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$5,447 ($9)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,756 ($6)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,278 ($3.67)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$757 ($1.22)
12 eggs, large CH$2,077 ($3.35)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$939 ($1.51)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$3,825 ($6)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$976 ($1.57)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$685 ($1.10)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$918 ($1.48)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,831 ($8)
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,492 ($2.40)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$401 ($0.65)
Housing [Edit]
CLP USD
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$706,934 ($1,139)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area CH$474,146 ($764)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$127,958 ($206)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area CH$473,353 ($762)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area CH$283,422 ($456)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio CH$78,566 ($127)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) CH$18,837 ($30)
40” flat screen TV CH$256,030 ($412)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$45,646 ($74)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$8,783 ($14)
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$4,244 ($7)
Clothes [Edit]
CLP USD
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$36,321 ($58)
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) CH$26,088 ($42)
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$47,013 ($76)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$59,663 ($96)
Transportation [Edit]
CLP USD
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$12,085,000 ($19,464)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$748 ($1.20)
Monthly ticket public transport CH$37,064 ($60)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CH$4,111 ($7)
Personal Care [Edit]
CLP USD
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$3,166 ($5.10)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CH$6,635 ($11)
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) CH$30,853 ($50)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$4,317 ($7)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,481 ($4.00)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$3,068 ($4.94)
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,647 ($2.65)
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,354 ($2.18)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$7,478 ($12)
Entertainment [Edit]
CLP USD
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$19,977 ($32)
2 tickets to the movies CH$7,845 ($13)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$18,117 ($29)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$33,585 ($54)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,157 ($7)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,227 ($3.59)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,713 ($4.37)
iPad Air 2, 64GB CH$361,839 ($583)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$72 ($0.12)
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$34,187 ($55)
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CH$3,233 ($5.21)
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,590 prices entered by 320 different people.
Latest price update: October 19, 2017.

Santiago position in our World Ranking

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199th
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16th
out of 53

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