Cost of living comparison

compared to

Santiago is 55.4% more expensive than Peru.

If you lived in Santiago instead of Peru, you would:

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pay 2.2 times more for restaurants

 
Peru
Santiago
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.27
PEN12.16
$10.93
CLF0.3500
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.37
PEN19.95
$8.75
CLF0.2800
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.03
PEN3.83
$1.62
CLF0.0500

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pay 52.5% more for groceries

 
Peru
Santiago
Bread
1 loaf
$1.88
PEN6.98
$1.64
CLF0.0500
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.14
PEN11.67
$5.60
CLF0.1800
Milk (1 gallon) $4.68
PEN17.38
$4.90
CLF0.1600

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pay 28.4% more for transportation

 
Peru
Santiago
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.37
PEN19.94
$5.36
CLF0.1700
Monthly public transit pass $17.78
PEN66.07
$43.74
CLF1.4100
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $20,101.60
PEN74,676.00
$17,494.37
CLF564.9100

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pay 73.2% more for housing

 
Peru
Santiago
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$29.39
PEN109.18
$21.91
CLF0.7100
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $337.81
PEN1,254.93
$543.19
CLF17.5400
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $246.39
PEN915.32
$457.36
CLF14.7700

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pay 65.8% more for childcare

 
Peru
Santiago
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $193.88
PEN720.25
$405.22
CLF13.0800
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $5,589.22
PEN20,763.56
$6,858.55
CLF221.4700

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pay 25.6% more for entertainment and sports

 
Peru
Santiago
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.06
PEN7.65
$3.28
CLF0.1100
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.73
PEN10.14
$2.97
CLF0.1000
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$5.11
PEN18.98
$5.47
CLF0.1800

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pay 19.0% more for clothing

 
Peru
Santiago
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$45.11
PEN167.57
$54.28
CLF1.7500
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$23.43
PEN87.03
$32.49
CLF1.0500
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$70.13
PEN260.52
$74.64
CLF2.4100

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