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Cost of Living Comparison Between Cuenca and Quito 

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Consumer Prices in Quito are 26.71% higher than in Cuenca
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Quito are 23.09% higher than in Cuenca
Rent Prices in Quito are 11.66% higher than in Cuenca
Restaurant Prices in Quito are 32.86% higher than in Cuenca
Groceries Prices in Quito are 31.30% higher than in Cuenca
Local Purchasing Power in Quito is 15.53% higher than in Cuenca
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Restaurants Cuenca[ Edit ] Quito[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.62 $ 3.50 $      +33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 22.50 $ 32.50 $      +44.44 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.25 $ 6.00 $      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.00 $ 1.50 $      +50.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 $ 3.00 $      +50.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.83 $ 2.05 $      +11.82 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.60 $ 0.80 $      +32.95 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.42 $ 0.52 $      +23.03 %
Markets Cuenca[ Edit ] Quito[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.46 $ 3.70 $      +7.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.06 $ 1.37 $      +29.45 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.45 $ 0.68 $      +48.88 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.70 $ 1.80 $      +6.01 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1.85 $ 2.76 $      +48.88 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.93 $ 3.04 $      +57.48 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.04 $ 3.26 $      +59.56 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.74 $ 1.05 $      +41.89 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 $ 0.50 $      -6.78 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.42 $ 0.67 $      +58.75 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.42 $ 0.54 $      +28.22 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.45 $ 0.51 $      +13.33 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.41 $ 0.47 $      +14.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.63 $ 0.65 $      +2.63 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.70 $ 1.04 $      +48.81 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 $ 14.00 $      +55.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.00 $ 1.40 $      +40.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.25 $ 2.83 $      +25.93 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.65 $ 5.00 $      -11.50 %
Transportation Cuenca[ Edit ] Quito[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.30 $ 0.25 $      -16.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 15.00 $ 28.00 $      +86.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.50 $ 1.50 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 $ 2.41 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.00 $ 10.00 $      0.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.83 $ 2.44 $      +33.37 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $ 22,000.00 $      +4.76 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,800.00 $ 27,814.15 $      -3.42 %
Utilities (Monthly) Cuenca[ Edit ] Quito[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 31.12 $ 43.84 $      +40.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.12 $      -10.75 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.86 $ 42.50 $      +6.62 %
Sports And Leisure Cuenca[ Edit ] Quito[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.93 $ 47.67 $      +40.49 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.25 $ 20.15 $      +177.93 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6.12 $ 6.00 $      -2.04 %
Childcare Cuenca[ Edit ] Quito[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 212.00 $ 308.62 $      +45.58 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,392.00 $ 7,064.55 $      +108.27 %
Clothing And Shoes Cuenca[ Edit ] Quito[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.00 $ 63.79 $      +6.32 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.56 $ 48.27 $      -4.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 105.56 $ 98.48 $      -6.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 79.50 $ 93.27 $      +17.32 %
Rent Per Month Cuenca[ Edit ] Quito[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 386.00 $ 428.08 $      +10.90 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 296.67 $ 256.15 $      -13.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 604.55 $ 803.45 $      +32.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 502.92 $ 511.11 $      +1.63 %
Buy Apartment Price Cuenca[ Edit ] Quito[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 113.68 $ 145.16 $      +27.70 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 92.59 $ 98.58 $      +6.47 %
Salaries And Financing Cuenca[ Edit ] Quito[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 408.75 $ 581.30 $      +42.21 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.65 10.77      +1.14 %
Last update: January 2020February 2020
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Currency: USD