Ecuador vs Tonga - Cost of Living Comparison

Ecuador Tonga
🚶 Cost of living one person
$779
$900
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1988
$1827
🏠 One person rent
$321
$406
🏘️ Family rent
$575
$422
🍽️ Food expenses
$275
$408
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$25.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$558
$816
💸 GDP per capita
$6391
$4426
😃 Human freedom index
7.12
5.6
❤️ Life expectancy
73.7
71
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
50
🌐 English speaking %
2%
30%
🎓 Higher education
54
1
😀 Quality of life
46
45
🏙️ Population
18M
108K

The average cost of living in Ecuador ($779) is 13% less expensive than in Tonga ($900). Ecuador ranked 115th vs 90th for Tonga 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 Tonga. Ranked 95th and 102nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Ecuador vs Tonga

We calculate prices for Ecuador and Tonga as a population-weighted mean of 19 and 2 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 Tonga
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.94
$24.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$29
$67.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.8
$8.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.07
$4.31
 Cappuccino
$2.75
$2.21
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.89
$1.63
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$356
$232
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$227
$362
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$598
$450
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$460
$301
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.8
$40.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.5
$61.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.7
$29
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.9%
11.37%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1293
$1307
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1255
$778
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.33
$0.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.2
$21
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.8
$7.67
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.78
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.09
$1.49
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.35
$0.85
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
$1.51
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.05
$4.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.21
$3.89
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.6
$2.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.25
$7.17
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.14
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
$1.22
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
$2.13
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$2.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$0.95
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.64
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.03
$2.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$7.45
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.48
$1.32
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.1
$13.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.89
$4.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.08
$3.17
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.01
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.66
$1.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40
$29.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.45
$4.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$34.8
$23
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.1
$4.51
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.3
$35.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$103
$67.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$227
$145
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7269
$4403

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Ecuador

City Cost of living Population
Guayaquil
$864
2.72M
Quito
$797
2.01M
Santo Domingo
$634
271K
Cuenca
$778
330K
Duran
$763
231K
Ambato
$599
165K
Machala
$609
231K
Manta
$887
218K
Quevedo
$581
151K
Milagro
$723
134K
Ibarra
$580
132K
Loja
$622
170K
Portoviejo
$672
207K
Esmeraldas
$601
154K
Babahoyo
$775
90.2K
La Libertad
$752
95.9K
Riobamba
$556
146K
Galapagos Islands
$671
25K
Montanita
$724
1K

In Tonga

City Cost of living Population
Nukualofa
$900
23.2K
Mua
$900
5K