Cost of Living in Obuasi

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$571
$1595
🛋️ Without rent
$363
$1070
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$208
$525
🍽️ Food
$279
$739
🚐 Transport
$31.8
$86.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$257
😀 Quality of life
33
🏙️ Population
180K

The average cost of living in Obuasi is $571, which is in the top 18% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7609th out of 9294 in our global list and 2nd out of 10 in Ghana.

The median after-tax salary is $257, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months. Ranked 8193rd (TOP 88%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 7th best city to live in Ghana. With an estimated population of 180K, Obuasi is the 6th largest city in Ghana.

✈️ Closest airport 58 km Kumasi Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 26.5 µg/m³
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Prices in Obuasi

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.11
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.69
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.41
 Cappuccino
$1.43
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.19
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$380
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$78.8
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1052
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$293
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$47.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
25.16%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$492
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2923
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$25.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.39
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.42
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.62
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.52
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.21
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.36
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.11
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.65
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.53
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.01
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.76
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.44
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$17.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$47.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$178
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3470

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