Ecuador vs Syria - Cost of Living Comparison

Ecuador Syria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$750
$503
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1875
$1227
🏠 One person rent
$307
$196
🏘️ Family rent
$509
$312
🍽️ Food expenses
$266
$175
🚐 Transport expenses
$85.1
$56.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$515
$58.8
💸 GDP per capita
$5600
$1334
😃 Human freedom index
7.43
3.66
❤️ Life expectancy
77.2
73.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
13
🌐 English speaking %
2%
4%
🎓 Higher education
57
40
😀 Quality of life
56
23
🏙️ Population
16.6M
18.5M

The average cost of living in Ecuador ($750) is 49% more expensive than in Syria ($503). Ecuador ranked 109th vs 178th for Syria 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 0.1 months in Syria. Ranked 67th and 179th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Ecuador vs Syria

We calculate prices for Ecuador and Syria 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 Syria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.64
$3.43
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.9
$16.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.31
$3.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.02
$1.31
 Cappuccino
$2.94
$0.81
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.87
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$323
$158
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$220
$105
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$564
$304
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$389
$191
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34.4
$33.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.7
$51.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$32.1
$47.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.45%
12.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1287
$1228
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1037
$602
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.11
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.8
$11.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.2
$8.84
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.77
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$0.86
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.26
$0.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$1.29
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.95
$1.74
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.35
$3.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.61
$4.23
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.77
$9.09
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$0.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$1.94
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$0.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$0.69
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$0.54
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$0.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.43
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.97
$2.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.2
$3.31
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.47
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.95
$2.22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.22
$1.98
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.34
$4.41
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.77
$2.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$3.01
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.6
$14.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.61
$3.22
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$32.5
$19.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$9
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.8
$23.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$99.4
$118
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$247
$92.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6933
$2505

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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 Syria

City Cost of living Population
Aleppo
$445
1.92M
Damascus
$647
1.75M
Homs
$467
775K
Latakia
$395
700K
Hama
$481
697K
Raqqa
$520
300K
Deir ez-Zor
$470
272K
Al-Hasakah
$463
188K
Qamishli
$460
184K
Idlib
$467
165K