Prices in Accra vs Georgetown - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraGeorgetown
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$794
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$1853
🏠 One person rent
$414
$345
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$579
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$321
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$61.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$356
🏙️ Population
2.29M
201k

The cost of living in Accra is 8% more expensive than in Georgetown. Cities ranked 5773rd and 5902nd ($856 vs $794) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ghana and Guyana, respectively. Check Ghana vs Guyana comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.4 months in Georgetown. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Georgetown ranked 1st in Guyana, while ranked 6318th and 8380th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Georgetown

AccraGeorgetown
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$5.64
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$35.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$6.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$2.06
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$4.21
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$1.14
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$326
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$217
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$668
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$387
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$54.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$84
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$51.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
7.31%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$3051
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$777
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$37.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$19.3
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$2.15
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.28
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.95
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$7.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$4.02
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$1.91
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$3.89
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$2.28
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.95
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.57
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.94
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.93
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$19.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$2.26
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$11.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$4.37
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$2.29
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.94
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$25
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$6.15
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$18
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$4.28
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$39.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$79.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$55.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$856

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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 Georgetown

DistanceCityCost of living
88 km or 55 miLinden
$782
93 km or 58 miNew Amsterdam
$784
161 km or 100 miNieuw Nickerie
$689
347 km or 216 miParamaribo
$702
479 km or 298 miSaint-Laurent-du-Maroni
$1399
487 km or 302 miUpata
$483
496 km or 308 miTucupita
$483
521 km or 324 miBoa Vista
$511
524 km or 326 miCiudad Guayana
$332
532 km or 331 miSan Fernando
$884
547 km or 340 miChaguanas
$908
561 km or 349 miSan Juan
$922
565 km or 351 miScarborough
$1088
567 km or 353 miPort of Spain
$1048
612 km or 380 miCiudad Bolivar
$502
637 km or 396 miKourou
$1294
643 km or 399 miMaturin
$415
677 km or 421 miCayenne
$1600
704 km or 438 miSt. George's
$1127
704 km or 438 miGrenville
$1093
706 km or 438 miCarupano
$488
711 km or 442 miEl Tigre
$496
720 km or 447 miBridgetown
$1232
730 km or 454 miHoletown
$1081
737 km or 458 miCantaura
$484
753 km or 468 miAnaco
$441
775 km or 482 miCumana
$465
778 km or 483 miPorlamar
$483
783 km or 487 miLa Asuncion
$483
785 km or 488 miKingstown
$775
792 km or 492 miGeorgetown
$663
805 km or 500 miPuerto la Cruz
$583
808 km or 502 miBarcelona
$448
812 km or 504 miLecheria
$564
830 km or 516 miVieux Fort
$1021
837 km or 520 miZaraza
$484
861 km or 535 miCastries
$1133
905 km or 562 miValle de la Pascua
$483
926 km or 575 miFort-de-France
$1271
966 km or 600 miAltagracia de Orituco
$484