Prices in Accra vs Karachi - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraKarachi
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$388
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$881
🏠 One person rent
$414
$170
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$273
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$133
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$42.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$214
🏙️ Population
2.29M
14.9M

The cost of living in Accra is 121% more expensive than in Karachi. Cities ranked 5773rd and 8826th ($856 vs $388) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 6th in Ghana and Pakistan, respectively. Check Ghana vs Pakistan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.6 months in Karachi. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Karachi ranked 2nd in Pakistan, while ranked 6318th and 8104th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Karachi

AccraKarachi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$2.02
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$10.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$3.76
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$2.32
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$1.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.27
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$175
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$105
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$291
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$182
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$34.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$53
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$16.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
14.61%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$650
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$441
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$10.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$2.25
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.67
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$0.66
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$0.33
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.58
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$0.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$6.07
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$2.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$4.01
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$1.03
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.54
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$0.74
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$0.48
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.27
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.25
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$0.75
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$7.38
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$1.52
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$1.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$1.43
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$1.76
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$0.9
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$0.91
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$22.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$4.36
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$12
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$2.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$17.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$50.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$48.8
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$1087

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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

Cities near Karachi

DistanceCityCost of living
148 km or 92 miHyderabad
$282
208 km or 129 miNawabshah
$326
213 km or 132 miMirpur Khas
$399
324 km or 201 miLarkana
$339
324 km or 201 miBhuj
$259
366 km or 227 miSukkur
$378
406 km or 252 miJacobabad
$374
445 km or 277 miPorbandar
$331
480 km or 298 miRajkot
$402
564 km or 351 miMehsana
$357
593 km or 368 miQuetta
$314
601 km or 374 miAhmedabad
$452
604 km or 375 miGandhinagar
$343
626 km or 389 miBhavnagar
$292
629 km or 391 miJodhpur
$450
643 km or 399 miPali
$330
643 km or 399 miNadiad
$301
645 km or 401 miChabahar
$440
675 km or 419 miUdaipur
$307
679 km or 422 miDera Ghazi Khan
$351
683 km or 425 miBahawalpur
$337
683 km or 425 miIranshahr
$374
692 km or 430 miVadodara
$329
711 km or 442 miGodhra
$327
719 km or 447 miBikaner
$306
723 km or 449 miSurat
$325
736 km or 457 miMultan
$303
745 km or 463 miNavsari
$225
761 km or 473 miKandahar
$335
769 km or 478 miBhilwara
$337
775 km or 482 miKhanewal
$312
785 km or 488 miAjmer
$329
792 km or 492 miLashkargah
$322
796 km or 494 miZahedan
$399
812 km or 504 miBurewala
$324
836 km or 519 miRatlam
$302
845 km or 525 miVasai
$301
865 km or 537 miMuscat
$1034
866 km or 538 miSikar
$267
874 km or 543 miZabol
$441