Ghana - General information
RegionWestern Africa
CapitalAccra
LanguageEnglish
CurrencyGhana Cedi
Population24,200,000
Phone code+233
Cost of living in Ghana, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 449 776
Food 211 342
Transportation 80 159
Communications and utilities 79 74
Clothing 17 63
Sports and leisure 28 83
Accommodation in Ghana, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre453
Shared room in city centre784
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre412
1 bedroom apartment in city centre947
Coordinates of Ghana
Time ZoneAfrica/Accra
GMT 0
DST 0
Latitude8.100000000
Longitude-1.200000000
Elevation (STRM3)137 m.

List of largest cities in Ghana

 
Accra Accra
Accra Greater Accra
1,963,264
Kumasi Kumasi
Kumasi Ashanti
1,468,609
Tamale Tamale
Tamale Northern
360,579
Takoradi Takoradi
Takoradi Western
232,919
Achiaman Achiaman
Achiaman Greater Accra
202,932
Tema Tema
Tema Greater Accra
155,782

Cost of living and prices in Ghana

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 5.0 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 39.1 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 7.0 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.5 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2.5 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1.1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1.0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2.4 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.8 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1.5 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2.6 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 2.3 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 2.6 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1.9 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2.6 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 3.0 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2.6 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 13.8 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 6.5 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2.9 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.7 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1.4 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 7.7 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.8 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.8 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3.0 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.9 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 100.0 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 1.6 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1.5 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 7.3 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1.0 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 22,500.0 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 55.4 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 10.0 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 7.0 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 34.1 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 32.4 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 61.2 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 90.9 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 1,184.3 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 515.0 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 2,938.7 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,700.0 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 66.1 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.1 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 51.9 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 3,333.3 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,400.0 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 330.5 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 23.83%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Ghana

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C35363837373839373636363439
Average high°C27283030303131313028272629
Average temperature°C25262727272828282726252526
Average low°C23242424242525252524232324
Record low°C20201917172019211919191817
RainDays75211122477744
FogDays3491513864336679
ThunderstormsDays47631257972156
Average precipitationMm.1041045323143777106167230105681089
Relative humidity%85838076727476798285868680
Relative humidity morning%95959390758790829394949490
Relative humidity evening%76726561565961667175777768
Wind speedKm/h8775677766887
Day LengthHours13121212121212131313131312
Dew point°C222323212022232424232222268
Growing degree-day°C4564985115195205035585355314804664536030
Solar radiation, globalMj/m216181819202020201916161518
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