Cost of Living in Quito

The cost of living in Quito can be affordable. Here is a sample budget for a couple living very well in Quito. The expenses are approximate, but we’ve erred on the side of extra spending to come up with a budget that allows for a comfortable lifestyle for two people for $1,600 a month.

 cost of living in Quito

Housing (rental of a luxury two-bedroom apartment): $600

Utilities (including phone, Internet, and CATV): $150

Maid (twice a week): $60

Groceries: $325

Maintenance and fuel for one car: $150

Clothing: $70

Entertainment (two people dining out eight times a month at top restaurants or other entertainment): $225

Health care (four $30 visits to a doctor per year for two people, divided by 12 months): $20

Total per month: $1,600

Total per year: $19,200

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