Cost of Living in Ghana

Cost of living in Ghana is 43.50% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Ghana is, on average, 53.14% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 ₵ 15.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 ₵ 100.00-351.84
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 45.00 ₵ 38.00-50.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 ₵ 3.00-15.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 ₵ 6.00-15.00
Cappuccino (regular) 12.08 ₵ 5.00-23.46
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.88 ₵ 2.00-8.80
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.96 ₵ 1.00-4.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 41.55 ₵ 26.50-56.78
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.58 ₵ 4.08-13.61
Rice (white), (1 lb) 4.95 ₵ 3.63-7.71
Eggs (regular) (12) 10.80 ₵ 7.20-17.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 32.66 ₵ 13.61-90.72
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.20 ₵ 5.44-15.42
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.80 ₵ 5.86-21.77
Apples (1 lb) 6.69 ₵ 2.27-9.07
Banana (1 lb) 4.48 ₵ 2.27-9.07
Oranges (1 lb) 4.99 ₵ 1.81-9.07
Tomato (1 lb) 7.91 ₵ 3.63-13.61
Potato (1 lb) 6.24 ₵ 4.08-13.61
Onion (1 lb) 5.29 ₵ 2.27-10.89
Lettuce (1 head) 5.53 ₵ 2.00-9.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.67 ₵ 2.00-7.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 ₵ 25.00-45.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 6.00 ₵ 3.00-8.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.62 ₵ 8.00-15.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.50 ₵ 8.00-17.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.75 ₵ 2.50-6.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 199.00 ₵ 105.00-395.65
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 ₵ 3.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.85 ₵ 8.05-16.09
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 ₵ 10.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 19.51 ₵ 16.66-21.20
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 50,000.00 ₵ 40,000.00-70,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 47,777.78 ₵ 40,000.00-75,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 443.23 ₵ 250.00-788.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 ₵ 0.08-0.34
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 303.56 ₵ 200.00-400.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 330.77 ₵ 100.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 38.33 ₵ 30.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 40.00 ₵ 30.00-50.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,078.33 ₵ 650.00-3,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 29,479.97 ₵ 9,000.00-64,800.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 140.00 ₵ 70.00-200.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 141.54 ₵ 70.00-300.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 271.54 ₵ 150.00-450.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 337.86 ₵ 150.00-500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,723.77 ₵ 2,200.00-5,863.94
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 846.15 ₵ 350.00-2,800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 9,411.99 ₵ 5,000.00-20,523.80
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,336.11 ₵ 1,500.00-8,795.92
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 981.05 ₵ 600.00-1,672.24
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,144.80 ₵ 600.00-9,290.23
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,563.87 ₵
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 26.75 24.00-33.00

Prices in Ghana

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Last update: November 2020
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