Ecuador vs Malta - Cost of Living Comparison

Ecuador Malta
🚶 Cost of living one person
$750
$1275
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1875
$3037
🏠 One person rent
$307
$721
🏘️ Family rent
$509
$1354
🍽️ Food expenses
$266
$408
🚐 Transport expenses
$85.1
$49.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$515
$1234
💸 GDP per capita
$5600
$28423
😃 Human freedom index
7.43
8.45
❤️ Life expectancy
77.2
82.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
54
🌐 English speaking %
2%
88.3%
🎓 Higher education
57
74
😀 Quality of life
56
62
🏙️ Population
16.6M
465K

The average cost of living in Ecuador ($750) is 41% less expensive than in Malta ($1275). Ecuador ranked 109th vs 33rd for Malta 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 months in Malta. Ranked 67th and 54th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Ecuador vs Malta

We calculate prices for Ecuador and Malta 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 Malta
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.64
$13.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.9
$55.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.31
$8.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.02
$2.69
 Cappuccino
$2.94
$2.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.87
$1.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$323
$755
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$220
$605
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$564
$1476
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$389
$1183
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34.4
$51
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.7
$78.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$32.1
$34.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.45%
4.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1287
$3694
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1037
$2451
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$1.83
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.8
$27.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.2
$19.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.77
$1.43
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.26
$1.23
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$2.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.95
$2.4
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.35
$9.52
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.61
$6.93
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.77
$13.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$2.56
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$1.9
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$2.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$2.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$1.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$2.13
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.62
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.97
$1.77
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.2
$7.18
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.47
$1.49
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.95
$5.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.22
$8.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.34
$4.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.77
$1.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$2.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.6
$57.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.61
$9.72
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$32.5
$23.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$9
$11.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.8
$62.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$99.4
$80
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$247
$359
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6933
$7814

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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 Malta

City Cost of living Population
Mosta
$1170
20.2K
Birkirkara
$1388
24.4K
Sliema
$1405
16.9K
Zabbar
$1032
15.4K
St. Paul's Bay
$1139
21K
Naxxar
$1250
13.4K
San Gwann
$1333
12.5K
Marsaskala
$1242
12.1K
Gzira
$1531
8.03K
Valletta
$1534
6.44K