Cost of living in Ecuador in 2019

Cost of living in Ecuador

Prices were updated: May 2018

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Food prices$
A loaf of bread (400 g) 1.68$ 1.50
Milk (1 l) 1.05$ 0.94
Eggs (12) 1.95$ 1.74
Local cheese (1 kg) 6.10$ 5.44
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 5.96$ 5.32
White rice (1 kg) 1.41$ 1.26
Onion (1 kg) 1.00$ 0.89
Salad (1 kg) 0.80$ 0.71
Potato (1 kg) 0.92$ 0.82
Tomatoes (1 kg) 1.22$ 1.09
Bananas (kg) 1.12$ 1.00
Apples (kg) 1.70$ 1.52
Orange (1 kg) 1.35$ 1.20
Beef (1 kg) 4.29$ 3.83
Pork (1 kg) 3.85$ 3.43
Mineral water (1.5 l) 0.95$ 0.85
Restaurants$
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 3.88$ 3.46
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 12.00$ 10.70
Cappuccino (regular) 2.15$ 1.92
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 0.85$ 0.76
Water (330 ml bottle) 0.53$ 0.47
Big Mac meal 5.68$ 5.07
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 22.75$ 20.29
Alcohol$
Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l) 1.25$ 1.12
Imported beer (0,33 l) 2.08$ 1.86
Wine (700 ml) 9.90$ 8.83
Vodka, rum, brandy 12.54$ 11.19
Pack of cigarettes 4.83$ 4.31
Hotels and hostels$
Hostel (for 1 person) 12.00$ 10.70
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 29.75$ 26.54
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 58.75$ 52.41
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 119.50$ 106.60
Apartments for rent$
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 379.00$ 338.09
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 221.75$ 197.81
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 642.50$ 573.15
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 507.50$ 452.72
Internet (60 Mbps) 41.25$ 36.80
Transportation$
Public transport (1 way ticket) 2.71$ 2.42
Public transport (Monthly pass) 5.56$ 4.96
Taxi Start 1.60$ 1.43
Taxi (1 km) 1.09$ 0.97
Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 12.25$ 10.93
Petrol (gas) 0.48$ 0.43
Personal care$
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 3.68$ 3.28
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 2.58$ 2.30
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …) 3.23$ 2.88
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 2.83$ 2.52
Tube of toothpaste 2.24$ 2.00
Visit to private doctor 31.25$ 27.88
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 7.25$ 6.47
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 3.94$ 3.51
Entertainment$
1 ticket to the movie 5.75$ 5.13
1 ticket to the theatre 15.25$ 13.60
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.50$ 9.37
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.75$ 25.65
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 5.25$ 4.68
Other prices$
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.00$ 55.31
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 65.25$ 58.21
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.75$ 68.47
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 61.50$ 54.86
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