Cost of living in Takoradi (Ghana) is 182% more expensive than in Aswan (Egypt)
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Food | + 109% | |||
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Food in Takoradi (Ghana) is 109% more expensive than in Aswan (Egypt) | ||||
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Takoradi | Aswan | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | GH₵41 (E£ 111) | E£ 55 | + 102% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | GH₵60 (E£ 162) | E£ 45 | + 260% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | GH₵29 (E£ 78) | E£ 18 | + 332% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | GH₵8 (E£ 21) | E£ 10 | + 115% | |
12 eggs, large | - | E£ 12 | - | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | GH₵5.00 (E£ 14) | E£ 5.48 | + 147% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | GH₵98 (E£ 264) | E£ 25 | + 957% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | GH₵15 (E£ 41) | E£ 15 | + 170% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | - | E£ 5.00 | - | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | GH₵8 (E£ 20) | E£ 12 | + 71% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | GH₵80 (E£ 216) | E£ 122 | + 77% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | GH₵9 (E£ 24) | E£ 9 | + 170% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | GH₵7 (E£ 19) | - | - | |
Housing | + 327% | |||
Housing in Takoradi (Ghana) is 327% more expensive than in Aswan (Egypt) | ||||
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Takoradi | Aswan | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | GH₵10,892 (E£ 29,433) | E£ 10,000 | + 194% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | GH₵15,200 (E£ 41,074) | E£ 1,000 | + 4007% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | GH₵1,500 (E£ 4,053) | E£ 322 | + 1159% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | GH₵5,700 (E£ 15,403) | E£ 900 | + 1611% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | GH₵3,000 (E£ 8,107) | - | - | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | GH₵700 (E£ 1,892) | E£ 252 | + 651% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | GH₵600 (E£ 1,621) | E£ 329 | + 393% | |
40” flat screen tv | GH₵4,000 (E£ 10,809) | E£ 3,920 | + 176% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | GH₵1,000 (E£ 2,702) | E£ 1,340 | + 102% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | GH₵35 (E£ 95) | E£ 72 | + 31% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | GH₵6 (E£ 17) | E£ 20 | - 16% | |
Clothes | + 84% | |||
Clothes in Takoradi (Ghana) is 84% more expensive than in Aswan (Egypt) | ||||
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1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | GH₵450 (E£ 1,216) | E£ 587 | + 107% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | GH₵400 (E£ 1,081) | E£ 557 | + 94% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | GH₵300 (E£ 811) | E£ 851 | - 5% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | GH₵500 (E£ 1,351) | E£ 843 | + 60% | |
Transportation | + 166% | |||
Transportation in Takoradi (Ghana) is 166% more expensive than in Aswan (Egypt) | ||||
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Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | GH₵35,000 (E£ 94,578) | E£ 276,190 | - 66% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | GH₵3.94 (E£ 11) | E£ 2.90 | + 268% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | GH₵350 (E£ 946) | E£ 60 | + 1476% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | - | - | |
Personal Care | + 272% | |||
Personal Care in Takoradi (Ghana) is 272% more expensive than in Aswan (Egypt) | ||||
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Takoradi | Aswan | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | GH₵30 (E£ 81) | E£ 21 | + 286% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | GH₵15 (E£ 41) | E£ 44 | - 8% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | GH₵300 (E£ 811) | E£ 70 | + 1058% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | GH₵60 (E£ 162) | E£ 46 | + 252% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | GH₵25 (E£ 68) | E£ 29 | + 133% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | GH₵35 (E£ 95) | E£ 25 | + 278% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | GH₵25 (E£ 68) | E£ 12 | + 463% | |
Tube of toothpaste | GH₵12 (E£ 32) | E£ 11 | + 195% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | GH₵30 (E£ 81) | E£ 25 | + 224% | |
Entertainment | + 79% | |||
Entertainment in Takoradi (Ghana) is 79% more expensive than in Aswan (Egypt) | ||||
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Takoradi | Aswan | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | GH₵167 (E£ 450) | E£ 80 | + 463% | |
2 tickets to the movies | GH₵45 (E£ 122) | E£ 70 | + 74% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | GH₵90 (E£ 243) | E£ 400 | - 39% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | GH₵344 (E£ 931) | E£ 150 | + 520% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | GH₵38 (E£ 102) | E£ 76 | + 34% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | GH₵26 (E£ 69) | E£ 15 | + 360% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | GH₵11 (E£ 29) | E£ 32 | - 10% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | - | - | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | GH₵3.00 (E£ 8) | - | - | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | GH₵160 (E£ 432) | E£ 100 | + 332% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | GH₵7 (E£ 19) | E£ 25 | - 24% | |
TOTAL | + 182% |
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These prices were last updated on March 26, 2021.
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