- Cost of Living
- Croatia
- Egypt
- Dubrovnik
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Dubrovnik, Croatia**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 80% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Dubrovnik (Croatia) is 80% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 48 kn (E£ 138) | E£ 72 | + 91% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 40 kn (E£ 116) | E£ 72 | + 62% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 23 kn (E£ 66) | E£ 36 | + 82% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 6 kn (E£ 18) | E£ 13 | + 35% | |

12 eggs, large | 17 kn (E£ 49) | E£ 19 | + 151% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 8 kn (E£ 22) | E£ 14 | + 55% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 24 kn (E£ 70) | E£ 35 | + 103% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 10 kn (E£ 28) | E£ 21 | + 31% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 9 kn (E£ 25) | E£ 5.98 | + 320% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 7 kn (E£ 20) | E£ 19 | + 5% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 35 kn (E£ 102) | E£ 92 | + 10% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 13 kn (E£ 39) | E£ 11 | + 247% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 7 kn (E£ 19) | E£ 11 | + 72% | |

Housing | + 91% | |||

Housing in Dubrovnik (Croatia) is 91% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 4,125 kn (E£ 11,982) | E£ 5,401 | + 122% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 3,375 kn (E£ 9,803) | E£ 3,866 | + 154% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 883 kn (E£ 2,563) | E£ 898 | + 186% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 3,167 kn (E£ 9,198) | E£ 3,625 | + 154% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 2,000 kn (E£ 5,809) | E£ 2,335 | + 149% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 441 kn (E£ 1,282) | E£ 736 | + 74% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 180 kn (E£ 523) | E£ 365 | + 43% | |

40” flat screen TV | 3,600 kn (E£ 10,457) | E£ 6,508 | + 61% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 542 kn (E£ 1,574) | E£ 1,489 | + 6% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 43 kn (E£ 123) | E£ 67 | + 83% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 52 kn (E£ 150) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 27% | |||

Clothes in Dubrovnik (Croatia) is 27% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 500 kn (E£ 1,452) | E£ 740 | + 96% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 213 kn (E£ 620) | E£ 614 | + 1% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 628 kn (E£ 1,823) | E£ 1,504 | + 21% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 661 kn (E£ 1,919) | E£ 777 | + 147% | |

Transportation | + 101% | |||

Transportation in Dubrovnik (Croatia) is 101% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 131,000 kn (E£ 380,507) | E£ 453,039 | - 16% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 9 kn (E£ 27) | E£ 3.88 | + 606% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 250 kn (E£ 726) | E£ 182 | + 298% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 99 kn (E£ 287) | E£ 126 | + 127% | |

Personal Care | + 162% | |||

Personal Care in Dubrovnik (Croatia) is 162% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 43 kn (E£ 123) | E£ 33 | + 277% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 49 kn (E£ 143) | E£ 80 | + 79% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 225 kn (E£ 654) | E£ 200 | + 227% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 23 kn (E£ 68) | E£ 40 | + 70% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 24 kn (E£ 71) | E£ 21 | + 237% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 23 kn (E£ 66) | E£ 26 | + 158% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 10 kn (E£ 28) | E£ 20 | + 40% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 15 kn (E£ 45) | E£ 15 | + 204% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 50 kn (E£ 145) | E£ 48 | + 205% | |

Entertainment | + 112% | |||

Entertainment in Dubrovnik (Croatia) is 112% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 181 kn (E£ 526) | E£ 153 | + 244% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 70 kn (E£ 203) | E£ 96 | + 111% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 172 kn (E£ 499) | E£ 520 | - 4% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 225 kn (E£ 654) | E£ 228 | + 187% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 50 kn (E£ 145) | E£ 52 | + 178% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 12 kn (E£ 33) | E£ 24 | + 38% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 18 kn (E£ 52) | E£ 19 | + 168% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 3,656 kn (E£ 10,620) | E£ 12,013 | - 12% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.87 kn (E£ 2.53) | E£ 0.23 | + 1013% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 300 kn (E£ 871) | E£ 416 | + 109% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 25 kn (E£ 73) | E£ 28 | + 159% | |

TOTAL | + 93% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 408 prices entered by 38 different people.

These prices were last updated on March 19, 2018.
Exchange rate:
2.905
EGP
/
HRK

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#
Cost of living in
**Dubrovnik (Croatia)**
is
**93% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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