Ecuador vs Estonia - Cost of Living Comparison

Ecuador Estonia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$750
$1019
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1875
$2404
🏠 One person rent
$307
$533
🏘️ Family rent
$509
$897
🍽️ Food expenses
$266
$324
🚐 Transport expenses
$85.1
$52.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$515
$1277
💸 GDP per capita
$5600
$23054
😃 Human freedom index
7.43
8.91
❤️ Life expectancy
77.2
78.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
74
🌐 English speaking %
2%
50.2%
🎓 Higher education
57
84
😀 Quality of life
56
75
🏙️ Population
16.6M
1.33M

The average cost of living in Ecuador ($750) is 26% less expensive than in Estonia ($1019). Ecuador ranked 109th vs 59th for Estonia 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 Ecuador compared to 1.3 months in Estonia. Ranked 67th and 22nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Ecuador vs Estonia

We calculate prices for Ecuador and Estonia as a population-weighted mean of 19 and 10 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.

Ecuador Estonia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.64
$8.26
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.9
$45.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.31
$6.35
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.02
$4.33
 Cappuccino
$2.94
$2.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.87
$1.7
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$323
$452
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$220
$339
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$564
$839
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$389
$601
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34.4
$149
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.7
$226
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$32.1
$22.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.45%
2.25%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1287
$2865
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1037
$2032
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$1.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.8
$26.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.2
$8.93
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.77
$1.83
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$0.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.26
$0.83
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$1.36
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.95
$2.14
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.35
$8.51
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.61
$5.91
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.77
$12.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$1.58
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$1.15
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.88
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$2.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$0.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$0.69
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.58
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.97
$1.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.2
$8.14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.47
$1.41
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.95
$4.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.22
$8.49
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.34
$3.39
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.77
$1.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$2.18
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.6
$42.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.61
$8.14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$32.5
$41.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$9
$13.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.8
$84.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$99.4
$83.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$247
$249
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6933
$8321

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

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

In Estonia

City Cost of living Population
Tallinn
$1145
438K
Tartu
$891
91.4K
Narva
$743
53.4K
Kohtla-Jarve
$842
33.5K
Parnu
$863
39.6K
Viljandi
$703
16.9K
Maardu
$861
15.3K
Rakvere
$837
15K
Sillamae
$783
12.2K
Kuressaare
$773
13.1K