Ecuador is one of the least expensive countries in the world in which to live. Everything from the price of real estate and rent to the cost of hiring a full-time maid and dinner out is lower. And you wont have to forego First-World conveniences in major cities like Quito, Guayaquil, and Cuenca.
How much money do I need to live comfortably in Ecuador?
“How much does it cost to live in Ecuador?” Thats a question I hear a lot from readers. From masses of anecdotal evidence and my own experience of living here, I can safely say that a typical couple will most likely spend somewhere between $1,600 and $2,400 a month to live in Ecuador.
Is Ecuador safer than Mexico?
Ecuador is currently safer than Mexico. The crime rate is somewhat higher in Mexico, and is especially bad in known tourist hotspots, such as Tijuana. Mexico has safe resort towns that have less crime than Ecuadorian cities, but these resorts also make it more difficult to enjoy an authentic cultural exchange.
Is Ecuador a violent country?
Why is Ecuador so dangerous? Ecuadors crime rate is very high. Drug trafficking, violent attacks, petty theft, and scams occur pretty much every day. On top of that, theres a high risk of earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and tsunamis.