Accra vs Ashgabat - Cost of Living Comparison

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Accra Ashgabat
🚶 Cost of living one person
$582
$1679
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1723
$3854
🏠 One person rent
$174
$836
🏘️ Family rent
$530
$1553
🍽️ Food expenses
$244
$658
🚐 Transport expenses
$103
$47.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$175
$573
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
2 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
50
7
😀 Quality of life
56
30
🏙️ Population
2.39M
828K

The cost of living in Accra is 65% less expensive than in Ashgabat. Cities ranked 7827th and 2737th ($582 vs $1679) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in Ghana and Turkmenistan, respectively. Check Ghana vs Turkmenistan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months in Accra compared to 0.3 months in Ashgabat. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Ashgabat ranked 1st in Turkmenistan, while ranked 5889th and 8379th among best cities to live in the world.

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Accra Ashgabat
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.17
$31.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$39.3
$55.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.94
$10
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$4.39
 Cappuccino
$1.98
$4.59
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$2.91
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$265
$915
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$62.5
$647
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1029
$1453
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$297
$1376
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.5
$48.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.6
$73.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$43.5
$87.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
21.6%
7.98%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1071
$4561
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$876
$3442
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.51
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$35.4
$9.98
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.06
$9.68
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.07
$0.38
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.07
$3.63
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.45
$1.85
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$3.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.18
$5.07
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.03
$9.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.79
$10.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$24.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.06
$4.66
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
$1.38
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$7.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$3.82
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.01
$1.76
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.83
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.83
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.83
$1.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.19
$27.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.91
$2.61
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.57
$25.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.76
$5.03
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.73
$4.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.75
$3.02
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.26
$2.8
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.7
$65.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.91
$16.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$46.5
$33.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.11
$6.42
👖 Brand Jeans
$13.6
$83.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$29.5
$144
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$52.7
$22.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4455
$6425

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Distance City Cost of living
20 km or 12 mi Ashaiman
$512
20 km or 12 mi Tema
$446
56 km or 35 mi Koforidua
$497
134 km or 83 mi Ho
$353
167 km or 104 mi Lome
$678
171 km or 106 mi Kpalime
$616
178 km or 111 mi Obuasi
$459
187 km or 116 mi Hohoe
$482
191 km or 119 mi Sekondi-Takoradi
$476
198 km or 123 mi Kumasi
$416
258 km or 161 mi Atakpame
$617
298 km or 185 mi Abomey
$677
300 km or 187 mi Cotonou
$732
325 km or 202 mi Porto-Novo
$697
354 km or 220 mi Sotouboua
$616
387 km or 240 mi Abengourou
$874
395 km or 246 mi Grand-Bassam
$693
400 km or 249 mi Save
$676
403 km or 250 mi Sokode
$617
408 km or 253 mi Lagos
$448
426 km or 265 mi Abidjan
$1114
427 km or 265 mi Abeokuta
$826
429 km or 267 mi Tamale
$443
447 km or 278 mi Agboville
$892
464 km or 288 mi Kara
$620
465 km or 289 mi Dabou
$916
495 km or 308 mi Ibadan
$262
518 km or 322 mi Oyo
$407
565 km or 351 mi Ife
$250
573 km or 356 mi Divo
$888
577 km or 359 mi Osogbo
$310
579 km or 359 mi Yamoussoukro
$891
583 km or 362 mi Bouake
$923
614 km or 381 mi Ilorin
$314
622 km or 387 mi Akure
$243
637 km or 396 mi Ado Ekiti
$247
638 km or 397 mi Gagnoa
$897
646 km or 402 mi Leo
$675
646 km or 402 mi Benin
$315
657 km or 408 mi Warri
$351

Cities near Ashgabat

Distance City Cost of living
12 km or 7.2 mi Anau
$1648
95 km or 59 mi Quchan
$487
99 km or 61 mi Baherden
$1642
107 km or 66 mi Bojnord
$427
197 km or 123 mi Nishapur
$509
203 km or 126 mi Sabzevar
$489
212 km or 132 mi Mashhad
$532
294 km or 183 mi Gonbad-e Kavus
$473
302 km or 187 mi Kashmar
$507
306 km or 190 mi Mary
$1644
307 km or 191 mi Torbat-e Heydarieh
$520
344 km or 213 mi Shahrud
$576
361 km or 224 mi Torbat-e Jam
$558
367 km or 228 mi Gorgan
$661
451 km or 280 mi Dasoguz
$1657
469 km or 291 mi Turkmenabat
$1662
496 km or 308 mi Sari
$640
513 km or 318 mi Nukus
$427
516 km or 321 mi Qaem Shahr
$533
517 km or 321 mi Semnan
$558
524 km or 325 mi Herat
$514
528 km or 328 mi Babol
$434
558 km or 347 mi Amol
$519
561 km or 349 mi Bukhara
$399
570 km or 354 mi Birjand
$554
634 km or 394 mi Pardis
$619
654 km or 406 mi Qarshi
$416
657 km or 408 mi Pakdasht
$633
660 km or 410 mi Golestan
$655
667 km or 414 mi Sheberghan
$446
668 km or 415 mi Qarchak
$636
668 km or 415 mi Tehran
$700
670 km or 417 mi Varamin
$616
671 km or 417 mi Ray
$653
693 km or 431 mi Qods
$655
694 km or 431 mi Eslamshahr
$655
695 km or 432 mi Nasimshahr
$651
700 km or 435 mi Shahriar
$653
701 km or 435 mi Karaj
$693
703 km or 437 mi Fardis
$651