Cost of Living Comparison

USD
COMPARED TO
ISK

Ecuador is 10.8% cheaper than Iceland.

If you lived in Iceland instead of Ecuador, you would:
local_dining

pay 3.2 times more for restaurants

  Ecuador help_outline Iceland help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.68 $16.02
kr1,681
+335.0%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.17 $12.24
kr1,285
+136.8%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.68 $2.13
kr223
+212.0%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.44 $1.73
kr181
+289.1%

Ecuador vs. Iceland - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 2.3 times more for groceries

  Ecuador help_outline Iceland help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.46 $2.69
kr283
+85.0%
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.53 $6.92
kr727
+173.1%
Milk (1 gallon) $3.56 $4.55
kr478
+27.8%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.74 $4.85
kr509
+178.8%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.44 $7.38
kr775
+202.2%
Apples (1 lb) $0.90 $1.03
kr108
+13.7%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.48 $0.95
kr100
+97.7%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.60 $1.02
kr107
+68.8%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.58 $1.79
kr188
+209.2%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.45 $0.97
kr102
+113.7%
Onions (1 lb) $0.51 $0.75
kr78
+46.3%

Ecuador vs. Iceland - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 1.9% less for transportation

  Ecuador help_outline Iceland help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $1.87 $6.31
kr662
+237.3%
Monthly public transit pass $13.93 $48.62
kr5,102
+248.9%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $27,857.14 $27,290.40
kr2,864,127
-2.0%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $11.69 $23.62
kr2,479
+102.1%

Ecuador vs. Iceland - Cost of transportation
home

pay 3.3 times more for housing

  Ecuador help_outline Iceland help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$38.11 $62.02
kr6,508
+62.7%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $441.45 $1,337.39
kr140,359
+203.0%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $277.41 $1,140.16
kr119,660
+311.0%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$36.95 $61.01
kr6,403
+65.1%

Ecuador vs. Iceland - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 51.7% more for childcare

  Ecuador help_outline Iceland help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $290.26 $265.14
kr27,827
-8.7%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $4,504.99 $7,007.90
kr735,480
+55.6%

Ecuador vs. Iceland - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 98.4% more for entertainment and sports

  Ecuador help_outline Iceland help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.36 $8.49
kr891
+525.6%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.87 $4.12
kr432
+120.6%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$5.27 $10.86
kr1,139
+105.9%
Monthly membership at local gym $33.84 $59.57
kr6,251
+76.0%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $5.66 $12.20
kr1,280
+115.5%

Ecuador vs. Iceland - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 76.7% more for clothing

  Ecuador help_outline Iceland help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$59.84 $112.60
kr11,817
+88.2%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$50.33 $63.99
kr6,716
+27.2%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$99.77 $154.19
kr16,182
+54.6%
Men's business shoes (leather) $82.86 $186.69
kr19,593
+125.3%

Ecuador vs. Iceland - Cost of clothing
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