Congo vs Ecuador - Cost of Living Comparison

Congo Ecuador
🚶 Cost of living one person
$550
$750
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1353
$1875
🏠 One person rent
$241
$307
🏘️ Family rent
$437
$509
🍽️ Food expenses
$196
$266
🚐 Transport expenses
$57.9
$85.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$355
$515
💸 GDP per capita
$1846
$5600
😃 Human freedom index
5.55
7.43
❤️ Life expectancy
64.8
77.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
21
36
🌐 English speaking %
0%
2%
🎓 Higher education
22
57
😀 Quality of life
23
56
🏙️ Population
5.26M
16.6M

The average cost of living in the Congo ($550) is 27% less expensive than in Ecuador ($750). the Congo ranked 157th 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 0.6 months in the Congo compared to 0.7 months in Ecuador. Ranked 176th and 67th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Congo vs Ecuador

We calculate prices for the Congo and Ecuador as a population-weighted mean of 6 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.

Congo Ecuador
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.14
$4.64
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.5
$26.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$6.31
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.68
$2.02
 Cappuccino
$1.73
$2.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.59
$0.87
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$239
$323
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$155
$220
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$492
$564
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$313
$389
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.7
$34.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.3
$52.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.3
$32.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.76%
9.45%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1341
$1287
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$783
$1037
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.41
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.8
$21.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.49
$14.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$0.77
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.07
$1.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.74
$1.26
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.49
$1.95
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.37
$6.35
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$5.61
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.45
$5.77
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$0.9
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$1.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$1.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.35
$0.65
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
$1.97
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.39
$11.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.29
$1.47
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.46
$4.95
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.33
$6.22
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.95
$6.34
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$1.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.15
$1.74
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23.6
$39.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.13
$5.61
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.5
$32.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.3
$9
👖 Brand Jeans
$31.2
$58.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$61.5
$99.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$119
$247
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3734
$6933

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In the Congo

City Cost of living Population
Brazzaville
$560
1.83M
Pointe-Noire
$536
829K
Kayes
$500
62.5K
Madingou
$500
27.5K
Gamboma
$499
19.7K
Kinkala
$499
16.1K

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