Prices in Accra vs Calgary - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraCalgary
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$1492
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$3488
🏠 One person rent
$414
$772
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$1226
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$450
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$157
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$3102
🏙️ Population
2.29M
1.24M

The cost of living in Accra is 43% less expensive than in Calgary. Cities ranked 5773rd and 2413th ($856 vs $1492) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 37th in Ghana and Canada, respectively. Check Ghana vs Canada comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 2.1 months in Calgary. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Calgary ranked 1st in Canada, while ranked 6318th and 17th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Calgary

AccraCalgary
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$48.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$8.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$5.24
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$3.37
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$1.7
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$795
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$597
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$1256
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$990
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$85.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$132
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$50.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
3.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$3378
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$2198
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$2.58
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$78.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$15.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.71
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.59
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.76
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.69
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$9.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$10.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.32
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$2.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$3.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.63
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$1.13
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.61
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$13.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$2.56
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$12.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$9.34
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$3.68
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$2.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$40.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$11.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$56
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$16.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$48
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$75.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$848
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$11161

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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
106 km or 66 miBanff
$1840
137 km or 85 miRed Deer
$1378
174 km or 108 miLethbridge
$1436
248 km or 154 miLeduc
$1395
265 km or 165 miMedicine Hat
$1278
278 km or 173 miSpruce Grove
$1607
279 km or 173 miEdmonton
$1536
357 km or 222 miSandpoint
$1679
402 km or 250 miKelowna
$1510
422 km or 262 miCoeur d'Alene
$1562
426 km or 265 miPost Falls
$1746
429 km or 266 miPenticton
$1584
440 km or 273 miSpokane Valley
$1752
442 km or 275 miKamloops
$1266
443 km or 275 miGreat Falls
$1223
452 km or 281 miSpokane
$1539
466 km or 289 miMissoula
$1418
517 km or 322 miHelena
$1495
524 km or 325 miSaskatoon
$1415
526 km or 327 miMoscow
$1354
531 km or 330 miPullman
$1460
556 km or 345 miGrande Prairie
$1548
560 km or 348 miLewiston
$1769
572 km or 355 miButte
$1223
579 km or 360 miMoses Lake
$1696
600 km or 373 miChilliwack
$1439
603 km or 375 miMoose Jaw
$1254
607 km or 377 miWenatchee
$1879
616 km or 382 miPrince Albert
$1123
630 km or 391 miAbbotsford
$1303
636 km or 395 miWhistler
$1842
637 km or 396 miWalla Walla
$1510
638 km or 396 miBozeman
$1665
641 km or 398 miMaple Ridge
$1490
650 km or 404 miLangley
$1496
650 km or 404 miPasco
$1700
651 km or 405 miCoquitlam
$1642
654 km or 406 miBellingham
$1811
654 km or 406 miRichland
$1655
655 km or 407 miFort McMurray
$1891