Prices in Accra vs Birmingham - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraBirmingham
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$1573
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$3912
🏠 One person rent
$414
$836
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$1441
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$421
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$164
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$2283
🏙️ Population
2.29M
1.14M

The cost of living in Accra is 46% less expensive than in Birmingham. Cities ranked 5773rd and 2132nd ($856 vs $1573) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 49th in Ghana and the United Kingdom, respectively. Check Ghana vs the United Kingdom comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 1.5 months in Birmingham. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Birmingham ranked 10th in the United Kingdom, while ranked 6318th and 79th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Birmingham

AccraBirmingham
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$13.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$63.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$6.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$4.93
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$3.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$1.69
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$861
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$635
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$1694
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$1105
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$119
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$181
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$37
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
3.21%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$3937
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$2222
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$3.02
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$82.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$14
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.6
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.28
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.33
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$9.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$7.14
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$11.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.52
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.26
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$3.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.8
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.71
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$3.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$8.81
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$2.08
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$13.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$6.98
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$4.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$2.76
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$6.98
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$33.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$11.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$125
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$70
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$77.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$1097
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$15227

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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
4.7 km or 2.9 miSmethwick
$1461
6.8 km or 4.2 miWest Bromwich
$1419
11 km or 6.6 miHalesowen
$1466
12 km or 7.2 miSolihull
$1576
12 km or 7.6 miWalsall
$1421
14 km or 8.7 miDudley
$1390
14 km or 8.7 miAldridge
$1463
15 km or 9.6 miWillenhall
$1457
17 km or 10 miStourbridge
$1305
19 km or 12 miWolverhampton
$1254
19 km or 12 miBromsgrove
$1462
20 km or 12 miRedditch
$1451
22 km or 14 miTamworth
$1459
25 km or 15 miCannock
$1462
26 km or 16 miKidderminster
$1459
27 km or 17 miCoventry
$1443
30 km or 19 miNuneaton
$1251
31 km or 19 miWarwick
$1458
32 km or 20 miLeamington Spa
$1610
35 km or 22 miStratford-upon-Avon
$1901
37 km or 23 miHinckley
$1456
39 km or 24 miWorcester
$1291
39 km or 24 miStafford
$1111
40 km or 25 miBurton upon Trent
$1522
43 km or 27 miTelford
$1231
45 km or 28 miRugby
$1427
55 km or 34 miLeicester
$1369
57 km or 35 miDerby
$1326
57 km or 35 miLoughborough
$1462
60 km or 37 miBanbury
$1578
61 km or 38 miStoke-on-Trent
$1450
63 km or 39 miShrewsbury
$1278
63 km or 39 miNewcastle-under-Lyme
$1454
66 km or 41 miCheltenham
$1466
66 km or 41 miMarket Harborough
$1460
70 km or 44 miLeek
$1460
72 km or 45 miGloucester
$1397
73 km or 45 miHereford
$1309
73 km or 46 miNottingham
$1350
73 km or 46 miNorthampton
$1427