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Cost of Living in Ghana

Cost of living in Ghana is 16.79% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Ghana is 24.45% higher than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 7.00 $ 4.82-8.21
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 30.00-96.34
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 4.82-12.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.50 $ 1.20-2.50
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.00 $ 2.00-4.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.80 $ 2.00-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.45 $ 1.00-2.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.92 $ 0.50-1.20
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.92 $ 7.57-11.36
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.66 $ 1.00-2.36
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.53 $ 1.00-1.81
Eggs (12) 2.30 $ 1.49-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.41 $ 2.13-6.80
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.18 $ 2.27-3.63
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.86 $ 2.74-3.34
Apples (1 lb) 1.44 $ 1.00-1.81
Banana (1 lb) 0.87 $ 0.30-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 $ 0.22-2.13
Tomato (1 lb) 1.00 $ 0.87-1.18
Potato (1 lb) 1.27 $ 1.13-1.42
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 $ 0.96-1.45
Lettuce (1 head) 1.71 $ 1.00-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.99 $ 0.64-1.54
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 7.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $ 1.00-3.07
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.12 $ 1.18-4.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3.30 $ 1.50-4.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.00 $ 0.80-1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $ 80.00-200.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $ 1.30-2.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.90 $ 2.09-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6.60 $ 5.00-10.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.82 $ 3.03-5.68
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 16,600.97-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 80.88 $ 60.00-102.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.05-0.20
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.71 $ 53.50-100.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 61.91 $ 26.25-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 8.93 $ 7.90-10.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.37 $ 5.22-10.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 34.22 $ 23.00-50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.39 $ 24.08-40.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.73 $ 50.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 117.89 $ 50.00-165.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,131.19 $ 500.00-2,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 529.27 $ 350.00-800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,218.86 $ 2,400.00-3,960.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,071.09 $ 1,400.00-2,500.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 297.68 $ 261.69-371.61
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 114.12 $ 74.32-167.22
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 364.68 $ 250.00-500.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 24.38 21.00-25.00

Prices in Ghana

These data are based on 690 entries in the past 18 months from 79 different contributors.
Last update: May, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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