Prices in Accra vs Douala - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraDouala
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$593
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$1653
🏠 One person rent
$414
$219
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$516
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$272
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$45.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$226
🏙️ Population
2.29M
2.45M

The cost of living in Accra is 44% more expensive than in Douala. Cities ranked 5773rd and 7001st ($856 vs $593) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Ghana and Cameroon, respectively. Check Ghana vs Cameroon comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.4 months in Douala. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Douala ranked 1st in Cameroon, while ranked 6318th and 8789th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Douala

AccraDouala
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$4.32
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$25.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$4.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$1.16
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$1.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.93
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$205
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$94.3
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$679
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$318
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$45.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$69
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$57.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
10.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$1301
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$289
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$6.23
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$3.89
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.07
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$2.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$0.45
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.34
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$1.66
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$15.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$6.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$6.09
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$3.1
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.96
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.01
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.55
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$2.64
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$6.03
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$1.07
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$1.73
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$9.37
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$4.62
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$2.15
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$36.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$5.13
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$22.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$8.04
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$25.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$40.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$320
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$909

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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 Douala

DistanceCityCost of living
53 km or 33 miBuea
$546
54 km or 33 miLimbe
$521
71 km or 44 miKumba
$560
108 km or 67 miMalabo
$1254
176 km or 110 miBafoussam
$571
182 km or 113 miCalabar
$655
203 km or 126 miYaounde
$770
216 km or 134 miBamenda
$543
245 km or 152 miBata
$1134
285 km or 177 miAba
$638
296 km or 184 miUmuahia
$664
309 km or 192 miPort Harcourt
$765
336 km or 209 miOwerri
$677
361 km or 224 miEnugu
$921
377 km or 234 miAwka
$633
400 km or 248 miOnitsha
$516
408 km or 253 miLibreville
$566
467 km or 290 miWarri
$617
518 km or 322 miBenin
$858
529 km or 328 miSao Tome
$855
536 km or 333 miTrindade
$899
540 km or 335 miPort-Gentil
$526
563 km or 350 miNgaoundere
$497
573 km or 356 miOwo
$632
608 km or 378 miAbuja
$1010
612 km or 381 miAkure
$648
635 km or 395 miAdo Ekiti
$695
660 km or 410 miJos
$624
675 km or 419 miBerberati
$675
683 km or 425 miIfe
$628
697 km or 433 miBauchi
$694
702 km or 436 miOsogbo
$544
709 km or 441 miMinna
$531
712 km or 443 miGaroua
$479
740 km or 460 miIbadan
$932
747 km or 464 miLagos
$1036
754 km or 469 miIlorin
$739
762 km or 473 miKaduna
$716
764 km or 475 miOyo
$706
783 km or 486 miAbeokuta
$648