Cost of Living in Guayaquil

Summary of cost of living in Guayaquil, Ecuador:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.00 $ 2.50-5.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $ 25.00-75.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 6.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.75 $ 1.00-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 $ 3.00-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.41 $ 1.50-3.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.07 $ 0.75-1.75
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.52 $ 0.50-1.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.62 $ 3.60-5.68
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.65 $ 1.09-2.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.67 $ 0.45-0.94
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.49 $ 1.00-4.80
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.52 $ 1.36-4.08
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.93 $ 1.13-5.35
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.79 $ 1.13-4.54
Apples (1 lb) 1.05 $ 0.45-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $ 0.23-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 0.68 $ 0.45-1.27
Tomato (1 lb) 0.55 $ 0.23-1.00
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 $ 0.23-0.91
Onion (1 lb) 0.50 $ 0.23-1.00
Lettuce (1 head) 0.70 $ 0.30-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.04 $ 0.52-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 4.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.65 $ 1.00-2.14
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.92 $ 1.80-4.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.65 $ 5.00-6.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.32 $ 0.30-0.35
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 15.50 $ 13.04-21.74
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.00-3.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 $ 2.41-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 8.50 $ 7.00-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.49 $ 2.38-4.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,500.00 $ 19,000.00-25,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,625.00 $ 22,000.00-30,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 84.41 $ 53.12-120.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.75 $ 12.00-15.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37.10 $ 30.00-45.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.09 $ 25.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 34.00 $ 15.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.25 $ 6.60-12.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 247.86 $ 200.00-300.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,856.67 $ 2,400.00-11,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.88 $ 40.00-80.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.12 $ 20.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 102.78 $ 80.00-140.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 103.75 $ 50.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 364.29 $ 250.00-500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 339.29 $ 200.00-700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 600.00 $ 400.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 794.44 $ 400.00-1,800.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 105.29 $ 83.61-139.35
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 171.87 $ 92.90-278.71
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 658.67 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.77 7.00-15.00

Prices in Guayaquil

This city had 372 entries in the past 12 months by 29 different contributors.
Last update: January 2024
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1 Comments so far
Harry Colimon on Jun 19, 2023:
I would like to have some information. About getting to the University of Guayaquil as foreign student to learn Spanish.
what the requirements?