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Cost of Living in Ghana

Cost of living in Ghana is 16.47% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Ghana is 15.68% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 ₵ 12.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 ₵ 100.00-200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 ₵ 21.00-35.60
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 ₵ 4.45-8.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 9.16 ₵ 6.00-12.00
Cappuccino (regular) 10.39 ₵ 5.00-17.80
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.30 ₵ 3.00-6.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.90 ₵ 1.00-5.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 38.07 ₵ 31.42-45.42
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.65 ₵ 3.40-6.14
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.81 ₵ 2.27-5.44
Eggs (regular) (12) 10.93 ₵ 8.20-13.54
Local Cheese (1 lb) 40.60 ₵ 27.22-60.55
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 11.54 ₵ 6.00-18.10
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 13.34 ₵ 6.05-18.16
Apples (1 lb) 5.70 ₵ 3.63-8.07
Banana (1 lb) 2.71 ₵ 1.33-4.20
Oranges (1 lb) 3.80 ₵ 2.30-4.54
Tomato (1 lb) 5.35 ₵ 3.84-8.07
Potato (1 lb) 4.95 ₵ 2.02-7.76
Onion (1 lb) 3.44 ₵ 2.02-4.54
Lettuce (1 head) 5.69 ₵ 3.00-7.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.14 ₵ 2.00-5.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 31.92 ₵ 25.00-44.50
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 6.26 ₵ 4.40-13.35
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.91 ₵ 5.00-11.12
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.95 ₵ 8.90-15.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 ₵ 2.50-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,060.11 ₵
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 ₵ 5.00-8.90
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.05 ₵ 7.16-8.59
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.90 ₵ 17.80-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 15.35 ₵ 15.16-16.84
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 100,000.00 ₵ 88,992.00-111,240.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 65,000.00 ₵ 31,147.20-90,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 336.45 ₵ 212.50-889.92
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 ₵ 0.12-0.44
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 254.15 ₵ 125.00-355.97
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 226.41 ₵ 80.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 41.38 ₵ 25.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 ₵ 30.00-45.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,849.92 ₵ 700.00-3,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,844.00 ₵ 9,000.00-30,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 258.24 ₵ 100.00-450.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 192.08 ₵ 60.00-350.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 302.69 ₵ 222.48-700.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 301.52 ₵ 177.98-400.46
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,786.56 ₵ 1,000.00-8,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,281.20 ₵ 200.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 10,958.00 ₵ 2,500.00-18,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,988.11 ₵ 800.00-8,899.20
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,528.67 ₵ 826.76-3,464.19
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,173.80 ₵ 289.36-2,787.07
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,345.15 ₵
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 23.80 12.00-30.00

Prices in Ghana

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Last update: April 2018
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