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Netizens React To Capital City Being Second Most Expensive In The World

According to a survey conducted by Numbeo, the world’s largest cost of living database indicates that Ghana's capital, Accra is the second most expensive city across the globe. Numbeo is a crowd-sourced global database of quality of life information including housing indicators, perceived crime rates, and quality of healthcare, among many other statistics.

The survey was carried out by considering 482 cities across the globe. Damascus, Syria according to Numbeo is the world's most expensive city with a price to income ratio of 82.80 and Accra, Ghana placed second with a price to income ratio of 68.22. One would not expect such a rank for Accra but the nation's capital is ranked ahead of cities such as Moscow, Paris, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Beijing, New York. According to the survey the most affordable city (with the least price to income ratio) is Memphis in United States of America. The price to income ratio for Memphis is 1.29.

Check below for the list of the top 20 most expensive cities in the world.

JoyNews posted the news on its Facebook page and this sparked a lot of debates and arguments. Some Ghanaians see the findings of the survey to be unfounded and believe that there are far more expensive cities in the world than Accra. Others also agreed with the and attributed the expensive nature of the city to corruption.

Check below for few of the reactions:

What do you make about the organization's survey which indicates that Accra is the second most expensive city in the world? Do you agree or disagree? Which city in the world do you think is the most expensive to live in? Share your thoughts with us by leaving all your comments below.

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