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Cost of Living Comparison Between Ecuador and United States 

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Consumer Prices in United States are 70.84% higher than in Ecuador
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 94.37% higher than in Ecuador
Rent Prices in United States are 179.66% higher than in Ecuador
Restaurant Prices in United States are 145.39% higher than in Ecuador
Groceries Prices in United States are 76.51% higher than in Ecuador
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 374.01% higher than in Ecuador

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  Ecuador  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.00 $     10.00 $      +233.33 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 18.00 $     45.00 $      +150.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 $     6.25 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 1.00 $     3.50 $      +250.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.10 $     5.00 $      +138.10 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.82 $     3.64 $      +100.28 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.78 $     1.58 $      +101.94 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.46 $     1.27 $      +177.34 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.97 $     0.99 $      +2.95 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.33 $     2.39 $      +80.07 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.14 $     2.90 $      +153.88 %
Eggs (12) 1.78 $     2.25 $      +26.13 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 4.35 $     9.47 $      +117.95 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 5.57 $     7.63 $      +37.08 %
Apples (1kg) 2.23 $     3.70 $      +65.80 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.49 $     3.58 $      +140.43 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.10 $     3.72 $      +239.48 %
Potato (1kg) 1.20 $     2.35 $      +95.91 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.63 $     1.57 $      +150.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.91 $     1.76 $      +92.90 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $     12.00 $      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.96 $     2.29 $      +136.94 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.23 $     3.28 $      +46.95 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3.20 $     6.00 $      +87.50 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.25 $     2.00 $      +700.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 17.00 $     65.50 $      +285.29 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 $     3.00 $      +200.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.00 $     1.55 $      +55.34 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 8.75 $     28.20 $      +222.29 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.40 $     0.96 $      +137.68 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $     20,000.00 $      -20.00 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 36.11 $     161.80 $      +348.15 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.21 $     0.15 $      -29.04 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 52.84 $     46.16 $      -12.64 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.36 $     39.50 $      +14.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.58 $     18.45 $      +92.49 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.00 $     10.00 $      +100.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.38 $     40.77 $      -47.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.12 $     36.48 $      -15.42 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 118.53 $     76.29 $      -35.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 67.65 $     83.38 $      +23.26 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 343.75 $     993.91 $      +189.14 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 256.30 $     750.39 $      +192.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 619.32 $     1,701.21 $      +174.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 471.40 $     1,282.88 $      +172.14 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 957.71 $     1,914.83 $      +99.94 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 818.54 $     1,230.64 $      +50.35 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 353.94 $     3,260.86 $      +821.31 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 8.27     4.20      -49.16 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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Currency: USD



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