Prices in Accra vs Helsinki - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraHelsinki
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$1751
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$3968
🏠 One person rent
$414
$947
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$1571
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$493
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$146
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$2886
🏙️ Population
2.29M
642k

The cost of living in Accra is 51% less expensive than in Helsinki. Cities ranked 5773rd and 1162nd ($856 vs $1751) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ghana and Finland, respectively. Check Ghana vs Finland comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 1.6 months in Helsinki. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Helsinki ranked 2nd in Finland, while ranked 6318th and 29th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Helsinki

AccraHelsinki
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$12.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$65.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$8.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$6.68
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$4.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$3.11
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$1100
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$814
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$1921
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$1352
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$54.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$84.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$20.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
1.3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$8736
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$5180
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$3.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$65.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$21
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.77
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$2.16
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$2.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.64
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$9.79
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$11.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$15.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.81
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$2.21
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$3.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.05
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.44
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$1.13
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$3.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$16
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$2.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$9.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$4.24
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.92
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$2.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$46.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$16.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$83.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$21.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$99.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$392
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$6582

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$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

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DistanceCityCost of living
15 km or 9.2 miVantaa
$1593
16 km or 9.7 miEspoo
$1527
26 km or 16 miTuusula
$1253
27 km or 17 miKerava
$1287
29 km or 18 miKirkkonummi
$1301
33 km or 21 miNurmijarvi
$1315
34 km or 21 miJarvenpaa
$1486
47 km or 29 miPorvoo
$1444
49 km or 30 miLohja
$1480
51 km or 32 miHyvinkaa
$1272
63 km or 39 miRiihimaki
$1256
78 km or 48 miMaardu
$820
83 km or 51 miTallinn
$1082
86 km or 53 miRaseborg
$1386
96 km or 59 miHameenlinna
$1308
98 km or 61 miLahti
$1358
102 km or 63 miSalo
$1209
115 km or 72 miKotka
$1276
122 km or 76 miRakvere
$797
124 km or 77 miKouvola
$1176
131 km or 81 miValkeakoski
$1435
132 km or 82 miHamina
$1314
143 km or 89 miKaarina
$1313
150 km or 93 miTurku
$1349
156 km or 97 miRaisio
$1312
157 km or 98 miKohtla-Jarve
$803
160 km or 100 miTampere
$1407
164 km or 102 miNokia
$1310
169 km or 105 miYlojarvi
$1310
170 km or 106 miSastamala
$1306
181 km or 113 miSillamae
$697
188 km or 117 miJamsa
$1310
201 km or 125 miParnu
$816
203 km or 126 miLappeenranta
$1254
203 km or 126 miNarva
$635
205 km or 127 miViljandi
$706
210 km or 131 miMikkeli
$1309
214 km or 133 miRauma
$1321
224 km or 139 miPori
$1294
224 km or 139 miTartu
$875