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$ 1.48
Milk (1 l) 1.05$ 0.93
Eggs (12) 1.95$ 1.72
Local cheese (1 kg) 6.10$ 5.39
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 5.96$ 5.27
White rice (1 kg) 1.41$ 1.25
Onion (1 kg) 1.00$ 0.88
Salad (1 kg) 0.80$ 0.71
Potato (1 kg) 0.92$ 0.81
Tomatoes (1 kg) 1.22$ 1.08
Bananas (kg) 1.12$ 0.99
Apples (kg) 1.70$ 1.50
Orange (1 kg) 1.35$ 1.19
Beef (1 kg) 4.29$ 3.79
Pork (1 kg) 3.85$ 3.40
Mineral water (1.5 l) 0.95$ 0.84
Restaurants$
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 3.88$ 3.43
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 12.00$ 10.60
Cappuccino (regular) 2.15$ 1.90
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 0.85$ 0.75
Water (330 ml bottle) 0.53$ 0.47
Big Mac meal 5.68$ 5.02
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 22.75$ 20.10
Alcohol$
Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l) 1.25$ 1.10
Imported beer (0,33 l) 2.08$ 1.84
Wine (700 ml) 9.90$ 8.75
Vodka, rum, brandy 12.54$ 11.08
Pack of cigarettes 4.83$ 4.27
Hotels and hostels$
Hostel (for 1 person) 12.00$ 10.60
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 29.75$ 26.28
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 58.75$ 51.90
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 119.50$ 105.57
Apartments for rent$
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 379.00$ 334.81
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 221.75$ 195.90
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 642.50$ 567.59
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 507.50$ 448.33
Internet (60 Mbps) 41.25$ 36.44
Transportation$
Public transport (1 way ticket) 2.71$ 2.39
Public transport (Monthly pass) 5.56$ 4.91
Taxi Start 1.60$ 1.41
Taxi (1 km) 1.09$ 0.96
Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 12.25$ 10.82
Petrol (gas) 0.48$ 0.42
Personal care$
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 3.68$ 3.25
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 2.58$ 2.28
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …) 3.23$ 2.85
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 2.83$ 2.50
Tube of toothpaste 2.24$ 1.98
Visit to private doctor 31.25$ 27.61
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 7.25$ 6.40
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 3.94$ 3.48
Entertainment$
1 ticket to the movie 5.75$ 5.08
1 ticket to the theatre 15.25$ 13.47
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.50$ 9.28
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.75$ 25.40
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 5.25$ 4.64
Other prices$
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.00$ 54.77
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 65.25$ 57.64
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.75$ 67.80
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 61.50$ 54.33
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