- Cost of Living
- Ghana
- Egypt
- Tamale
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Tamale, Ghana compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 85% | |||
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Food in Tamale (Ghana) is 85% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | GH₵24 (E£ 107) | E£ 61 | + 74% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | GH₵13 (E£ 59) | E£ 48 | + 24% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | GH₵14 (E£ 63) | E£ 31 | + 103% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | GH₵7 (E£ 29) | E£ 12 | + 150% | |
12 eggs, large | GH₵7 (E£ 31) | E£ 16 | + 97% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | GH₵2.85 (E£ 13) | E£ 4.82 | + 160% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | GH₵13 (E£ 57) | E£ 38 | + 48% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | GH₵7 (E£ 31) | E£ 12 | + 158% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | GH₵10 (E£ 44) | E£ 4.24 | + 927% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | GH₵3.87 (E£ 17) | E£ 15 | + 13% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | GH₵24 (E£ 104) | E£ 142 | - 27% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | GH₵4.39 (E£ 19) | E£ 9 | + 121% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | GH₵2.12 (E£ 9) | E£ 3.58 | + 161% | |
Housing | + 9% | |||
Housing in Tamale (Ghana) is 9% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | GH₵529 (E£ 2,331) | E£ 4,450 | - 48% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | GH₵457 (E£ 2,016) | E£ 2,577 | - 22% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | GH₵158 (E£ 696) | E£ 218 | + 220% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | - | E£ 2,526 | - | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | - | E£ 1,181 | - | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | GH₵100 (E£ 441) | E£ 512 | - 14% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | GH₵150 (E£ 661) | E£ 443 | + 49% | |
40” flat screen TV | GH₵2,000 (E£ 8,818) | E£ 5,512 | + 60% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | GH₵900 (E£ 3,968) | E£ 1,699 | + 134% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | GH₵11 (E£ 48) | E£ 64 | - 24% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | GH₵7 (E£ 30) | E£ 19 | + 62% | |
Clothes | - 44% | |||
Clothes in Tamale (Ghana) is 44% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | GH₵151 (E£ 668) | E£ 645 | + 4% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | GH₵40 (E£ 176) | E£ 599 | - 71% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | GH₵300 (E£ 1,323) | E£ 1,046 | + 26% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | GH₵150 (E£ 661) | E£ 720 | - 8% | |
Transportation | + 29% | |||
Transportation in Tamale (Ghana) is 29% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | GH₵50,000 (E£ 220,450) | E£ 507,909 | - 57% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | GH₵2.78 (E£ 12) | E£ 3.02 | + 305% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | GH₵122 (E£ 539) | E£ 109 | + 394% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 25 | - | |
Personal Care | + 48% | |||
Personal Care in Tamale (Ghana) is 48% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | GH₵6.00 (E£ 26) | E£ 24 | + 9% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | GH₵4.00 (E£ 18) | E£ 76 | - 77% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | GH₵100 (E£ 441) | E£ 112 | + 295% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | - | E£ 30 | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | GH₵12 (E£ 54) | E£ 30 | + 82% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | GH₵5.50 (E£ 24) | E£ 27 | - 10% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | GH₵2.72 (E£ 12) | E£ 13 | - 5% | |
Tube of toothpaste | GH₵4.78 (E£ 21) | E£ 12 | + 82% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | GH₵16 (E£ 69) | E£ 39 | + 75% | |
Entertainment | + 115% | |||
Entertainment in Tamale (Ghana) is 115% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | GH₵36 (E£ 158) | E£ 119 | + 33% | |
2 tickets to the movies | GH₵50 (E£ 220) | E£ 73 | + 200% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | GH₵100 (E£ 441) | E£ 283 | + 56% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | GH₵119 (E£ 524) | E£ 233 | + 125% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | GH₵42 (E£ 187) | E£ 52 | + 259% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | GH₵5.00 (E£ 22) | E£ 24 | - 8% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | GH₵3.82 (E£ 17) | E£ 19 | - 14% | |
iPod nano 16GB | GH₵1,200 (E£ 5,291) | E£ 2,268 | + 133% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | GH₵0.78 (E£ 3.42) | E£ 0.23 | + 1373% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | GH₵133 (E£ 588) | E£ 394 | + 49% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | - | E£ 26 | - | |
TOTAL | + 39% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 380 prices entered by 30 different people.
These prices were last updated on April 27, 2017.
Exchange rate:
4.409
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/
GHS
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Cost of living in Tamale (Ghana) is 39% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 20,782
(GH₵4,714)
in Tamale
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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