Senators
GUIDO GIRARDI LAVIN
GUIDO GIRARDI LAVIN
Partido por la Democracia (PPD)
ANDRES ALLAMAND ZAVALA
ANDRES ALLAMAND ZAVALA
Renovación Nacional (RN)
MANUEL JOSE OSSANDON IRARRAZABAL
MANUEL JOSE OSSANDON IRARRAZABAL
Renovación Nacional (RN)
CARLOS MONTES CISTERNAS
CARLOS MONTES CISTERNAS
Partido Socialista de Chile (PS)
Mayor
FELIPE ALESSANDRI VERGARA
FELIPE ALESSANDRI VERGARA
Renovación Nacional (RN)
R&D spending

Showing data of Region Metropolitana Santiago

In 2013, the economic sectors of Region Metropolitana Santiago that spent more on R&D were Manufacturing, and Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles.

In 2014, the companies of Region Metropolitana Santiago that led the execution of R&D spending were Private Domestic, Mixed and Private Foreign.

Trade

In 2016 firms located in Santiago exported US$ 16.45 b. During the last years, Santiago exports have increased at an annual average rate of 1%, from US$ 15.92 b in to US$ 16.45 b in 2016. Santiago main export is Refined Copper, that represents 38% of Santiago total exports, followed by Copper Ore that represents 29%.

In 2016 firms located in Santiago imported US$ 6.67 b. During the last years, Santiago imports have decreased at an annual average rate of -11%, from US$ 11.63 b in to US$ 6.67 b in 2016. Santiago main import is Petroleum oils and oils from bituminous minerals, not crude; preparations n.e.c, containing by weight 70% or more of petroleum oils or oils from bituminous minerals; these being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils, that represents 22% of Santiago total imports, followed by Cars that represents 9%.

Industry

In 2014, Santiago created a total output of $ 73.6 t. Labour productivity based on industry output in Santiago was $ 46.3 m CLP per worker.

Santiago principal industries are Financial and insurance activities, Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles, Electricity, gas and steam and air conditioning supply.

Santiago most common occupations, according to number of workers, are Elementary occupations, Technicians and associated professionals and Professionals.

Opportunity in Industries

Comunas, regions and countries have a greater probability of starting related economic activities with respect to those activities they already perform. The industry space connects industries that tend to exist by the same countries.

Higher presence industries in Santiago are highlighted in colours. By clicking on networks you can see the most related products and industries (and with higher development probability) related to those already present in Santiago.

Industry Space

Revealed Comparative Advantage (RCA) measures specialization level for a location in an industry or product. In case a locality has RCA greater than one at an economic activity, the referred activity has greater presence on that location with respect to an average location.

Opportunity in Products

Comunas, regions and countries have a greater probability of starting related economic activities with respect to those activities they already perform. The product space connects products that tend to be exported by the same countries.

Higher presence products in Santiago are highlighted in colours. By clicking on networks you can see the most related products and industries (and with higher development probability) related to those already present in Santiago.

Product Space

Revealed Comparative Advantage (RCA) measures specialization level for a location in an industry or product. In case a locality has RCA greater than one at an economic activity, the referred activity has greater presence on that location with respect to an average location.

Employment

Showing data of Region Metropolitana Santiago

In 2016, the workforce in Region Metropolitana Santiago was composed by 4.93 m people, of which 2.50 m were men and 2.50 m were women.

In 2016, the number of people working in Region Metropolitana Santiago was 3.10 m employees, while the number of unemployed people was 221.51 k, and the number of non-active people was 1.61 m.

Most of the occupied people of Region Metropolitana Santiago has an educational level (according to their last completed grade) Upper secondary education, followed by Bachelor’s or equivalent level.

Income

Showing data of Región Region Metropolitana Santiago

Income by sex and age slide.

Income

Showing data of Región Region Metropolitana Santiago

Income by sex and age slide.

R&D spending

Showing data of Region Metropolitana Santiago

In 2013, the economic sectors of Region Metropolitana Santiago that spent more on R&D were Manufacturing, and Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles.

In 2014, the companies of Region Metropolitana Santiago that led the execution of R&D spending were Private Domestic, Mixed and Private Foreign.

Trade

In 2016 firms located in Santiago exported US$ 16.45 b. During the last years, Santiago exports have increased at an annual average rate of 1%, from US$ 15.92 b in to US$ 16.45 b in 2016. Santiago main export is Refined Copper, that represents 38% of Santiago total exports, followed by Copper Ore that represents 29%.

