Chile vs France - Cost of Living Comparison

Chile France
🚶 Cost of living one person
$840
$1363
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2011
$3344
🏠 One person rent
$396
$708
🏘️ Family rent
$669
$1318
🍽️ Food expenses
$277
$456
🚐 Transport expenses
$92.2
$90.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$629
$2346
💸 GDP per capita
$13232
$39037
😃 Human freedom index
8.44
8.34
❤️ Life expectancy
80.3
82.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
67
71
🌐 English speaking %
9.5%
35.2%
🎓 Higher education
85
87
😀 Quality of life
65
74
🏙️ Population
19.5M
67.1M

The average cost of living in Chile ($840) is 38% less expensive than in France ($1363). Chile ranked 93rd vs 29th for France 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 1.7 months in France. Ranked 45th and 26th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Chile vs France

We calculate prices for Chile and France as a population-weighted mean of 46 and 151 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 France
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.81
$13.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$33.2
$52.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.03
$9.27
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.93
$5.58
 Cappuccino
$2.83
$2.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.17
$2.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$394
$699
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$297
$557
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$688
$1385
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$526
$1086
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.6
$92.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$89
$142
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$21.7
$30.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
1.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1981
$5659
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1806
$4292
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.76
$1.72
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$41.1
$51.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.9
$17.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.14
$1.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.98
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.89
$1.51
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
$1.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.53
$3.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.09
$14.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.89
$10.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.3
$17.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$2.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$2.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$2.96
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
$1.97
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$2.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.68
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.88
$2.19
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.47
$7.56
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$2.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.65
$10.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.87
$7.27
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.79
$3.83
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.98
$2.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.2
$35.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.3
$10.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$36.8
$26
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.56
$17.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.8
$81.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$55.6
$88.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$318
$653
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5048
$9101

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Cities Comparison in Chile vs France

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

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

In France

City Cost of living Population
Paris
$2095
2.17M
Marseille
$1329
871K
Lyon
$1379
523K
Toulouse
$1327
493K
Montpellier
$1252
296K
Nice
$1419
343K
Nantes
$1214
319K
Strasbourg
$1131
287K
Lille
$1229
234K
Bordeaux
$1315
261K
Boulogne-Billancourt
$1308
122K
Rennes
$1153
220K
Reims
$1326
181K
Toulon
$1259
179K
Angers
$1161
156K
Le Havre
$1124
168K
Aix-en-Provence
$1402
145K
Grenoble
$1211
158K
Clermont-Ferrand
$1225
148K
Saint-Etienne
$952
174K
Le Mans
$1239
144K
Nimes
$1051
149K
Tours
$1142
137K
Villeurbanne
$1329
152K
Dijon
$1100
158K
Annecy
$1567
131K
Limoges
$1105
131K
Brest
$1052
140K
Versailles
$1406
84.8K
Amiens
$1150
135K