Chile vs Cuba - Cost of Living Comparison

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Chile Cuba
🚶 Cost of living one person
$959
$1332
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2322
$2846
🏠 One person rent
$437
$676
🏘️ Family rent
$759
$818
🍽️ Food expenses
$331
$475
🚐 Transport expenses
$106
$75.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$696
$3263
💸 GDP per capita
$15355
$56496
😃 Human freedom index
8.16
5.2
❤️ Life expectancy
78.9
73.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
66
42
🌐 English speaking %
9.5%
6%
🎓 Higher education
86
59
😀 Quality of life
64
63
🏙️ Population
19.5M
11.2M

The average cost of living in Chile ($959) is 28% less expensive than in Cuba ($1332). Chile ranked 87th vs 42nd for Cuba in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Chile compared to 2.4 months in Cuba. Ranked 51st and 53rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Chile vs Cuba

We calculate prices for Chile and Cuba as a population-weighted mean of 46 and 25 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.

Chile Cuba
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.59
$11.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$39.3
$35.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.65
$7.77
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.1
$3.28
 Cappuccino
$3.25
$2.14
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.38
$2.76
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$425
$758
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$331
$537
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$763
$1068
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$603
$612
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$67.4
$36.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$104
$56.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.2
$58.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.26%
8.5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2194
$429
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2115
$317
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.78
$0.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$40.5
$29.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.7
$15.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.35
$1.31
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
$2.69
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.2
$1.33
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$2.58
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.51
$3.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$9.35
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.82
$10.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$11.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.76
$5.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.9
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.66
$1.26
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$2.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
$2.52
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$2.57
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.9
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$5.27
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.66
$10.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.28
$2.44
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.84
$6.65
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.61
$18.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.02
$9.68
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.16
$5.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.17
$3.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.4
$27.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.76
$1.98
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$36.6
$58.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.2
$25.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$47.2
$48.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65.3
$89.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$341
$91.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5770
$14460

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Chile

City Cost of living Population
Santiago
$1101
6.26M
Puente Alto
$881
574K
San Bernardo
$776
301K
Antofagasta
$1010
349K
Los Angeles
$770
143K
Vina del Mar
$855
333K
Calama
$708
158K
Iquique
$829
188K
Valparaiso
$933
297K
Coquimbo
$786
204K
Talca
$750
206K
Temuco
$833
282K
La Serena
$750
195K
Rancagua
$811
231K
Concepcion
$883
218K
Chillan
$710
164K
Copiapo
$776
151K
Arica
$732
202K
Talcahuano
$703
148K
Puerto Montt
$701
170K
Osorno
$760
147K
Punta Arenas
$1006
123K
Valdivia
$752
150K
Quilpue
$850
148K
Curico
$696
162K
Coronel
$828
116K
Linares
$842
73.6K
San Antonio
$1084
86.2K
Villa Alemana
$852
125K
Ovalle
$775
75.9K

In Cuba

City Cost of living Population
Havana
$974
2.49M
Santiago de Cuba
$1529
445K
Holguin
$1181
350K
Camaguey
$1869
322K
Santa Clara
$1300
247K
Bayamo
$2156
235K
Guantanamo
$1664
228K
Las Tunas
$1683
202K
Pinar del Rio
$1108
189K
Cienfuegos
$1239
165K
Manzanillo
$2867
151K
Matanzas
$1166
145K
Ciego de Avila
$1646
143K
Sancti Spiritus
$1495
139K
Palma Soriano
$1533
125K
Cardenas
$1208
86.7K
Moa
$1901
73.1K
Colon
$1196
71.6K
Placetas
$1362
71.2K
Florida
$1769
71.7K
Guines
$1121
66.9K
Moron
$1620
59.4K
Yara
$2545
59.4K
Artemisa
$1072
59.1K
Sagua La Grande
$1262
56.1K