Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CH$5,696
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,872
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,389
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$765
12 eggs, large CH$2,040
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$1,028
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$3,906
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$1,007
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$794
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$929
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,153
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,433
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$453
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$733,170
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area CH$476,637
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$122,277
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area CH$505,403
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area CH$310,992
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio CH$78,044
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) CH$23,948
40” flat screen TV CH$248,193
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$47,013
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$7,881
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$4,192
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$35,442
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) CH$24,779
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$47,923
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$59,144
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$12,344,700
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$750
Monthly ticket public transport CH$37,080
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CH$3,935
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$3,163
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CH$7,338
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) CH$32,298
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$4,594
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,477
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$2,914
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,670
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,343
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$7,343
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$18,473
2 tickets to the movies CH$8,366
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$21,987
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$34,787
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,077
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,225
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,742
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$34,930
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CH$3,150
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,579 prices entered by 258 different people.
Latest price update: May 23, 2017.

Santiago position in our World Ranking

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154th
out of 228
latin america
15th
out of 34

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

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