Prices in Accra vs Dhaka - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraDhaka
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$497
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$1305
🏠 One person rent
$414
$152
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$355
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$201
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$90.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$329
🏙️ Population
2.29M
16.8M

The cost of living in Accra is 72% more expensive than in Dhaka. Cities ranked 5773rd and 7733rd ($856 vs $497) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Ghana and Bangladesh, respectively. Check Ghana vs Bangladesh comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 0.7 months in Dhaka. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Dhaka ranked 1st in Bangladesh, while ranked 6318th and 6783rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Dhaka

AccraDhaka
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$1.77
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$11.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$5.86
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$4.12
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$2.12
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.38
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$142
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$83.5
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$446
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$242
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$27.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$42.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$30
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
11.75%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$1416
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$672
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$25.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$4.97
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.07
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$0.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$0.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.7
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$1.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$7.15
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$3.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$6.91
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.06
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.11
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$2.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$0.63
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.69
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.23
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$17.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$3.22
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$3.32
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$2.81
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$5.15
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$0.91
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$28.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$5.93
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$13
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$1.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$28.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$61.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$53.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$2516

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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 Dhaka

DistanceCityCost of living
15 km or 9.5 miNarayanganj
$412
38 km or 24 miNarsingdi
$381
77 km or 48 miBrahmanbaria
$327
90 km or 56 miAgartala
$362
113 km or 70 miBarisal
$323
115 km or 71 miMymensingh
$326
132 km or 82 miKhulna
$414
135 km or 84 miJessore
$401
164 km or 102 miBogra
$371
196 km or 122 miRajshahi
$335
196 km or 122 miKrishnanagar
$316
199 km or 124 miSylhet
$406
207 km or 129 miShantipur
$327
213 km or 132 miChittagong
$368
221 km or 137 miNaihati
$330
222 km or 138 miBerhampore
$329
223 km or 139 miBhatpara
$337
224 km or 139 miHugli-Chuchura
$328
226 km or 141 miChandannagar
$327
228 km or 142 miRajarhat
$337
229 km or 142 miMadhyamgram
$328
234 km or 145 miBarrackpore
$326
234 km or 146 miNorth Dumdum
$331
235 km or 146 miBalurghat
$326
236 km or 147 miSerampore
$328
236 km or 147 miAizawl
$417
236 km or 147 miPanihati
$336
238 km or 148 miKamarhati
$334
238 km or 148 miSouth Dumdum
$337
238 km or 148 miBidhannagar
$329
239 km or 149 miBaranagar
$331
239 km or 149 miUttarpara
$327
241 km or 150 miBally
$333
247 km or 154 miHowrah
$315
248 km or 154 miKolkata
$432
248 km or 154 miRajpur Sonarpur
$338
254 km or 158 miRangpur
$397
255 km or 159 miShillong
$395
259 km or 161 miBarasat
$332
265 km or 165 miBardhaman
$333