- Cost of Living
- Croatia
- Egypt
- Rijeka
- Al Mahallah al Kubra
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Rijeka, Croatia**
vs
**Al Mahallah al Kubra, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 70% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Rijeka (Croatia) is 70% more expensive than in Al Mahallah al Kubra (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 64 kn (E£ 178) | E£ 100 | + 78% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 33 kn (E£ 91) | - | - | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 29 kn (E£ 79) | - | - | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 6 kn (E£ 18) | E£ 10 | + 76% | |

12 eggs, large | 17 kn (E£ 47) | E£ 12 | + 290% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 12 kn (E£ 32) | E£ 3.00 | + 963% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 36 kn (E£ 100) | E£ 24 | + 317% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 8 kn (E£ 23) | E£ 10 | + 134% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 4.99 kn (E£ 14) | - | - | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 9 kn (E£ 24) | - | - | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 40 kn (E£ 112) | - | - | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 14 kn (E£ 38) | E£ 10 | + 278% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 5.14 kn (E£ 14) | E£ 2.50 | + 468% | |

Housing | + 60% | |||

Housing in Rijeka (Croatia) is 60% more expensive than in Al Mahallah al Kubra (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 3,498 kn (E£ 9,664) | E£ 3,000 | + 222% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 2,553 kn (E£ 7,054) | E£ 1,500 | + 370% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 1,078 kn (E£ 2,977) | - | - | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 2,315 kn (E£ 6,396) | E£ 1,000 | + 540% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 1,839 kn (E£ 5,081) | - | - | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 715 kn (E£ 1,976) | - | - | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 148 kn (E£ 410) | E£ 165 | + 149% | |

40” flat screen TV | 3,362 kn (E£ 9,289) | E£ 4,000 | + 132% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 763 kn (E£ 2,107) | - | - | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 49 kn (E£ 137) | - | - | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 37 kn (E£ 103) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 6% | |||

Clothes in Rijeka (Croatia) is 6% more expensive than in Al Mahallah al Kubra (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 567 kn (E£ 1,567) | - | - | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 235 kn (E£ 649) | - | - | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 612 kn (E£ 1,691) | E£ 1,000 | + 69% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 649 kn (E£ 1,794) | - | - | |

Transportation | + 157% | |||

Transportation in Rijeka (Croatia) is 157% more expensive than in Al Mahallah al Kubra (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 148,889 kn (E£ 411,394) | - | - | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 10 kn (E£ 28) | E£ 3.50 | + 700% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 271 kn (E£ 750) | E£ 60 | + 1150% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 77 kn (E£ 212) | - | - | |

Personal Care | + 51% | |||

Personal Care in Rijeka (Croatia) is 51% more expensive than in Al Mahallah al Kubra (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 42 kn (E£ 116) | - | - | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 83 kn (E£ 231) | - | - | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 264 kn (E£ 729) | E£ 50 | + 1358% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 19 kn (E£ 52) | - | - | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 24 kn (E£ 65) | - | - | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 20 kn (E£ 56) | E£ 25 | + 125% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 11 kn (E£ 29) | - | - | |

Tube of toothpaste | 14 kn (E£ 38) | E£ 10 | + 283% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 52 kn (E£ 142) | E£ 20 | + 612% | |

Entertainment | + 13% | |||

Entertainment in Rijeka (Croatia) is 13% more expensive than in Al Mahallah al Kubra (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 130 kn (E£ 359) | E£ 200 | + 79% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 77 kn (E£ 214) | E£ 50 | + 328% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 233 kn (E£ 644) | - | - | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 201 kn (E£ 554) | - | - | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 34 kn (E£ 95) | - | - | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 12 kn (E£ 32) | E£ 15 | + 113% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 15 kn (E£ 42) | - | - | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 3,483 kn (E£ 9,623) | - | - | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.91 kn (E£ 2.51) | - | - | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 254 kn (E£ 701) | - | - | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 26 kn (E£ 72) | - | - | |

TOTAL | + 64% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 209 prices entered by 15 different people.

These prices were last updated on December 09, 2018.
Exchange rate:
2.763
EGP
/
HRK

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#
Cost of living in
**Rijeka (Croatia)**
is
**64% more expensive than**
in
**Al Mahallah al Kubra (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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