Congo vs Ecuador - Cost of Living Comparison

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Congo Ecuador
🚶 Cost of living one person
$559
$815
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1396
$2077
🏠 One person rent
$237
$339
🏘️ Family rent
$444
$611
🍽️ Food expenses
$208
$291
🚐 Transport expenses
$58.3
$85.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$396
$546
💸 GDP per capita
$2649
$6391
😃 Human freedom index
5.41
7.03
❤️ Life expectancy
63.5
73.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
22
34
🌐 English speaking %
0%
2%
🎓 Higher education
21
54
😀 Quality of life
20
44
🏙️ Population
5.26M
18M

The average cost of living in the Congo ($559) is 31% less expensive than in Ecuador ($815). the Congo ranked 162nd vs 106th 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 the Congo compared to 0.7 months in Ecuador. Ranked 170th and 102nd 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
$3.51
$4.59
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.7
$33.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.69
$6.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.78
$2.07
 Cappuccino
$1.8
$2.73
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.59
$1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$240
$340
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$154
$252
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$500
$605
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$323
$502
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.1
$36.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$59.6
$56.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$26.3
$32.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.26%
9.71%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1454
$1296
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$910
$1472
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.41
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.9
$19.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.58
$15.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.05
$0.71
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.13
$1.13
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.74
$1.48
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.31
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.59
$2.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.85
$6.43
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.18
$5.92
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.63
$6.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
$2.22
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$1.29
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.54
$1.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.18
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$1.23
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.06
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.7
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.61
$10.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.4
$1.58
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.69
$5.32
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.73
$7.45
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.06
$6.34
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.52
$2.06
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.25
$1.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.5
$39.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.35
$7.06
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.5
$37.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.52
$9.44
👖 Brand Jeans
$31
$56.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$62.6
$105
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$123
$249
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3741
$6892

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In the Congo

City Cost of living Population
Brazzaville
$567
1.83M
Pointe-Noire
$548
829K
Kayes
$514
62.5K
Madingou
$513
27.5K
Gamboma
$511
19.7K
Kinkala
$512
16.1K

In Ecuador

City Cost of living Population
Guayaquil
$905
2.72M
Quito
$843
2.01M
Cuenca
$816
330K
Duran
$800
231K
Santo Domingo
$775
271K
Ambato
$571
165K
Machala
$601
231K
Manta
$870
218K
Milagro
$732
134K
Ibarra
$537
132K
Quevedo
$637
151K
Loja
$639
170K
Portoviejo
$643
207K
Esmeraldas
$613
154K
Babahoyo
$834
90.2K
La Libertad
$816
95.9K
Riobamba
$548
146K
Galapagos Islands
$689
25K
Montanita
$757
1K