Bulgaria vs Ghana - Cost of Living Comparison

Bulgaria Ghana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$639
$581
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1565
$1626
🏠 One person rent
$282
$223
🏘️ Family rent
$465
$593
🍽️ Food expenses
$249
$245
🚐 Transport expenses
$43.5
$73.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$750
$347
💸 GDP per capita
$10079
$2206
😃 Human freedom index
8.08
7.49
❤️ Life expectancy
73.6
64.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
42
43
🌐 English speaking %
24.9%
66.7%
🎓 Higher education
73
67
😀 Quality of life
63
45
🏙️ Population
7M
26.9M

The average cost of living in Bulgaria ($639) is 10% more expensive than in Ghana ($581). Bulgaria ranked 133rd vs 149th 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 1.2 months in Bulgaria compared to 0.6 months in Ghana. Ranked 51st and 112th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bulgaria vs Ghana

We calculate prices for Bulgaria and Ghana as a population-weighted mean of 21 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.

Bulgaria Ghana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.17
$4.92
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.4
$22
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.33
$6.73
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$0.89
 Cappuccino
$1.5
$1.35
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.04
$0.67
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$285
$390
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$190
$91.9
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$464
$1160
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$331
$340
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.7
$31.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$98.2
$48.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$9.82
$39.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.27%
19.59%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1474
$698
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$979
$5292
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.77
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.6
$25.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.98
$7.76
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.42
$0.85
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.18
$1.66
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.71
$0.86
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.52
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.1
$1.62
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.19
$9.61
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.84
$4.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.64
$3.17
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$2.27
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.43
$1.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$1.47
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$1.88
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$1.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$1.67
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.26
$2.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.57
$4.93
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.73
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.08
$1.41
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6
$5.73
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.62
$3.08
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.29
$0.72
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.58
$0.76
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21
$24.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.84
$4.78
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.9
$18.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.3
$3.02
👖 Brand Jeans
$49.5
$13.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.4
$30
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$300
$85.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4312
$3447

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Cities Comparison in Bulgaria vs Ghana

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bulgaria

City Cost of living Population
Sofia
$786
1.28M
Varna
$627
368K
Plovdiv
$589
382K
Stara Zagora
$505
156K
Burgas
$554
226K
Ruse
$488
160K
Pleven
$551
120K
Haskovo
$686
92.1K
Blagoevgrad
$534
82.2K
Dobrich
$647
90.1K
Pazardzhik
$553
83.1K
Pernik
$470
81.7K
Yambol
$473
81.7K
Sliven
$514
89.4K
Shumen
$485
95.8K
Veliko Tarnovo
$515
71.1K
Vratsa
$833
67.4K
Asenovgrad
$545
59K
Gabrovo
$429
60.9K
Vidin
$399
56.1K
Bansko
$745
9.53K

In Ghana

City Cost of living Population
Kumasi
$555
3.35M
Accra
$671
2.29M
Sekondi-Takoradi
$536
540K
Tema
$524
162K
Ashaiman
$485
229K
Obuasi
$571
180K
Tamale
$508
467K
Koforidua
$462
127K
Hohoe
$538
56.2K
Ho
$446
83.7K