Prices in Accra vs Lubumbashi - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraLubumbashi
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$786
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$2495
🏠 One person rent
$414
$287
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$1125
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$284
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$134
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$299
🏙️ Population
2.29M
1.79M

The cost of living in Accra is 9% more expensive than in Lubumbashi. Cities ranked 5773rd and 5941st ($856 vs $786) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Ghana and the DR Congo, respectively. Check Ghana vs the DR Congo comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.4 months in Lubumbashi. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Lubumbashi ranked 6th in the DR Congo, while ranked 6318th and 9190th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Lubumbashi

AccraLubumbashi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$12.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$22.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$6.04
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$1.45
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$2.87
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$183
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$149
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$1034
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$933
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$74.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$115
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$56.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
12.74%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$1394
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$698
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$93.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$5.67
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.82
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$0.82
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.81
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.34
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$7.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$4.81
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$6.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.09
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.59
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.86
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.42
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$12.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$1.23
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$2.05
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$3.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$3.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$2.41
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$85.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$4.19
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$45.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$4.79
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$46.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$46.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$110
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$3761

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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 Lubumbashi

DistanceCityCost of living
107 km or 67 miChingola
$639
110 km or 68 miLikasi
$616
131 km or 82 miMufulira
$542
152 km or 94 miKitwe
$590
165 km or 102 miMansa
$543
193 km or 120 miNdola
$566
242 km or 150 miKolwezi
$616
289 km or 180 miKapiri Mposhi
$576
426 km or 265 miLusaka
$589
437 km or 272 miKasama
$567
575 km or 357 miChoma
$558
668 km or 415 miKalemie
$597
668 km or 415 miGandajika
$591
668 km or 415 miMzimba
$778
680 km or 423 miMwene-Ditu
$595
697 km or 433 miChinhoyi
$743
708 km or 440 miLivingstone
$548
717 km or 445 miMzuzu
$748
724 km or 450 miMbeya
$543
732 km or 455 miLilongwe
$895
749 km or 465 miMbuji-Mayi
$653
786 km or 489 miHarare
$1179
788 km or 490 miKadoma
$760
802 km or 498 miChitungwiza
$854
822 km or 510 miLuena
$1033
829 km or 515 miTete
$819
845 km or 525 miKananga
$670
847 km or 526 miMarondera
$577
850 km or 528 miKwekwe
$696
851 km or 529 miMonkey Bay
$726
856 km or 532 miNtcheu
$775
877 km or 545 miMakamba
$533
901 km or 560 miMangochi
$777
902 km or 561 miGweru
$902
906 km or 563 miRutana
$534
935 km or 581 miBlantyre
$676
936 km or 581 miTshikapa
$603
937 km or 583 miUvira
$595
945 km or 587 miBujumbura
$593
946 km or 588 miZomba
$734