Prices in Accra vs Bridgetown - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraBridgetown
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$1232
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$2869
🏠 One person rent
$414
$551
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$914
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$488
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$71.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$1482
🏙️ Population
2.29M
110k

The cost of living in Accra is 31% less expensive than in Bridgetown. Cities ranked 5773rd and 3523rd ($856 vs $1232) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ghana and Barbados, respectively. Check Ghana vs Barbados comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 1.2 months in Bridgetown. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Bridgetown ranked 1st in Barbados, while ranked 6318th and 6220th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Bridgetown

AccraBridgetown
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$8.03
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$57.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$9.22
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$3.05
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$4.19
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$1.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$655
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$348
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$1205
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$610
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$78.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$122
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$62.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
5.86%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$1690
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$1524
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$1.73
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$42.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$29.3
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$3.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$2.18
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$2.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$4.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$8.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$9.56
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$12
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$4.33
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$2.09
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$2.61
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$2.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$4.27
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.74
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$1.12
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$3.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$13.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$1.78
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$7.99
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$12.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$7.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$3.14
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$3.29
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$69.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$9.77
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$43.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$8.84
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$71.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$122
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$124
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$3008

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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 Bridgetown

DistanceCityCost of living
10 km or 6.3 miHoletown
$1081
161 km or 100 miVieux Fort
$1021
164 km or 102 miGeorgetown
$663
175 km or 109 miKingstown
$775
180 km or 112 miCastries
$1133
230 km or 143 miFort-de-France
$1271
244 km or 151 miGrenville
$1093
245 km or 152 miScarborough
$1088
259 km or 161 miSt. George's
$1127
310 km or 193 miRoseau
$819
337 km or 210 miSan Juan
$922
339 km or 211 miPortsmouth
$853
340 km or 211 miPort of Spain
$1048
347 km or 216 miChaguanas
$908
372 km or 231 miSan Fernando
$884
395 km or 245 miBasse-Terre
$1288
396 km or 246 miSainte-Anne
$1268
404 km or 251 miPetit-Bourg
$1272
405 km or 251 miLe Moule
$1266
407 km or 253 miLes Abymes
$1269
411 km or 256 miBaie-Mahault
$1267
478 km or 297 miCarupano
$488
497 km or 309 miAll Saints
$1501
507 km or 315 miSt. John's
$1458
515 km or 320 miLa Asuncion
$483
518 km or 322 miPorlamar
$483
522 km or 324 miTucupita
$483
538 km or 335 miMaturin
$415
574 km or 357 miBasseterre
$1114
576 km or 358 miCumana
$465
579 km or 360 miCayon
$1150
622 km or 387 miCiudad Guayana
$332
632 km or 393 miPuerto la Cruz
$583
641 km or 398 miLecheria
$564
642 km or 399 miUpata
$483
643 km or 399 miBarcelona
$448
659 km or 410 miPhilipsburg
$1843
667 km or 415 miCantaura
$484
668 km or 415 miAnaco
$441
690 km or 429 miEl Tigre
$496