Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CH$6,221
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,731
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,518
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$745
12 eggs, large CH$2,211
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$1,003
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$4,101
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$983
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$836
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$922
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$3,739
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,346
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$457
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$820,786
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area CH$475,044
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$80,838
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area CH$517,779
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area CH$326,354
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio CH$56,738
Internet 8MB (1 month) CH$23,039
40” flat screen TV CH$262,227
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$53,457
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$8,344
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$4,269
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$35,174
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) CH$29,023
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$46,002
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$55,210
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$11,744,100
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$742
Monthly ticket public transport CH$40,248
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CH$4,750
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$2,824
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CH$4,683
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) CH$31,513
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$4,467
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,508
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$2,500
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,835
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,577
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$7,685
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$21,788
2 tickets to the movies CH$8,459
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$44,683
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$37,385
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,066
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,214
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,504
iPod nano 16GB CH$117,537
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$121
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$40,314
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CH$3,009
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,449 prices entered by 174 different people.
Latest price update: August 29, 2016.

Santiago position in our World Ranking

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164th
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11th
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