Prices in Accra vs Kumasi - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraKumasi
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$597
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$2100
🏠 One person rent
$414
$171
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$624
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$243
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$116
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$571
🏙️ Population
2.29M
1.65M

The cost of living in Accra is 43% more expensive than in Kumasi. Cities ranked 5773rd and 6933rd ($856 vs $597) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 8th in Ghana.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 1 months in Kumasi. Ranked 1st vs 2nd best cities to live in Ghana, and 6318th vs 7117th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Kumasi

AccraKumasi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$17.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$6.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$0.94
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$1.2
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.69
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$137
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$54.1
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$788
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$417
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$60.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$93.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$40
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
26.85%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$2157
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$1281
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$64.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$8.13
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.33
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$0.93
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.49
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$1.34
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$19.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$4.34
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$2.19
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.04
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$2.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$2.2
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.67
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$2.19
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.56
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$3.71
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$0.75
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$2.61
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$2.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$1.73
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$0.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$0.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$8.56
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$4.57
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$17.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$2.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$12.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$138
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$520
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$20901

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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 Kumasi

DistanceCityCost of living
54 km or 34 miObuasi
$634
163 km or 101 miKoforidua
$672
197 km or 122 miSekondi-Takoradi
$664
198 km or 123 miAccra
$856
206 km or 128 miAshaiman
$457
208 km or 129 miAbengourou
$842
210 km or 130 miTema
$875
231 km or 143 miHo
$632
237 km or 147 miHohoe
$656
249 km or 155 miKpalime
$602
286 km or 178 miGrand-Bassam
$657
299 km or 186 miAgboville
$840
306 km or 190 miAbidjan
$1043
314 km or 195 miTamale
$496
317 km or 197 miAtakpame
$601
320 km or 199 miLome
$650
341 km or 212 miDabou
$839
355 km or 221 miSotouboua
$601
393 km or 244 miBouake
$986
396 km or 246 miSokode
$601
402 km or 250 miAbomey
$586
404 km or 251 miYamoussoukro
$1096
424 km or 263 miDivo
$841
444 km or 276 miKara
$571
447 km or 278 miCotonou
$674
468 km or 291 miPorto-Novo
$619
477 km or 296 miSave
$587
481 km or 299 miGagnoa
$839
494 km or 307 miLeo
$768
539 km or 335 miKorhogo
$879
551 km or 342 miAbeokuta
$648
555 km or 345 miLagos
$1036
557 km or 346 miManga
$766
580 km or 360 miBobo-Dioulasso
$799
616 km or 383 miIbadan
$932
624 km or 388 miKoudougou
$699
625 km or 389 miOyo
$706
631 km or 392 miOuagadougou
$823
635 km or 395 miFada N'gourma
$767
674 km or 419 miDedougou
$767