Prices in Accra vs Cairo - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraCairo
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$564
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$1438
🏠 One person rent
$414
$209
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$391
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$215
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$53.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$264
🏙️ Population
2.29M
9.29M

The cost of living in Accra is 52% more expensive than in Cairo. Cities ranked 5773rd and 7279th ($856 vs $564) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Ghana and Egypt, respectively. Check Ghana vs Egypt comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.5 months in Cairo. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Cairo ranked 1st in Egypt, while ranked 6318th and 5653rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Cairo

AccraCairo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$6.03
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$26.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$4.9
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$2.79
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$2.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.34
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$262
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$141
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$477
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$296
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$29.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$45.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$13.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
12.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$847
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$456
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$15.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$3.07
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.5
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$0.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$0.56
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.6
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$1.2
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$5.18
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$5.18
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$8.69
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$1.52
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.79
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$0.51
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$0.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.39
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$0.89
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$11.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$1.66
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$2.68
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$3.13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$2.87
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.8
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.4
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$28.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$5.76
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$18
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$3.92
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$54
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$134
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$142
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$3620

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DistanceCityCost of living
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 Cairo

DistanceCityCost of living
5.9 km or 3.6 miGiza
$1143
8.1 km or 5 miShubra El Kheima
$414
26 km or 16 miHelwan
$406
46 km or 28 miBenha
$339
60 km or 37 miShibin El Kom
$254
62 km or 39 miZagazig
$398
84 km or 52 miTanta
$336
93 km or 58 miFaiyum
$398
101 km or 63 miEl Mahalla El Kubra
$357
111 km or 69 miBeni Suef
$309
111 km or 69 miMansoura
$299
115 km or 71 miIsmailia
$373
125 km or 78 miSuez
$340
133 km or 83 miDamanhur
$304
161 km or 100 miKafr El Dawwar
$396
161 km or 100 miDamietta
$318
166 km or 103 miPort Said
$325
179 km or 111 miAlexandria
$419
224 km or 139 miMinya
$396
319 km or 198 miAsyut
$407
347 km or 216 miGaza
$608
351 km or 218 miOfakim
$1516
354 km or 220 miNetivot
$1528
360 km or 223 miSderot
$1521
361 km or 224 miDahab
$496
362 km or 225 miEilat
$1554
365 km or 226 miAshkelon
$1252
366 km or 227 miBeersheba
$1457
367 km or 228 miRahat
$1524
368 km or 229 miAqaba
$992
379 km or 235 miAshdod
$1623
379 km or 235 miKiryat Gat
$1447
380 km or 236 miDimona
$1524
381 km or 236 miEl Gouna
$389
383 km or 238 miKiryat Malakhi
$1527
384 km or 239 miSharm El Sheikh
$440
390 km or 242 miYavne
$1524
391 km or 243 miSohag
$323
396 km or 246 miDura
$713
397 km or 246 miRehovot
$1684