Prices in Accra vs Atlanta - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraAtlanta
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$1830
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$4447
🏠 One person rent
$414
$1086
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$1875
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$472
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$130
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$4651
🏙️ Population
2.29M
486k

The cost of living in Accra is 53% less expensive than in Atlanta. Cities ranked 5773rd and 501st ($856 vs $1830) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 361st in Ghana and the United States, respectively. Check Ghana vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 2.5 months in Atlanta. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Atlanta ranked 2nd in the United States, while ranked 6318th and 3rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Atlanta

AccraAtlanta
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$12.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$46.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$6.95
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$5.22
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$4.21
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$1.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$1230
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$845
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$2153
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$1530
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$105
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$161
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$59.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$3748
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$1961
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$2.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$87.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$19.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.65
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$0.75
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$2.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$8.51
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$8.28
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$14.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$4.11
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$3.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$4.96
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.65
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$3.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$1.2
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.82
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$14.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$2.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$5.83
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$8.2
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$3.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$3.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.73
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$32.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$14.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$105
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$47.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$82.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$1111
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$25648

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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

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DistanceCityCost of living
11 km or 6.6 miEast Point
$1752
11 km or 7 miCandler-McAfee
$1746
12 km or 7.7 miBrookhaven
$1730
17 km or 11 miChamblee
$1752
17 km or 11 miSmyrna
$1947
19 km or 12 miTucker
$1748
20 km or 13 miSandy Springs
$1759
21 km or 13 miStonecrest
$1748
22 km or 13 miDunwoody
$1758
26 km or 16 miMarietta
$1724
29 km or 18 miStockbridge
$1754
29 km or 18 miPeachtree Corners
$1747
31 km or 19 miDouglasville
$1677
31 km or 19 miRoswell
$1751
35 km or 22 miJohns Creek
$1750
35 km or 22 miDuluth
$1794
36 km or 22 miKennesaw
$1938
37 km or 23 miAlpharetta
$1895
40 km or 25 miWoodstock
$1569
41 km or 26 miMcDonough
$1753
43 km or 26 miMilton
$1749
43 km or 27 miAcworth
$1772
43 km or 27 miLawrenceville
$1684
43 km or 27 miPeachtree
$1785
53 km or 33 miCanton
$1752
56 km or 35 miNewnan
$1881
58 km or 36 miGriffin
$1753
66 km or 41 miCarrollton
$1754
67 km or 42 miWinder
$1465
80 km or 49 miGainesville
$1773
92 km or 57 miRome
$1454
96 km or 59 miAthens
$1286
100 km or 62 miLaGrange
$1746
124 km or 77 miMacon
$1652
125 km or 78 miDalton
$1246
128 km or 80 miValley
$1740
133 km or 83 miAnniston
$1749
135 km or 84 miOxford
$1757
146 km or 90 miWarner Robins
$1633
150 km or 93 miColumbus
$1259