Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CH$5,720
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,855
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,219
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$741
12 eggs, large CH$2,068
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$956
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$3,921
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$998
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$752
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$906
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,113
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,424
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$452
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$716,914
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area CH$473,858
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$135,876
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area CH$506,577
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area CH$311,648
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio CH$86,163
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) CH$24,699
40” flat screen TV CH$245,720
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$47,824
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$8,165
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$3,999
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$35,546
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) CH$27,239
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$46,174
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$57,550
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$12,316,900
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$742
Monthly ticket public transport CH$36,644
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CH$4,397
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$2,833
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CH$5,466
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) CH$32,108
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$4,260
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,226
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$2,952
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,699
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,293
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$7,287
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$19,068
2 tickets to the movies CH$8,041
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$39,674
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$36,584
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,156
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,062
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,793
iPod nano 16GB CH$151,853
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$77
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$35,822
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CH$3,176
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,279 prices entered by 243 different people.
Latest price update: March 28, 2017.

Santiago position in our World Ranking

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19th
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