Cost of Living Comparison

USD
COMPARED TO
SVC

Ecuador is 61.0% more expensive than El Salvador.

If you lived in El Salvador instead of Ecuador, you would:
local_dining

pay 26.0% more for restaurants

  Ecuador help_outline El Salvador help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.68 $5.00
SVC43.75
+35.8%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.17 $6.00
SVC52.50
+16.1%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.68 $0.83
SVC7.24
+21.5%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.44 $0.74
SVC6.52
+67.8%

Ecuador vs. El Salvador - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 26.0% more for groceries

  Ecuador help_outline El Salvador help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.46 $1.55
SVC13.53
+6.2%
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.53 $3.86
SVC33.76
+52.2%
Milk (1 gallon) $3.56 $5.58
SVC48.86
+56.7%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.74 $2.00
SVC17.50
+14.9%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.44 $2.74
SVC24.02
+12.4%
Apples (1 lb) $0.90 $1.25
SVC10.94
+38.6%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.48 $0.50
SVC4.38
+3.6%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.60 $1.00
SVC8.75
+65.7%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.58 $0.82
SVC7.17
+41.4%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.45 $0.50
SVC4.38
+9.9%
Onions (1 lb) $0.51 $0.50
SVC4.38
-2.0%

Ecuador vs. El Salvador - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 35.3% less for transportation

  Ecuador help_outline El Salvador help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $1.87 $3.41
SVC29.88
+82.6%
Monthly public transit pass $13.93 $23.80
SVC208.29
+70.8%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $27,857.14 $18,000.00
SVC157,505.09
-35.4%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $11.69 $28.00
SVC245.01
+139.5%

Ecuador vs. El Salvador - Cost of transportation
home

pay 3.4% less for housing

  Ecuador help_outline El Salvador help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$38.11 $30.67
SVC268.34
-19.5%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $441.45 $339.06
SVC2,966.89
-23.2%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $277.41 $356.25
SVC3,117.29
+28.4%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$36.95 $40.58
SVC355.10
+9.8%

Ecuador vs. El Salvador - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 60.6% less for childcare

  Ecuador help_outline El Salvador help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $290.26 $68.33
SVC597.94
-76.5%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $4,504.99 $1,820.00
SVC15,925.52
-59.6%

Ecuador vs. El Salvador - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 8.5% less for entertainment and sports

  Ecuador help_outline El Salvador help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.36 $2.00
SVC17.50
+47.4%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.87 $2.53
SVC22.15
+35.5%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$5.27 $2.50
SVC21.88
-52.6%
Monthly membership at local gym $33.84 $31.88
SVC278.92
-5.8%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $5.66 $5.00
SVC43.75
-11.7%

Ecuador vs. El Salvador - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 19.0% less for clothing

  Ecuador help_outline El Salvador help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$59.84 $43.33
SVC379.18
-27.6%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$50.33 $40.45
SVC353.99
-19.6%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$99.77 $73.33
SVC641.69
-26.5%
Men's business shoes (leather) $82.86 $80.00
SVC700.02
-3.5%

Ecuador vs. El Salvador - Cost of clothing
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