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 36.00 $ 20.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 6.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.25-4.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 $ 2.50-5.50
Cappuccino (regular) 2.47 $ 1.50-3.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.96 $ 0.60-2.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.67 $ 0.50-1.50
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.20 $ 3.22-5.68
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.49 $ 0.91-2.30
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.67 $ 0.45-1.07
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.08 $ 1.25-3.11
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.75 $ 1.13-5.22
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.65 $ 1.13-4.94
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.10 $ 1.59-5.44
Apples (1 lb) 1.02 $ 0.45-1.81
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 $ 0.23-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 0.60 $ 0.23-1.36
Tomato (1 lb) 0.59 $ 0.23-1.09
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 $ 0.23-0.91
Onion (1 lb) 0.48 $ 0.23-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 0.70 $ 0.40-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.12 $ 0.75-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 6.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.63 $ 1.00-2.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 $ 1.50-4.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.00 $ 5.00-8.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.35 $ 0.30-0.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 20.00 $ 15.00-30.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.50 $ 1.25-2.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 $ 1.61-4.02
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.00 $ 8.00-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.47 $ 2.38-3.90
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $ 20,000.00-25,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,926.33 $ 23,000.00-30,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 49.44 $ 28.33-85.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.62 $ 10.00-20.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 35.75 $ 25.00-50.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.49 $ 20.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.81 $ 10.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 $ 5.00-12.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 240.00 $ 120.00-400.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,810.91 $ 3,000.00-12,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.50 $ 25.00-85.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.34 $ 30.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 99.65 $ 60.00-145.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 83.33 $ 50.00-130.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 359.88 $ 200.00-600.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 282.55 $ 150.00-450.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 625.38 $ 360.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 493.83 $ 300.00-875.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 117.95 $ 78.97-185.80
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 105.62 $ 60.39-232.26
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 493.18 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.05 7.00-15.00

Prices in Ecuador

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Last update: June 2024
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