Prices in Accra vs Lome - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraLome
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$650
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$1540
🏠 One person rent
$414
$243
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$348
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$265
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$69
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$173
🏙️ Population
2.29M
837k

The cost of living in Accra is 32% more expensive than in Lome. Cities ranked 5773rd and 6495th ($856 vs $650) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ghana and Togo, respectively. Check Ghana vs Togo comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.3 months in Lome. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Lome ranked 1st in Togo, while ranked 6318th and 8981st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Lome

AccraLome
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$4.58
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$20.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$4.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$1.03
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$2.84
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$1.37
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$189
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$125
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$398
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$164
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$59.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$91.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$46
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
12.83%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$430
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$576
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.61
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$60.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$1.55
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$0.55
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.09
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$1.87
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$8.32
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$6.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$6.51
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.06
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.74
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$2.52
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.5
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$2.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.47
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$4.68
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$0.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$1.69
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$4.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$4.11
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.97
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$33.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$3.94
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$20.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$3.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$85.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$64
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$60.8
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$7758

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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 Lome

DistanceCityCost of living
99 km or 61 miHo
$632
109 km or 68 miKpalime
$602
135 km or 84 miCotonou
$674
140 km or 87 miHohoe
$656
145 km or 90 miAbomey
$586
147 km or 91 miTema
$875
147 km or 91 miAshaiman
$457
155 km or 97 miAtakpame
$601
159 km or 99 miPorto-Novo
$619
165 km or 102 miKoforidua
$672
167 km or 104 miAccra
$856
243 km or 151 miLagos
$1036
253 km or 157 miSave
$587
261 km or 162 miAbeokuta
$648
272 km or 169 miSotouboua
$601
317 km or 197 miSokode
$601
320 km or 199 miKumasi
$597
321 km or 200 miObuasi
$634
329 km or 204 miIbadan
$932
354 km or 220 miOyo
$706
357 km or 222 miSekondi-Takoradi
$664
380 km or 236 miKara
$571
398 km or 247 miIfe
$628
411 km or 256 miOsogbo
$544
430 km or 267 miTamale
$496
452 km or 281 miIlorin
$739
456 km or 283 miAkure
$648
471 km or 293 miAdo Ekiti
$695
486 km or 302 miBenin
$858
496 km or 308 miOwo
$632
505 km or 314 miWarri
$617
526 km or 327 miAbengourou
$842
558 km or 347 miGrand-Bassam
$657
587 km or 365 miAbidjan
$1043
602 km or 374 miAgboville
$840
615 km or 382 miOnitsha
$516
626 km or 389 miDabou
$839
646 km or 401 miAwka
$633
647 km or 402 miOwerri
$677
658 km or 409 miPort Harcourt
$765