Albania vs Ecuador - Cost of Living Comparison

AlbaniaEcuador
🚶 Cost of living One person
$608
$756
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1496
$1851
🏠 One person rent
$245
$323
🏘️ Family rent
$401
$511
🍽️ Food Expenses
$229
$264
🚐 Transport Expenses
$54
$77.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$400
$472
💸 GDP per capita
$5215
$5600
😃 Human freedom index
7.7
6.92
❤️ Life expectancy
78.6
77
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
39
🏙️ Population
3.02M
16.6M

The average cost of living in Albania ($608) is 20% less expensive than in Ecuador ($756). Albania ranked 142nd vs 107th for Ecuador in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Albania compared to 0.6 months in Ecuador. Ranked 53rd and 72nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Ecuador

AlbaniaEcuador
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$4.98
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$22.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.39
$6.24
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.9
☕ Cappuccino
$1.39
$2.89
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.25
$0.82
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$241
$354
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$163
$231
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$582
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$271
$386
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$34.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.2
$52.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.7
$33.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
10.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1340
$1409
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$668
$985
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$0.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$23.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.4
$12.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.56
$0.71
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$1.04
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$1.25
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$1.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.76
$1.82
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$6.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$5.59
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.24
$6.09
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$1.88
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.34
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.26
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.05
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$1.18
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.66
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$1.98
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.58
$11.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$1.39
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$5.05
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.41
$6.82
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.87
$5.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.8
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.46
$1.65
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
$40.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.58
$5.72
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.3
$30.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.06
$8.32
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$59.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.5
$99.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$282
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2808
$6707

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$501
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$527
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In Ecuador

CityCost of livingPopulation
Guayaquil
$841
2.72M
Quito
$802
2.01M
Santo Domingo
$622
271K
Cuenca
$703
330K
Machala
$629
231K
Duran
$655
231K
Quevedo
$560
151K
Portoviejo
$574
207K
Manta
$829
218K
Loja
$559
170K
Ambato
$483
165K
Riobamba
$581
146K
Ibarra
$543
132K
Esmeraldas
$677
154K
Milagro
$612
134K
La Libertad
$796
95.9K
Babahoyo
$741
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Galapagos Islands
$640
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Montanita
$639
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