Castries vs Santiago - Cost of Living Comparison

Castries Santiago
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$960
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2620
$2333
🏠 One person rent
$388
$440
🏘️ Family rent
$786
$770
🍽️ Food expenses
$456
$300
🚐 Transport expenses
$81.8
$140
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$985
$616
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
1 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
3
92
😀 Quality of life
41
78
🏙️ Population
70K
6.26M

The cost of living in Castries is 7% more expensive than in Santiago. Cities ranked 4537th and 5485th ($1031 vs $960) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 3rd in Saint Lucia and Chile, respectively. Check Saint Lucia vs Chile comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Castries compared to 0.6 months in Santiago. Castries ranked 1st best city to live in Saint Lucia vs Santiago ranked 1st in Chile, while ranked 6983rd and 451st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Castries vs Santiago

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Castries Santiago
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.32
$9.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.3
$36.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$6.83
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.02
$3.21
 Cappuccino
$2.49
$3.16
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.08
$1.06
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$429
$448
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$243
$337
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$937
$781
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$586
$625
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.6
$59.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.6
$93.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.2
$20.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.29%
6.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1454
$2218
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1017
$2132
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.93
$0.89
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$36.3
$45.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$39.3
$7.58
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.65
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.09
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.05
$0.92
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.43
$2.61
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.56
$9.86
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$5.41
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$10.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.68
$1.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$1.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.46
$1.54
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.86
$1.52
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$1.09
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$1.12
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.2
$1.93
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.1
$5.55
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.42
$1.27
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.79
$4.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.14
$4.52
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.09
$4.08
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.15
$2.02
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.23
$2.14
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.2
$33.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$5.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45
$37.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.44
$12
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.8
$47.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$110
$60.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$170
$382
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1853
$5901

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Cities near Castries

Distance City Cost of living
32 km or 20 mi Vieux Fort
$1095
66 km or 41 mi Fort-de-France
$1181
83 km or 51 mi Georgetown
$845
98 km or 61 mi Kingstown
$866
149 km or 93 mi Roseau
$943
172 km or 107 mi Holetown
$1268
180 km or 112 mi Bridgetown
$1262
181 km or 112 mi Portsmouth
$1233
222 km or 138 mi Grenville
$1000
234 km or 146 mi St. George's
$1018
234 km or 146 mi Basse-Terre
$1203
249 km or 155 mi Sainte-Anne
$1210
250 km or 156 mi Petit-Bourg
$1207
257 km or 160 mi Les Abymes
$1210
259 km or 161 mi Baie-Mahault
$1211
260 km or 162 mi Le Moule
$1208
316 km or 196 mi Scarborough
$1100
348 km or 216 mi All Saints
$1548
357 km or 222 mi St. John's
$1546
377 km or 234 mi Port of Spain
$1002
378 km or 235 mi San Juan
$908
392 km or 244 mi Chaguanas
$973
410 km or 255 mi Basseterre
$1177
415 km or 258 mi Cayon
$1221
418 km or 260 mi San Fernando
$928
445 km or 277 mi Carupano
$691
456 km or 283 mi La Asuncion
$682
461 km or 286 mi Porlamar
$589
497 km or 309 mi Philipsburg
$1845
526 km or 327 mi Cumana
$707
532 km or 330 mi Maturin
$980
563 km or 350 mi Tucupita
$679
577 km or 358 mi Saint Croix
$2457
578 km or 359 mi Puerto la Cruz
$749
586 km or 364 mi Lecheria
$688
590 km or 367 mi Barcelona
$701
626 km or 389 mi Road Town
$2248
635 km or 395 mi Anaco
$697
640 km or 398 mi Cantaura
$681
641 km or 399 mi Charlotte Amalie
$2366

Cities near Santiago

Distance City Cost of living
17 km or 11 mi San Bernardo
$719
20 km or 12 mi Puente Alto
$732
69 km or 43 mi Los Andes
$697
78 km or 48 mi San Felipe
$729
80 km or 50 mi Rancagua
$673
80 km or 50 mi Villa Alemana
$654
83 km or 52 mi Quillota
$700
85 km or 53 mi Quilpue
$707
89 km or 55 mi San Antonio
$700
95 km or 59 mi Vina del Mar
$737
99 km or 62 mi Valparaiso
$631
130 km or 80 mi San Fernando
$700
179 km or 111 mi Curico
$663
181 km or 112 mi Godoy Cruz
$528
182 km or 113 mi Mendoza
$549
185 km or 115 mi Las Heras
$528
208 km or 129 mi San Martin
$522
238 km or 148 mi Talca
$679
251 km or 156 mi San Rafael
$731
264 km or 164 mi Constitucion
$697
280 km or 174 mi Linares
$718
292 km or 181 mi San Juan
$586
321 km or 199 mi Ovalle
$584
375 km or 233 mi Chillan
$703
394 km or 245 mi Coquimbo
$718
398 km or 247 mi La Serena
$730
401 km or 249 mi San Luis
$431
409 km or 254 mi Tome
$696
426 km or 265 mi Talcahuano
$694
434 km or 269 mi Concepcion
$674
455 km or 283 mi Coronel
$669
456 km or 284 mi Lujan
$520
464 km or 288 mi Lota
$699
472 km or 294 mi Los Angeles
$847
482 km or 300 mi Villa Mercedes
$522
508 km or 316 mi Curanilahue
$699
518 km or 322 mi Angol
$700
542 km or 337 mi Vallenar
$698
576 km or 358 mi La Rioja
$385
588 km or 366 mi Rio Cuarto
$389