Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CH$6,320
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,579
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,730
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$772
12 eggs, large CH$2,021
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$980
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$4,254
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$888
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$756
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$896
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,009
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,321
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$436
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$813,709
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area CH$522,867
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$72,973
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area CH$483,368
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area CH$304,519
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio CH$50,310
Internet 8MB (1 month) CH$23,003
40” flat screen TV CH$253,344
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$49,315
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$8,177
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$3,259
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$35,747
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) CH$22,465
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$43,007
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$53,922
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$10,533,100
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$772
Monthly ticket public transport CH$36,535
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CH$5,011
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$2,931
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CH$8,791
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) CH$33,658
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$5,002
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,500
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$2,438
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,736
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,523
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$7,698
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$20,241
2 tickets to the movies CH$8,602
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$23,107
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$36,191
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,321
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,086
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,371
iPod nano 16GB CH$153,369
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$133
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$32,826
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CH$2,976
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 10,346 prices entered by 906 different people.
Latest price update: February 13, 2016.

Santiago position in our World Ranking

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153rd
out of 241
latin america
8th
out of 37

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