Prices in Accra vs Cologne - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraCologne
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$1581
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$3727
🏠 One person rent
$414
$838
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$1436
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$396
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$213
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$2520
🏙️ Population
2.29M
1.09M

The cost of living in Accra is 46% less expensive than in Cologne. Cities ranked 5773rd and 2111th ($856 vs $1581) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 7th in Ghana and Germany, respectively. Check Ghana vs Germany comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 1.6 months in Cologne. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Cologne ranked 10th in Germany, while ranked 6318th and 42nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Cologne

AccraCologne
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$10.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$54.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$8.9
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$4.54
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$3.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$2.94
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$853
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$620
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$1468
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$1121
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$141
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$216
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$29.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
2.83%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$6110
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$4518
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$3.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$105
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$21.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.61
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.45
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.74
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$3.15
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$9.84
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$8.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$10.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.54
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.99
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$2.13
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$2.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.72
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.27
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.98
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$7.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$1.06
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$7.17
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$8.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$2.41
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.51
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$33.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$11.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$53.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$17.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$101
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$98.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$457
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$13543

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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 Cologne

DistanceCityCost of living
9.2 km or 5.7 miHurth
$1229
10 km or 6.4 miLeverkusen
$1140
10 km or 6.4 miFrechen
$1225
13 km or 7.9 miBruhl
$1189
13 km or 7.9 miPulheim
$1229
14 km or 8.4 miWesseling
$1227
14 km or 8.5 miBergisch Gladbach
$1184
15 km or 9.3 miNiederkassel
$1231
16 km or 10 miRosrath
$1230
18 km or 11 miMonheim am Rhein
$1223
19 km or 12 miDormagen
$1230
19 km or 12 miErftstadt
$1230
19 km or 12 miLangenfeld
$1229
20 km or 12 miTroisdorf
$1229
20 km or 12 miLeichlingen
$1228
20 km or 12 miKerpen
$1230
21 km or 13 miBornheim
$1228
21 km or 13 miLohmar
$1229
22 km or 14 miBergheim
$1167
23 km or 15 miSiegburg
$1223
24 km or 15 miOverath
$1223
25 km or 16 miSankt Augustin
$1227
25 km or 16 miBonn
$1534
26 km or 16 miHilden
$1224
26 km or 16 miSolingen
$1225
27 km or 17 miElsdorf
$1221
28 km or 17 miWermelskirchen
$1227
28 km or 17 miHaan
$1229
28 km or 18 miBedburg
$1226
29 km or 18 miHennef
$1228
31 km or 19 miGrevenbroich
$1232
31 km or 19 miRemscheid
$1041
31 km or 20 miErkrath
$1228
33 km or 20 miKonigswinter
$1228
34 km or 21 miEuskirchen
$1227
34 km or 21 miNeuss
$1215
34 km or 21 miMettmann
$1224
35 km or 21 miZulpich
$1226
35 km or 21 miMeckenheim
$1222
35 km or 22 miDusseldorf
$1516