Below you will find information on cost of living in Concepcion. The reference values provided are from 2021 and should be used as guidelines only.  Prices are given in Chilean Pesos. 

Reference: $1 USD = $810 CLP

Housing

Furnished, Single Room $120,000  – $250,000 per month
Furnished, Shared Room $90,000 – $200,000 per month
Furnished, Single Room with three meals per day $240,000 – $300,000 per month

 

Food

Bottled water (1.5L) $630 – $890
Eggs (dozen) $1,950 – $3,450
Milk (1L) $740 – $970
Canned tuna (1) $950 – $1,450
Rice (1Kg) $900 – $1,300
Dried Pasta (400g) $550 – $800
Salt (1 Kg) $200 – $350
Sugar (1 Kg) $700 – $800
Instant Coffee (170g) $2,500 – $3,500
Ground Coffee (250g) $2,700 – $8,650
Tea (box of 20 bags) $620 – $870
1Kg of apples $1,890
1Kg of bananas $990
1Kg of oranges $890
1Kg of lemons $890
Lettuce (1 head) $690 – $1,150
1 Kg of tomatoes $1,350
1Kg  of onions $950 – $1,190
1 Kg of beef $5,000 – $16,990
1 whole chicken $4,490 – $5,725
Lunch (Fast Food) $5,550 – $8,250
Lunch (on Campus) $2,700 – $3,900
Lunch (Mid-priced restaurant) $5,000 – $8,500
Cup of Coffee $1,000 – $2,000
Glass/bottle of beer $1,500 – $3,000
Soft Drink $800 – $1,200

 

Activities

Cinema Tickets $3,500 – $6,000
Disco/Club Entrance $5,000 – $10,000
Entrance to National Park $4,000 – $9,000
Tickets for a Concert/Live Music $5,000 – $150,000
Ride on public transportation (within Greater Concepción) $250 – $550
Bus fare to Santiago $8,000 – $25,000
Bus fare to Las Termas de Chillan $7,300 – $8,300