Prices in Accra vs Castries - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraCastries
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$1133
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$2571
🏠 One person rent
$414
$505
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$779
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$439
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$80.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$1490
🏙️ Population
2.29M
70k

The cost of living in Accra is 24% less expensive than in Castries. Cities ranked 5773rd and 5077th ($856 vs $1133) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ghana and Saint Lucia, respectively. Check Ghana vs Saint Lucia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 1.3 months in Castries. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Castries ranked 2nd in Saint Lucia, while ranked 6318th and 7585th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Castries

AccraCastries
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$8.33
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$35.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$6.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$2.2
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$4.12
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$1.07
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$528
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$325
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$958
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$497
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$90.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$140
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$50
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
7.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$1406
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$960
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.88
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$39.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$37.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.86
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$2.74
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.5
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.49
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$3.65
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$9.53
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$12
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$18.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$6.03
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.77
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.1
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$4.54
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$3.21
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.34
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.79
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$2.36
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$12.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$1.67
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$4.89
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$8.15
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$6.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$2.3
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$4.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$54.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$6.56
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$46.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$7.14
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$81.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$97.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$178
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$1833

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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 Castries

DistanceCityCost of living
32 km or 20 miVieux Fort
$1021
66 km or 41 miFort-de-France
$1271
83 km or 51 miGeorgetown
$663
98 km or 61 miKingstown
$775
149 km or 93 miRoseau
$819
172 km or 107 miHoletown
$1081
180 km or 112 miBridgetown
$1232
181 km or 112 miPortsmouth
$853
222 km or 138 miGrenville
$1093
234 km or 146 miSt. George's
$1127
234 km or 146 miBasse-Terre
$1288
249 km or 155 miSainte-Anne
$1268
250 km or 156 miPetit-Bourg
$1272
257 km or 160 miLes Abymes
$1269
259 km or 161 miBaie-Mahault
$1267
260 km or 162 miLe Moule
$1266
316 km or 196 miScarborough
$1088
348 km or 216 miAll Saints
$1501
357 km or 222 miSt. John's
$1458
377 km or 234 miPort of Spain
$1048
378 km or 235 miSan Juan
$922
392 km or 244 miChaguanas
$908
410 km or 255 miBasseterre
$1114
415 km or 258 miCayon
$1150
418 km or 260 miSan Fernando
$884
445 km or 277 miCarupano
$488
456 km or 283 miLa Asuncion
$483
461 km or 286 miPorlamar
$483
497 km or 309 miPhilipsburg
$1843
526 km or 327 miCumana
$465
532 km or 330 miMaturin
$415
563 km or 350 miTucupita
$483
577 km or 358 miSaint Croix
$2567
578 km or 359 miPuerto la Cruz
$583
586 km or 364 miLecheria
$564
590 km or 367 miBarcelona
$448
626 km or 389 miRoad Town
$2200
635 km or 395 miAnaco
$441
640 km or 398 miCantaura
$484
641 km or 399 miCharlotte Amalie
$2389