Canada vs Chile - Cost of Living Comparison

Canada Chile
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1832
$840
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4256
$2011
🏠 One person rent
$1065
$396
🏘️ Family rent
$1824
$669
🍽️ Food expenses
$513
$277
🚐 Transport expenses
$128
$92.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3381
$629
💸 GDP per capita
$43258
$13232
😃 Human freedom index
8.85
8.44
❤️ Life expectancy
81.7
80.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
74
67
🌐 English speaking %
82.1%
9.5%
🎓 Higher education
99
85
😀 Quality of life
82
65
🏙️ Population
37M
19.5M

The average cost of living in Canada ($1832) is 118% more expensive than in Chile ($840). Canada ranked 14th vs 93rd 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 1.8 months in Canada compared to 0.7 months in Chile. Ranked 7th and 45th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Canada vs Chile

We calculate prices for Canada and Chile as a population-weighted mean of 153 and 46 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Canada Chile
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14
$7.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.2
$33.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.06
$6.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.11
$2.93
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$2.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.83
$1.17
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1053
$394
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$885
$297
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1892
$688
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1564
$526
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.2
$57.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$136
$89
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$58
$21.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.09%
5.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5829
$1981
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4449
$1806
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.59
$0.76
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$82.9
$41.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.5
$8.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.5
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.02
$0.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.22
$0.89
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.73
$0.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.04
$2.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$9.09
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$4.89
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$9.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$1.5
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$1.41
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$1.4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.21
$1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
$1.05
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.88
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.7
$5.47
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.69
$1.21
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12
$4.65
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.1
$4.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.36
$3.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.44
$1.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.15
$2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.8
$32.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11
$5.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$76
$36.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$16
$9.56
👖 Brand Jeans
$53.1
$43.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$84.7
$55.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$864
$318
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13499
$5048

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Cities Comparison in Canada vs Chile

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Canada

City Cost of living Population
Toronto
$2286
2.73M
Calgary
$1881
1.24M
Montreal
$1727
1.76M
Edmonton
$1692
933K
Ottawa
$1867
934K
Brampton
$1957
594K
Vancouver
$2298
631K
Mississauga
$2225
722K
Quebec City
$1249
549K
Surrey
$1950
518K
Winnipeg
$1582
705K
Hamilton
$1926
537K
Halifax
$1926
403K
Laval
$1389
438K
London
$1712
384K
Longueuil
$1411
254K
Markham
$2466
329K
Vaughan
$2378
306K
Oshawa
$1649
159K
Saskatoon
$1513
246K
Burnaby
$2209
233K
Greater Sudbury
$1446
162K
Richmond
$1869
198K
Kitchener
$1693
233K
Richmond Hill
$2166
195K
Regina
$1502
215K
Burlington
$2146
183K
Gatineau
$1490
291K
Oakville
$2191
194K
Windsor
$1812
217K

In Chile

City Cost of living Population
Santiago
$960
6.26M
Antofagasta
$1034
349K
Puente Alto
$732
574K
Temuco
$697
282K
Los Angeles
$847
143K
San Bernardo
$719
301K
Vina del Mar
$737
333K
Coquimbo
$718
204K
Copiapo
$754
151K
Rancagua
$673
231K
Valparaiso
$631
297K
Iquique
$843
188K
La Serena
$730
195K
Osorno
$643
147K
Calama
$693
158K
Talcahuano
$694
148K
Quilpue
$707
148K
Punta Arenas
$832
123K
Puerto Montt
$660
170K
Concepcion
$674
218K
Villa Alemana
$654
125K
Chillan
$703
164K
Talca
$679
206K
Valdivia
$719
150K
Coronel
$669
116K
Curico
$663
162K
San Antonio
$700
86.2K
Arica
$633
202K
Ovalle
$584
75.9K
Linares
$718
73.6K