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Cost of Living Comparison Between Ecuador and United States 

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Consumer Prices in United States are 72.09% higher than in Ecuador
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 95.82% higher than in Ecuador
Rent Prices in United States are 181.95% higher than in Ecuador
Restaurant Prices in United States are 145.17% higher than in Ecuador
Groceries Prices in United States are 77.78% higher than in Ecuador
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 367.04% 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 $     3.65 $      +99.94 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.80 $     1.59 $      +97.59 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.46 $     1.27 $      +176.21 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.95 $     0.99 $      +4.19 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.33 $     2.38 $      +79.57 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.05 $     2.90 $      +176.38 %
Eggs (12) 1.79 $     2.25 $      +25.46 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 4.33 $     9.47 $      +118.83 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 5.55 $     7.63 $      +37.65 %
Apples (1kg) 2.19 $     3.71 $      +69.65 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.46 $     3.58 $      +145.67 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.06 $     3.72 $      +249.29 %
Potato (1kg) 1.23 $     2.35 $      +90.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.63 $     1.57 $      +149.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.91 $     1.76 $      +92.82 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $     12.00 $      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.96 $     2.29 $      +137.67 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.25 $     3.28 $      +46.13 %
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 $     66.00 $      +288.24 %
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) 8.50 $     28.20 $      +231.76 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.41 $     0.96 $      +135.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,500.00 $     20,000.00 $      -18.37 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 36.11 $     161.91 $      +348.45 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 $     0.15 $      -28.35 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.66 $     46.14 $      -10.67 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.36 $     39.52 $      +15.02 %
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) 75.87 $     40.74 $      -46.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.12 $     36.56 $      -15.22 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 116.56 $     76.31 $      -34.53 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 69.33 $     83.44 $      +20.34 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 343.75 $     994.26 $      +189.24 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 254.52 $     750.34 $      +194.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 611.25 $     1,701.63 $      +178.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 467.83 $     1,283.04 $      +174.26 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 968.98 $     1,905.35 $      +96.64 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 832.59 $     1,233.01 $      +48.09 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 357.65 $     3,270.94 $      +814.55 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 8.77     4.20      -52.08 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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