Ecuador vs Ghana - Cost of Living Comparison

Ecuador Ghana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$750
$581
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1875
$1626
🏠 One person rent
$307
$223
🏘️ Family rent
$509
$593
🍽️ Food expenses
$266
$245
🚐 Transport expenses
$85.1
$73.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$515
$347
💸 GDP per capita
$5600
$2206
😃 Human freedom index
7.43
7.49
❤️ Life expectancy
77.2
64.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
43
🌐 English speaking %
2%
66.7%
🎓 Higher education
57
67
😀 Quality of life
56
45
🏙️ Population
16.6M
26.9M

The average cost of living in Ecuador ($750) is 29% more expensive than in Ghana ($581). Ecuador ranked 109th vs 149th for Ghana 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 0.6 months in Ghana. Ranked 67th and 112th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Ecuador vs Ghana

We calculate prices for Ecuador and Ghana 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 Ghana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.64
$4.92
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.9
$22
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.31
$6.73
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.02
$0.89
 Cappuccino
$2.94
$1.35
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.87
$0.67
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$323
$390
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$220
$91.9
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$564
$1160
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$389
$340
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34.4
$31.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.7
$48.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$32.1
$39.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.45%
19.59%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1287
$698
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1037
$5292
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.8
$25.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.2
$7.76
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.77
$0.85
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$1.66
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.26
$0.86
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$1.52
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.95
$1.62
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.35
$9.61
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.61
$4.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.77
$3.17
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$2.27
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$1.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.47
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$1.88
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$1.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$1.67
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.97
$2.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.2
$4.93
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.47
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.95
$1.41
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.22
$5.73
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.34
$3.08
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.77
$0.72
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$0.76
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.6
$24.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.61
$4.78
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$32.5
$18.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$9
$3.02
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.8
$13.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$99.4
$30
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$247
$85.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6933
$3447

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Cities Comparison in Ecuador vs Ghana

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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 Ghana

City Cost of living Population
Kumasi
$555
3.35M
Accra
$671
2.29M
Sekondi-Takoradi
$536
540K
Tema
$524
162K
Ashaiman
$485
229K
Obuasi
$571
180K
Tamale
$508
467K
Koforidua
$462
127K
Hohoe
$538
56.2K
Ho
$446
83.7K