Brunei vs Ecuador - Cost of Living Comparison

Brunei Ecuador
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1066
$750
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2392
$1875
🏠 One person rent
$606
$307
🏘️ Family rent
$976
$509
🍽️ Food expenses
$313
$266
🚐 Transport expenses
$50.6
$85.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1839
$515
💸 GDP per capita
$27443
$5600
😃 Human freedom index
6.46
7.43
❤️ Life expectancy
76
77.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
60
36
🌐 English speaking %
37.8%
2%
🎓 Higher education
54
57
😀 Quality of life
68
56
🏙️ Population
429K
16.6M

The average cost of living in Brunei ($1066) is 42% more expensive than in Ecuador ($750). Brunei ranked 52nd vs 109th 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 1.7 months in Brunei compared to 0.7 months in Ecuador. Ranked 36th and 67th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Brunei vs Ecuador

We calculate prices for Brunei and Ecuador as a population-weighted mean of 3 and 19 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Brunei Ecuador
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.73
$4.64
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.1
$26.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.89
$6.31
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.38
$2.02
 Cappuccino
$3.49
$2.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.72
$0.87
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$664
$323
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$459
$220
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1080
$564
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$793
$389
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.6
$34.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.9
$52.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$70.6
$32.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.29%
9.45%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1413
$1287
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$892
$1037
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.1
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.8
$21.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$23.8
$14.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$0.77
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
$1.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.33
$1.26
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$1.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.03
$1.95
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.63
$6.35
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.9
$5.61
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.9
$5.77
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$1.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
$0.9
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.6
$1.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.29
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
$1.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$0.65
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.47
$1.97
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
$11.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.3
$1.47
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.25
$4.95
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$6.22
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.6
$6.34
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.82
$1.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.03
$1.74
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$46.2
$39.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.41
$5.61
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$31.9
$32.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.97
$9
👖 Brand Jeans
$80.9
$58.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93.1
$99.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$208
$247
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11287
$6933

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Brunei

City Cost of living Population
Bandar Seri Begawan
$1059
50K
Seria
$1095
13.1K
Kuala Belait
$1053
4.26K

In Ecuador

City Cost of living Population
Guayaquil
$806
2.72M
Quito
$806
2.01M
Santo Domingo
$590
271K
Cuenca
$741
330K
Duran
$665
231K
Machala
$686
231K
Manta
$811
264K
Quevedo
$621
151K
Ambato
$577
165K
Portoviejo
$568
207K
Riobamba
$556
146K
Loja
$567
170K
Milagro
$677
134K
Esmeraldas
$655
154K
Ibarra
$556
132K
La Libertad
$779
95.9K
Babahoyo
$732
90.2K
Galapagos Islands
$650
25K
Montanita
$652
1K