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Cost of living comparison between Dubrovnik, Croatia and Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | 30% | |||
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Food in Dubrovnik (Croatia) is 30% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 48 kn (E£ 61) | E£ 59 | 5% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 36 kn (E£ 46) | E£ 36 | 27% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 23 kn (E£ 30) | E£ 22 | 33% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 6 kn (E£ 8) | E£ 8 | 4% | |
12 eggs, large | 17 kn (E£ 22) | E£ 14 | 57% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 8 kn (E£ 10) | E£ 3.84 | 152% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 24 kn (E£ 31) | E£ 21 | 49% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 10 kn (E£ 12) | E£ 12 | 2% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 9 kn (E£ 11) | E£ 4.81 | 133% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 7 kn (E£ 9) | E£ 13 | 33% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 35 kn (E£ 45) | E£ 90 | 50% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 14 kn (E£ 19) | E£ 8 | 138% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 7 kn (E£ 8) | E£ 2.50 | 236% | |
Housing | 44% | |||
Housing in Dubrovnik (Croatia) is 44% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 4,125 kn (E£ 5,331) | E£ 3,491 | 53% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 3,375 kn (E£ 4,361) | E£ 1,935 | 125% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 883 kn (E£ 1,140) | E£ 188 | 506% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 3,167 kn (E£ 4,092) | E£ 1,820 | 125% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 2,000 kn (E£ 2,585) | E£ 1,554 | 66% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 441 kn (E£ 570) | E£ 1,158 | 51% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 180 kn (E£ 233) | E£ 289 | 20% | |
40” flat screen TV | 3,996 kn (E£ 5,164) | E£ 4,882 | 6% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 514 kn (E£ 664) | E£ 1,022 | 35% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 41 kn (E£ 53) | E£ 44 | 21% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 48 kn (E£ 62) | E£ 18 | 250% | |
Clothes | 7% | |||
Clothes in Dubrovnik (Croatia) is 7% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 500 kn (E£ 646) | E£ 398 | 62% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 213 kn (E£ 276) | E£ 331 | 17% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 645 kn (E£ 833) | E£ 737 | 13% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 642 kn (E£ 829) | E£ 540 | 54% | |
Transportation | 128% | |||
Transportation in Dubrovnik (Croatia) is 128% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 131,000 kn (E£ 169,288) | E£ 142,552 | 19% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 9 kn (E£ 12) | E£ 2.25 | 442% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 250 kn (E£ 323) | E£ 120 | 168% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 87 kn (E£ 112) | E£ 21 | 425% | |
Personal Care | 100% | |||
Personal Care in Dubrovnik (Croatia) is 100% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 36 kn (E£ 47) | E£ 20 | 139% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 45 kn (E£ 58) | - | - | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 224 kn (E£ 290) | E£ 76 | 283% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 20 kn (E£ 26) | - | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 25 kn (E£ 32) | E£ 18 | 73% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 23 kn (E£ 30) | E£ 19 | 59% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 11 kn (E£ 15) | E£ 8 | 91% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 15 kn (E£ 20) | E£ 5.21 | 279% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 50 kn (E£ 65) | E£ 25 | 157% | |
Entertainment | 59% | |||
Entertainment in Dubrovnik (Croatia) is 59% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 174 kn (E£ 225) | E£ 65 | 244% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 70 kn (E£ 90) | E£ 66 | 37% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 121 kn (E£ 156) | E£ 365 | 57% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 225 kn (E£ 291) | E£ 206 | 41% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 50 kn (E£ 65) | E£ 32 | 99% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 12 kn (E£ 15) | E£ 19 | 24% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 18 kn (E£ 23) | E£ 12 | 89% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 1,704 kn (E£ 2,202) | E£ 1,962 | 12% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.87 kn (E£ 1.12) | E£ 0.24 | 377% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 300 kn (E£ 388) | E£ 325 | 19% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 25 kn (E£ 32) | E£ 23 | 42% | |
TOTAL | 59% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 290 prices entered by 20 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 26, 2016.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Dubrovnik (Croatia) is 59% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 25,815
(19,976 kn)
in Dubrovnik
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 16,250
in Alexandria.
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