Ecuador vs India - Cost of Living Comparison

Ecuador India
🚶 Cost of living one person
$750
$416
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1875
$1027
🏠 One person rent
$307
$165
🏘️ Family rent
$509
$317
🍽️ Food expenses
$266
$164
🚐 Transport expenses
$85.1
$45.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$515
$620
💸 GDP per capita
$5600
$1928
😃 Human freedom index
7.43
6.39
❤️ Life expectancy
77.2
69.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
40
🌐 English speaking %
2%
10.6%
🎓 Higher education
57
73
😀 Quality of life
56
51
🏙️ Population
16.6M
1.33B

The average cost of living in Ecuador ($750) is 80% more expensive than in India ($416). Ecuador ranked 109th vs 190th for India 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 1.5 months in India. Ranked 67th and 85th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Ecuador vs India

We calculate prices for Ecuador and India as a population-weighted mean of 19 and 220 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 India
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.64
$2.93
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.9
$14.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.31
$3.88
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.02
$2.21
 Cappuccino
$2.94
$1.84
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.87
$0.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$323
$181
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$220
$116
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$564
$400
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$389
$234
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34.4
$26.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.7
$40.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$32.1
$9.72
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.45%
8.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1287
$1696
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1037
$822
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.36
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.8
$10.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.2
$2.63
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.77
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$0.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.26
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$0.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.95
$0.96
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.35
$5.41
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.61
$3.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.77
$5.82
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$1.98
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$0.65
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$0.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$0.36
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$0.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.24
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.97
$1.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.2
$8.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.47
$1.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.95
$3.62
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.22
$1.91
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.34
$2.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.77
$1.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$0.85
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.6
$18.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.61
$3.31
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$32.5
$11.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$9
$2.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.8
$29.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$99.4
$45.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$247
$64.1
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6933
$1660

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Cities Comparison in Ecuador vs India

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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 India

City Cost of living Population
Bangalore
$480
11.3M
Delhi
$486
26.5M
Mumbai
$632
15.4M
Pune
$446
5.95M
Chennai
$425
10.3M
Hyderabad
$477
9.31M
Ahmedabad
$468
7.65M
Jaipur
$359
3.07M
Kolkata
$370
4.5M
Nagpur
$408
2.41M
Surat
$426
5.94M
Visakhapatnam
$492
2.04M
Bhagalpur
$284
3.04M
Mysore
$345
3M
Lucknow
$361
3.38M
Kanpur
$441
2.77M
Mirzapur
$381
2.5M
Kalyan
$353
1.25M
Gurgaon
$493
877K
Madurai
$361
1.56M
Navi Mumbai
$466
1.12M
Ghaziabad
$402
2.38M
Thane
$454
1.89M
Bhopal
$331
1.8M
Raipur
$351
1.01M
Ludhiana
$391
1.62M
Indore
$340
1.99M
Allahabad
$540
1.54M
Noida
$457
637K
Bilaspur
$301
1.63M