Prices in Accra vs Dubai - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraDubai
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$1836
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$4258
🏠 One person rent
$414
$1108
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$2059
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$433
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$150
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$2891
🏙️ Population
2.29M
2.5M

The cost of living in Accra is 53% less expensive than in Dubai. Cities ranked 5773rd and 488th ($856 vs $1836) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ghana and the United Arab Emirates, respectively. Check Ghana vs the United Arab Emirates comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 1.6 months in Dubai. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Dubai ranked 1st in the United Arab Emirates, while ranked 6318th and 186th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Dubai

AccraDubai
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$10.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$52.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$8.14
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$12.2
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$5.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$1.03
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$1240
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$817
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$2375
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$1642
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$116
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$180
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$90.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
4.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$3524
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$2300
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$1.64
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$77.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$8.77
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.62
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.77
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.26
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.5
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$3.64
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$14.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$9.13
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$11.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.74
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.86
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.58
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.22
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$2.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$18.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$3.62
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$5.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$6.66
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$5.86
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$3.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$3.92
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$82.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$11.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$79.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$19.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$58.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$96.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$570
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$11052

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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
13 km or 8 miSharjah
$1224
22 km or 14 miAjman
$1537
41 km or 25 miUmm al-Quwain
$1162
104 km or 65 miFujairah
$1299
108 km or 67 miRas al-Khaimah
$1419
126 km or 78 miAl Ain
$1450
129 km or 80 miAbu Dhabi
$1741
234 km or 146 miBandar Abbas
$453
246 km or 153 miMadinat Zayed
$1381
339 km or 211 miSeeb
$1106
344 km or 214 miNizwa
$787
380 km or 236 miDoha
$1804
380 km or 236 miMuscat
$1034
385 km or 239 miAl Khor
$1668
399 km or 248 miJahrom
$442
440 km or 273 miFasa
$441
449 km or 279 miJiroft
$440
466 km or 290 miSirjan
$445
485 km or 301 miManama
$1284
486 km or 302 miRiffa
$1077
487 km or 303 miIsa Town
$1141
523 km or 325 miBam
$442
528 km or 328 miDhahran
$840
534 km or 332 miChabahar
$440
537 km or 334 miDammam
$955
554 km or 345 miShiraz
$420
560 km or 348 miQatif
$651
568 km or 353 miAl-Mubarraz
$901
568 km or 353 miMarvdasht
$443
574 km or 357 miRafsanjan
$441
578 km or 359 miIranshahr
$374
584 km or 363 miKerman
$429
595 km or 370 miJubail
$888
601 km or 373 miBorazjan
$441
603 km or 375 miKazerun
$441
604 km or 375 miBushehr
$412
703 km or 437 miYasuj
$569
721 km or 448 miZahedan
$399
743 km or 461 miYazd
$477
773 km or 481 miBehbahan
$442