Prices in Accra vs Amsterdam - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraAmsterdam
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$2228
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$5165
🏠 One person rent
$414
$1377
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$2243
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$481
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$225
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$3300
🏙️ Population
2.29M
860k

The cost of living in Accra is 62% less expensive than in Amsterdam. Cities ranked 5773rd and 189th ($856 vs $2228) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ghana and the Netherlands, respectively. Check Ghana vs the Netherlands comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 1.5 months in Amsterdam. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Amsterdam ranked 2nd in the Netherlands, while ranked 6318th and 102nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Amsterdam

AccraAmsterdam
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$14.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$66.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$9.83
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$5.79
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$3.98
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$2.84
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$1515
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$1148
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$2507
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$1905
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$114
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$176
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$41.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
2.32%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$8484
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$5851
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$3.59
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$107
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$28
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.89
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.32
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.83
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$2.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$3.91
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$15.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$9.59
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$16.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.81
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$2.23
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$3.04
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.43
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.7
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$2.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$9.45
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$1.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$9.14
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$6.22
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$3.87
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$2.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$2.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$45.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$13.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$40.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$24.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$106
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$111
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$1866
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$15613

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20 km or 12 miTema
$875
56 km or 35 miKoforidua
$672
134 km or 83 miHo
$632
167 km or 104 miLome
$650
171 km or 106 miKpalime
$602
178 km or 111 miObuasi
$634
187 km or 116 miHohoe
$656
191 km or 119 miSekondi-Takoradi
$664
198 km or 123 miKumasi
$597
258 km or 161 miAtakpame
$601
298 km or 185 miAbomey
$586
300 km or 187 miCotonou
$674
325 km or 202 miPorto-Novo
$619
354 km or 220 miSotouboua
$601
387 km or 240 miAbengourou
$842
395 km or 246 miGrand-Bassam
$657
400 km or 249 miSave
$587
403 km or 250 miSokode
$601
408 km or 253 miLagos
$1036
426 km or 265 miAbidjan
$1043
427 km or 265 miAbeokuta
$648
429 km or 267 miTamale
$496
447 km or 278 miAgboville
$840
464 km or 288 miKara
$571
465 km or 289 miDabou
$839
495 km or 308 miIbadan
$932
518 km or 322 miOyo
$706
565 km or 351 miIfe
$628
573 km or 356 miDivo
$841
577 km or 359 miOsogbo
$544
579 km or 359 miYamoussoukro
$1096
583 km or 362 miBouake
$986
614 km or 381 miIlorin
$739
622 km or 387 miAkure
$648
637 km or 396 miAdo Ekiti
$695
638 km or 397 miGagnoa
$839
646 km or 402 miLeo
$768
646 km or 402 miBenin
$858
657 km or 408 miWarri
$617

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DistanceCityCost of living
14 km or 8.8 miPurmerend
$1574
18 km or 11 miHaarlem
$2153
21 km or 13 miIJmuiden
$1538
22 km or 14 miAlmere
$1656
25 km or 16 miZandvoort
$1499
26 km or 16 miHilversum
$1606
26 km or 16 miHuizen
$1520
35 km or 22 miLangedijk
$1532
36 km or 22 miUtrecht
$2016
38 km or 23 miLeiden
$1683
38 km or 24 miOegstgeest
$1504
40 km or 25 miZeist
$1933
42 km or 26 miLelystad
$1503
48 km or 30 miLeidschendam
$1102
49 km or 30 miHarderwijk
$1539
52 km or 32 miThe Hague
$1697
53 km or 33 miScheveningen
$1539
55 km or 34 miDelft
$1565
57 km or 36 miDronten
$1536
59 km or 36 miRotterdam
$1713
60 km or 37 miVeenendaal
$1292
61 km or 38 miRidderkerk
$1540
64 km or 40 miSliedrecht
$1538
64 km or 40 miEde
$1542
65 km or 40 miElburg
$1541
66 km or 41 miTiel
$1550
67 km or 42 miZaltbommel
$1536
70 km or 43 miWageningen
$1401
72 km or 45 miKampen
$1545
75 km or 47 miApeldoorn
$1681
76 km or 47 miTexel
$1539
81 km or 50 mi's-Hertogenbosch
$1545
82 km or 51 miArnhem
$1413
83 km or 51 miZwolle
$1576
83 km or 52 miZwartewaterland
$1541
86 km or 54 miDeventer
$1416
89 km or 55 miNijmegen
$1632
89 km or 55 miSneek
$1535
89 km or 55 miBreda
$1651
91 km or 57 miTilburg
$1384