In 2016 firms located in Santiago imported US$ 6.67 b. During the last years, Santiago imports have decreased at an annual average rate of -11%, from US$ 11.63 b in to US$ 6.67 b in 2016. Santiago main import is Petroleum oils and oils from bituminous minerals, not crude; preparations n.e.c, containing by weight 70% or more of petroleum oils or oils from bituminous minerals; these being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils, that represents 22% of Santiago total imports, followed by Cars that represents 9%.

Enrollment

In 2015 there were 88,675 enrolled students in Santiago schools. From these, 33,831 were enrolled in municipal managed schools, 40,015 in subsidised schools, 10,581 in private schools, and 4,248 in delegated administration schools.

Performance Evaluation

National System of Performance Evaluation (SNED) is a performance index of schools based on the measurement of 6 factors: effectiveness, improvement, initiative, improvement of working conditions, equal opportunities and teacher integration. * Effectiveness and Overcoming come from standarized test SIMCE.

In 2016, the average score awarded by SNED for Santiago schools was 67.63 over 100. National average score of SNED was 67.48 over 100.

Average Performance By School Type

* In the case of Special Education, these establishments do not present indicators applicable for the factors effectiveness and overcoming

Efectiveness: Educational result obtained by the establishment in relation with the population served. It is measured through the SIMCE average in all learning sub-sectors. Weighting of 37% in the SNED index.

Overcoming: Differentials of educational attainment obtained over time by the educational establishment. Weighting of 28% in the SNED index.

Fairness: Degree of accessibility and permanence of the school population in the educational establishment and the integration of groups with learning difficulties. Weighting of 22% in the SNED index.

Improvement: It was considered in its measurement the classification of the establishment in the Subsidies Inspection System and compliance with the statistical processes demanded by the Ministry of Education such as Enrollment, Teaching Suitability, Performance Acts, Improvement of working conditions and proper operation of the establishment. Weighting of 2% in the SNED index.

Initiative: Capacity of the establishment to incorporate educational innovations and engage the support of external agents in their pedagogical work. Weighting of 6% in the SNED index.

Integration: Integration and participation of professors, parents and guardians in the development of the educational project of the establishment. Weighting of 5% in the SNED index.

Performance Evaluation

National System of Performance Evaluation (SNED) is a performance index of schools based on the measurement of 6 factors: effectiveness, improvement, initiative, improvement of working conditions, equal opportunities and teacher integration. * Effectiveness and Overcoming come from standarized test SIMCE.

In 2016, the average score awarded by SNED for Santiago schools was 67.63 over 100. National average score of SNED was 67.48 over 100.

Efectiveness vs Overcoming by School

* In the case of Special Education, these establishments do not present indicators applicable for the factors effectiveness and overcoming

Efectiveness: Educational result obtained by the establishment in relation with the population served. It is measured through the SIMCE average in all learning sub-sectors. Weighting of 37% in the SNED index.

Overcoming: Differentials of educational attainment obtained over time by the educational establishment. Weighting of 28% in the SNED index.

Fairness: Degree of accessibility and permanence of the school population in the educational establishment and the integration of groups with learning difficulties. Weighting of 22% in the SNED index.

Improvement: It was considered in its measurement the classification of the establishment in the Subsidies Inspection System and compliance with the statistical processes demanded by the Ministry of Education such as Enrollment, Teaching Suitability, Performance Acts, Improvement of working conditions and proper operation of the establishment. Weighting of 2% in the SNED index.

Initiative: Capacity of the establishment to incorporate educational innovations and engage the support of external agents in their pedagogical work. Weighting of 6% in the SNED index.

Integration: Integration and participation of professors, parents and guardians in the development of the educational project of the establishment. Weighting of 5% in the SNED index.

Score

In 2016, 8,086 PSU Exams were taken in Santiago. The PSU average score in Santiago was 516 points in 2016.

*The PSU average is the arithmetic mean between the score obtained in the Spanish Language test and the Mathematics test.

Score

In 2016, 8,086 PSU Exams were taken in Santiago. The PSU average score in Santiago was 516 points in 2016.

*The PSU average is the arithmetic mean between the score obtained in the Spanish Language test and the Mathematics test.

Performance

Best PSU performing schools in Santiago in 2016 are Colegio Instituto Zambrano, Colegio Instituto Alonso de Ercilla and Liceo Instituto Nacional.

The PSU average* score de escuelas Municipal fue 558 puntos, de escuelas Subsidised fue 502 puntos, de escuelas Private fue 557 puntos y de escuelas Delegated Administration fue 448 puntos.

*The PSU average is the arithmetic mean between the score obtained in the Spanish Language test and the Mathematics test.

Enrollment

In 2015 there were 88,675 enrolled students in Santiago schools. From these, 33,831 were enrolled in municipal managed schools, 40,015 in subsidised schools, 10,581 in private schools, and 4,248 in delegated administration schools.

