Australia vs Chile - Cost of Living Comparison

AustraliaChile
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1944
$905
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4489
$2126
🏠 One person rent
$1109
$433
🏘️ Family rent
$1776
$699
🍽️ Food Expenses
$491
$291
🚐 Transport Expenses
$213
$103
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3736
$621
💸 GDP per capita
$51812
$13232
😃 Human freedom index
8.7
8.2
❤️ Life expectancy
82.9
80.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
77
67
🏙️ Population
24.5M
18.1M

The average cost of living in Australia ($1944) is 115% more expensive than in Chile ($905). Australia ranked 11th vs 79th for Chile in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Australia compared to 0.7 months in Chile. Ranked 9th and 47th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Australia vs Chile

AustraliaChile
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.5
$7.84
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$56.6
$36.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.12
$6.17
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.21
$3.31
☕ Cappuccino
$3.3
$3.18
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.41
$1.36
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1186
$427
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$896
$317
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2119
$698
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1427
$537
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$104
$67.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$159
$104
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.9
$25.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.32%
4.81%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6684
$2279
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4707
$1934
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.08
$0.88
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.2
$47.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.6
$9.43
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.04
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.94
$0.89
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.89
$0.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.69
$2.84
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.15
$9.46
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.42
$4.73
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$9.09
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.37
$1.56
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$1.28
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$1.46
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
$1.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.43
$1.04
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$1.2
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.12
$0.77
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.01
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.5
$5.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$1.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$24.9
$5.12
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.46
$5.23
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.2
$3.86
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$2.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.77
$2.04
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$47.3
$37.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.5
$5.92
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$52.8
$39.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.4
$9.94
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.4
$45.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$102
$57.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1498
$338
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12538
$5586

Cities Comparison in Australia vs Chile

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Australia

CityCost of livingPopulation
Sydney
$2352
4.84M
Melbourne
$1953
4.53M
Brisbane
$1968
2.36M
Perth
$1789
2.04M
Adelaide
$1624
1.3M
Gold Coast
$1848
638K
Canberra
$1929
381K
Sunshine Coast
$1743
297K
Wollongong
$1626
262K
Hobart
$1786
222K
Newcastle
$1701
153K
Geelong
$1679
191K
Darwin
$1735
137K
Rockhampton
$1261
78.6K
Townsville
$1281
179K
Toowoomba
$1312
136K
Cairns
$1570
147K
Ipswich
$1818
163K
Ballarat
$1704
98.5K
Launceston
$1358
106K
Bendigo
$1479
95.6K
Wagga Wagga
$1551
67.4K
Melton
$1633
72.2K
Bunbury
$1390
71.1K
Hervey Bay
$1702
54.7K
Kellyville
$2044
28K
Berwick
$1634
47.7K
South Yarra
$2332
25.1K
Kalgoorlie
$1606
30.8K
Pakenham
$1628
46.4K

In Chile

CityCost of livingPopulation
Santiago
$1029
6.26M
Puente Alto
$829
574K
Antofagasta
$944
349K
Temuco
$717
282K
Vina del Mar
$860
333K
Copiapo
$853
151K
San Bernardo
$811
301K
Valparaiso
$684
297K
Rancagua
$766
231K
Coquimbo
$802
204K
Iquique
$784
188K
Concepcion
$775
218K
La Serena
$798
195K
Calama
$956
158K
Chillan
$669
164K
Valdivia
$703
150K
Talca
$731
206K
Quilpue
$766
148K
Osorno
$769
147K
Talcahuano
$736
148K
Curico
$729
166K
Los Angeles
$765
143K
Puerto Montt
$751
170K
Villa Alemana
$736
125K
Punta Arenas
$948
123K
Coronel
$749
116K
Arica
$717
202K
San Antonio
$758
86.2K
Ovalle
$618
75.9K
Linares
$940
73.6K