Prices in Accra vs Chongqing - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraChongqing
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$679
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$2038
🏠 One person rent
$414
$224
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$417
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$285
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$70.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$873
🏙️ Population
2.29M
7.99M

The cost of living in Accra is 26% more expensive than in Chongqing. Cities ranked 5773rd and 6358th ($856 vs $679) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 76th 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 1.3 months in Chongqing. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Chongqing ranked 39th in China, while ranked 6318th and 3301st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Chongqing

AccraChongqing
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$4.56
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$20
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$5.55
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$1.98
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$4.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$273
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$153
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$486
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$322
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$30.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$46.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$16.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
5.32%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$3068
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$1584
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$17
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$4.24
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$2.07
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.92
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.09
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$16.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$5.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$15.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.18
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.59
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.76
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.85
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$13.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$3.46
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$8.15
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$5.25
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$2.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$39
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$5.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$59.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$8.06
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$68
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$74
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$345
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$25768

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Cities near Accra

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 Chongqing

DistanceCityCost of living
97 km or 60 miHuaying
$583
103 km or 64 miGuang'an
$666
120 km or 75 miLongchang
$596
127 km or 79 miLuzhou
$650
140 km or 87 miSuining
$665
140 km or 87 miNeijiang
$678
145 km or 90 miNanchong
$731
170 km or 106 miZigong
$652
183 km or 113 miShehong
$607
191 km or 119 miZiyang
$676
194 km or 120 miRenhuai
$599
201 km or 125 miYibin
$686
208 km or 129 miDazhou
$721
209 km or 130 miZunyi
$729
211 km or 131 miJianyang
$610
232 km or 144 miLangzhong
$601
249 km or 154 miLichuan
$607
258 km or 160 miBazhong
$660
264 km or 164 miMeishan
$657
265 km or 165 miChengdu
$668
266 km or 165 miLeshan
$662
266 km or 166 miGuanghan
$595
268 km or 167 miDeyang
$666
272 km or 169 miMianyang
$514
277 km or 172 miBijie
$716
285 km or 177 miShifang
$587
292 km or 181 miEmeishan
$590
294 km or 183 miPengzhou
$601
298 km or 185 miEnshi
$601
298 km or 185 miMianzhu
$590
298 km or 185 miChongzhou
$598
300 km or 186 miJiangyou
$603
309 km or 192 miQionglai
$597
316 km or 196 miWanyuan
$587
320 km or 199 miDujiangyan
$598
327 km or 203 miGuangyuan
$644
331 km or 206 miGuiyang
$556
331 km or 206 miTongren
$657
342 km or 212 miYa'an
$634
342 km or 213 miJishou
$581