Prices in Accra vs Beijing - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraBeijing
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$1185
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$3028
🏠 One person rent
$414
$725
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$1374
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$270
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$90.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$1322
🏙️ Population
2.29M
21.7M

The cost of living in Accra is 28% less expensive than in Beijing. Cities ranked 5773rd and 4937th ($856 vs $1185) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 5th in Ghana and China, respectively. Check Ghana vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 1.1 months in Beijing. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Beijing ranked 5th in China, while ranked 6318th and 507th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Beijing

AccraBeijing
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$4.95
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$28.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$5.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$2.91
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$4.67
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$1033
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$592
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$1835
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$1180
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$32.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$49.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$12.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
5.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$14805
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$7038
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$26.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$4.81
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.01
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.79
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.53
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$1.9
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$17
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$3.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$9.12
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$1.97
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.36
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.78
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$0.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.16
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$14.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$0.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$2.93
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$5.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$5.14
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.16
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.72
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$48.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$7.61
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$35.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$10.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$72.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$78.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$688
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$22384

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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
50 km or 31 miLangfang
$645
58 km or 36 miZhuozhou
$576
58 km or 36 miSanhe
$599
78 km or 49 miGaobeidian
$596
87 km or 54 miBazhou
$599
109 km or 68 miTianjin
$741
135 km or 84 miRenqiu
$604
137 km or 85 miZunhua
$599
139 km or 87 miBaoding
$454
151 km or 94 miBinhai
$644
155 km or 97 miTangshan
$633
163 km or 101 miZhangjiakou
$687
164 km or 102 miHejian
$605
176 km or 110 miChengde
$588
182 km or 113 miCangzhou
$555
189 km or 117 miHuanghua
$593
189 km or 118 miAnguo
$586
196 km or 122 miDingzhou
$613
197 km or 122 miQian'an
$600
198 km or 123 miLuanzhou
$595
204 km or 127 miBotou
$595
224 km or 139 miShenzhou
$595
228 km or 142 miXinle
$592
229 km or 142 miPingquan
$591
239 km or 148 miJinzhou
$594
241 km or 150 miXinji
$597
249 km or 155 miGaocheng
$601
249 km or 155 miHengshui
$624
252 km or 156 miLaoling
$600
263 km or 164 miShijiazhuang
$583
265 km or 165 miDatong
$856
272 km or 169 miJizhou
$583
273 km or 169 miQinhuangdao
$649
273 km or 170 miDezhou
$429
281 km or 175 miFengzhen
$577
282 km or 175 miHuairen
$584
294 km or 183 miLingyuan
$596
296 km or 184 miNangong
$589
302 km or 187 miUlanqab
$638
314 km or 195 miBinzhou
$564