Prices in Accra vs Damascus - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraDamascus
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$443
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$1102
🏠 One person rent
$414
$171
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$319
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$176
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$46.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$99.9
🏙️ Population
2.29M
1.75M

The cost of living in Accra is 93% more expensive than in Damascus. Cities ranked 5773rd and 8399th ($856 vs $443) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ghana and Syria, respectively. Check Ghana vs Syria comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.2 months in Damascus. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Damascus ranked 1st in Syria, while ranked 6318th and 8305th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Damascus

AccraDamascus
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$4.26
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$20.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$4.84
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$1.79
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$1.76
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.74
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$237
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$114
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$464
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$234
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$11.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$18.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$20.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
10.09%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$1862
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$928
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$10.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$6.28
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.56
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$0.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.76
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$1.37
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$3.46
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$3.94
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$12.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$0.63
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$0.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$0.58
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.44
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.43
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$3.81
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$1.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$2.41
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$1.15
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$1.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$0.86
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$0.76
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$16.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$4.75
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$17.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$2.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$20.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$63.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$103
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$1496

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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 Damascus

DistanceCityCost of living
51 km or 32 miZahle
$1023
75 km or 47 miKiryat Shmona
$1337
81 km or 50 miJounieh
$1027
83 km or 52 miSidon
$856
83 km or 52 miBeirut
$1302
96 km or 59 miSafed
$1522
105 km or 65 miTyre
$798
108 km or 67 miTiberias
$1448
110 km or 68 miMa'alot-Tarshiha
$1525
111 km or 69 miTripoli
$1286
114 km or 71 miIrbid
$694
115 km or 72 miArraba
$1526
116 km or 72 miKarmiel
$1325
117 km or 73 miSakhnin
$1519
125 km or 78 miTamra
$1526
125 km or 78 miNahariya
$1525
126 km or 78 miNof HaGalil
$1528
129 km or 80 miNazareth
$1188
130 km or 81 miAcre
$1374
131 km or 81 miShefa-'Amr
$1521
135 km or 84 miMigdal HaEmek
$1517
136 km or 84 miKiryat Motzkin
$1524
136 km or 85 miKiryat Ata
$1493
137 km or 85 miKiryat Yam
$1524
137 km or 85 miKiryat Bialik
$1525
137 km or 85 miAfula
$1287
141 km or 88 miHoms
$363
142 km or 88 miNesher
$1469
143 km or 89 miJerash
$683
145 km or 90 miHaifa
$1468
145 km or 90 miYokneam Illit
$1508
154 km or 95 miUmm al-Fahm
$1525
163 km or 101 miZikhron Ya'akov
$1779
168 km or 105 miBaqa-Jatt
$1523
169 km or 105 miPardes Hanna-Karkur
$1532
173 km or 107 miAl-Salt
$680
173 km or 108 miNablus
$826
174 km or 108 miHadera
$1631
177 km or 110 miAmman
$972
184 km or 114 miTayibe
$1530