Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CH$5,504
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,764
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,278
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$775
12 eggs, large CH$2,130
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$964
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$4,205
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$976
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$685
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$935
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,807
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,448
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$434
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$704,400
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area CH$467,739
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$127,958
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area CH$478,527
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area CH$283,263
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio CH$78,566
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) CH$21,850
40” flat screen TV CH$256,030
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$46,323
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$8,783
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$4,202
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$36,321
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) CH$26,088
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$47,243
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$59,663
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$12,032,500
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$745
Monthly ticket public transport CH$37,367
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CH$4,306
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$3,166
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CH$6,635
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) CH$32,759
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$4,317
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,468
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$3,019
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,630
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,327
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$7,819
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$19,580
2 tickets to the movies CH$7,973
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$18,117
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$34,253
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,109
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,169
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,669
iPad Air 2, 64GB CH$373,736
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$75
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$34,467
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CH$3,203
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,805 prices entered by 323 different people.
Latest price update: September 23, 2017.

Santiago position in our World Ranking

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17th
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