Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Accra - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiAccra
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$856
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2169
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$414
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$881
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$282
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$99.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$322
🏙️ Population
1M
2.29M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 103% more expensive than in Accra. Cities ranked 1730th and 5773rd ($1741 vs $856) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in the United Arab Emirates and Ghana, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Ghana comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.4 months in Accra. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Accra ranked 1st in Ghana, while ranked 257th and 6318th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Accra

Abu DhabiAccra
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$4.61
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$22.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$6.24
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.22
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.55
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$639
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$250
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1510
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$584
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$45.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$71
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$41.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
27.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1720
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$1313
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.87
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$33.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$9.16
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.98
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.46
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$12.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$7.46
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$5.55
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$3.24
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.84
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.6
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2.41
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.65
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.68
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$7.31
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.13
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$3.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.54
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$45.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$6.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$30.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$2.88
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$25.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$39.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$176
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$5676

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$1381
129 km or 80 miDubai
$1836
142 km or 88 miSharjah
$1224
143 km or 89 miAl Ain
$1450
152 km or 94 miAjman
$1537
170 km or 105 miUmm al-Quwain
$1162
211 km or 131 miFujairah
$1299
237 km or 147 miRas al-Khaimah
$1419
300 km or 187 miDoha
$1804
318 km or 198 miAl Khor
$1668
356 km or 221 miBandar Abbas
$453
365 km or 227 miNizwa
$787
395 km or 246 miSeeb
$1106
425 km or 264 miRiffa
$1077
427 km or 265 miManama
$1284
428 km or 266 miIsa Town
$1141
439 km or 273 miMuscat
$1034
454 km or 282 miJahrom
$442
468 km or 291 miDhahran
$840
481 km or 299 miDammam
$955
486 km or 302 miAl-Mubarraz
$901
501 km or 311 miFasa
$441
514 km or 320 miQatif
$651
548 km or 341 miJubail
$888
568 km or 353 miSirjan
$445
575 km or 357 miJiroft
$440
599 km or 372 miShiraz
$420
610 km or 379 miBushehr
$412
617 km or 384 miBorazjan
$441
620 km or 385 miMarvdasht
$443
632 km or 392 miKazerun
$441
637 km or 396 miChabahar
$440
649 km or 404 miBam
$442
678 km or 421 miRafsanjan
$441
698 km or 434 miKerman
$429
701 km or 435 miIranshahr
$374
741 km or 460 miYasuj
$569
775 km or 481 miRiyadh
$942
790 km or 491 miAl Wafrah
$1074
792 km or 492 miBehbahan
$442

Cities near Accra

DistanceCityCost of living
20 km or 12 miAshaiman
$457
20 km or 12 miTema
$875
56 km or 35 miKoforidua
$672
134 km or 83 miHo
$632
167 km or 104 miLome
$650
171 km or 106 miKpalime
$602
178 km or 111 miObuasi
$634
187 km or 116 miHohoe
$656
191 km or 119 miSekondi-Takoradi
$664
198 km or 123 miKumasi
$597
258 km or 161 miAtakpame
$601
298 km or 185 miAbomey
$586
300 km or 187 miCotonou
$674
325 km or 202 miPorto-Novo
$619
354 km or 220 miSotouboua
$601
387 km or 240 miAbengourou
$842
395 km or 246 miGrand-Bassam
$657
400 km or 249 miSave
$587
403 km or 250 miSokode
$601
408 km or 253 miLagos
$1036
426 km or 265 miAbidjan
$1043
427 km or 265 miAbeokuta
$648
429 km or 267 miTamale
$496
447 km or 278 miAgboville
$840
464 km or 288 miKara
$571
465 km or 289 miDabou
$839
495 km or 308 miIbadan
$932
518 km or 322 miOyo
$706
565 km or 351 miIfe
$628
573 km or 356 miDivo
$841
577 km or 359 miOsogbo
$544
579 km or 359 miYamoussoukro
$1096
583 km or 362 miBouake
$986
614 km or 381 miIlorin
$739
622 km or 387 miAkure
$648
637 km or 396 miAdo Ekiti
$695
638 km or 397 miGagnoa
$839
646 km or 402 miLeo
$768
646 km or 402 miBenin
$858
657 km or 408 miWarri
$617