Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CH$5,640
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,859
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,516
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$769
12 eggs, large CH$2,180
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$986
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$3,710
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$863
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$718
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$1,084
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,898
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,467
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$506
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$704,246
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area CH$472,920
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$97,417
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area CH$511,583
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area CH$308,207
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio CH$70,219
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) CH$16,997
40” flat screen TV CH$271,032
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$46,219
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$8,052
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$4,575
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$37,450
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) CH$25,330
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$48,064
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$55,043
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$12,672,400
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$755
Monthly ticket public transport CH$36,776
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CH$6,326
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$3,212
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CH$7,399
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) CH$30,910
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$4,951
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,398
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$2,733
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,751
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,436
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$7,474
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$23,683
2 tickets to the movies CH$8,298
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$18,482
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$33,675
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,379
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,101
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,750
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB CH$330,892
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$73
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$31,178
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CH$3,339
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,267 prices entered by 311 different people.
Latest price update: April 20, 2018.

Santiago position in our World Ranking

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8th
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