Cost of living in Kumasi, Ghana

Summary of cost of living in Kumasi

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: GH₵18,742
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: GH₵9,107
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in Kumasi
Current as of Aug 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district GH₵97
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) GH₵44
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast GH₵23
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk GH₵8
12 eggs, large GH₵19
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes GH₵18
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese GH₵36
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples GH₵21
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes GH₵25
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket GH₵11
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality GH₵36
2 liters of coca-cola GH₵17
Bread for 2 people for 1 day GH₵5.84
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area GH₵4,438
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area GH₵7,116
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat GH₵604
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area GH₵1,300
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area -
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio GH₵461
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) GH₵198
40” flat screen tv GH₵1,399
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) GH₵744
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) GH₵37
Hourly rate for cleaning help GH₵500
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) GH₵66
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) GH₵52
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) GH₵124
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes GH₵157
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new GH₵80,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas GH₵4.84
Monthly ticket public transport GH₵314
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) GH₵54
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) GH₵120
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) GH₵121
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) GH₵8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) GH₵11
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) GH₵18
4 rolls of toilet paper GH₵4.38
Tube of toothpaste GH₵4.48
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city GH₵25
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub -
2 tickets to the movies GH₵49
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert GH₵91
1 cocktail drink in downtown club GH₵25
Cappuccino in expat area of the city GH₵8
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) GH₵5.46
Ipad wi-fi 128gb -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) GH₵0.80
1 month of gym membership in business district GH₵60
1 package of marlboro cigarettes -
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 37 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: August 19, 2022

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