Prices in Accra vs Kigali - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraKigali
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$704
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$1733
🏠 One person rent
$414
$344
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$708
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$246
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$69.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$306
🏙️ Population
2.29M
745k

The cost of living in Accra is 21% more expensive than in Kigali. Cities ranked 5773rd and 6215th ($856 vs $704) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ghana and Rwanda, respectively. Check Ghana vs Rwanda comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.4 months in Kigali. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Kigali ranked 1st in Rwanda, while ranked 6318th and 6740th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Kigali

AccraKigali
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$2.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$28.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$5.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$1.41
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$2.76
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.81
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$459
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$208
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$970
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$502
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$48.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$75.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$37.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
17.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$3490
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$567
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$19.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$12.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.12
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$0.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.01
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$1.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$8.22
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$6.86
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$3.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$3.27
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.96
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.76
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$11
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$0.91
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$1.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$4.33
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$4.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$0.88
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.59
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$33.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$5.34
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$19
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$3.68
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$17.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$29.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$106
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$1776

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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 Kigali

DistanceCityCost of living
42 km or 26 miByumba
$649
56 km or 35 miNyanza
$604
69 km or 43 miRuhengeri
$493
80 km or 50 miButare
$605
80 km or 50 miKibuye
$522
95 km or 59 miGisenyi
$582
104 km or 65 miMuyinga
$534
109 km or 68 miNgozi
$533
142 km or 88 miCyangugu
$625
145 km or 90 miBubanza
$534
148 km or 92 miBukavu
$536
164 km or 102 miGitega
$525
170 km or 105 miRuyigi
$531
177 km or 110 miBujumbura
$593
191 km or 119 miUvira
$595
219 km or 136 miRutana
$534
243 km or 151 miKasese
$434
244 km or 152 miMakamba
$533
246 km or 153 miButembo
$597
281 km or 174 miBeni
$609
322 km or 200 miMwanza
$640
348 km or 216 miEntebbe
$509
377 km or 234 miKampala
$689
388 km or 241 miKira Town
$538
392 km or 244 miBunia
$609
438 km or 272 miJinja
$540
451 km or 280 miKalemie
$597
473 km or 294 miKindu
$603
544 km or 338 miTororo
$541
554 km or 344 miMumias
$512
561 km or 348 miKisumu
$521
562 km or 349 miArua
$532
568 km or 353 miMbale
$505
581 km or 361 miGulu
$553
593 km or 368 miIsiro
$591
607 km or 377 miKisangani
$641
642 km or 399 miEldoret
$593
693 km or 431 miNakuru
$494
748 km or 465 miYambio
$496
752 km or 467 miArusha
$583