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Cost of Living in Ghana

Cost of living in Ghana is 27.78% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Ghana is 19.50% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 ₵ 14.46-24.09
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 129.57 ₵ 100.00-200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 25.00 ₵ 20.00-32.47
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 ₵ 4.00-7.50
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 ₵ 6.00-12.00
Cappuccino (regular) 9.86 ₵ 5.00-15.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.09 ₵ 3.00-5.80
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.55 ₵ 1.00-4.82
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 37.10 ₵ 26.50-45.60
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.37 ₵ 3.40-6.23
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.73 ₵ 2.27-4.54
Eggs (regular) (12) 10.56 ₵ 8.20-13.74
Local Cheese (1 lb) 35.01 ₵ 18.70-64.16
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 9.65 ₵ 5.46-13.61
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.13 ₵ 4.82-14.73
Apples (1 lb) 5.42 ₵ 3.63-6.84
Banana (1 lb) 2.80 ₵ 1.45-3.63
Oranges (1 lb) 3.62 ₵ 1.81-4.54
Tomato (1 lb) 4.97 ₵ 3.90-7.26
Potato (1 lb) 4.80 ₵ 2.19-6.80
Onion (1 lb) 3.01 ₵ 1.81-4.54
Lettuce (1 head) 4.95 ₵ 3.00-7.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.03 ₵ 2.00-5.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 ₵ 25.00-35.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 6.67 ₵ 4.82-13.74
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.08 ₵ 5.00-12.05
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.32 ₵ 5.00-9.64
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 ₵ 2.50-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,078.31 ₵
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 ₵ 5.00-9.28
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.05 ₵ 7.76-9.31
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 19.28 ₵ 18.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 15.83 ₵ 15.33-18.24
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 96,375.44 ₵ 70,000.00-100,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 76,666.67 ₵ 30,000.00-100,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 338.86 ₵ 250.00-481.88
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 ₵ 0.10-0.48
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 265.92 ₵ 150.00-385.50
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 260.94 ₵ 100.00-481.88
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 30.00 ₵ 25.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 32.50 ₵ 30.00-48.19
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,423.75 ₵ 300.00-3,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,502.53 ₵ 6,000.00-31,322.02
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 249.39 ₵ 50.00-481.88
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 158.39 ₵ 60.00-300.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 292.85 ₵ 150.00-700.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 287.54 ₵ 150.00-433.69
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,551.67 ₵ 2,891.26-8,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 852.01 ₵ 200.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 13,018.77 ₵ 7,000.00-18,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,242.61 ₵ 1,800.00-9,637.54
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,360.63 ₵ 895.35-1,686.56
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,634.47 ₵ 313.37-9,290.23
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,700.00 ₵
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 26.67 12.00-30.00

Prices in Ghana

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Last update: October 2018
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