Prices in Accra vs Ibadan - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraIbadan
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$932
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$1878
🏠 One person rent
$414
$603
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$935
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$219
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$69.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$259
🏙️ Population
2.29M
2.63M

The cost of living in Accra is 8% less expensive than in Ibadan. Cities ranked 5773rd and 5560th ($856 vs $932) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 3rd in Ghana and Nigeria, respectively. Check Ghana vs Nigeria comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.3 months in Ibadan. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Ibadan ranked 2nd in Nigeria, while ranked 6318th and 8978th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Ibadan

AccraIbadan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$2.63
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$9.61
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$4.49
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$0.97
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$4.85
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.34
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$346
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$610
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$695
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$923
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$22
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$33.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$23.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
19.88%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$261
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$127
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$15.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$9.06
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.37
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.96
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$0.82
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.43
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$1.29
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$5.97
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$4.16
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$2.94
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$3.43
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$2.22
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$2.15
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$2.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.28
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.66
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$0.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$4.53
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$0.74
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$1.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$2.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$2.71
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.02
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$0.65
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$35.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$3.69
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$19
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$4.17
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$11.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$31.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$128
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$2374

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Cities near Accra

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 Ibadan

DistanceCityCost of living
49 km or 30 miOyo
$706
68 km or 42 miAbeokuta
$648
72 km or 45 miIfe
$628
83 km or 51 miOsogbo
$544
120 km or 74 miLagos
$1036
141 km or 88 miIlorin
$739
142 km or 88 miAkure
$648
145 km or 90 miAdo Ekiti
$695
173 km or 107 miSave
$587
176 km or 109 miPorto-Novo
$619
185 km or 115 miOwo
$632
201 km or 125 miCotonou
$674
214 km or 133 miAbomey
$586
223 km or 138 miBenin
$858
291 km or 181 miWarri
$617
308 km or 191 miAtakpame
$601
329 km or 204 miLome
$650
345 km or 214 miOnitsha
$516
348 km or 216 miSotouboua
$601
354 km or 220 miSokode
$601
367 km or 228 miKpalime
$602
372 km or 231 miAwka
$633
381 km or 237 miHohoe
$656
381 km or 237 miMinna
$531
384 km or 238 miKara
$571
390 km or 242 miHo
$632
405 km or 252 miOwerri
$677
409 km or 254 miEnugu
$921
434 km or 270 miAbuja
$1010
445 km or 277 miUmuahia
$664
450 km or 280 miPort Harcourt
$765
458 km or 285 miAba
$638
475 km or 295 miTema
$875
476 km or 295 miAshaiman
$457
484 km or 301 miKoforidua
$672
495 km or 308 miAccra
$856
520 km or 323 miKaduna
$716
558 km or 347 miCalabar
$655
570 km or 354 miTamale
$496
582 km or 362 miZaria
$570