Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

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Food [Edit]
CLP USD
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CH$5,419 ($8)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,726 ($5.84)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,279 ($3.57)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$766 ($1.20)
12 eggs, large CH$2,233 ($3.50)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$957 ($1.50)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$3,969 ($6)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$946 ($1.48)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$696 ($1.09)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$941 ($1.47)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,931 ($8)
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,487 ($2.33)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$412 ($0.65)
Housing [Edit]
CLP USD
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$705,313 ($1,105)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area CH$471,095 ($738)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$108,247 ($170)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area CH$524,300 ($822)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area CH$298,498 ($468)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio CH$66,109 ($104)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) CH$18,219 ($29)
40” flat screen TV CH$262,147 ($411)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$44,994 ($71)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$8,114 ($13)
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$4,423 ($7)
Clothes [Edit]
CLP USD
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$37,055 ($58)
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) CH$27,334 ($43)
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$47,530 ($74)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$56,453 ($88)
Transportation [Edit]
CLP USD
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$11,798,900 ($18,491)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$749 ($1.17)
Monthly ticket public transport CH$37,543 ($59)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CH$5,373 ($8)
Personal Care [Edit]
CLP USD
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$3,271 ($5.13)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CH$6,886 ($11)
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) CH$30,869 ($48)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$4,525 ($7)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,270 ($3.56)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$3,205 ($5.02)
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,697 ($2.66)
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,274 ($2.00)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$6,571 ($10)
Entertainment [Edit]
CLP USD
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$20,143 ($32)
2 tickets to the movies CH$8,004 ($13)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$18,008 ($28)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$34,202 ($54)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,230 ($7)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,197 ($3.44)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,643 ($4.14)
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB CH$352,638 ($553)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$83 ($0.13)
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$34,404 ($54)
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CH$3,273 ($5.13)
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,554 prices entered by 331 different people.
Latest price update: December 16, 2017.

Santiago position in our World Ranking

the world
210th
out of 343
latin america
12th
out of 55

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

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