Barbados vs Ghana - Cost of Living Comparison

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Barbados Ghana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1348
$497
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3562
$1539
🏠 One person rent
$552
$154
🏘️ Family rent
$1242
$527
🍽️ Food expenses
$595
$216
🚐 Transport expenses
$67.4
$79.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1412
$186
💸 GDP per capita
$20239
$2204
😃 Human freedom index
7.72
7.19
❤️ Life expectancy
77.6
63.8
👮 Corruption perceptions index
69
43
🌐 English speaking %
98.6%
66.7%
🎓 Higher education
32
67
😀 Quality of life
65
37
🏙️ Population
286K
32.8M

The average cost of living in Barbados ($1348) is 171% more expensive than in Ghana ($497). Barbados ranked 40th vs 180th for Ghana in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Barbados compared to 0.4 months in Ghana. Ranked 50th and 131st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Barbados vs Ghana

We calculate prices for Barbados and Ghana as a population-weighted mean of 2 and 10 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Barbados Ghana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.1
$3.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$79.9
$32.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.01
$4.97
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.61
$0.66
 Cappuccino
$4.87
$1.29
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.57
$0.49
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$570
$219
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$399
$64.5
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1538
$696
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$976
$395
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$67.2
$24.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$103
$37.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$51.4
$33.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.8%
16.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3519
$1082
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3480
$938
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.74
$0.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$36.5
$28.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$27.2
$8.16
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.08
$0.94
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.54
$1.74
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.48
$1.29
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.11
$1.43
🥚 Eggs, x12
$5.2
$1.89
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16
$6.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$3.77
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$4.07
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.12
$1.77
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$0.83
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.68
$0.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.82
$1.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.75
$1.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.29
$1.27
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.43
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.16
$1.61
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.7
$2.66
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.06
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.97
$1.25
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$12.7
$4.94
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.94
$2.5
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.17
$0.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.31
$0.76
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$66.9
$19.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.95
$6.25
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$52.4
$27
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.82
$3.84
👖 Brand Jeans
$79.8
$13.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$139
$30.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$244
$40.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5390
$4849

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Cities Comparison in Barbados vs Ghana

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Barbados

City Cost of living Population
Bridgetown
$1349
110K
Holetown
$1296
1.6K

In Ghana

City Cost of living Population
Kumasi
$424
3.35M
Accra
$616
2.39M
Tamale
$456
730K
Sekondi-Takoradi
$494
540K
Ashaiman
$536
208K
Tema
$469
162K
Obuasi
$465
180K
Koforidua
$521
127K
Ho
$377
83.7K
Hohoe
$501
56.2K