Prices in Accra vs Athens - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraAthens
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$1059
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$2574
🏠 One person rent
$414
$492
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$822
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$367
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$88.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$880
🏙️ Population
2.29M
664k

The cost of living in Accra is 19% less expensive than in Athens. Cities ranked 5773rd and 5263rd ($856 vs $1059) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 6th in Ghana and Greece, respectively. Check Ghana vs Greece comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.8 months in Athens. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Athens ranked 1st in Greece, while ranked 6318th and 487th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Athens

AccraAthens
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$11.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$39.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$7.39
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$4.57
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$4.05
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$1.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$454
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$351
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$779
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$620
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$90
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$140
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$30
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
4.67%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$2364
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$2208
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$1.58
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$33.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$11.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.79
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.47
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$0.85
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$4.08
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$10.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$8.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$10.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$1.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.92
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.01
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.65
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$2.27
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$8.96
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$1.61
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$5.23
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$5.72
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$4.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.97
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$3.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$34.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$8.83
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$45.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$11.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$80.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$92.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$432
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$8326

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20 km or 12 miAshaiman
$457
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

Cities near Athens

DistanceCityCost of living
3.6 km or 2.2 miKallithea
$917
4 km or 2.5 miNea Smyrni
$910
5 km or 3.1 miPeristeri
$854
5.5 km or 3.4 miPalaio Faliro
$1095
6.5 km or 4 miNea Filadelfeia
$909
6.7 km or 4.2 miNea Ionia
$912
7.3 km or 4.5 miPiraeus
$997
7.4 km or 4.6 miNikaia
$1066
9.3 km or 5.8 miArgyroupoli
$988
12 km or 7.2 miGlyfada
$1235
15 km or 9 miKifissia
$988
15 km or 9.1 miVoula
$944
15 km or 9.4 miAspropyrgos
$838
16 km or 10 miEleusis
$914
20 km or 12 miSalamina
$824
55 km or 34 miChalcis
$930
69 km or 43 miCorinth
$778
129 km or 80 miTripoli
$784
151 km or 94 miLamia
$839
154 km or 96 miMykonos
$1544
168 km or 104 miVolos
$808
176 km or 109 miPatras
$796
178 km or 111 miKalamata
$812
214 km or 133 miAgrinio
$815
216 km or 134 miChios
$852
216 km or 134 miLarissa
$913
219 km or 136 miKarditsa
$914
231 km or 143 miSantorini
$1277
243 km or 151 miTrikala
$857
275 km or 171 miMytilene
$928
275 km or 171 miKaterini
$795
275 km or 171 miChania
$997
298 km or 185 miRethymno
$928
302 km or 188 miThessaloniki
$969
303 km or 188 miIzmir
$527
307 km or 191 miKozani
$771
311 km or 193 miIoannina
$860
311 km or 193 miKusadasi
$384
311 km or 193 miVeria
$729
315 km or 196 miCrete
$1021