Prices in Accra vs Istanbul - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraIstanbul
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$623
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$1525
🏠 One person rent
$414
$269
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$430
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$189
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$102
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$461
🏙️ Population
2.29M
14.7M

The cost of living in Accra is 37% more expensive than in Istanbul. Cities ranked 5773rd and 6663rd ($856 vs $623) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ghana and Turkey, respectively. Check Ghana vs Turkey comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.7 months in Istanbul. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Istanbul ranked 1st in Turkey, while ranked 6318th and 710th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Istanbul

AccraIstanbul
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$4.22
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$17.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$3.68
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$2.64
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$1.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.62
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$317
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$184
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$505
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$307
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$45.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$71
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$12.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
14.45%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$1380
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$680
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$35.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$4.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$0.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$0.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.96
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$1.66
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$6.16
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$3.67
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$9.77
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$0.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.98
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$0.89
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$0.82
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.54
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.48
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$0.79
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$9.21
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$1.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$2.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$3.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$2.74
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$2.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$23.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$3.81
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$32
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$4.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$36.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$65.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$282
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$6858

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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
40 km or 25 miCayirova
$371
46 km or 28 miGebze
$370
73 km or 45 miKorfez
$375
79 km or 49 miKocaeli
$460
83 km or 51 miGolcuk
$373
87 km or 54 miIzmit
$368
91 km or 56 miKapakli
$370
92 km or 57 miBursa
$503
96 km or 59 miKartepe
$370
98 km or 61 miCorlu
$382
111 km or 69 miBandirma
$270
113 km or 70 miInegol
$381
121 km or 75 miTekirdag
$417
124 km or 77 miAdapazari
$331
124 km or 77 miSakarya
$320
129 km or 80 miBilecik
$404
141 km or 88 miLuleburgaz
$372
166 km or 103 miKirklareli
$297
176 km or 110 miBalikesir
$440
186 km or 115 miDuzce
$417
190 km or 118 miEskisehir
$418
192 km or 120 miUzunkopru
$370
197 km or 122 miKutahya
$400
207 km or 129 miBurgas
$563
208 km or 129 miKaradeniz Eregli
$375
214 km or 133 miEdirne
$363
224 km or 139 miBolu
$390
234 km or 145 miSoma
$371
236 km or 147 miCanakkale
$374
259 km or 161 miVarna
$598
260 km or 162 miAlexandroupoli
$863
261 km or 162 miYambol
$506
261 km or 162 miUsak
$341
284 km or 177 miAfyonkarahisar
$357
287 km or 178 miSliven
$390
290 km or 180 miSalihli
$373
290 km or 180 miBartin
$403
295 km or 184 miManisa
$441
296 km or 184 miMytilene
$928
299 km or 186 miKomotini
$859