Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

Change the currency:
Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CH$5,665
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,837
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,398
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$767
12 eggs, large CH$2,116
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$1,036
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$3,915
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$1,014
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$763
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$953
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,200
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,455
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$468
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$723,244
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area CH$471,471
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$125,392
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area CH$504,901
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area CH$302,886
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio CH$79,429
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) CH$23,406
40” flat screen TV CH$256,074
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$47,933
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$8,336
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$3,616
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$35,710
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) CH$31,037
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$47,834
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$58,534
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$12,266,900
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$745
Monthly ticket public transport CH$37,293
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CH$4,299
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$3,203
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CH$6,403
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) CH$32,817
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$4,396
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,391
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$3,001
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,658
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,327
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$7,638
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$18,136
2 tickets to the movies CH$8,339
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$20,709
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$34,419
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,088
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,198
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,702
iPod nano 16GB CH$140,140
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$77
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$35,880
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CH$3,144
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,632 prices entered by 271 different people.
Latest price update: June 22, 2017.

Santiago position in our World Ranking

the world
176th
out of 270
latin america
15th
out of 44

Cheapest and most expensive products in Santiago compared to other cities:

latin america
1st
latin america
2nd
latin america
2nd
latin america
3rd
latin america
3rd

Do you live in Santiago? We need your help!

What is the price of

Summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers)

in Santiago?

CH$

International Cost of Living Index

loading...

Recent Prices Added

  • 3 lb bag of apples in Scottsdale, Arizona costs $4.39 (4 minutes ago)
  • Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) in Grand Cayman costs CI$11 (37 minutes ago)
  • Utilities, monthly for 2 people in 85 m2 in Porto Alegre costs R$ 1,000 (37 minutes ago)
  • Monthly rent - 900 sqft furnished accommodation in expensive area in San Francisco, California costs $3,050 (41 minutes ago)
  • Monthly rent - 45 m2 furnished studio in normal area in Guangzhou costs 元3,150 (42 minutes ago)
  • Monthly rent - 900 sqft furnished accommodation in expensive area in Dhaka costs Taka 40,660 (about 1 hour ago)

What do you think about the cost of living in Santiago?