Prices in Accra vs Foshan - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraFoshan
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$519
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$1631
🏠 One person rent
$414
$144
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$342
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$227
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$75.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$908
🏙️ Population
2.29M
7.19M

The cost of living in Accra is 65% more expensive than in Foshan. Cities ranked 5773rd and 7537th ($856 vs $519) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 533rd 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 1.8 months in Foshan. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Foshan ranked 23rd in China, while ranked 6318th and 1573rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Foshan

AccraFoshan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$4.44
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$15.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$3.75
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$1.54
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$2.78
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$171
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$79.6
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$508
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$221
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$31.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$48.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$15
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
5.28%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$2985
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$3164
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$19.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$4.42
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.65
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$1.75
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$11
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$4.31
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$12.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$1.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.41
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$2
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.57
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.97
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$9.19
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$2.67
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$6.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$4.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.32
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$2.16
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$25.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$7.45
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$17.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$3.39
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$62.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$70.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$444
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$14214

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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

Cities near Foshan

DistanceCityCost of living
19 km or 12 miGuangzhou
$799
50 km or 31 miJiangmen
$895
61 km or 38 miZhongshan
$636
66 km or 41 miDongguan
$755
67 km or 42 miZhaoqing
$666
73 km or 45 miQingyuan
$667
84 km or 52 miKaiping
$600
96 km or 60 miZhuhai
$629
106 km or 66 miMacau
$1666
110 km or 68 miYunfu
$668
112 km or 69 miShenzhen
$1035
134 km or 83 miHuizhou
$564
136 km or 85 miKowloon
$2380
137 km or 85 miHong Kong
$2624
176 km or 109 miYangjiang
$658
181 km or 112 miHeyuan
$583
190 km or 118 miWuzhou
$657
203 km or 126 miShaoguan
$651
209 km or 130 miLianzhou
$575
221 km or 137 miHezhou
$639
230 km or 143 miShanwei
$655
262 km or 163 miGaozhou
$617
272 km or 169 miMaoming
$706
306 km or 190 miYulin
$729
308 km or 191 miChenzhou
$740
315 km or 196 miPuning
$634
338 km or 210 miMeizhou
$702
338 km or 210 miJieyang
$529
345 km or 214 miZhanjiang
$604
358 km or 222 miGuigang
$632
362 km or 225 miGanzhou
$739
367 km or 228 miChaozhou
$612
369 km or 229 miShantou
$677
379 km or 236 miGuilin
$671
403 km or 250 miLaibin
$642
403 km or 250 miLiuzhou
$537
410 km or 255 miYongzhou
$692
433 km or 269 miHengyang
$634
442 km or 274 miHaikou
$602
447 km or 278 miBeihai
$521