Prices in Accra vs Gaborone - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraGaborone
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$664
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$1615
🏠 One person rent
$414
$306
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$561
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$250
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$40.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$1044
🏙️ Population
2.29M
232k

The cost of living in Accra is 29% more expensive than in Gaborone. Cities ranked 5773rd and 6431st ($856 vs $664) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ghana and Botswana, respectively. Check Ghana vs Botswana comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 1.6 months in Gaborone. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Gaborone ranked 1st in Botswana, while ranked 6318th and 988th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Gaborone

AccraGaborone
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$7.56
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$28.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$5.25
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$1.51
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$2.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$1.01
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$275
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$195
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$621
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$405
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$34.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$52.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$60.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
10.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$1705
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$867
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$11.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$14.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.78
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$0.64
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$6.02
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$4.34
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$4.47
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$1.48
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.96
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.71
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$8.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$1.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$3.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$3.94
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$3.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.65
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.27
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$29.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$5.72
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$25.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$4.78
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$41.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$67.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$97.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$4077

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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 Gaborone

DistanceCityCost of living
50 km or 31 miMolepolole
$538
67 km or 42 miLobatse
$539
67 km or 42 miKanye
$636
136 km or 84 miMmabatho
$766
174 km or 108 miRustenburg
$1101
196 km or 122 miMahalapye
$584
215 km or 134 miBrits
$765
257 km or 160 miKlerksdorp
$862
258 km or 160 miPotchefstroom
$613
259 km or 161 miPretoria
$804
264 km or 164 miRandburg
$842
265 km or 165 miPalapye
$473
266 km or 165 miCenturion
$752
266 km or 165 miSoweto
$962
266 km or 165 miSerowe
$537
269 km or 167 miSandton
$1019
275 km or 171 miJohannesburg
$864
296 km or 184 miBenoni
$742
298 km or 185 miVanderbijlpark
$768
302 km or 188 miVereeniging
$749
310 km or 193 miSprings
$706
358 km or 222 miKroonstad
$848
379 km or 235 miWelkom
$826
380 km or 236 miMiddelburg
$668
407 km or 253 miBethal
$474
421 km or 261 miFrancistown
$632
468 km or 291 miKimberley
$701
495 km or 308 miBloemfontein
$609
514 km or 319 miButha-Buthe
$693
531 km or 330 miTeyateyaneng
$773
540 km or 336 miMaseru
$646
559 km or 347 miMbabane
$486
569 km or 354 miBulawayo
$775
584 km or 363 miManzini
$468
589 km or 366 miMafeteng
$692
597 km or 371 miVryheid
$826
628 km or 390 miUpington
$745
675 km or 419 miMatola
$945
685 km or 425 miMaputo
$923
705 km or 438 miGweru
$902