Prices in Accra vs Dodoma - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraDodoma
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$538
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$1468
🏠 One person rent
$414
$182
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$376
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$273
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$38.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$287
🏙️ Population
2.29M
411k

The cost of living in Accra is 59% more expensive than in Dodoma. Cities ranked 5773rd and 7408th ($856 vs $538) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 7th in Ghana and Tanzania, respectively. Check Ghana vs Tanzania comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.5 months in Dodoma. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Dodoma ranked 3rd in Tanzania, while ranked 6318th and 8564th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Dodoma

AccraDodoma
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$6.51
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$29.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$1.04
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$2.17
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.65
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$141
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$101
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$387
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$257
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$38.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$59.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$33.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
21.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$961
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$563
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.32
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$8.18
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$9.08
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.36
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$0.91
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.42
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$8.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$3.64
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.86
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$0.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.97
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$2.59
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.43
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.59
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$7.23
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$0.93
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$1.25
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$2.01
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$4.33
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.72
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$0.98
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$31
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$7.03
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$13.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$1.72
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$18.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$31.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$439
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$2996

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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 Dodoma

DistanceCityCost of living
221 km or 137 miMorogoro
$465
337 km or 209 miArusha
$583
369 km or 229 miMoshi
$506
381 km or 237 miStone Town
$551
381 km or 237 miZanzibar
$706
389 km or 242 miMbeya
$543
393 km or 244 miTanga
$377
395 km or 246 miDar es Salaam
$887
498 km or 309 miMombasa
$648
522 km or 324 miMwanza
$640
553 km or 343 miMachakos
$429
564 km or 351 miNairobi
$866
590 km or 366 miMalindi
$766
597 km or 371 miThika
$435
608 km or 378 miMzuzu
$748
664 km or 413 miNakuru
$494
669 km or 415 miKasama
$567
671 km or 417 miMzimba
$778
683 km or 425 miRuyigi
$531
687 km or 427 miRutana
$534
693 km or 430 miKisumu
$521
700 km or 435 miMakamba
$533
709 km or 441 miMuyinga
$534
717 km or 446 miGitega
$525
726 km or 451 miKalemie
$597
732 km or 455 miMeru
$498
745 km or 463 miMumias
$512
754 km or 469 miEldoret
$593
756 km or 470 miNgozi
$533
776 km or 482 miBujumbura
$593
779 km or 484 miButare
$605
787 km or 489 miBubanza
$534
790 km or 491 miEntebbe
$509
791 km or 492 miKigali
$704
791 km or 492 miTororo
$541
794 km or 493 miNyanza
$604
794 km or 493 miJinja
$540
798 km or 496 miUvira
$595
810 km or 503 miKampala
$689
816 km or 507 miKira Town
$538