Prices in Accra vs Guangzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraGuangzhou
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$799
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$2210
🏠 One person rent
$414
$382
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$791
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$239
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$81
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$1009
🏙️ Population
2.29M
13.1M

The cost of living in Accra is 7% more expensive than in Guangzhou. Cities ranked 5773rd and 5886th ($856 vs $799) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 13th 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 1.3 months in Guangzhou. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Guangzhou ranked 6th in China, while ranked 6318th and 597th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Guangzhou

AccraGuangzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$2.83
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$21.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$4.23
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$1.42
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$3.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.53
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$563
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$274
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$1145
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$619
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$31.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$47.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$19.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
5.37%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$9314
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$4592
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$21.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$4.68
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$2.05
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.39
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$1.91
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$10.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$4.76
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$12
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.41
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.98
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.18
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.01
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.01
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$8.47
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$0.91
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$3.55
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$4.29
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$5.17
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.42
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$2.47
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$34.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$8.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$46.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$8.85
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$58.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$77.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$443
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$14922

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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 Guangzhou

DistanceCityCost of living
19 km or 12 miFoshan
$519
51 km or 32 miDongguan
$755
63 km or 39 miJiangmen
$895
65 km or 41 miQingyuan
$667
67 km or 42 miZhongshan
$636
83 km or 52 miZhaoqing
$666
100 km or 62 miZhuhai
$629
102 km or 63 miKaiping
$600
105 km or 65 miShenzhen
$1035
111 km or 69 miMacau
$1666
118 km or 73 miHuizhou
$564
127 km or 79 miYunfu
$668
131 km or 81 miKowloon
$2380
132 km or 82 miHong Kong
$2624
162 km or 100 miHeyuan
$583
189 km or 117 miShaoguan
$651
194 km or 121 miYangjiang
$658
202 km or 126 miWuzhou
$657
205 km or 127 miLianzhou
$575
216 km or 134 miShanwei
$655
225 km or 140 miHezhou
$639
281 km or 175 miGaozhou
$617
291 km or 181 miMaoming
$706
298 km or 185 miChenzhou
$740
298 km or 185 miPuning
$634
319 km or 198 miMeizhou
$702
321 km or 199 miJieyang
$529
323 km or 201 miYulin
$729
345 km or 214 miGanzhou
$739
349 km or 217 miChaozhou
$612
352 km or 219 miShantou
$677
364 km or 226 miZhanjiang
$604
373 km or 232 miGuigang
$632
384 km or 239 miGuilin
$671
406 km or 252 miYongzhou
$692
414 km or 257 miLiuzhou
$537
416 km or 259 miLaibin
$642
424 km or 264 miHengyang
$634
440 km or 273 miLongyan
$671
460 km or 286 miHaikou
$602