Cost of Living Comparison Between Quito and Manta 

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Cost of Living in Manta is 1.3% lower than in Quito (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Manta is 5.7% higher than in Quito
Rent Prices in Manta are 30.3% higher than in Quito
Restaurant Prices in Manta are 6.3% lower than in Quito
Groceries Prices in Manta are 7.0% lower than in Quito
Local Purchasing Power in Manta is 18.7% lower than in Quito
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Restaurants
Quito Edit Manta Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.75 $ 3.50 $      -26.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 $ 45.00 $      +12.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.75 $ 1.75 $      -36.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 $ 3.00 $      0.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.86 $ 2.44 $      -14.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.05 $ 0.89 $      -15.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.71 $ 0.52 $      -27.0 %
Markets
Quito Edit Manta Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.05 $ 4.70 $      +16.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.36 $ 1.65 $      +21.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 $ 0.66 $      -7.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.18 $ 2.22 $      +1.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.50 $ 2.84 $      -18.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.35 $ 2.94 $      -12.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.55 $ 2.61 $      -26.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.98 $ 1.18 $      +20.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.53 $ 0.49 $      -7.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.56 $ 0.64 $      +14.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.59 $ 0.62 $      +6.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.65 $ 0.41 $      -36.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 $ 0.49 $      +4.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.81 $ 0.66 $      -19.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.99 $ 1.04 $      +5.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 9.75 $      -2.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.51 $ 1.64 $      +8.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 $ 2.00 $      -18.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.50 $ 5.47 $      -15.8 %
Transportation
Quito Edit Manta Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.35 $ 0.40 $      +14.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 20.00 $ 27.50 $      +37.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.50 $ 1.50 $      0.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 $ 3.22 $      +33.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.00 $ 8.50 $      -15.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.83 $ 2.41 $      -14.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 20,000.00 $      0.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 $ 24,000.00 $      -7.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Quito Edit Manta Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 43.67 $ 78.61 $      +80.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 13.62 $ 12.00 $      -11.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 35.20 $ 34.79 $      -1.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Quito Edit Manta Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.15 $ 41.25 $      +0.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.25 $ 21.00 $      +37.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 $ 7.00 $      0.0 %
Childcare
Quito Edit Manta Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 272.22 $ 236.67 $      -13.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,180.00 $ 6,250.00 $      -13.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Quito Edit Manta Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.54 $ 51.88 $      +11.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.67 $ 47.14 $      +8.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 98.75 $ 100.62 $      +1.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.00 $ 90.00 $      +4.7 %
Rent Per Month
Quito Edit Manta Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 448.97 $ 490.00 $      +9.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 341.67 $ 337.50 $      -1.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 787.86 $ 1,237.50 $      +57.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 587.50 $ 758.33 $      +29.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Quito Edit Manta Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 144.58 $ 173.17 $      +19.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 107.42 $ 108.32 $      +0.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Quito Edit Manta Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 523.00 $ 449.40 $      -14.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.06 7.77      -35.6 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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