Performance Evaluation

National System of Performance Evaluation (SNED) is a performance index of schools based on the measurement of 6 factors: effectiveness, improvement, initiative, improvement of working conditions, equal opportunities and teacher integration. * Effectiveness and Overcoming come from standarized test SIMCE.

In 2016, the average score awarded by SNED for Santiago schools was 67.63 over 100. National average score of SNED was 67.48 over 100.

Average Performance By School Type

* In the case of Special Education, these establishments do not present indicators applicable for the factors effectiveness and overcoming

Efectiveness: Educational result obtained by the establishment in relation with the population served. It is measured through the SIMCE average in all learning sub-sectors. Weighting of 37% in the SNED index.

Overcoming: Differentials of educational attainment obtained over time by the educational establishment. Weighting of 28% in the SNED index.

Fairness: Degree of accessibility and permanence of the school population in the educational establishment and the integration of groups with learning difficulties. Weighting of 22% in the SNED index.

Improvement: It was considered in its measurement the classification of the establishment in the Subsidies Inspection System and compliance with the statistical processes demanded by the Ministry of Education such as Enrollment, Teaching Suitability, Performance Acts, Improvement of working conditions and proper operation of the establishment. Weighting of 2% in the SNED index.

Initiative: Capacity of the establishment to incorporate educational innovations and engage the support of external agents in their pedagogical work. Weighting of 6% in the SNED index.

Integration: Integration and participation of professors, parents and guardians in the development of the educational project of the establishment. Weighting of 5% in the SNED index.

Housing & Environment|Security

Devices

Showing data of Región Region Metropolitana Santiago

In Region Metropolitana Santiago, by 2016, 1,842,103 people have internet access.

From these, 1,294,002 accessed the internet through a mobile phone, 957,458 using a laptop, and 486,654 through a desktop computer.

Devices' use in Region Metropolitana Santiago

70.2%

use device

Mobile phone

52.0%

use device

Laptop computer

26.9%

use device

Tablet

26.4%

use device

Desktop computer

16.3%

use device

Smart TV

15.8%

use device

Videogame console

Crimes

The crimes of greatest social connotation with the highest number of reports in Santiago during 2016 were Larcenies, Theft with force and Theft with violence or intimidation.

Services Access

The CASEN survey gathers information on access to services and equipment for the inhabitants of the different localities of the country.

Main services in Santiago

98.6%

Less Than 8 Blocks from

Public Transport

96.9%

Less Than 20 Blocks from

Educational Center

96.6%

Less Than 20 Blocks from

Health Center

98.7%

Less Than 20 Blocks from

Market

95.6%

Less Than 20 Blocks from

ATM

93.3%

Less Than 20 Blocks from

Sport Center

97.3%

Less Than 20 Blocks from

Green Areas

93.2%

Less Than 20 Blocks from

Community Equipment

99.0%

Less Than 20 Blocks from

Pharmacy

Quality

Most households in Santiago are Apartment in builiding with elevator. The most common construction material in Santiago is Reinforced concrete.

Devices

Showing data of Región Region Metropolitana Santiago

In Region Metropolitana Santiago, by 2016, 1,842,103 people have internet access.

From these, 1,294,002 accessed the internet through a mobile phone, 957,458 using a laptop, and 486,654 through a desktop computer.

Devices' use in Region Metropolitana Santiago

70.2%

use device

Mobile phone

52.0%

use device

Laptop computer

26.9%

use device

Tablet

26.4%

use device

Desktop computer

16.3%

use device

Smart TV

15.8%

use device

Videogame console

Crimes

The crimes of greatest social connotation with the highest number of reports in Santiago during 2016 were Larcenies, Theft with force and Theft with violence or intimidation.

Population

For the year 2018, the population on Santiago, according to INE estimations, is 140,445 people.

The poblational projection for the year 2020 is +128,348 people.

Migration

During 2016, 43,049 visas were granted to immigrants that declare residence in Santiago. The main origin countries are: Venezuela and Peru. Most of them has No data as an education level.

Migration

The average age, according to the visas granted on 2016 to immigrants living in Santiago is 30.3 years old.

In Santiago, visas granted are split in 47.0 % of women, and 53.0 % of men.

Migration

In 2016, 66.9 % of the 43,049 visas granted in Santiago correlate to the most common activity between immigrants: Employee.

Likewise, the most common visa type in Santiago is Definitive Permanence By Grace, with a 75.6 %.

Population

For the year 2018, the population on Santiago, according to INE estimations, is 140,445 people.

The poblational projection for the year 2020 is +128,348 people.

Migration

During 2016, 43,049 visas were granted to immigrants that declare residence in Santiago. The main origin countries are: Venezuela and Peru. Most of them has No data as an education level.

