Cost of Living in Tema

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$524
$1459
🛋️ Without rent
$312
$926
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$213
$533
🍽️ Food
$248
$666
🚐 Transport
$27.1
$73.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$414
😀 Quality of life
43
🏙️ Population
162K

The average cost of living in Tema is $524, which is in the top 13% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8108th out of 9294 in our global list and 6th out of 10 in Ghana.

The median after-tax salary is $414, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months. Ranked 6790th (TOP 73%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2nd best city to live in Ghana. With an estimated population of 162K, Tema is the 7th largest city in Ghana.

✈️ Closest airport 18 km Kotoka International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 25.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 1028 University of Ghana
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Prices in Tema

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$30.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.19
 Cappuccino
$1.42
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$380
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$77.6
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1054
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$291
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$47.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
24.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$354
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2895
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$23.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.57
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.03
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.59
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.57
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.18
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.36
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.88
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.48
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.83
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.17
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.01
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$17.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.57
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$17.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.97
👖 Brand Jeans
$15.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$31.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$90
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4742

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