Cost of living in Takoradi, Ghana

Summary of cost of living in Takoradi

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: GH₵25,880
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: GH₵16,247
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List of prices in Takoradi, Ghana. Current as of May 2017.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district GH₵41
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) GH₵60
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast GH₵29
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk GH₵8
12 eggs, large -
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes GH₵5.00
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese GH₵98
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples GH₵15
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes -
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket GH₵8
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality GH₵80
2 liters of coca-cola GH₵9
Bread for 2 people for 1 day GH₵7
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area GH₵10,892
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area GH₵15,200
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat GH₵1,500
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area GH₵5,700
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area GH₵3,000
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio GH₵700
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) GH₵600
40” flat screen tv GH₵4,000
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) GH₵1,000
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) GH₵35
Hourly rate for cleaning help GH₵6
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) GH₵450
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) GH₵400
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) GH₵300
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes GH₵500
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new GH₵35,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas GH₵3.94
Monthly ticket public transport GH₵350
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) GH₵30
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) GH₵15
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) GH₵300
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) GH₵60
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) GH₵25
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) GH₵35
4 rolls of toilet paper GH₵25
Tube of toothpaste GH₵12
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city GH₵30
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub GH₵167
2 tickets to the movies GH₵45
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) GH₵90
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert GH₵344
1 cocktail drink in downtown club GH₵38
Cappuccino in expat area of the city GH₵26
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) GH₵11
Ipad wi-fi 128gb -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) GH₵3.00
1 month of gym membership in business district GH₵160
1 package of marlboro cigarettes GH₵7
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: May 05, 2017

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