Cost of living index in Ecuador

Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 0.97 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 4.09 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.29 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.29 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.77 (USD)
Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 5.49 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 5.86 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.06 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.37 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.96 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.08 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.28 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.65 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 1 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 10.2 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.86 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.5 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 5.46 (USD)
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 6 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 3.09 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 28.81 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.55 (USD)
Cup of coffee 2 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 0.7 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.99 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 3.09 (USD)
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 96.62 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 84.79 (USD)
High quality jeans 63.49 (USD)
womens summer dress 44.59 (USD)
Taxi minimum charge 1.51 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 1.53 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 10.3 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.31 (USD)
One month pass 23.76 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 0.61 (USD)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 25740 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 26522 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 43.63 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 19.89 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 6.18 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 397.62 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 717.75 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 269.57 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 474.58 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 1415.28 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 977.8 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 47.49 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 39.65 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.14 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 303 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 6551.62 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 465.41 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 10.93 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in Ecuador

On average a signle person can spend arround 92 (USD) a month which is considered quite affordable comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water.
Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.

Grocery budget for two people per month in Ecuador

155 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses.
this budget is considered quite cheap if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.

Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in Ecuador

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 247 (USD) per month in Ecuador, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered on the cheap side.
This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.

Average living cost in Ecuador for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in Ecuador for arround 548 (USD), which is affordable if we compare it to other big cities.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 92 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 270 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 169 (USD).

Average living cost in Ecuador for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in Ecuador can average 875 (USD), which puts it in the cheap side in comparison with the big cities in the world.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 404 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 155 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 245 (USD).

Average living cost in Ecuador for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Ecuador for about 2121 (USD), which is considered quite affordable regarding the average worldwide.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 664 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 786 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 247 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 113 (USD).




Cost of living by city in Ecuador