Prices in Accra vs Lima - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraLima
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$851
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$2041
🏠 One person rent
$414
$400
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$664
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$237
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$137
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$479
🏙️ Population
2.29M
9.67M

The cost of living in Accra is 0.5% more expensive than in Lima. Cities ranked 5773rd and 5787th ($856 vs $851) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ghana and Peru, respectively. Check Ghana vs Peru comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.6 months in Lima. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Lima ranked 1st in Peru, while ranked 6318th and 1824th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Lima

AccraLima
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$4.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$17.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$4.61
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$2.28
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$2.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.82
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$493
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$289
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$820
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$508
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$41.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$64.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$29
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
9.6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$1732
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$1221
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$27.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$12
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.27
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.02
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.74
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$1.79
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$6.52
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$4.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$7.92
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$1.55
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.26
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.13
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.16
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.61
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.99
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$1.55
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$4.39
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$8.07
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$4.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.19
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.29
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$44.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$5.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$23.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$7.98
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$45.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$77
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$275
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$5819

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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 Lima

DistanceCityCost of living
11 km or 6.8 miCallao
$747
64 km or 40 miHuaral
$606
122 km or 76 miHuacho
$543
198 km or 123 miHuancayo
$487
205 km or 128 miPisco
$605
251 km or 156 miHuanuco
$521
265 km or 165 miIca
$538
285 km or 177 miHuaraz
$495
329 km or 204 miAyacucho
$487
372 km or 231 miChimbote
$513
483 km or 300 miAbancay
$593
489 km or 304 miTrujillo
$594
490 km or 304 miPucallpa
$438
567 km or 352 miCajamarca
$631
572 km or 355 miCusco
$727
623 km or 387 miTarapoto
$459
655 km or 407 miChachapoyas
$531
663 km or 412 miChiclayo
$527
685 km or 426 miCruzeiro do Sul
$450
732 km or 455 miJaen
$533
765 km or 475 miArequipa
$596
838 km or 521 miJuliaca
$613
855 km or 531 miPuerto Maldonado
$526
858 km or 533 miPiura
$631
866 km or 538 miPuno
$427
891 km or 554 miSullana
$538
896 km or 557 miPaita
$529
927 km or 576 miLoja
$566
952 km or 591 miTalara
$494
987 km or 614 miMancora
$490
988 km or 614 miTacna
$472
1014 km or 630 miIquitos
$614
1014 km or 630 miArica
$615
1015 km or 631 miTumbes
$525
1029 km or 639 miMachala
$607
1032 km or 642 miRio Branco
$463
1041 km or 647 miCuenca
$772
1073 km or 666 miEl Alto
$689
1077 km or 669 miLa Paz
$803
1138 km or 707 miMilagro
$623