Prices in Accra vs Chengdu - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraChengdu
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$668
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$1827
🏠 One person rent
$414
$260
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$459
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$255
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$70.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$812
🏙️ Population
2.29M
11.1M

The cost of living in Accra is 28% more expensive than in Chengdu. Cities ranked 5773rd and 6402nd ($856 vs $668) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 94th 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 1.2 months in Chengdu. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Chengdu ranked 11th in China, while ranked 6318th and 788th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Chengdu

AccraChengdu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$2.65
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$15.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$4.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$2.94
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$4.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.48
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$288
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$201
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$626
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$348
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$26.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$40.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$15
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
5.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$3449
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$1952
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$19.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$3.41
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.02
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.31
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.01
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$19.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$4.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.38
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.01
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.23
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$14.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$0.87
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$2.69
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$4.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$5.49
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.55
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.42
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$32.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$5.63
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$23
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$6.36
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$74.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$83
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$464
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$14343

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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 Chengdu

DistanceCityCost of living
38 km or 24 miChongzhou
$598
38 km or 24 miPengzhou
$601
41 km or 25 miGuanghan
$595
53 km or 33 miShifang
$587
55 km or 34 miJianyang
$610
56 km or 35 miDujiangyan
$598
60 km or 38 miDeyang
$666
65 km or 40 miQionglai
$597
71 km or 44 miMeishan
$657
77 km or 48 miMianzhu
$590
81 km or 50 miZiyang
$676
110 km or 68 miMianyang
$514
124 km or 77 miLeshan
$662
127 km or 79 miYa'an
$634
127 km or 79 miShehong
$607
131 km or 81 miEmeishan
$590
139 km or 87 miJiangyou
$603
145 km or 90 miSuining
$665
153 km or 95 miNeijiang
$678
161 km or 100 miZigong
$652
188 km or 117 miLongchang
$596
193 km or 120 miNanchong
$731
208 km or 129 miLangzhong
$601
219 km or 136 miYibin
$686
237 km or 148 miLuzhou
$650
247 km or 153 miGuang'an
$666
259 km or 161 miGuangyuan
$644
261 km or 162 miHuaying
$583
265 km or 165 miChongqing
$679
288 km or 179 miBazhong
$660
333 km or 207 miDazhou
$721
341 km or 212 miLongnan
$646
353 km or 220 miXichang
$599
372 km or 231 miZhaotong
$695
388 km or 241 miHanzhong
$611
390 km or 243 miRenhuai
$599
392 km or 244 miBijie
$716
408 km or 253 miWanyuan
$587
431 km or 268 miZunyi
$729
459 km or 285 miLiupanshui
$634