Prices in Accra vs Hargeisa - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraHargeisa
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$720
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$1922
🏠 One person rent
$414
$181
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$346
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$290
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$82.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$447
🏙️ Population
2.29M
1.9M

The cost of living in Accra is 19% more expensive than in Hargeisa. Cities ranked 5773rd and 6172nd ($856 vs $720) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Ghana and Somalia, respectively. Check Ghana vs Somalia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.6 months in Hargeisa. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Hargeisa ranked 1st in Somalia, while ranked 6318th and 9006th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Hargeisa

AccraHargeisa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$3.26
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$25
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$5.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$6.02
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$0.86
🥤 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
$166
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$75.7
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$356
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$210
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$36.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$56.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$50.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
9.87%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$1412
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$702
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.25
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$19.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$10.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.95
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.33
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.09
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$4.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$3.82
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$6.55
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$4.95
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$7.38
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$7.35
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$3.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$0.91
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$8.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$0.5
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$0.99
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$3.44
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$3.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.57
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$23.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$170
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$58.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$14.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$32.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$43.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$810

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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 Hargeisa

DistanceCityCost of living
105 km or 65 miBorama
$485
140 km or 87 miJijiga
$526
214 km or 133 miHarar
$471
230 km or 143 miAli Sabieh
$502
241 km or 149 miDire Dawa
$463
247 km or 153 miDjibouti
$532
253 km or 157 miDikhil
$504
280 km or 174 miObock
$503
375 km or 233 miAden
$518
446 km or 277 miTaiz
$521
490 km or 304 miIbb
$503
515 km or 320 miDessie
$501
522 km or 324 miZabid
$493
555 km or 345 miDhamar
$495
587 km or 365 miAddis Ababa
$803
595 km or 369 miAl Hudaydah
$518
624 km or 388 miSayyan
$494
643 km or 400 miSanaa
$573
663 km or 412 miMekelle
$512
676 km or 420 miAwasa
$390
719 km or 446 miBaidoa
$555
763 km or 474 miBahir Dar
$518
781 km or 485 miMukalla
$497
795 km or 494 miGondar
$484
820 km or 510 miSa'dah
$493
821 km or 510 miMendefera
$493
822 km or 511 miJimma
$448
838 km or 521 miMassawa
$493
849 km or 527 miMogadishu
$830
850 km or 528 miAsmara
$532
881 km or 548 miNajran
$736
921 km or 572 miKeren
$495
977 km or 607 miAbha
$793
1058 km or 657 miKassala
$610
1066 km or 662 miBareq
$740
1067 km or 663 miEl-Gadarif
$627
1089 km or 677 miAd-Damazin
$615
1171 km or 728 miBisha
$742
1222 km or 759 miAs Sulayyil
$739
1274 km or 792 miMeru
$498