Chile vs Madagascar - Cost of Living Comparison

Chile Madagascar
🚶 Cost of living one person
$840
$628
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2011
$1819
🏠 One person rent
$396
$310
🏘️ Family rent
$669
$836
🍽️ Food expenses
$277
$175
🚐 Transport expenses
$92.2
$63.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$629
$167
💸 GDP per capita
$13232
$471
😃 Human freedom index
8.44
7.02
❤️ Life expectancy
80.3
67.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
67
26
🌐 English speaking %
9.5%
18%
🎓 Higher education
85
38
😀 Quality of life
65
39
🏙️ Population
19.5M
25.6M

The average cost of living in Chile ($840) is 34% more expensive than in Madagascar ($628). Chile ranked 93rd vs 136th for Madagascar 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 0.3 months in Madagascar. Ranked 45th and 126th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Chile vs Madagascar

We calculate prices for Chile and Madagascar as a population-weighted mean of 46 and 4 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 Madagascar
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.81
$1.76
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$33.2
$19.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.03
$4.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.93
$1.14
 Cappuccino
$2.83
$1.21
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.17
$0.7
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$394
$517
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$297
$149
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$688
$916
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$526
$691
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.6
$24.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$89
$37.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$21.7
$63.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
16.31%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1981
$863
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1806
$431
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.76
$0.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$41.1
$2.59
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.9
$10.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.14
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.98
$0.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.89
$0.69
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
$0.7
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.53
$1.82
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.09
$6.88
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.89
$4.83
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.3
$4.66
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.49
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$0.46
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$0.86
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$0.75
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
$0.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.68
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.88
$0.83
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.47
$8.28
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$1.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.65
$5.48
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.87
$2.09
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.79
$2.67
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.98
$0.56
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2
$0.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.2
$50.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.3
$7.09
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$36.8
$19.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.56
$2.52
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.8
$36.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$55.6
$107
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$318
$206
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5048
$4679

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Cities Comparison in Chile vs Madagascar

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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 Madagascar

City Cost of living Population
Antananarivo
$671
2.61M
Antsirabe
$381
257K
Toamasina
$512
225K
Toliara
$496
169K