Cost of living in Accra, Ghana

List of prices in Accra, Ghana. Current as of Jan 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district GH₵56
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) GH₵30
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast GH₵21
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk GH₵12
12 eggs, large GH₵11
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes GH₵8
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese GH₵35
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples GH₵14
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes GH₵12
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket GH₵4.58
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality GH₵38
2 liters of Coca-Cola GH₵11
Bread for 2 people for 1 day GH₵5.15
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area GH₵10,001
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area GH₵4,602
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat GH₵561
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area GH₵5,035
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area GH₵2,348
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio GH₵243
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) GH₵153
40” flat screen TV GH₵2,098
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) GH₵598
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) GH₵41
Hourly rate for cleaning help GH₵59
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) GH₵154
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) GH₵118
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) GH₵250
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes GH₵228
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new GH₵42,068
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas GH₵4.19
Monthly ticket public transport GH₵167
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) GH₵55
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) GH₵19
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) GH₵25
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) GH₵157
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) GH₵20
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) GH₵16
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) GH₵24
4 rolls of toilet paper GH₵8
Tube of toothpaste GH₵8
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city GH₵18
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub GH₵105
2 tickets to the movies GH₵62
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) GH₵220
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert GH₵210
1 cocktail drink in downtown club GH₵20
Cappuccino in expat area of the city GH₵12
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) GH₵8
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB GH₵1,944
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) GH₵1.16
1 month of gym membership in business district GH₵254
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes GH₵9
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 310 prices entered by 52 different people.
Latest price update: January 21, 2019.

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