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Cost of Living in Ecuador

Cost of Living in Ecuador

Cost of Living in Ecuador

Summary:

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs are  (1,704.10$) without rent.
  • A single person estimated monthly costs are  (476.23$) without rent.

Restaurants
Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.00 $ 2.505.50
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 30.00 $ 18.0060.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $ 5.307.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 2.00 $ 1.003.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.50 $ 2.005.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.22 $ 1.004.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.77 $ 0.501.25
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.57 $ 0.451.00

Markets
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.00 $ 0.801.25
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.57 $ 0.952.80
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.32 $ 0.662.40
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.65 $ 1.022.50
Local Cheese (1kg) 5.03 $ 2.0010.00
Chicken Fillets (1kg) 5.42 $ 2.2510.00
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.02 $ 2.5012.00
Apples (1kg) 1.87 $ 1.003.50
Banana (1kg) 0.93 $ 0.501.79
Oranges (1kg) 1.12 $ 0.443.00
Tomato (1kg) 1.14 $ 0.552.20
Potato (1kg) 0.98 $ 0.441.80
Onion (1kg) 1.06 $ 0.572.00
Lettuce (1 head) 0.70 $ 0.501.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.98 $ 0.701.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 $ 5.0015.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.46 $ 0.992.27
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.44 $ 1.504.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.50 $ 4.336.30

Transportation
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.30 $ 0.250.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 18.75 $ 12.0038.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.50 $ 1.252.50
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.50 $ 1.002.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.00 $ 7.5515.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.67 $ 0.490.96
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 19,000.0030,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,428.57 $ 25,000.0033,000.00

Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 47.33 $ 25.0090.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $ 0.050.17
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.02 $ 30.0060.00

Sports And Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.40 $ 20.0050.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.05 $ 10.0024.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6.19 $ 5.008.00

Childcare
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 239.22 $ 120.00400.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,963.60 $ 4,500.0010,200.00

Clothing And Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.19 $ 20.0090.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 43.83 $ 20.0080.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 94.17 $ 60.00140.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 75.53 $ 36.00120.00

Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 350.88 $ 200.00600.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 251.15 $ 150.00450.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 609.30 $ 350.001,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 440.09 $ 275.00800.00

Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,293.67 $ 900.001,800.00
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 992.88 $ 675.001,500.00

Salaries And Financing
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 498.91 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.81 7.0016.00

Prices in Ecuador

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Last update: May 2022
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