Cost of Living in Manta

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$829
$2165
🛋️ Without rent
$367
$1187
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$462
$978
🍽️ Food
$246
$665
🚐 Transport
$33.1
$89.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$360
😀 Quality of life
36
🏙️ Population
218K

The average cost of living in Manta is $829, which is in the top 36% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 5951st out of 9294 in our global list and 2nd out of 19 in Ecuador.

The median after-tax salary is $360, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months. Ranked 7371st (TOP 79%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 13th best city to live in Ecuador. With an estimated population of 218K, Manta is the 7th largest city in Ecuador.

✈️ Closest airport4 kmEloy Alfaro International Airport
😷 Air qualityExcellent9.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank4190Civil University Eloy Alfaro of Manabi
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Prices in Manta

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.52
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$30.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.56
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.12
 Cappuccino
$2.34
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.82
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$493
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$354
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1312
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$768
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$60.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.57%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2122
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1091
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$25.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.89
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.45
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.39
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.36
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.57
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.59
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.34
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.66
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.88
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.94
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.48
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.95
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.19
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$46.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$28.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.39
👖 Brand Jeans
$56.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$331
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7392

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