Prices in Accra vs Gwangju - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraGwangju
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$992
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$2567
🏠 One person rent
$414
$339
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$462
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$451
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$103
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$3067
🏙️ Population
2.29M
1.49M

The cost of living in Accra is 14% less expensive than in Gwangju. Cities ranked 5773rd and 5410th ($856 vs $992) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 28th in Ghana and South Korea, respectively. Check Ghana vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 3.1 months in Gwangju. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Gwangju ranked 5th in South Korea, while ranked 6318th and 335th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Gwangju

AccraGwangju
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$5.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$32.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$5.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$2.54
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$1.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$349
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$251
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$778
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$269
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$42.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$65.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$25.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
2.01%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$2489
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$1686
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$1.05
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$44.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$8.97
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.21
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$2.36
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.9
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$2.49
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$10.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$16.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$5.67
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$5.91
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$4.16
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$4.16
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$3.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$2.34
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$1.11
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$2.02
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$13.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$1.51
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$5.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$9.29
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$4.22
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$6.96
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.68
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$26.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$6.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$41.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$7.93
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$66.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$102
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$389
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$22572

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DistanceCityCost of living
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 Gwangju

DistanceCityCost of living
24 km or 15 miNaju
$935
45 km or 28 miJeongeup
$938
50 km or 31 miNamwon
$937
57 km or 36 miSuncheon
$965
64 km or 39 miMokpo
$950
71 km or 44 miGimje
$1030
76 km or 47 miGwangyang
$932
76 km or 47 miJeonju
$904
82 km or 51 miYeosu
$1006
86 km or 54 miIksan
$971
92 km or 57 miGunsan
$1005
106 km or 66 miJinju
$978
116 km or 72 miNonsan
$987
127 km or 79 miGyeryong
$936
131 km or 81 miSacheon
$794
132 km or 82 miAsan
$975
133 km or 82 miBoryeong
$1001
138 km or 86 miDaejeon
$1085
142 km or 88 miTongyeong
$944
145 km or 90 miGongju
$1001
148 km or 92 miMasan
$989
150 km or 93 miSejong
$971
151 km or 94 miGimcheon
$968
156 km or 97 miGeoje
$952
158 km or 98 miChangwon
$1035
170 km or 106 miMiryang
$974
171 km or 106 miDaegu
$1013
171 km or 107 miCheongju
$1104
174 km or 108 miGumi
$986
179 km or 111 miSangju
$874
179 km or 111 miGimhae
$968
180 km or 112 miGyeongsan
$965
184 km or 114 miCheonan
$1045
184 km or 115 miSeosan
$926
188 km or 117 miJeju
$1218
193 km or 120 miBusan
$1087
194 km or 120 miYangsan
$939
194 km or 120 miDangjin
$948
196 km or 122 miMungyeong
$937
203 km or 126 miJeju Island
$1012