Prices in Accra vs Detroit - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraDetroit
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$1660
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$3755
🏠 One person rent
$414
$958
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$1502
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$473
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$97.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$2524
🏙️ Population
2.29M
680k

The cost of living in Accra is 48% less expensive than in Detroit. Cities ranked 5773rd and 1931st ($856 vs $1660) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1712th in Ghana and the United States, respectively. Check Ghana vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 1.5 months in Detroit. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Detroit ranked 57th in the United States, while ranked 6318th and 168th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Detroit

AccraDetroit
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$11.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$51.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$7.51
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$4.35
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$4.46
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$1.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$1164
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$710
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$1918
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$1126
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$108
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$168
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$49
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
4.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$782
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$765
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$54.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$12.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.67
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$0.61
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$2.22
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$3.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.01
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$8.89
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$7.36
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$10.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$4.11
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$6.36
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$4.28
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.23
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$3.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$1.24
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.94
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$13.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$2.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$7.77
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$9.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$4.15
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$3.03
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.66
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$27.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$11.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$97.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$15.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$47.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$80.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$753
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$13357

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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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1.9 km or 1.2 miWindsor
$1332
7.4 km or 4.6 miHamtramck
$1753
14 km or 8.6 miDearborn
$1758
15 km or 9.1 miLincoln Park
$1747
16 km or 9.8 miAllen Park
$1745
16 km or 10 miFerndale
$1753
17 km or 10 miWyandotte
$1720
17 km or 11 miEastpointe
$1848
18 km or 11 miMadison Heights
$1532
18 km or 11 miWarren
$1283
19 km or 12 miOak Park
$1752
19 km or 12 miSouthgate
$1745
19 km or 12 miRoyal Oak
$1758
20 km or 12 miDearborn Heights
$1753
21 km or 13 miRoseville
$1755
21 km or 13 miTaylor
$1742
21 km or 13 miSouthfield
$1555
22 km or 14 miSt. Clair Shores
$1754
22 km or 14 miInkster
$1748
24 km or 15 miGarden
$1896
26 km or 16 miAmherstburg
$1395
27 km or 17 miBirmingham
$1745
28 km or 17 miSterling Heights
$1581
28 km or 17 miLivonia
$1379
29 km or 18 miTroy
$1626
29 km or 18 miWestland
$1754
30 km or 19 miClinton Township
$1484
31 km or 19 miRomulus
$1749
32 km or 20 miFarmington Hills
$1605
37 km or 23 miRochester Hills
$1747
39 km or 24 miNovi
$1681
40 km or 25 miPontiac
$1510
42 km or 26 miAuburn Hills
$1750
54 km or 34 miMonroe
$1831
58 km or 36 miAnn Arbor
$1833
71 km or 44 miChatham-Kent
$1277
86 km or 54 miToledo
$1425
88 km or 54 miBurton
$1753
88 km or 54 miPort Huron
$1339
89 km or 55 miSarnia
$1218