Prices in Accra vs Addis Ababa - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraAddis Ababa
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$803
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$2091
🏠 One person rent
$414
$430
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$790
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$247
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$69.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$191
🏙️ Population
2.29M
3.04M

The cost of living in Accra is 7% more expensive than in Addis Ababa. Cities ranked 5773rd and 5878th ($856 vs $803) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ghana and Ethiopia, respectively. Check Ghana vs Ethiopia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.2 months in Addis Ababa. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Addis Ababa ranked 1st in Ethiopia, while ranked 6318th and 8086th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Addis Ababa

AccraAddis Ababa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$3.93
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$24.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$4.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$0.94
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$0.89
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.49
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$454
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$249
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$1069
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$488
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$86.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$132
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$54
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
16.3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$1333
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$877
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$11.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$8.33
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.68
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$0.61
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.92
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$1.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$10
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$9.54
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$3.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.06
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$0.78
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.74
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.31
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$7.93
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$0.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$4.24
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$2.66
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$3.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.85
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$45.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$2.73
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$16.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$2.98
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$25.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$75.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$132
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$25781

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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

Cities near Addis Ababa

DistanceCityCost of living
222 km or 138 miAwasa
$390
254 km or 158 miDessie
$501
258 km or 161 miJimma
$448
320 km or 199 miBahir Dar
$518
349 km or 217 miDire Dawa
$463
374 km or 232 miHarar
$471
421 km or 261 miGondar
$484
447 km or 278 miJijiga
$526
460 km or 286 miDikhil
$504
495 km or 308 miAli Sabieh
$502
498 km or 309 miBorama
$485
502 km or 312 miMekelle
$512
561 km or 348 miDjibouti
$532
568 km or 353 miAd-Damazin
$615
587 km or 365 miHargeisa
$720
595 km or 370 miObock
$503
651 km or 405 miMendefera
$493
666 km or 414 miEl-Gadarif
$627
701 km or 436 miAsmara
$532
735 km or 457 miMassawa
$493
752 km or 467 miKeren
$495
758 km or 471 miKassala
$610
761 km or 473 miZabid
$493
767 km or 476 miTaiz
$521
780 km or 485 miMalakal
$496
789 km or 490 miAl Hudaydah
$518
805 km or 500 miAden
$518
806 km or 501 miKosti
$635
807 km or 502 miIbb
$503
851 km or 529 miBor
$510
853 km or 530 miBaidoa
$555
870 km or 541 miDhamar
$495
914 km or 568 miSayyan
$494
914 km or 568 miJuba
$512
920 km or 572 miSanaa
$573
989 km or 615 miKhartoum North
$652
995 km or 618 miKhartoum
$762
995 km or 618 miGulu
$553
1005 km or 625 miMeru
$498
1006 km or 625 miOmdurman
$728