Chile electricity prices

Chile
Electricity prices
 Residential price 0.179
 Business price 0.125
 Measure USD / kWh
 Reference September 2023
 Data availability March 2019 - March 2024
 Data frequency Quarterly
Chile, September 2023: The price of electricity for households is CLP 165.002 per kWh or USD 0.179 per kWh. The electricity price for businesses is CLP 114.850 kWh or USD 0.125 per kWh. This includes all components of the electricity bill such as the cost of power, distribution and taxes. For comparison, the average price of electricity in the world for that period is USD 0.155 per kWh for households and USD 0.151 per kWh for businesses.

We calculate several data points at various levels of electricity consumption for both households and businesses but on the chart we show only two data points. For households, the displayed number is calculated at the average annual level of household electricity consumption. For businesses, the displayed data point uses 1,000,000 kWh annual consumption.

The latest business and household electricity price data from March 2024 are available for download.
Electricity prices for households, September 2023
(kWh, U.S. Dollar)
0.002
0.003
0.006
0.006
0.006
0.008
0.013
0.014
0.015
0.015
0.015
0.017
0.020
0.021
0.022
0.023
0.026
0.026
0.027
0.029
0.032
0.040
0.043
0.046
0.047
0.047
0.048
0.048
0.049
0.050
0.052
0.053
0.054
0.055
0.059
0.061
0.064
0.065
0.065
0.068
0.069
0.069
0.075
0.075
0.076
0.077
0.080
0.082
0.087
0.088
0.089
0.090
0.092
0.095
0.096
0.096
0.098
0.104
0.107
0.107
0.111
0.112
0.112
0.114
0.117
0.119
0.120
0.120
0.122
0.124
0.125
0.127
0.130
0.130
0.132
0.137
0.137
0.142
0.144
0.146
0.147
0.150
0.154
0.155
0.156
0.156
0.161
0.165
0.170
0.171
0.172
0.172
0.173
0.175
0.176
0.179
0.179
0.183
0.184
0.190
0.190
0.196
0.197
0.201
0.201
0.202
0.202
0.208
0.208
0.211
0.211
0.214
0.214
0.215
0.217
0.220
0.222
0.232
0.234
0.236
0.237
0.239
0.250
0.252
0.254
0.265
0.279
0.279
0.282
0.296
0.309
0.309
0.310
0.328
0.339
0.345
0.347
0.355
0.365
0.398
0.401
0.421
0.431
0.447
0.453
0.454
0.458
0.533
0
0.1
0.3
0.4
0.53
Sources: Chilquinta Energia SA, Comisión Nacional de Energía (CNE), Compañia General de Electricidad (CGE), Enel Distribución Chile, Sociedad Austral de Electricidad (Saesa)
Chile: Electricity price analytics
   Values
 Residential / World average price    123.99 %
 Residential / South America average    150.46 %
 Business / World average price    87.50 %
 Business / South America average    120.23 %
 Residential / Business price    143.67 %
 Low / High income households    111.83 %
 Small / Large businesses    144.96 %
Updated quarterly. Methodological notes
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