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Cost of Living in Santiago | Chile

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$971
$2322
🛋️ Without rent
$520
$1563
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$451
$759
🍽️ Food
$285
$746
🚐 Transport
$155
$399
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$642
🏙️ Population
6.26M

The average cost of living in Santiago is $971, which is close to the world's average cost of living, ranked 5453rd out of 9294 in our global list and 1st out of 46 in Chile.

The median after-tax salary is $642, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months. Ranked 585th (TOP 7%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Chile. With an estimated population of 6.26M, Santiago is the 1st largest city in Chile.

✈️ Closest airport13 kmComodoro Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate27.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank273University of Chile
Cost of living in Santiago infographic

Prices in Santiago

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.67
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.04
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.34
☕ Cappuccino
$3.14
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.1

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.02
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.65
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.13
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.92
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.66
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.79
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.85
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.15
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.17
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.47
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.47
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.11
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.1

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.01
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$54.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.23
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$450
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$342
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$806
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$596
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$60.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$94
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$27.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.76%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2676
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2350

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$33.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.88
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$38.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$11.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$47.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$55.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$368
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6910

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