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

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

Currency:

Food | + 62% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Rijeka (Croatia) is 62% more expensive than in Al Mahallah al Kubra (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 50 kn (E£ 142) | E£ 100 | + 42% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 32 kn (E£ 91) | - | - | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 28 kn (E£ 78) | - | - | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 6 kn (E£ 18) | E£ 10 | + 81% | |

12 eggs, large | 15 kn (E£ 42) | E£ 12 | + 248% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 11 kn (E£ 32) | E£ 3.00 | + 972% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 34 kn (E£ 97) | E£ 24 | + 304% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 8 kn (E£ 23) | E£ 10 | + 131% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 5.10 kn (E£ 14) | - | - | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 7 kn (E£ 19) | - | - | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 34 kn (E£ 95) | - | - | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 14 kn (E£ 39) | E£ 10 | + 285% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 5.53 kn (E£ 16) | E£ 2.50 | + 528% | |

Housing | + 57% | |||

Housing in Rijeka (Croatia) is 57% more expensive than in Al Mahallah al Kubra (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 2,850 kn (E£ 8,096) | E£ 3,000 | + 170% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 2,359 kn (E£ 6,701) | E£ 1,500 | + 347% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 1,108 kn (E£ 3,148) | - | - | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 1,962 kn (E£ 5,572) | E£ 1,000 | + 457% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 1,666 kn (E£ 4,732) | - | - | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 698 kn (E£ 1,983) | - | - | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 184 kn (E£ 524) | E£ 165 | + 217% | |

40” flat screen TV | 3,455 kn (E£ 9,812) | E£ 4,000 | + 145% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 756 kn (E£ 2,147) | - | - | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 51 kn (E£ 144) | - | - | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 35 kn (E£ 100) | - | - | |

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) | 580 kn (E£ 1,647) | - | - | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 280 kn (E£ 795) | - | - | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 611 kn (E£ 1,736) | E£ 1,000 | + 74% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 631 kn (E£ 1,793) | - | - | |

Transportation | + 155% | |||

Transportation in Rijeka (Croatia) is 155% more expensive than in Al Mahallah al Kubra (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 125,000 kn (E£ 355,042) | - | - | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 10 kn (E£ 28) | E£ 3.50 | + 701% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 276 kn (E£ 784) | E£ 60 | + 1207% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 77 kn (E£ 218) | - | - | |

Personal Care | + 59% | |||

Personal Care in Rijeka (Croatia) is 59% more expensive than in Al Mahallah al Kubra (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 42 kn (E£ 119) | - | - | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 83 kn (E£ 237) | - | - | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 264 kn (E£ 750) | E£ 50 | + 1399% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 19 kn (E£ 54) | - | - | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 24 kn (E£ 67) | - | - | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 20 kn (E£ 58) | E£ 25 | + 131% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 11 kn (E£ 30) | - | - | |

Tube of toothpaste | 14 kn (E£ 39) | E£ 10 | + 293% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 52 kn (E£ 146) | E£ 20 | + 632% | |

Entertainment | + 11% | |||

Entertainment in Rijeka (Croatia) is 11% more expensive than in Al Mahallah al Kubra (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 130 kn (E£ 369) | E£ 200 | + 84% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 63 kn (E£ 179) | E£ 50 | + 258% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 233 kn (E£ 662) | - | - | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 200 kn (E£ 568) | - | - | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 34 kn (E£ 98) | - | - | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 9 kn (E£ 26) | E£ 15 | + 70% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 15 kn (E£ 43) | - | - | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 3,483 kn (E£ 9,892) | - | - | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.84 kn (E£ 2.39) | - | - | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 270 kn (E£ 767) | - | - | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 25 kn (E£ 71) | - | - | |

TOTAL | + 61% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 307 prices entered by 18 different people.

These prices were last updated on September 25, 2018.
Exchange rate:
2.840
EGP
/
HRK

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#
Cost of living in
**Rijeka (Croatia)**
is
**61% more expensive than**
in
**Al Mahallah al Kubra (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 15,496**(5,456 kn) in Rijeka to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 9,600**in Al Mahallah al Kubra.## Recent Prices Added

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