Prices in Accra vs Changchun - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraChangchun
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$589
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$1612
🏠 One person rent
$414
$220
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$406
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$221
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$74.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$545
🏙️ Population
2.29M
7.67M

The cost of living in Accra is 45% more expensive than in Changchun. Cities ranked 5773rd and 7060th ($856 vs $589) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 420th in Ghana and China, respectively. Check Ghana vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.9 months in Changchun. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Changchun ranked 429th in China, while ranked 6318th and 6392nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Changchun

AccraChangchun
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$2.86
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$12.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$4.45
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$1.12
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$3.76
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$252
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$149
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$508
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$296
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$31.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$48.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$19
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
4.87%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$2143
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$1148
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$17.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$3.79
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.31
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.09
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$1.71
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$14.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$3.18
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$14.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$1.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.99
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.12
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.52
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.7
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$0.84
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$17.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$0.59
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$3.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$2.89
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$6.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.78
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$34.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$7.44
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$28.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$2.27
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$50.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$68.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$376
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$10728

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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 Changchun

DistanceCityCost of living
54 km or 34 miGongzhuling
$610
81 km or 50 miDehui
$607
105 km or 65 miSiping
$594
109 km or 68 miJilin
$680
112 km or 69 miLiaoyuan
$593
127 km or 79 miPanshi
$595
138 km or 86 miFuyu
$603
143 km or 89 miShuangliao
$586
148 km or 92 miYushu
$618
150 km or 93 miShulan
$599
157 km or 98 miMeihekou
$598
162 km or 100 miHuadian
$592
173 km or 107 miJiaohe
$590
178 km or 111 miKaiyuan
$591
193 km or 120 miDa'an
$588
210 km or 131 miWuchang
$605
211 km or 131 miDiaobingshan
$576
211 km or 131 miTieling
$584
235 km or 146 miHarbin
$740
238 km or 148 miTongliao
$655
240 km or 149 miBaishan
$583
248 km or 154 miZhaodong
$608
250 km or 155 miFushun
$484
250 km or 155 miTaonan
$588
251 km or 156 miDunhua
$590
263 km or 163 miShangzhi
$596
267 km or 166 miBaicheng
$587
271 km or 169 miLinjiang
$574
274 km or 170 miShenyang
$670
279 km or 173 miAnda
$592
287 km or 178 miXinmin
$599
300 km or 187 miDaqing
$567
313 km or 194 miBenxi
$608
315 km or 196 miDengta
$593
319 km or 198 miJi'an
$575
335 km or 208 miSuihua
$699
337 km or 209 miLiaoyang
$630
343 km or 213 miHelong
$574
344 km or 214 miNing'an
$588
345 km or 214 miUlanhot
$583