Prices in Accra vs Dongguan - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraDongguan
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$755
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$1777
🏠 One person rent
$414
$328
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$442
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$253
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$97.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$784
🏙️ Population
2.29M
8.31M

The cost of living in Accra is 13% more expensive than in Dongguan. Cities ranked 5773rd and 6041st ($856 vs $755) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 20th in Ghana and China, respectively. Check Ghana vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 1 months in Dongguan. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Dongguan ranked 48th in China, while ranked 6318th and 4059th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Dongguan

AccraDongguan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$4.22
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$22.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$4.39
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$2.89
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$3.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.4
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$372
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$258
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$536
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$341
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$29.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$45.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$17.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
5.87%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$3488
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$2589
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$15.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$8.74
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$2.17
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.53
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.86
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$13.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$3.45
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$11.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$1.89
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$2.16
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.24
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.02
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$11.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$0.77
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$3.53
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$4.15
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$8.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.41
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$2.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$29.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$6.17
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$34.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$5.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$41.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$79
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$286
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$7907

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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
51 km or 32 miGuangzhou
$799
65 km or 40 miShenzhen
$1035
66 km or 41 miFoshan
$519
68 km or 43 miHuizhou
$564
70 km or 44 miZhongshan
$636
86 km or 53 miJiangmen
$895
88 km or 54 miZhuhai
$629
93 km or 58 miKowloon
$2380
95 km or 59 miHong Kong
$2624
100 km or 62 miMacau
$1666
100 km or 62 miQingyuan
$667
124 km or 77 miHeyuan
$583
132 km or 82 miKaiping
$600
133 km or 83 miZhaoqing
$666
165 km or 103 miShanwei
$655
176 km or 109 miYunfu
$668
196 km or 122 miShaoguan
$651
226 km or 141 miYangjiang
$658
239 km or 148 miLianzhou
$575
249 km or 155 miPuning
$634
253 km or 157 miWuzhou
$657
271 km or 168 miHezhou
$639
273 km or 170 miJieyang
$529
279 km or 173 miMeizhou
$702
302 km or 188 miChaozhou
$612
303 km or 188 miShantou
$677
315 km or 195 miChenzhou
$740
323 km or 201 miGaozhou
$617
329 km or 205 miMaoming
$706
332 km or 206 miGanzhou
$739
372 km or 231 miYulin
$729
401 km or 249 miZhanjiang
$604
403 km or 250 miLongyan
$671
424 km or 263 miGuigang
$632
430 km or 267 miGuilin
$671
430 km or 267 miZhangzhou
$668
437 km or 271 miYongzhou
$692
444 km or 276 miHengyang
$634
464 km or 288 miLiuzhou
$537
467 km or 290 miLaibin
$642