Ghana - General information
region region
Capital Accra
Language English
Currency Ghana Cedi
Population 24,200,000
Phone code +233
Cost of living in Ghana
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 449 776
Food 211 342
Transportation 80 159
Communications and utilities 79 74
Clothing 17 63
Sports and leisure 28 83
Total 864 1,497
Accommodation in Ghana USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 453
Shared room in city centre 784
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 412
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 947
Coordinates of Ghana
Time Zone Africa/Accra
GMT 0
DST 0
Latitude 8.100000000
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 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 39 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 7 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 3 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 2 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 3 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 2 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 3 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 3 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 3 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 14 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 6 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 8 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 100 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 2 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 7 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 22,500 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 55 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 10 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 7 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 34 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 32 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 61 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 91 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 1,184 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 515 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 2,939 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,700 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 66 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 52 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 3,333 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,400 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 330 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 23.83%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Ghana

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 35 36 38 37 37 38 39 37 36 36 36 34 39
Average high °C 27 28 30 30 30 31 31 31 30 28 27 26 29
Average temperature °C 25 26 27 27 27 28 28 28 27 26 25 25 26
Average low °C 23 24 24 24 24 25 25 25 25 24 23 23 24
Record low °C 20 20 19 17 17 20 19 21 19 19 19 18 17
Rain Days 7 5 2 1 1 1 2 2 4 7 7 7 44
Fog Days 3 4 9 15 13 8 6 4 3 3 6 6 79
Thunderstorms Days 4 7 6 3 1 2 5 7 9 7 2 1 56
Average precipitation Mm. 104 104 53 23 14 37 77 106 167 230 105 68 1089
Relative humidity % 85 83 80 76 72 74 76 79 82 85 86 86 80
Relative humidity morning % 95 95 93 90 75 87 90 82 93 94 94 94 90
Relative humidity evening % 76 72 65 61 56 59 61 66 71 75 77 77 68
Wind speed Km/h 8 7 7 5 6 7 7 7 6 6 8 8 7
Day Length Hours 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 12
Dew point °C 22 23 23 21 20 22 23 24 24 23 22 22 268
Growing degree-day °C 456 498 511 519 520 503 558 535 531 480 466 453 6030
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 16 18 18 19 20 20 20 20 19 16 16 15 18
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