Prices in Accra vs Ashgabat - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraAshgabat
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$1063
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$2406
🏠 One person rent
$414
$467
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$637
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$473
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$39.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$350
🏙️ Population
2.29M
1.03M

The cost of living in Accra is 20% less expensive than in Ashgabat. Cities ranked 5773rd and 5255th ($856 vs $1063) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 5th in Ghana and Turkmenistan, respectively. Check Ghana vs Turkmenistan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 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 6318th and 8005th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Ashgabat

AccraAshgabat
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$16.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$39.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$7.92
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$3.01
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$3.98
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$3.79
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$468
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$345
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$576
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$505
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$38.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$58.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$59
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
8.08%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$1815
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$1258
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$4.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$8.25
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.35
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$2.15
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$0.55
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$2.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$9.74
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$7.21
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$10.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.35
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$5.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$4.06
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.63
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.4
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.75
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$15.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$2.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$19.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$13.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$4.86
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$2.57
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$2.79
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$45
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$8.76
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$13.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$5.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$79.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$70.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$23.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$14291

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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 Ashgabat

DistanceCityCost of living
12 km or 7.2 miAnau
$1132
95 km or 59 miQuchan
$440
99 km or 61 miBaherden
$1130
107 km or 66 miBojnord
$510
197 km or 123 miNishapur
$469
203 km or 126 miSabzevar
$510
212 km or 132 miMashhad
$478
294 km or 183 miGonbad-e Kavus
$398
302 km or 187 miKashmar
$440
306 km or 190 miMary
$1077
307 km or 191 miTorbat-e Heydarieh
$443
344 km or 213 miShahrud
$442
361 km or 224 miTorbat-e Jam
$440
367 km or 228 miGorgan
$366
451 km or 280 miDasoguz
$1077
469 km or 291 miTurkmenabat
$1010
496 km or 308 miSari
$406
513 km or 318 miNukus
$399
516 km or 321 miQaem Shahr
$446
517 km or 321 miSemnan
$443
524 km or 325 miHerat
$323
528 km or 328 miBabol
$563
558 km or 347 miAmol
$511
561 km or 349 miBukhara
$402
570 km or 354 miBirjand
$431
634 km or 394 miPardis
$443
654 km or 406 miQarshi
$402
657 km or 408 miPakdasht
$445
660 km or 410 miGolestan
$447
667 km or 414 miSheberghan
$321
668 km or 415 miQarchak
$447
668 km or 415 miTehran
$828
670 km or 417 miVaramin
$548
671 km or 417 miRay
$446
693 km or 431 miQods
$449
694 km or 431 miEslamshahr
$489
695 km or 432 miNasimshahr
$444
700 km or 435 miShahriar
$449
701 km or 435 miKaraj
$439
703 km or 437 miFardis
$443