,228
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$5,326
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,615
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$2,662
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,681
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,405
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$8,535
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$22,679
2 tickets to the movies CH$8,573
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$35,084
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$32,537
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,452
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,286
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$3,046
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB CH$321,214
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$93
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$26,246
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CH$3,587
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,973 prices entered by 270 different people.
Latest price update: January 19, 2019.

Santiago position in our World Ranking

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10th
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