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Cost of Living in Ghana

Cost of living in Ghana is 38.59% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Ghana is 36.97% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 ₵ 15.00-35.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 ₵ 100.00-300.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 40.00 ₵ 20.00-50.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.82 ₵ 4.00-7.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 ₵ 6.00-13.00
Cappuccino (regular) 9.75 ₵ 5.00-15.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.19 ₵ 2.50-6.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.25 ₵ 1.00-5.37
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 38.61 ₵ 26.50-45.42
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.59 ₵ 3.63-5.44
Rice (white), (1 lb) 4.14 ₵ 2.27-5.44
Eggs (regular) (12) 11.14 ₵ 7.00-17.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 24.95 ₵ 20.41-36.29
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 11.25 ₵ 5.44-15.88
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 13.19 ₵ 7.00-18.14
Apples (1 lb) 4.90 ₵ 3.63-5.44
Banana (1 lb) 3.63 ₵ 1.81-6.80
Oranges (1 lb) 3.63 ₵ 1.81-4.54
Tomato (1 lb) 5.59 ₵ 4.08-9.74
Potato (1 lb) 5.28 ₵ 4.08-6.80
Onion (1 lb) 3.55 ₵ 1.81-4.54
Lettuce (1 head) 4.67 ₵ 3.00-7.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.19 ₵ 2.00-5.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 ₵ 30.00-35.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.80 ₵ 4.00-8.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.60 ₵ 5.00-15.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 ₵ 5.00-12.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 ₵ 2.00-5.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 682.88 ₵ 150.00-1,215.77
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 ₵ 5.00-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.05 ₵ 8.05-16.09
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.50 ₵ 10.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 18.70 ₵ 15.79-19.68
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 65,000.00 ₵ 60,000.00-70,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 69,000.00 ₵ 40,000.00-100,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 350.00 ₵ 212.50-600.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 ₵ 0.10-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 268.62 ₵ 200.00-300.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 353.14 ₵ 150.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 36.67 ₵ 25.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 30.00 ₵ 30.00-40.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,611.78 ₵ 300.00-3,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,600.00 ₵ 6,000.00-30,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 154.00 ₵ 50.00-450.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 158.03 ₵ 60.00-300.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 400.00 ₵ 200.00-700.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 287.27 ₵ 150.00-500.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,600.00 ₵ 3,000.00-8,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 725.00 ₵ 250.00-2,800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 11,318.24 ₵ 6,000.00-18,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,757.07 ₵ 800.00-8,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,027.50 ₵ 805.60-1,499.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,057.43 ₵ 537.06-2,787.07
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,840.00 ₵
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 26.17 18.00-30.00

Prices in Ghana

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Last update: July 2019
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