Ecuador vs Russia - Cost of Living Comparison

Ecuador Russia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$750
$868
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1875
$2161
🏠 One person rent
$307
$416
🏘️ Family rent
$509
$754
🍽️ Food expenses
$266
$299
🚐 Transport expenses
$85.1
$60.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$515
$805
💸 GDP per capita
$5600
$10127
😃 Human freedom index
7.43
6.23
❤️ Life expectancy
77.2
71.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
29
🌐 English speaking %
2%
11.8%
🎓 Higher education
57
85
😀 Quality of life
56
52
🏙️ Population
16.6M
147M

The average cost of living in Ecuador ($750) is 14% less expensive than in Russia ($868). Ecuador ranked 109th vs 85th for Russia 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 0.9 months in Russia. Ranked 67th and 81st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Ecuador vs Russia

We calculate prices for Ecuador and Russia as a population-weighted mean of 19 and 122 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 Russia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.64
$8.31
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.9
$36.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.31
$5.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.02
$2.51
 Cappuccino
$2.94
$2.54
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.87
$1.1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$323
$458
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$220
$306
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$564
$894
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$389
$572
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34.4
$71.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.7
$109
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$32.1
$8.43
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.45%
10.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1287
$3247
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1037
$2070
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.59
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.8
$26.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.2
$5.54
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.77
$0.8
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$1.17
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.26
$0.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$1.27
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.95
$1.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.35
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.61
$5.21
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.77
$9.72
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$1.81
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$1.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.92
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$2.92
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$0.8
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.97
$1.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.2
$9.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.47
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.95
$2.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.22
$6.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.34
$3.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.77
$1.36
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$1.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.6
$38.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.61
$5.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$32.5
$23.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$9
$8.06
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.8
$84.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$99.4
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$247
$367
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6933
$6764

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Cities Comparison in Ecuador vs Russia

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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 Russia

City Cost of living Population
Moscow
$1337
12.7M
Saint Petersburg
$1164
5.38M
Yekaterinburg
$797
1.47M
Novosibirsk
$883
1.6M
Krasnoyarsk
$775
1.08M
Nizhny Novgorod
$864
1.26M
Kazan
$853
1.24M
Samara
$747
1.17M
Perm
$699
1.05M
Ufa
$709
1.12M
Voronezh
$667
1.05M
Rostov-on-Don
$806
1.13M
Tomsk
$583
573K
Chelyabinsk
$564
1.2M
Omsk
$621
1.18M
Tyumen
$779
745K
Krasnodar
$723
881K
Volgograd
$676
1.02M
Vladivostok
$998
607K
Saratov
$686
845K
Surgut
$849
361K
Khabarovsk
$929
616K
Balashikha
$807
451K
Sterlitamak
$852
280K
Tolyatti
$677
686K
Irkutsk
$719
624K
Sochi
$959
412K
Yaroslavl
$573
608K
Izhevsk
$595
646K
Yakutsk
$944
312K