- Cost of Living
- Ghana
- Egypt
- Accra
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Accra, Ghana compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 255% | |||
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Food in Accra (Ghana) is 255% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | GH₵42 (E£ 189) | E£ 55 | + 245% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | GH₵27 (E£ 119) | E£ 45 | + 163% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | GH₵17 (E£ 78) | E£ 26 | + 199% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | GH₵10 (E£ 42) | E£ 10 | + 312% | |
12 eggs, large | GH₵13 (E£ 59) | E£ 14 | + 336% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | GH₵12 (E£ 52) | E£ 5.10 | + 911% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | GH₵27 (E£ 121) | E£ 35 | + 248% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | GH₵14 (E£ 64) | E£ 13 | + 408% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | GH₵7 (E£ 32) | E£ 4.34 | + 643% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | GH₵4.87 (E£ 22) | E£ 14 | + 61% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | GH₵27 (E£ 118) | E£ 90 | + 31% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | GH₵8 (E£ 35) | E£ 8 | + 310% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | GH₵4.65 (E£ 21) | E£ 3.28 | + 532% | |
Housing | + 417% | |||
Housing in Accra (Ghana) is 417% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | GH₵7,957 (E£ 35,472) | E£ 4,223 | + 740% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | GH₵6,383 (E£ 28,453) | E£ 2,163 | + 1215% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | GH₵482 (E£ 2,147) | E£ 208 | + 931% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | GH₵3,463 (E£ 15,437) | E£ 2,474 | + 524% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | GH₵1,057 (E£ 4,711) | E£ 1,475 | + 219% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | GH₵156 (E£ 697) | E£ 494 | + 41% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | GH₵97 (E£ 433) | E£ 333 | + 30% | |
40” flat screen TV | GH₵2,181 (E£ 9,724) | E£ 4,994 | + 95% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | GH₵599 (E£ 2,669) | E£ 1,249 | + 114% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | GH₵31 (E£ 137) | E£ 69 | + 100% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | GH₵40 (E£ 180) | E£ 17 | + 940% | |
Clothes | + 31% | |||
Clothes in Accra (Ghana) is 31% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | GH₵208 (E£ 927) | E£ 522 | + 77% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | GH₵116 (E£ 517) | E£ 530 | - 2% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | GH₵295 (E£ 1,317) | E£ 768 | + 71% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | GH₵295 (E£ 1,315) | E£ 370 | + 256% | |
Transportation | + 197% | |||
Transportation in Accra (Ghana) is 197% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | GH₵53,521 (E£ 238,587) | E£ 247,119 | - 3% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | GH₵3.49 (E£ 16) | E£ 2.60 | + 497% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | GH₵167 (E£ 743) | E£ 126 | + 492% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | GH₵47 (E£ 209) | E£ 23 | + 807% | |
Personal Care | + 343% | |||
Personal Care in Accra (Ghana) is 343% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | GH₵19 (E£ 86) | E£ 17 | + 402% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | GH₵27 (E£ 122) | E£ 60 | + 104% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | GH₵160 (E£ 714) | E£ 101 | + 604% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | GH₵22 (E£ 96) | - | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | GH₵18 (E£ 79) | E£ 15 | + 426% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | GH₵14 (E£ 63) | E£ 18 | + 245% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | GH₵8 (E£ 37) | E£ 6 | + 504% | |
Tube of toothpaste | GH₵11 (E£ 49) | E£ 4.98 | + 884% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | GH₵23 (E£ 104) | E£ 23 | + 347% | |
Entertainment | + 197% | |||
Entertainment in Accra (Ghana) is 197% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | GH₵65 (E£ 289) | E£ 82 | + 253% | |
2 tickets to the movies | GH₵53 (E£ 238) | E£ 69 | + 245% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | GH₵103 (E£ 459) | E£ 168 | + 173% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | GH₵222 (E£ 991) | E£ 210 | + 373% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | GH₵21 (E£ 92) | E£ 46 | + 98% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | GH₵13 (E£ 57) | E£ 25 | + 130% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | GH₵9 (E£ 39) | E£ 21 | + 83% | |
iPod nano 16GB | GH₵862 (E£ 3,843) | E£ 1,962 | + 96% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | GH₵0.32 (E£ 1.41) | E£ 0.24 | + 495% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | GH₵261 (E£ 1,166) | E£ 311 | + 274% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | GH₵8 (E£ 37) | E£ 25 | + 45% | |
TOTAL | + 257% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 618 prices entered by 73 different people.
These prices were last updated on January 20, 2017.
Exchange rate:
4.458
EGP
/
GHS
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Cost of living in Accra (Ghana) is 257% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 53,562
(GH₵12,015)
in Accra
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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