Prices in Accra vs Brussels - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraBrussels
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$1530
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$3679
🏠 One person rent
$414
$845
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$1382
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$481
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$79.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$2733
🏙️ Population
2.29M
177k

The cost of living in Accra is 44% less expensive than in Brussels. Cities ranked 5773rd and 2280th ($856 vs $1530) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 7th in Ghana and Belgium, respectively. Check Ghana vs Belgium comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 1.8 months in Brussels. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Brussels ranked 3rd in Belgium, while ranked 6318th and 221st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Brussels

AccraBrussels
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$14.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$58.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$4.72
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$3.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$2.85
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$839
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$675
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$1400
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$1143
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$94.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$146
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$42.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
1.7%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$3834
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$3003
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$2.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$55.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$23.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.64
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$1.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.84
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$3.68
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$13.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$10.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$15.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.52
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$2.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$2.76
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$2.5
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.81
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.59
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.82
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$2.56
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$9.03
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$1.65
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$7.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$4.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$1.83
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$2.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$29.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$12.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$33.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$21
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$94.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$91.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$847
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$20178

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DistanceCityCost of living
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 Brussels

DistanceCityCost of living
3.2 km or 2 miSchaerbeek
$1430
3.3 km or 2.1 miSaint-Gilles
$1290
4 km or 2.5 miAnderlecht
$1431
4.2 km or 2.6 miForest
$1477
4.5 km or 2.8 miWoluwe-Saint-Lambert
$1372
6.2 km or 3.8 miWatermael-Boitsfort
$1669
7.3 km or 4.6 miDilbeek
$1376
10 km or 6.3 miSint-Pieters-Leeuw
$1397
10 km or 6.4 miVilvoorde
$1384
11 km or 6.8 miTervuren
$1400
15 km or 9 miOverijse
$1453
15 km or 9.1 miWaterloo
$1527
15 km or 9.1 miHalle
$1426
17 km or 11 miZemst
$1394
19 km or 12 miBraine-l'Alleud
$1486
19 km or 12 miRixensart
$1429
21 km or 13 miMechelen
$1564
21 km or 13 miTubize
$1397
23 km or 14 miOttignies-Louvain-la-Neuve
$1424
23 km or 14 miWavre
$1388
23 km or 15 miHerent
$1396
24 km or 15 miNinove
$1424
24 km or 15 miAalst
$1525
25 km or 15 miLeuven
$1503
26 km or 16 miDendermonde
$1471
28 km or 17 miNivelles
$1421
31 km or 20 miBraine-le-Comte
$1425
35 km or 22 miLier
$1422
35 km or 22 miGeraardsbergen
$1259
36 km or 23 miHeist-op-den-Berg
$1486
37 km or 23 miMortsel
$1618
37 km or 23 miAarschot
$1599
37 km or 23 miSoignies
$1427
38 km or 23 miZottegem
$1424
38 km or 24 miLokeren
$1409
38 km or 24 miSint-Niklaas
$1503
40 km or 25 miGembloux
$1369
40 km or 25 miBeveren
$1384
41 km or 26 miTienen
$1367
41 km or 26 miAntwerp
$1471