Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CH$5,583
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,804
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,318
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$758
12 eggs, large CH$2,094
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$973
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$3,901
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$942
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$721
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$976
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,811
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,474
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$415
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$691,082
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area CH$464,722
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$107,781
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area CH$498,337
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area CH$286,355
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio CH$82,659
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) CH$18,326
40” flat screen TV CH$263,053
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$44,936
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$8,104
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$4,381
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$37,896
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) CH$27,491
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$48,310
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$55,737
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$12,083,200
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$752
Monthly ticket public transport CH$37,247
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CH$3,969
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$3,158
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CH$6,886
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) CH$30,983
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$4,525
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,294
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$3,149
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,777
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,394
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$6,550
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$20,945
2 tickets to the movies CH$7,851
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$19,146
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$34,208
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,431
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,126
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,651
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB CH$352,638
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$73
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$34,980
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CH$3,283
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,627 prices entered by 326 different people.
Latest price update: January 21, 2018.

Santiago position in our World Ranking

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