Prices in Accra vs Copenhagen - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraCopenhagen
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$2255
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$4996
🏠 One person rent
$414
$1326
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$2188
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$561
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$173
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$3644
🏙️ Population
2.29M
602k

The cost of living in Accra is 62% less expensive than in Copenhagen. Cities ranked 5773rd and 176th ($856 vs $2255) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ghana and Denmark, respectively. Check Ghana vs Denmark comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 1.6 months in Copenhagen. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Copenhagen ranked 1st in Denmark, while ranked 6318th and 18th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Copenhagen

AccraCopenhagen
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$16.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$83.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$11.5
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$7.32
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$6.44
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$3.65
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$1437
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$1054
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$2343
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$1795
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$166
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$253
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$30.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
1.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$7144
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$4896
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$3.61
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$78.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$27.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.69
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.5
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$2.95
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$2.43
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$4.31
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$15.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$10.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$13.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$2.77
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$3.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$3.7
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.08
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.73
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.99
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$3.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$11.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$6.98
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$7.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$3.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$2.59
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$2.59
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$39.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$16.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$82.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$33.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$125
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$138
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$491
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$11265

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$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

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DistanceCityCost of living
2 km or 1.3 miFrederiksberg
$1713
8.5 km or 5.3 miGentofte
$1577
23 km or 14 miHorsholm
$1578
28 km or 17 miLandskrona
$1208
30 km or 19 miMalmo
$1430
31 km or 19 miRoskilde
$1590
33 km or 21 miHillerod
$1545
40 km or 25 miLund
$1471
40 km or 25 miStaffanstorp
$1189
40 km or 25 miHelsingor
$1715
42 km or 26 miHelsingborg
$1216
51 km or 32 miTrelleborg
$1243
66 km or 41 miAngelholm
$1238
71 km or 44 miNaestved
$1623
92 km or 57 miHassleholm
$1178
104 km or 65 miKristianstad
$1243
111 km or 69 miHalmstad
$1155
141 km or 88 miOdense
$1410
141 km or 88 miSvendborg
$1457
154 km or 96 miLjungby
$1249
156 km or 97 miAarhus
$1749
156 km or 97 miStralsund
$1227
159 km or 99 miVarberg
$1116
171 km or 106 miHorsens
$1421
177 km or 110 miFredericia
$1452
179 km or 111 miRostock
$1073
179 km or 111 miRanders
$1414
185 km or 115 miGreifswald
$1266
190 km or 118 miVarnamo
$1182
190 km or 118 miVejle
$1676
193 km or 120 miVaxjo
$1146
196 km or 122 miSonderborg
$1430
196 km or 122 miKolding
$1523
196 km or 122 miSilkeborg
$1524
199 km or 124 miKarlskrona
$1179
199 km or 124 miHaderslev
$1539
211 km or 131 miWismar
$1223
211 km or 131 miGustrow
$1224
215 km or 133 miViborg
$1184
216 km or 134 miKiel
$1245