Prices in Accra vs Bucharest - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraBucharest
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$766
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$1945
🏠 One person rent
$414
$361
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$623
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$259
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$56.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$811
🏙️ Population
2.29M
1.88M

The cost of living in Accra is 12% more expensive than in Bucharest. Cities ranked 5773rd and 6005th ($856 vs $766) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ghana and Romania, respectively. Check Ghana vs Romania comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 1.1 months in Bucharest. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Bucharest ranked 1st in Romania, while ranked 6318th and 481st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Bucharest

AccraBucharest
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$6.34
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$30.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$4.82
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$2
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$2.73
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$1.55
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$401
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$263
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$717
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$468
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$61.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$95.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$9.22
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
6.42%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$2122
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$1320
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.32
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$15.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$4.17
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$0.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$6.99
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$5.91
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$7.98
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$1.03
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.39
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.3
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.71
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.39
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$6.99
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$0.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$4.51
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$6.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$3.7
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$2.39
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$45.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$6.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$36.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$5.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$74.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$73.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$403
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$8610

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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
13 km or 8.3 miVoluntari
$533
56 km or 35 miGiurgiu
$482
60 km or 37 miPloiesti
$633
62 km or 39 miRuse
$533
77 km or 48 miTargoviste
$529
77 km or 48 miAlexandria
$532
102 km or 63 miBuzau
$456
102 km or 63 miCalarasi
$476
103 km or 64 miSlobozia
$532
108 km or 67 miPitesti
$498
137 km or 85 miSlatina
$443
143 km or 89 miShumen
$487
144 km or 90 miBrasov
$696
151 km or 94 miVeliko Tarnovo
$515
156 km or 97 miRamnicu Valcea
$516
161 km or 100 miPleven
$505
164 km or 102 miSfantu Gheorghe
$439
168 km or 104 miDobrich
$467
168 km or 105 miFocsani
$533
177 km or 110 miBraila
$511
180 km or 112 miCraiova
$549
181 km or 112 miGabrovo
$483
192 km or 119 miGalati
$596
192 km or 119 miSliven
$390
198 km or 123 miVarna
$598
203 km or 126 miMamaia
$532
205 km or 127 miConstanta
$655
216 km or 134 miYambol
$506
217 km or 135 miSibiu
$574
223 km or 138 miStara Zagora
$552
232 km or 144 miTulcea
$596
233 km or 145 miTargu Jiu
$409
236 km or 146 miCahul
$553
237 km or 147 miBarlad
$429
238 km or 148 miMedias
$550
239 km or 148 miBurgas
$563
243 km or 151 miVratsa
$680
251 km or 156 miBacau
$568
260 km or 161 miVidin
$513
267 km or 166 miTargu Mures
$497