Cost of living in Rancagua, Chile

Summary of cost of living in Rancagua

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: CH$1,694,084
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: CH$709,026
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Rancagua, Chile. Current as of Jan 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CH$6,840
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) CH$4,289
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CH$2,114
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CH$782
12 eggs, large CH$1,679
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CH$772
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CH$3,204
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CH$688
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CH$625
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CH$711
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CH$4,652
2 liters of coca-cola CH$1,342
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CH$461
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area CH$463,062
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area CH$318,129
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CH$51,407
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area CH$318,525
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area CH$250,000
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio CH$24,357
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) CH$17,190
40” flat screen tv CH$227,688
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) CH$68,411
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CH$5,637
Hourly rate for cleaning help CH$8,181
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) CH$40,435
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) CH$23,886
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) CH$41,065
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CH$56,228
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new CH$13,472,300
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CH$826
Monthly ticket public transport CH$45,000
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) CH$3,715
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) -
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) CH$27,636
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) -
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CH$2,465
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CH$3,008
4 rolls of toilet paper CH$1,571
Tube of toothpaste CH$1,182
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CH$6,539
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CH$22,567
2 tickets to the movies CH$8,640
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CH$34,046
1 cocktail drink in downtown club -
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CH$2,643
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CH$3,381
Ipad wi-fi 128gb -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CH$68
1 month of gym membership in business district CH$29,935
1 package of marlboro cigarettes CH$4,070
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 133 prices entered by 7 different people.
Latest price update: January 15, 2021

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