Ecuador vs Italy - Cost of Living Comparison

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Ecuador Italy
🚶 Cost of living one person
$815
$1413
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2077
$3475
🏠 One person rent
$339
$704
🏘️ Family rent
$611
$1260
🍽️ Food expenses
$291
$474
🚐 Transport expenses
$85.7
$93.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$546
$1681
💸 GDP per capita
$6391
$34776
😃 Human freedom index
7.03
7.95
❤️ Life expectancy
73.7
82.8
👮 Corruption perceptions index
34
56
🌐 English speaking %
2%
28.5%
🎓 Higher education
54
92
😀 Quality of life
44
78
🏙️ Population
18M
60.3M

The average cost of living in Ecuador ($815) is 42% less expensive than in Italy ($1413). Ecuador ranked 106th vs 35th for Italy 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 1.2 months in Italy. Ranked 102nd and 32nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Ecuador vs Italy

We calculate prices for Ecuador and Italy as a population-weighted mean of 19 and 148 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 Italy
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.59
$15.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$33.7
$60.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.99
$10.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.07
$5.16
 Cappuccino
$2.73
$1.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1
$2.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$340
$725
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$252
$507
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$605
$1425
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$502
$940
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.9
$124
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$56.4
$191
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$32.7
$29
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.71%
4.72%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1296
$4382
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1472
$2489
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$1.73
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19.8
$38.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.3
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.71
$1.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.13
$1.52
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.48
$1.93
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$2.49
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.24
$3.69
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$14.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.92
$11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.5
$17.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.22
$2.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.98
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$2.32
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$2.91
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.7
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.4
$5.99
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.58
$1.62
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.32
$6.21
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.45
$10.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.34
$3.42
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.06
$2.26
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$2.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.9
$51.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.06
$9.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$37.1
$91.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.44
$15.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$56.7
$79.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$105
$87.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$249
$518
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6892
$10250

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

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

In Italy

City Cost of living Population
Rome
$1675
2.87M
Milan
$2057
1.37M
Turin
$1359
871K
Naples
$1330
966K
Genoa
$1448
559K
Palermo
$1158
668K
Bologna
$1581
393K
Florence
$1620
381K
Bari
$1321
323K
Verona
$1379
257K
Venice
$1434
255K
Catania
$1197
312K
Prato
$1436
193K
Messina
$1119
234K
Trieste
$1280
204K
Padua
$1580
210K
Brescia
$1439
197K
Modena
$1511
185K
Parma
$1435
196K
Reggio Emilia
$1289
172K
Livorno
$1374
158K
Latina
$1046
126K
Foggia
$1146
147K
Rimini
$1458
149K
Taranto
$1115
198K
Perugia
$1060
166K
Ravenna
$1232
159K
Forli
$1560
118K
Monza
$1562
124K
Bergamo
$1297
121K