Prices in Accra vs Los Angeles - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraLos Angeles
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$2669
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$5931
🏠 One person rent
$414
$1706
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$2811
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$552
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$232
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$4608
🏙️ Population
2.29M
3.98M

The cost of living in Accra is 68% less expensive than in Los Angeles. Cities ranked 5773rd and 55th ($856 vs $2669) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 48th in Ghana and the United States, respectively. Check Ghana vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 1.7 months in Los Angeles. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Los Angeles ranked 43rd in the United States, while ranked 6318th and 135th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Los Angeles

AccraLos Angeles
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$63.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$9.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$6.49
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$4.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$2.3
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$1956
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$1457
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$3224
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$2457
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$94.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$145
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$55.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
4.06%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$7867
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$5251
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$1.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$93.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$15.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$0.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$3.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$3.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$3.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$13.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$11.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$12.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$3.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$2.13
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$3.32
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$3.63
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.16
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$1.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$2.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$15.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$4.7
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$9.04
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$5.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$4.4
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$2.05
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$44.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$14.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$143
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$26.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$50.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$89.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$1077
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$22038

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$632
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$650
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$602
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$634
187 km or 116 miHohoe
$656
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$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

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$2058
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$1756
9.2 km or 5.7 miFlorence-Graham
$1753
10 km or 6.2 miBell
$1758
10 km or 6.2 miMonterey Park
$2105
11 km or 6.6 miAlhambra
$1757
11 km or 6.6 miSouth Pasadena
$1754
11 km or 7 miCudahy
$1742
12 km or 7.6 miSan Gabriel
$1760
12 km or 7.7 miBell Gardens
$1759
12 km or 7.8 miWest Hollywood
$3153
13 km or 7.8 miMontebello
$1746
13 km or 8 miSouth Gate
$1751
13 km or 8.2 miGlendale
$2964
14 km or 8.8 miInglewood
$1748
15 km or 9 miBeverly Hills
$2903
15 km or 9.1 miLynwood
$1759
15 km or 9.3 miRosemead
$1758
15 km or 9.5 miCulver
$1746
15 km or 9.6 miPasadena
$2770
16 km or 9.9 miPico Rivera
$1753
16 km or 10 miBurbank
$2473
16 km or 10 miDowney
$2170
17 km or 11 miCompton
$1760
18 km or 11 miLa Canada Flintridge
$1751
18 km or 11 miHawthorne
$2150
18 km or 11 miTemple
$1748
18 km or 11 miSouth El Monte
$1748
18 km or 11 miWest Whittier-Los Nietos
$1749
18 km or 11 miParamount
$1752
19 km or 12 miGardena
$1748
20 km or 12 miEl Monte
$1751
21 km or 13 miLawndale
$1755
21 km or 13 miArcadia
$1682
21 km or 13 miBellflower
$2082
22 km or 14 miNorwalk
$2335
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$3190
22 km or 14 miWhittier
$1748
23 km or 15 miManhattan Beach
$2925
24 km or 15 miCarson
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