Cost of Living Comparison

BDT
COMPARED TO
GHS

Dhaka is 99.7% more expensive than Accra.

If you lived in Accra instead of Dhaka, you would:
local_dining

pay 38.7% more for restaurants

  Dhaka help_outline Accra help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $2.01
৳163.52
$3.34
GHS14.67
+66.0%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.33
৳432.85
$6.50
GHS28.53
+21.9%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.34
৳27.69
$0.72
GHS3.14
+109.9%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.18
৳14.72
$0.35
GHS1.54
+93.5%

Dhaka vs. Accra - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 52.7% more for groceries

  Dhaka help_outline Accra help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.65
৳52.52
$0.84
GHS3.67
+29.2%
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.86
৳231.96
$5.10
GHS22.42
+78.7%
Milk (1 gallon) $3.25
৳264.29
$5.62
GHS24.68
+72.8%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.18
৳96.15
$1.86
GHS8.15
+56.8%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.74
৳141.60
$2.19
GHS9.61
+25.6%
Apples (1 lb) $0.93
৳75.88
$0.88
GHS3.88
-5.4%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.55
৳44.66
$0.67
GHS2.96
+22.5%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.90
৳73.30
$0.67
GHS2.96
-25.4%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.26
৳21.42
$0.93
GHS4.07
+251.3%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.14
৳11.12
$0.84
GHS3.70
+515.3%
Onions (1 lb) $0.22
৳17.87
$0.69
GHS3.05
+215.7%

Dhaka vs. Accra - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 63.2% less for transportation

  Dhaka help_outline Accra help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.08
৳331.62
$3.50
GHS15.38
-14.2%
Monthly public transit pass $18.95
৳1,539.02
$124.89
GHS548.38
+559.1%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $33,160.43
৳2,693,289.78
$12,066.13
GHS52,982.12
-63.6%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $4.32
৳351.09
$8.35
GHS36.68
+93.2%

Dhaka vs. Accra - Cost of transportation
home

pay 4.2 times more for housing

  Dhaka help_outline Accra help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$27.65
৳2,245.53
$55.50
GHS243.72
+100.8%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $152.79
৳12,409.95
$974.57
GHS4,279.33
+537.8%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $86.43
৳7,020.10
$165.21
GHS725.45
+91.1%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$31.89
৳2,590.33
$50.13
GHS220.11
+57.2%

Dhaka vs. Accra - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 57.6% more for childcare

  Dhaka help_outline Accra help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $61.44
৳4,989.80
$326.23
GHS1,432.47
+431.0%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $2,855.05
৳231,887.10
$4,269.55
GHS18,747.52
+49.5%

Dhaka vs. Accra - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 2.3 times more for entertainment and sports

  Dhaka help_outline Accra help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.96
৳240.47
$0.97
GHS4.28
-67.1%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.93
৳157.11
$1.30
GHS5.71
-32.8%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.64
৳214.02
$2.23
GHS9.78
-15.5%
Monthly membership at local gym $23.35
৳1,896.30
$74.25
GHS326.04
+218.0%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $5.92
৳480.94
$5.57
GHS24.45
-6.0%

Dhaka vs. Accra - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 10.1% more for clothing

  Dhaka help_outline Accra help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$27.99
৳2,273.26
$37.13
GHS163.02
+32.6%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$28.30
৳2,298.55
$30.77
GHS135.13
+8.7%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$60.64
৳4,925.48
$55.69
GHS244.53
-8.2%
Men's business shoes (leather) $46.38
৳3,766.88
$56.26
GHS247.06
+21.3%

Dhaka vs. Accra - Cost of clothing
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