Ecuador is 52.3% cheaper than New Jersey.

If you lived in Ecuador instead of New Jersey, you would:

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pay 63.0% less for restaurants

New Jersey
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $17.47
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.43

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pay 55.6% less for groceries

New Jersey
1 loaf
Local cheese (8 oz) $7.66
Milk (1 gallon) $4.73

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pay 42.8% less for transportation

New Jersey
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.54
Monthly public transit pass $153.50
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $30,455.20

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pay 70.0% less for housing

New Jersey
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $2,135.47
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,746.67

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pay 82.2% less for childcare

New Jersey
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,594.12
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $27,975.00

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pay 54.9% less for entertainment and sports

New Jersey
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $6.49
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.86
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar

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pay 2.7% more for clothing

New Jersey
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas

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The statistics used to build this comparison are calculated using data from users just like you. We average the price of thousands of data points entered by users across the world. Learn more about our data sources. Page last updated: July 2024
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