Cost of Living in Ecuador

Summary of cost of living in Ecuador:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.50 $ 2.50-6.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 35.00 $ 20.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 6.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.00-4.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 $ 2.30-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.43 $ 1.50-3.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.97 $ 0.60-2.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.66 $ 0.50-1.50
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.11 $ 3.10-5.68
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.52 $ 0.91-2.75
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.64 $ 0.45-1.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.04 $ 1.20-3.11
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.61 $ 1.13-5.22
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.64 $ 1.13-4.99
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.06 $ 1.36-5.44
Apples (1 lb) 0.99 $ 0.45-1.81
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 $ 0.23-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 0.60 $ 0.23-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 0.56 $ 0.23-1.00
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 $ 0.23-0.91
Onion (1 lb) 0.48 $ 0.30-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 0.69 $ 0.40-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.11 $ 0.70-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 6.50-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.59 $ 1.00-2.25
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.60 $ 1.50-4.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.00 $ 4.50-8.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.35 $ 0.30-0.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 20.00 $ 13.04-30.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.50 $ 1.25-2.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 $ 1.61-4.02
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.00 $ 7.55-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.48 $ 2.38-4.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 19,000.00-25,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,015.17 $ 23,000.00-32,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 46.89 $ 26.00-80.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.55 $ 10.00-18.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 36.52 $ 27.00-50.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.24 $ 25.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.41 $ 10.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 $ 5.00-10.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 226.13 $ 120.00-420.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,367.27 $ 2,640.00-12,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 54.42 $ 21.00-85.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.95 $ 20.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 100.91 $ 60.00-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.92 $ 50.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 361.60 $ 200.00-600.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 270.74 $ 150.00-450.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 605.89 $ 360.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 481.94 $ 300.00-875.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 116.48 $ 78.97-185.80
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 103.52 $ 62.71-153.29
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 525.31 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.26 7.00-16.00

Prices in Ecuador

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Last update: February 2024
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