Prices in Accra vs Al Ain - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraAl Ain
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$1450
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$3309
🏠 One person rent
$414
$911
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$1639
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$368
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$59.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$2803
🏙️ Population
2.29M
767k

The cost of living in Accra is 41% less expensive than in Al Ain. Cities ranked 5773rd and 2640th ($856 vs $1450) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 4th in Ghana and the United Arab Emirates, respectively. Check Ghana vs the United Arab Emirates comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 1.9 months in Al Ain. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Al Ain ranked 5th in the United Arab Emirates, while ranked 6318th and 831st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Al Ain

AccraAl Ain
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$8.24
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$45.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$7.34
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$7.06
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$5.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.77
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$912
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$656
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$1467
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$1355
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$109
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$167
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$94.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
5.21%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$1621
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$1170
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$27.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$8.09
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.59
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.46
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.38
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.54
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$13.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$7.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$9.41
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$2.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$2.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.54
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.24
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.45
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$14.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$3.45
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$4.28
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$6.14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$5.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$2.32
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$2.47
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$60.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$10.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$64.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$7.99
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$52.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$78.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$515
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$7161

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$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 Al Ain

DistanceCityCost of living
119 km or 74 miFujairah
$1299
126 km or 78 miDubai
$1836
133 km or 82 miSharjah
$1224
135 km or 84 miAjman
$1537
143 km or 89 miAbu Dhabi
$1741
152 km or 94 miUmm al-Quwain
$1162
192 km or 119 miRas al-Khaimah
$1419
221 km or 138 miMadinat Zayed
$1381
231 km or 143 miNizwa
$787
253 km or 157 miSeeb
$1106
297 km or 184 miMuscat
$1034
337 km or 209 miBandar Abbas
$453
442 km or 275 miDoha
$1804
458 km or 284 miAl Khor
$1668
507 km or 315 miChabahar
$440
525 km or 326 miJahrom
$442
535 km or 333 miJiroft
$440
564 km or 351 miRiffa
$1077
565 km or 351 miManama
$1284
566 km or 352 miFasa
$441
567 km or 352 miIsa Town
$1141
583 km or 362 miSirjan
$445
596 km or 371 miIranshahr
$374
604 km or 375 miBam
$442
607 km or 377 miDhahran
$840
619 km or 385 miDammam
$955
629 km or 391 miAl-Mubarraz
$901
649 km or 404 miQatif
$651
679 km or 422 miShiraz
$420
684 km or 425 miJubail
$888
688 km or 428 miKerman
$429
689 km or 428 miRafsanjan
$441
694 km or 431 miMarvdasht
$443
720 km or 447 miBushehr
$412
720 km or 447 miBorazjan
$441
726 km or 451 miKazerun
$441
776 km or 482 miZahedan
$399
818 km or 508 miSalalah
$854
827 km or 514 miYasuj
$569
866 km or 538 miYazd
$477