- Cost of Living
- Ecuador
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in Ecuador compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 44% | |||
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Food in Ecuador is 44% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | $4.24 (E£ 73) | E£ 134 | - 45% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | $5.65 (E£ 97) | E£ 70 | + 39% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | $3.47 (E£ 60) | E£ 39 | + 53% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | $1.22 (E£ 21) | E£ 15 | + 43% | |
12 eggs, large | $2.28 (E£ 39) | E£ 21 | + 83% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | $1.29 (E£ 22) | E£ 10 | + 132% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | $4.59 (E£ 79) | E£ 31 | + 159% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | $1.99 (E£ 34) | E£ 25 | + 37% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | $1.54 (E£ 26) | E£ 8 | + 241% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | $1.72 (E£ 30) | E£ 23 | + 31% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | $13 (E£ 225) | E£ 161 | + 40% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | $1.81 (E£ 31) | E£ 13 | + 142% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | $1.17 (E£ 20) | E£ 5.55 | + 261% | |
Housing | + 66% | |||
Housing in Ecuador is 66% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | $783 (E£ 13,469) | E£ 8,316 | + 62% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | $491 (E£ 8,441) | E£ 4,892 | + 73% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | $95 (E£ 1,632) | E£ 763 | + 114% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | $652 (E£ 11,220) | E£ 6,256 | + 79% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | $373 (E£ 6,426) | E£ 4,018 | + 60% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | $58 (E£ 996) | E£ 594 | + 68% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | $30 (E£ 516) | E£ 218 | + 137% | |
40” flat screen TV | $603 (E£ 10,375) | E£ 5,901 | + 76% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | $212 (E£ 3,651) | E£ 3,116 | + 17% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | $5.88 (E£ 101) | E£ 96 | + 6% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | $4.25 (E£ 73) | E£ 88 | - 17% | |
Clothes | + 22% | |||
Clothes in Ecuador is 22% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | $67 (E£ 1,155) | E£ 884 | + 31% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | $57 (E£ 983) | E£ 841 | + 17% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | $112 (E£ 1,932) | E£ 1,956 | - 1% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | $120 (E£ 2,068) | E£ 933 | + 122% | |
Transportation | - 12% | |||
Transportation in Ecuador is 12% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | $31,969 (E£ 550,002) | E£ 428,575 | + 28% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | $0.60 (E£ 10) | E£ 7 | + 55% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | $21 (E£ 362) | E£ 701 | - 48% | |
Personal Care | + 110% | |||
Personal Care in Ecuador is 110% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | $7 (E£ 113) | E£ 41 | + 174% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | $10 (E£ 170) | E£ 72 | + 136% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | $38 (E£ 662) | E£ 290 | + 128% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | $7 (E£ 117) | E£ 47 | + 148% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | $5.80 (E£ 100) | E£ 49 | + 105% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | $6 (E£ 109) | E£ 49 | + 123% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | $2.33 (E£ 40) | E£ 25 | + 58% | |
Tube of toothpaste | $2.29 (E£ 39) | E£ 22 | + 83% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | $11 (E£ 191) | E£ 76 | + 151% | |
Entertainment | + 54% | |||
Entertainment in Ecuador is 54% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | $22 (E£ 384) | E£ 350 | + 10% | |
2 tickets to the movies | $11 (E£ 191) | E£ 128 | + 50% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | $70 (E£ 1,199) | E£ 798 | + 50% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | $48 (E£ 819) | E£ 581 | + 41% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | $8 (E£ 137) | E£ 75 | + 84% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | $3.06 (E£ 53) | E£ 40 | + 32% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | $3.80 (E£ 65) | E£ 43 | + 52% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | $731 (E£ 12,577) | E£ 9,712 | + 29% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | $0.39 (E£ 7) | E£ 1.89 | + 252% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | $47 (E£ 810) | E£ 821 | - 1% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | $6 (E£ 105) | E£ 39 | + 171% | |
TOTAL | + 33% |
These prices were last updated on April 16, 2019.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Ecuador is 33% more expensive than in Egypt
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