Death Causes

Showing data of Región Region Metropolitana Santiago

In the period 2010 - 2014, death cause with the highest annual growth rate in Region Metropolitana Santiago were Diseases of the respiratory system with a 4.2 %, followed by Human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease with a 4.1 %.

Access

En 2015, 134,888 people were affiliated to a health insurance system, representing 91.0 % of the population in Santiago.

On the other hand, affiliations to a health insurance company had decreased at a rate of -6.7 % in the period 2000-2015

Access to Health Insurance*

* “When a new beneficiary joins the Public Health Insurance, the first task of FONASA is to place them in one of its 4 income segments. This classification, of scale type, allows to gather socioeconomic characterizations of the beneficiary population, and they are defined in the following way:

  • A Group: Beneficiaries lacking the resources to pay contributions in health, or in conditions of indigence (non-contributors).
  • B Group: Beneficiaries with incomes under CLP$270,000 per month (contributors). Workers in the public health sector.
  • C Group: Beneficiaries with incomes between CLP$270,000 and CLP$394,200 per month (contributors).
  • D Group: Beneficiaries with income equal or higher than CLP$394,200 per month (contributors).

However, the specific usefulness of this distribution of the beneficiary population is to specify the co-payment that they make in return for medical care granted with the coverage. Copayment is the concept to refer to a payment for services shared between the beneficiary and the insurance, where FONASA finances or subsidizes a part (percentage) of the cost of any health care, and the beneficiary contributes out of pocket the part that we do not finance / we reward.”

Healthcare by Type

Showing data of Region Metropolitana Santiago

In 2014, there were reports for 6,817,842 emergency medical treatments in Region Metropolitana Santiago.

Also, 33.2 % of these medical treatments were for specialized care, reporting an annual growth of -0.4 % in the period 2010-2014

Disability

Showing data of Región Region Metropolitana Santiago

In 2015, 1,081,097 people at Region Metropolitana Santiago suffered some disabilities type, where 41.2 % corresponded to a severe disability.

Death Causes

Showing data of Región Region Metropolitana Santiago

In the period 2010 - 2014, death cause with the highest annual growth rate in Region Metropolitana Santiago were Diseases of the respiratory system with a 4.2 %, followed by Human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease with a 4.1 %.

Access

En 2015, 134,888 people were affiliated to a health insurance system, representing 91.0 % of the population in Santiago.

On the other hand, affiliations to a health insurance company had decreased at a rate of -6.7 % in the period 2000-2015

Access to Health Insurance*

* “When a new beneficiary joins the Public Health Insurance, the first task of FONASA is to place them in one of its 4 income segments. This classification, of scale type, allows to gather socioeconomic characterizations of the beneficiary population, and they are defined in the following way:

  • A Group: Beneficiaries lacking the resources to pay contributions in health, or in conditions of indigence (non-contributors).
  • B Group: Beneficiaries with incomes under CLP$270,000 per month (contributors). Workers in the public health sector.
  • C Group: Beneficiaries with incomes between CLP$270,000 and CLP$394,200 per month (contributors).
  • D Group: Beneficiaries with income equal or higher than CLP$394,200 per month (contributors).

However, the specific usefulness of this distribution of the beneficiary population is to specify the co-payment that they make in return for medical care granted with the coverage. Copayment is the concept to refer to a payment for services shared between the beneficiary and the insurance, where FONASA finances or subsidizes a part (percentage) of the cost of any health care, and the beneficiary contributes out of pocket the part that we do not finance / we reward.”

Election
The highest participation in an election in Santiago was in 2017, to elect Presidente - 2nd round, with a 43.29% of voter participation.
Presidential Elections
There's no data of electoral participation for Santiago on 2017 presidential election.
Legislative Elections

The Congresspersons representing Santiago for the 2018-2022 term are GIORGIO JACKSON DRAGO, MARCELA SABAT FERNANDEZ, JORGE ALESSANDRI VERGARA, LUCIANO CRUZ-COKE CARVALLO, MAYA FERNANDEZ ALLENDE, SEBASTIAN TORREALBA ALVARADO, GONZALO WINTER ETCHEBERRY, and NATALIA CASTILLO MUNOZ.

Names marked with a * represent elected officials in said election.

Mayor Elections

The population of Santiago chose FELIPE ALESSANDRI VERGARA, of Renovación Nacional (RN), for mayor on the 2016-2020 term, who received 29860 valid votes. In second place was CAROLINA TOHA MORALES, from Partido por la Democracia (PPD), who received 23041 votes.

Election
The highest participation in an election in Santiago was in 2017, to elect Presidente - 2nd round, with a 43.29% of voter participation.
Presidential Elections
There's no data of electoral participation for Santiago on 2017 presidential election.