Prices in Accra vs Antananarivo - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraAntananarivo
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$539
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$1504
🏠 One person rent
$414
$235
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$484
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$153
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$82.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$210
🏙️ Population
2.29M
2.61M

The cost of living in Accra is 59% more expensive than in Antananarivo. Cities ranked 5773rd and 7399th ($856 vs $539) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ghana and Madagascar, respectively. Check Ghana vs Madagascar comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.4 months in Antananarivo. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Antananarivo ranked 1st in Madagascar, while ranked 6318th and 8371st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Antananarivo

AccraAntananarivo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$2.86
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$11.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$4.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$0.97
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$1.17
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$267
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$118
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$618
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$325
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$23.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$35.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$64.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
18.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$1046
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$515
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.13
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$7.93
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$11.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.01
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$0.47
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.51
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$1.54
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$7.54
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$3.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$4.16
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$0.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.52
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$0.86
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$0.68
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.81
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$0.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$5.96
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$0.75
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$2.69
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$2.22
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$2.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$0.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$0.97
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$45.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$4.06
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$15.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$2.55
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$44.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$88.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$547
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$4224

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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 Antananarivo

DistanceCityCost of living
115 km or 72 miAntsirabe
$531
217 km or 135 miToamasina
$500
633 km or 393 miToliara
$482
727 km or 452 miMamoudzou
$1563
809 km or 503 miDomoni
$567
842 km or 523 miLe Port
$1311
842 km or 523 miSaint-Paul
$1313
846 km or 526 miLa Possession
$1311
848 km or 527 miSaint-Leu
$1339
856 km or 532 miSaint-Denis
$1472
872 km or 542 miSaint-Pierre
$1293
873 km or 542 miSainte-Suzanne
$1315
874 km or 543 miLe Tampon
$1310
879 km or 546 miSaint-Andre
$1247
884 km or 549 miNacala
$951
887 km or 551 miSaint-Benoit
$1314
888 km or 552 miSaint-Joseph
$1315
925 km or 575 miMoroni
$568
975 km or 606 miNampula
$881
998 km or 620 miPemba
$1047
1047 km or 650 miBambous
$598
1052 km or 654 miQuatre Bornes
$596
1054 km or 655 miPort Louis
$738
1058 km or 657 miCurepipe
$637
1058 km or 658 miTriolet
$629
1068 km or 664 miGoodlands
$667
1077 km or 669 miCentre de Flacq
$693
1078 km or 670 miMahebourg
$597
1128 km or 701 miQuelimane
$651
1315 km or 817 miMulanje
$731
1333 km or 828 miBeira
$903
1353 km or 841 miZomba
$734
1373 km or 853 miBlantyre
$676
1396 km or 868 miMangochi
$777
1441 km or 896 miNtcheu
$775
1448 km or 900 miMonkey Bay
$726
1479 km or 919 miChimoio
$597
1509 km or 937 miTete
$819
1561 km or 970 miMutare
$853
1564 km or 972 miLilongwe
$895