Prices in Accra vs Harare - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraHarare
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$1179
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$2862
🏠 One person rent
$414
$511
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$874
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$427
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$131
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$386
🏙️ Population
2.29M
1.61M

The cost of living in Accra is 27% less expensive than in Harare. Cities ranked 5773rd and 4953rd ($856 vs $1179) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ghana and Zimbabwe, respectively. Check Ghana vs Zimbabwe comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.3 months in Harare. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Harare ranked 1st in Zimbabwe, while ranked 6318th and 7840th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Harare

AccraHarare
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$6.71
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$49
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$7.5
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$2.16
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$3.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$1.21
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$493
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$371
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$874
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$682
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$70
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$108
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$45.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
16.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$1663
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$1612
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$47
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$12.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.7
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$2.59
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.23
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$3.62
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$12.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$10.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$8.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$5.13
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$2.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$2.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$2.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.27
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$2.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$1.13
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$3.22
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$16.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$1.91
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$2.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$4.75
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$9.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$3.13
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$2.01
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$60.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$9.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$44.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$63.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$94.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$328
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$8713

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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 Harare

DistanceCityCost of living
18 km or 11 miChitungwiza
$854
66 km or 41 miMarondera
$577
105 km or 65 miChinhoyi
$743
133 km or 83 miKadoma
$760
165 km or 103 miKwekwe
$696
213 km or 132 miMutare
$853
223 km or 138 miGweru
$902
251 km or 156 miMasvingo
$819
291 km or 181 miChimoio
$597
328 km or 204 miTete
$819
369 km or 229 miBulawayo
$775
399 km or 248 miLusaka
$589
447 km or 278 miChoma
$558
458 km or 284 miBeira
$903
478 km or 297 miBlantyre
$676
498 km or 309 miKapiri Mposhi
$576
510 km or 317 miNtcheu
$775
514 km or 319 miMulanje
$731
518 km or 322 miLilongwe
$895
525 km or 326 miFrancistown
$632
531 km or 330 miZomba
$734
549 km or 341 miLivingstone
$548
584 km or 363 miMangochi
$777
588 km or 365 miMonkey Bay
$726
599 km or 372 miNdola
$566
618 km or 384 miQuelimane
$651
635 km or 394 miKitwe
$590
659 km or 409 miMufulira
$542
665 km or 413 miPalapye
$473
679 km or 422 miSerowe
$537
680 km or 422 miChingola
$639
714 km or 444 miMzimba
$778
734 km or 456 miMahalapye
$584
775 km or 482 miMansa
$543
778 km or 484 miMzuzu
$748
786 km or 489 miLubumbashi
$786
847 km or 526 miXai-Xai
$769
847 km or 526 miKasama
$567
892 km or 554 miLikasi
$616
898 km or 558 miMiddelburg
$668