- Cost of Living
- Ghana
- Egypt
- Takoradi
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Takoradi, Ghana compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 212% | |||
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Food in Takoradi (Ghana) is 212% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | GH₵41 (E£ 166) | E£ 68 | + 145% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | GH₵60 (E£ 243) | E£ 60 | + 303% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | GH₵29 (E£ 116) | E£ 32 | + 259% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | GH₵8 (E£ 32) | E£ 13 | + 154% | |
12 eggs, large | - | E£ 16 | - | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | GH₵5.00 (E£ 20) | E£ 6 | + 230% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | GH₵98 (E£ 396) | E£ 27 | + 1360% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | GH₵15 (E£ 61) | E£ 15 | + 304% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | - | E£ 5.21 | - | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | GH₵8 (E£ 31) | E£ 14 | + 122% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | GH₵80 (E£ 324) | E£ 88 | + 266% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | GH₵9 (E£ 36) | E£ 10 | + 278% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | GH₵7 (E£ 29) | E£ 2.28 | + 1164% | |
Housing | + 784% | |||
Housing in Takoradi (Ghana) is 784% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | GH₵10,892 (E£ 44,075) | E£ 4,826 | + 813% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | GH₵15,200 (E£ 61,507) | E£ 2,486 | + 2374% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | GH₵1,500 (E£ 6,070) | E£ 245 | + 2373% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | GH₵5,700 (E£ 23,065) | E£ 2,488 | + 827% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | GH₵3,000 (E£ 12,140) | E£ 1,489 | + 715% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | GH₵700 (E£ 2,833) | E£ 238 | + 1090% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | GH₵600 (E£ 2,428) | E£ 397 | + 511% | |
40” flat screen TV | GH₵4,000 (E£ 16,186) | E£ 6,060 | + 167% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | GH₵1,000 (E£ 4,047) | E£ 1,489 | + 172% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | GH₵35 (E£ 142) | E£ 60 | + 136% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | GH₵6 (E£ 25) | E£ 17 | + 50% | |
Clothes | + 141% | |||
Clothes in Takoradi (Ghana) is 141% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | GH₵450 (E£ 1,821) | E£ 735 | + 148% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | GH₵400 (E£ 1,619) | E£ 604 | + 168% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | GH₵300 (E£ 1,214) | E£ 1,360 | - 11% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | GH₵500 (E£ 2,023) | E£ 581 | + 248% | |
Transportation | + 184% | |||
Transportation in Takoradi (Ghana) is 184% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | GH₵35,000 (E£ 141,628) | E£ 348,808 | - 59% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | GH₵3.94 (E£ 16) | E£ 3.19 | + 400% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | GH₵350 (E£ 1,416) | E£ 123 | + 1056% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 21 | - | |
Personal Care | + 456% | |||
Personal Care in Takoradi (Ghana) is 456% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | GH₵30 (E£ 121) | E£ 24 | + 401% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | GH₵15 (E£ 61) | E£ 90 | - 33% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | GH₵300 (E£ 1,214) | E£ 98 | + 1138% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | GH₵60 (E£ 243) | E£ 30 | + 709% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | GH₵25 (E£ 101) | E£ 19 | + 435% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | GH₵35 (E£ 142) | E£ 23 | + 529% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | GH₵25 (E£ 101) | E£ 13 | + 702% | |
Tube of toothpaste | GH₵12 (E£ 49) | E£ 12 | + 320% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | GH₵30 (E£ 121) | E£ 28 | + 337% | |
Entertainment | + 272% | |||
Entertainment in Takoradi (Ghana) is 272% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | GH₵167 (E£ 675) | E£ 119 | + 468% | |
2 tickets to the movies | GH₵45 (E£ 182) | E£ 80 | + 127% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | GH₵90 (E£ 364) | E£ 323 | + 13% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | GH₵344 (E£ 1,394) | E£ 214 | + 552% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | GH₵38 (E£ 153) | E£ 52 | + 193% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | GH₵26 (E£ 103) | E£ 24 | + 333% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | GH₵11 (E£ 43) | E£ 19 | + 121% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | - | E£ 12,013 | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | GH₵3.00 (E£ 12) | E£ 0.23 | + 5107% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | GH₵160 (E£ 647) | E£ 433 | + 50% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | GH₵7 (E£ 28) | E£ 26 | + 10% | |
TOTAL | + 332% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 364 prices entered by 33 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 23, 2017.
Exchange rate:
4.047
EGP
/
GHS
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Cost of living in Takoradi (Ghana) is 332% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 64,777
(GH₵16,008)
in Takoradi
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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