Prices in Accra vs Edinburgh - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraEdinburgh
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$1663
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$4072
🏠 One person rent
$414
$949
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$1612
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$431
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$130
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$2377
🏙️ Population
2.29M
513k

The cost of living in Accra is 49% less expensive than in Edinburgh. Cities ranked 5773rd and 1928th ($856 vs $1663) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 33rd in Ghana and the United Kingdom, respectively. Check Ghana vs the United Kingdom comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 1.4 months in Edinburgh. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Edinburgh ranked 11th in the United Kingdom, while ranked 6318th and 87th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Edinburgh

AccraEdinburgh
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$14
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$60.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$7.25
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$5.49
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$3.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$1.81
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$982
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$763
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$1704
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$1338
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$110
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$168
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$32.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
2.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$5289
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$3656
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$2.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$70.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$20.6
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.57
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.38
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.4
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.94
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$9.93
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$9.17
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$9.97
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.52
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$2.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$2.65
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.11
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.2
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.88
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$2.44
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$2.2
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$13.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$6.51
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$4.13
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$2.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.52
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$44.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$11.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$112
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$11.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$84.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$94.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$1216
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$17879

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$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
18 km or 11 miKirkcaldy
$1057
21 km or 13 miLivingston
$1112
21 km or 13 miDunfermline
$1215
42 km or 26 miAlloa
$1456
49 km or 30 miCumbernauld
$1468
49 km or 31 miStirling
$1328
52 km or 32 miPerth
$1442
56 km or 35 miHamilton
$1457
59 km or 37 miDundee
$1198
65 km or 40 miEast Kilbride
$1459
66 km or 41 miGlasgow
$1380
78 km or 48 miPaisley
$1460
89 km or 56 miKilmarnock
$1421
98 km or 61 miGreenock
$1162
99 km or 61 miIrvine
$1462
102 km or 63 miDumfries
$1219
105 km or 65 miAyr
$983
120 km or 74 miCarlisle
$1198
147 km or 91 miNewcastle upon Tyne
$1337
149 km or 93 miAberdeen
$1385
150 km or 93 miGateshead
$1464
153 km or 95 miTynemouth
$1461
153 km or 95 miJarrow
$1455
154 km or 96 miSouth Shields
$1468
158 km or 98 miWashington
$1462
158 km or 98 miWhitehaven
$1447
164 km or 102 miSunderland
$1217
166 km or 103 miDurham
$1306
173 km or 107 miBishop Auckland
$1465
182 km or 113 miInverness
$1311
189 km or 117 miHartlepool
$1262
189 km or 117 miElgin
$1487
190 km or 118 miDarlington
$1185
194 km or 121 miStockton-on-Tees
$1397
197 km or 123 miMiddlesbrough
$1242
211 km or 131 miMorecambe
$1334
212 km or 132 miBangor
$1106
213 km or 132 miLancaster
$1282
216 km or 134 miDouglas
$1460
224 km or 139 miNewtownabbey
$1465