Prices in Accra vs Jakarta - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraJakarta
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$807
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$2026
🏠 One person rent
$414
$412
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$873
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$260
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$65.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$438
🏙️ Population
2.29M
10.3M

The cost of living in Accra is 6% more expensive than in Jakarta. Cities ranked 5773rd and 5868th ($856 vs $807) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ghana and Indonesia, respectively. Check Ghana vs Indonesia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.5 months in Jakarta. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Jakarta ranked 1st in Indonesia, while ranked 6318th and 4351st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Jakarta

AccraJakarta
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$3.14
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$19.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$3.59
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$3.85
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$2.92
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.63
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$452
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$287
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$1234
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$624
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$67.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$102
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$25.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
10.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$2488
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$1274
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$19.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$3.71
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.64
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.39
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.07
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.94
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$1.75
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$9.59
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$4.33
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$9.31
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.65
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$2.61
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.4
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$2.22
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$30.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$2.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$1.84
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$3.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$3.17
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.31
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.36
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$37.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$3.88
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$25
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$4.77
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$49.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$74.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$145
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$6881

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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

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DistanceCityCost of living
16 km or 10 miSouth Tangerang
$514
17 km or 11 miBekasi
$546
20 km or 12 miDepok
$487
24 km or 15 miTangerang
$618
43 km or 27 miBogor
$416
78 km or 48 miSerang
$489
79 km or 49 miSukabumi
$501
95 km or 59 miCilegon
$480
106 km or 66 miCimahi
$610
114 km or 71 miBandung
$522
195 km or 121 miTasikmalaya
$417
196 km or 122 miBandar Lampung
$423
198 km or 123 miCirebon
$476
210 km or 131 miMetro
$534
226 km or 141 miBanjar
$470
263 km or 163 miTegal
$476
292 km or 182 miCilacap
$504
321 km or 200 miPekalongan
$476
403 km or 251 miSemarang
$537
423 km or 263 miSalatiga
$321
423 km or 263 miPrabumulih
$471
427 km or 265 miYogyakarta
$425
427 km or 265 miPalembang
$578
463 km or 288 miSurakarta
$407
467 km or 290 miPagar Alam
$468
540 km or 335 miMadiun
$385
548 km or 340 miLubuklinggau
$472
575 km or 357 miBengkulu
$390
597 km or 371 miKediri
$470
622 km or 386 miBlitar
$465
627 km or 390 miJambi
$336
633 km or 393 miMojokerto
$401
653 km or 406 miBatu
$470
661 km or 411 miSurabaya
$575
667 km or 414 miMalang
$441
688 km or 427 miPasuruan
$472
724 km or 450 miProbolinggo
$472
742 km or 461 miPontianak
$398
826 km or 513 miSingkawang
$473
836 km or 520 miTanjung Pinang
$418