Prices in Accra vs Alexandria - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraAlexandria
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$419
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$1045
🏠 One person rent
$414
$145
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$252
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$166
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$35.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$182
🏙️ Population
2.29M
4.87M

The cost of living in Accra is 104% more expensive than in Alexandria. Cities ranked 5773rd and 8655th ($856 vs $419) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 7th in Ghana and Egypt, respectively. Check Ghana vs Egypt comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.4 months in Alexandria. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Alexandria ranked 2nd in Egypt, while ranked 6318th and 7194th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Alexandria

AccraAlexandria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$3.48
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$13.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$4.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$1.95
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$1.92
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.33
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$174
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$102
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$321
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$190
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$13.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$20
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$15.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
15.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$764
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$321
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.25
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$9.12
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$2.37
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.42
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.58
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$1.17
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$3.79
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$4.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$8.99
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$1.43
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.74
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$0.51
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$0.48
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.43
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$0.79
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$7.06
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$1.57
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$2.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$1.75
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$1.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.21
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$0.78
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$25.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$4.21
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$11
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$2.63
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$43.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$127
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$66.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$2470

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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 Alexandria

DistanceCityCost of living
21 km or 13 miKafr El Dawwar
$396
55 km or 34 miDamanhur
$304
113 km or 70 miTanta
$336
122 km or 76 miEl Mahalla El Kubra
$357
126 km or 78 miShibin El Kom
$254
141 km or 87 miMansoura
$299
146 km or 91 miBenha
$339
167 km or 104 miZagazig
$398
174 km or 108 miShubra El Kheima
$414
179 km or 111 miCairo
$564
181 km or 113 miGiza
$1143
182 km or 113 miDamietta
$318
203 km or 126 miHelwan
$406
225 km or 140 miPort Said
$325
229 km or 142 miFaiyum
$398
234 km or 146 miIsmailia
$373
262 km or 163 miBeni Suef
$309
286 km or 177 miSuez
$340
356 km or 221 miMinya
$396
432 km or 268 miGaza
$608
444 km or 276 miNetivot
$1528
444 km or 276 miAshkelon
$1252
446 km or 277 miSderot
$1521
447 km or 278 miOfakim
$1516
454 km or 282 miAshdod
$1623
460 km or 286 miRahat
$1524
461 km or 287 miPaphos
$970
462 km or 287 miKiryat Malakhi
$1527
463 km or 287 miAsyut
$407
463 km or 288 miYavne
$1524
463 km or 288 miKiryat Gat
$1447
464 km or 288 miBeersheba
$1457
467 km or 290 miBat Yam
$1545
468 km or 291 miHolon
$1763
470 km or 292 miNess Ziona
$1525
470 km or 292 miRehovot
$1684
470 km or 292 miRishon LeZion
$1760
473 km or 294 miTel Aviv
$2069
473 km or 294 miGivatayim
$1678
474 km or 295 miRamat Gan
$1845