Cost of Living in Esmeraldas

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$677
$1730
🛋️ Without rent
$400
$1273
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$277
$457
🍽️ Food
$274
$728
🚐 Transport
$35.4
$98.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$400
😀 Quality of life
30
🏙️ Population
154K

The average cost of living in Esmeraldas is $677, which is in the top 29% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6585th out of 9294 in our global list and 7th out of 19 in Ecuador.

The median after-tax salary is $400, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 8044th (TOP 87%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 17th best city to live in Ecuador. With an estimated population of 154K, Esmeraldas is the 11th largest city in Ecuador.

✈️ Closest airport189 kmMariscal Sucre International Airport
😷 Air qualityExcellent9.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank8427Luis Vargas Torres Technical University
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Prices in Esmeraldas

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.03
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.24
 Cappuccino
$2.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.8
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$287
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$194
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$501
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$348
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$38
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1112
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$758
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.65
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.93
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.76
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.88
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.23
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.53
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.71
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.48
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.95
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.09
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.65
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.25
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$28.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$66.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$104
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$322
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7566

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