Cost of living comparison

compared to

Ecuador is 52.1% more expensive than Minsk.

If you lived in Ecuador instead of Minsk, you would:

pay 10.7% more for restaurants

 
Minsk
Ecuador
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $7.40
BYN25.08
$3.03
 
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$3.92
BYN13.30
$5.83
 
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.66
BYN2.23
$0.74
 

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pay 40.9% more for groceries

 
Minsk
Ecuador
Bread
1 loaf
$0.44
BYN1.49
$1.46
 
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.65
BYN8.97
$2.33
 
Milk (1 gallon) $2.19
BYN7.43
$3.74
 

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pay 2.4 times more for transportation

 
Minsk
Ecuador
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.45
BYN8.29
$2.36
 
Monthly public transit pass $15.30
BYN51.84
$16.79
 
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $15,398.01
BYN52,171.03
$26,332.78
 

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pay 63.7% more for housing

 
Minsk
Ecuador
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$10.66
BYN36.13
$38.33
 
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $354.84
BYN1,202.26
$335.67
 
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $244.98
BYN830.05
$240.12
 

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pay 16.8% less for childcare

 
Minsk
Ecuador
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $408.11
BYN1,382.75
$211.25
 
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $5,340.67
BYN18,095.07
$6,127.01
 

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pay 2.2 times more for entertainment and sports

 
Minsk
Ecuador
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $0.89
BYN3.01
$1.94
 
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.32
BYN4.46
$2.25
 
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.33
BYN4.51
$5.07
 

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pay 5.6% more for clothing

 
Minsk
Ecuador
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$47.13
BYN159.67
$47.92
 
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$34.30
BYN116.23
$39.97
 
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$76.80
BYN260.23
$88.63
 

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