Cost of living comparison

compared to

France is 56.0% more expensive than Santiago.

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

pay 78.5% more for restaurants

 
Santiago
France
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $8.88
CLF0.2200
$15.40
€13.50
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$7.10
CLF0.1700
$9.27
€8.13
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.14
CLF0.0300
$2.52
€2.21

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pay 59.7% more for groceries

 
Santiago
France
Bread
1 loaf
$1.14
CLF0.0300
$1.48
€1.29
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.91
CLF0.1200
$7.87
€6.90
Milk (1 gallon) $3.96
CLF0.1000
$4.00
€3.50

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pay 48.9% more for transportation

 
Santiago
France
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.76
CLF0.1200
$7.91
€6.93
Monthly public transit pass $47.36
CLF1.1600
$49.29
€43.23
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $15,568.95
CLF381.9100
$24,317.30
€21,323.86

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pay 32.6% more for housing

 
Santiago
France
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$24.10
CLF0.5900
$28.65
€25.12
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $442.96
CLF10.8700
$705.48
€618.64
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $401.47
CLF9.8500
$568.84
€498.82

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pay 72.5% more for childcare

 
Santiago
France
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $388.21
CLF9.5200
$733.34
€643.06
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $5,919.75
CLF145.2100
$9,235.26
€8,098.41

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pay 48.3% more for entertainment and sports

 
Santiago
France
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $3.55
CLF0.0900
$5.55
€4.87
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.58
CLF0.0600
$2.80
€2.45
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$5.33
CLF0.1300
$10.30
€9.04

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pay 51.6% more for clothing

 
Santiago
France
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$47.76
CLF1.1700
$80.49
€70.59
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$28.05
CLF0.6900
$35.46
€31.09
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$57.01
CLF1.4000
$85.42
€74.91

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