Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CH$6,083
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$4,060
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,668
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$791
12 eggs, large CH$1,986
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$977
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$3,524
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$932
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$722
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$1,018
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,679
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,376
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$501
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$736,237
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area CH$468,882
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$92,597
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area CH$517,692
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area CH$345,042
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio CH$65,434
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) CH$16,950
40” flat screen TV CH$234,090
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$48,960
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$7,795
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$3,729
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$36,481
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) CH$21,578
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$43,566
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$49,113
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$13,900,200
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$778
Monthly ticket public transport CH$36,528
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CH$3,955
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$2,641
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CH$8,622
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) CH$33,645
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$5,120
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,624
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$2,646
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,964
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,581
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$7,998
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$24,093
2 tickets to the movies CH$8,168
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$30,291
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$34,879
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,485
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,282
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,907
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB CH$321,941
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$101
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$29,035
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CH$3,584
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,113 prices entered by 269 different people.
Latest price update: November 20, 2018.

Santiago position in our World Ranking

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9th
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