Cost of Living Comparison

USD
COMPARED TO
CUC

Quito is 36.4% cheaper than Havana.

If you lived in Havana instead of Quito, you would:
local_dining

pay 19.4% more for restaurants

  Quito help_outline Havana help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.00 $6.00
$6.00
+50.0%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.00 $5.00
$5.00
-16.7%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.73 $1.53
$1.53
+109.4%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.47 $0.84
$0.84
+81.1%

Quito vs. Havana - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 5.5% less for groceries

  Quito help_outline Havana help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.53 $0.53
$0.53
-65.2%
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.89 $1.44
$1.44
-50.2%
Milk (1 gallon) $3.35 $8.77
$8.77
+162.0%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.73 $0.56
$0.56
-67.4%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.85 $2.14
$2.14
-24.8%
Apples (1 lb) $0.98 $1.97
$1.97
+101.1%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.54 $0.36
$0.36
-33.3%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.73 $0.32
$0.32
-55.4%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.63 $0.80
$0.80
+27.5%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.58 $0.79
$0.79
+36.7%
Onions (1 lb) $0.56 $0.91
$0.91
+61.3%

Quito vs. Havana - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 63.5% more for transportation

  Quito help_outline Havana help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.02 $4.92
$4.92
+143.3%
Monthly public transit pass $21.74 $4.00
$4.00
-81.6%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $26,500.00 $43,368.00
$43,368.00
+63.7%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $13.50 $4.58
$4.58
-66.1%

Quito vs. Havana - Cost of transportation
home

pay 41.3% less for housing

  Quito help_outline Havana help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$36.94 $81.67
$81.67
+121.1%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $417.31 $281.67
$281.67
-32.5%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $261.30 $65.81
$65.81
-74.8%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$30.93 $9.18
$9.18
-70.3%

Quito vs. Havana - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 50.0% more for childcare

  Quito help_outline Havana help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $301.25 $22.50
$22.50
-92.5%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $7,047.62 $11,000.00
$11,000.00
+56.1%

Quito vs. Havana - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 69.5% less for entertainment and sports

  Quito help_outline Havana help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.50 $1.46
$1.46
-2.3%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.02 $1.65
$1.65
-18.4%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$5.00 $2.21
$2.21
-55.8%
Monthly membership at local gym $50.97 $13.75
$13.75
-73.0%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $6.00 $0.90
$0.90
-85.0%

Quito vs. Havana - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 33.2% less for clothing

  Quito help_outline Havana help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$71.09 $37.50
$37.50
-47.3%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$48.78 $46.25
$46.25
-5.2%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$100.23 $69.17
$69.17
-31.0%
Men's business shoes (leather) $96.90 $58.75
$58.75
-39.4%

Quito vs. Havana - Cost of clothing
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