Gold Coast vs Santiago - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Santiago
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$960
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$2333
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$440
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$770
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$300
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$140
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$616
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
48
92
😀 Quality of life
90
78
🏙️ Population
638K
6.26M

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 85% more expensive than in Santiago. Cities ranked 2046th and 5485th ($1776 vs $960) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 3rd in Australia and Chile, respectively. Check Australia vs Chile comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Gold Coast compared to 0.6 months in Santiago. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Santiago ranked 1st in Chile, while ranked 104th and 451st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gold Coast vs Santiago

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Gold Coast Santiago
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$9.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$36.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$6.83
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$3.21
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$3.16
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$1.06
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$448
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$337
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$781
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$625
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$59.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$93.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$20.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
6.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$2218
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$2132
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$0.89
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$45.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$7.58
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$0.92
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$2.61
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$9.86
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$5.41
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$10.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$1.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$1.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$1.54
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$1.52
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$1.09
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.12
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$1.93
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$5.55
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$1.27
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$4.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$4.52
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$4.08
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$2.02
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$2.14
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$33.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$5.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$37.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$12
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$47.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$60.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$382
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$5901

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5.6 km or 3.5 mi Southport
$1627
71 km or 44 mi Brisbane
$2056
73 km or 45 mi Byron Bay
$2199
77 km or 48 mi Ipswich
$1612
114 km or 71 mi Caboolture
$1630
138 km or 86 mi Caloundra
$1630
152 km or 94 mi Toowoomba
$1462
155 km or 97 mi Sunshine Coast
$1808
256 km or 159 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
308 km or 192 mi Hervey Bay
$1658
323 km or 201 mi Armidale
$1677
367 km or 228 mi Bundaberg
$1482
383 km or 238 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
511 km or 318 mi Gladstone
$1603
567 km or 353 mi Newcastle
$1798
591 km or 367 mi Rockhampton
$1390
660 km or 410 mi Dubbo
$1445
669 km or 416 mi Dee Why
$1970
675 km or 419 mi Kellyville
$1656
683 km or 424 mi Blacktown
$1581
683 km or 425 mi Sydney
$2294
684 km or 425 mi Parramatta
$1896
703 km or 437 mi Bathurst
$1558
715 km or 445 mi Orange
$1661
752 km or 468 mi Wollongong
$1554
827 km or 514 mi Goulburn
$1700
904 km or 562 mi Canberra
$1792
974 km or 605 mi Wagga Wagga
$1386
988 km or 614 mi Griffith
$1629
1182 km or 734 mi Townsville
$1224
1196 km or 743 mi Shepparton
$1442
1271 km or 789 mi Mildura
$1622
1294 km or 804 mi Bendigo
$1610
1299 km or 807 mi Traralgon
$1626
1337 km or 830 mi Sunbury
$1625
1338 km or 831 mi Pakenham
$1631
1342 km or 834 mi Berwick
$1562
1344 km or 835 mi Melbourne
$1968
1344 km or 835 mi South Yarra
$1589
1344 km or 835 mi Dandenong
$1498

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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