Prices in Accra vs Charlotte - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraCharlotte
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$1806
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$4392
🏠 One person rent
$414
$1029
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$1802
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$469
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$153
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$4336
🏙️ Population
2.29M
731k

The cost of living in Accra is 53% less expensive than in Charlotte. Cities ranked 5773rd and 533rd ($856 vs $1806) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 386th in Ghana and the United States, respectively. Check Ghana vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 2.4 months in Charlotte. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Charlotte ranked 17th in the United States, while ranked 6318th and 53rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Charlotte

AccraCharlotte
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$11.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$50.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$7.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$5.32
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$4.54
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$1.88
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$1141
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$807
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$1958
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$1503
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$96.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$149
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$58.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
4.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$3245
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$1774
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$2.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$88.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$20.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.66
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$0.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$2.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$3.34
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$10.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$6.64
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$13.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$4.27
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$5.55
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$3.97
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.99
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$1.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.62
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$12.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$2.4
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$6.63
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$7.01
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$5.55
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$4.14
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$42.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$138
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$16.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$43.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$83.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$1045
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$18724

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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 Charlotte

DistanceCityCost of living
17 km or 10 miMatthews
$1745
17 km or 11 miMint Hill
$1759
20 km or 13 miHuntersville
$1744
23 km or 14 miIndian Trail
$1751
28 km or 18 miCornelius
$1742
30 km or 18 miConcord
$1627
31 km or 19 miGastonia
$1790
36 km or 22 miKannapolis
$1744
36 km or 22 miRock Hill
$1446
38 km or 23 miMonroe
$1760
40 km or 25 miMooresville
$1774
57 km or 35 miLancaster
$1856
59 km or 37 miSalisbury
$1747
62 km or 39 miStatesville
$1752
63 km or 39 miShelby
$1223
72 km or 45 miHickory
$1237
94 km or 58 miForest
$1753
101 km or 63 miThomasville
$1737
104 km or 64 miRockingham
$1754
104 km or 65 miSpartanburg
$1571
108 km or 67 miAsheboro
$1754
111 km or 69 miWinston-Salem
$1601
113 km or 70 miHigh Point
$1286
120 km or 75 miKernersville
$1695
130 km or 81 miGreer
$1757
132 km or 82 miGreensboro
$1258
138 km or 86 miColumbia
$1410
142 km or 88 miMauldin
$1755
143 km or 89 miLexington
$1750
147 km or 91 miGreenville
$1590
152 km or 94 miFlorence
$1343
152 km or 95 miSumter
$1350
154 km or 96 miSanford
$1830
159 km or 99 miBurlington
$1759
160 km or 99 miAsheville
$1885
166 km or 103 miGreenwood
$1750
176 km or 109 miFayetteville
$1459
179 km or 111 miChapel Hill
$1704
180 km or 112 miLumberton
$1281
184 km or 114 miAnderson
$1395