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Cost of Living in Santiago, Chile

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By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Mar 09, 2023

Summary: The cost of living in Santiago, Chile is generally considered to be quite reasonable. A nice one bedroom apartment in Santiago can cost anywhere from $500 to $1,000 USD per month, while a nice two bedroom apartment can cost from $800 to $1,500 USD per month. The cost of dinner at a moderately priced restaurant in Santiago is usually around $15 USD per person.

Is the cost of living in Santiago high?

We asked people how much they someone comfortably live on in Santiago, they wrote:

"The cost of living in Santiago is generally considered to be quite reasonable. Prices for basic necessities such as food, transportation, and housing are generally lower than in other major cities in the region. However, the cost of living can vary depending on the area of the city and the lifestyle of the individual. For example, living in the city center can be more expensive than living in the suburbs. Additionally, the cost of entertainment and leisure activities can be higher than in other cities," said one person in Santiago.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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