Cost of living in Santiago, Chile

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CH$5,424 ($9)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CH$3,739 ($5.88)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,232 ($3.51)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$759 ($1.19)
12 eggs, large CH$2,097 ($3.30)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$952 ($1.50)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$3,797 ($5.97)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$949 ($1.49)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$679 ($1.07)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$937 ($1.47)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,820 ($8)
2 liters of Coca-Cola CH$1,479 ($2.32)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$405 ($0.64)
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CH$699,649 ($1,100)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area CH$477,944 ($751)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$108,254 ($170)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area CH$501,844 ($789)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area CH$296,957 ($467)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio CH$76,492 ($120)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) CH$18,582 ($29)
40” flat screen TV CH$258,537 ($406)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$43,952 ($69)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$8,788 ($14)
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$4,269 ($7)
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CH$36,558 ($57)
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) CH$26,749 ($42)
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$47,013 ($74)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$59,663 ($94)
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$12,085,000 ($18,998)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$748 ($1.18)
Monthly ticket public transport CH$36,659 ($58)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CH$4,435 ($7)
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$3,166 ($4.98)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CH$6,635 ($10)
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) CH$30,853 ($49)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CH$4,317 ($7)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,481 ($3.90)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$3,068 ($4.82)
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,647 ($2.59)
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,354 ($2.13)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$7,478 ($12)
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$20,148 ($32)
2 tickets to the movies CH$7,951 ($12)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CH$17,449 ($27)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$33,579 ($53)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CH$4,129 ($6)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,159 ($3.39)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$2,685 ($4.22)
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB CH$361,839 ($569)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$72 ($0.11)
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$34,187 ($54)
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CH$3,201 ($5.03)
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,538 prices entered by 329 different people.
Latest price update: November 21, 2017.

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out of 335
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out of 54

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