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

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

Currency:

Food | + 77% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Dubrovnik (Croatia) is 77% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 48 kn (E£ 135) | E£ 72 | + 88% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 40 kn (E£ 113) | E£ 72 | + 59% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 23 kn (E£ 65) | E£ 37 | + 75% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 6 kn (E£ 18) | E£ 14 | + 31% | |

12 eggs, large | 17 kn (E£ 48) | E£ 20 | + 138% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 8 kn (E£ 21) | E£ 14 | + 52% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 24 kn (E£ 69) | E£ 29 | + 138% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 10 kn (E£ 27) | E£ 21 | + 29% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 9 kn (E£ 25) | E£ 5.86 | + 322% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 7 kn (E£ 20) | E£ 19 | + 3% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 35 kn (E£ 100) | E£ 92 | + 8% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 13 kn (E£ 38) | E£ 11 | + 236% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 7 kn (E£ 19) | E£ 10 | + 79% | |

Housing | + 85% | |||

Housing in Dubrovnik (Croatia) is 85% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 4,125 kn (E£ 11,766) | E£ 5,401 | + 118% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 3,375 kn (E£ 9,627) | E£ 3,866 | + 149% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 883 kn (E£ 2,517) | E£ 898 | + 180% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 3,167 kn (E£ 9,032) | E£ 3,625 | + 149% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 2,000 kn (E£ 5,705) | E£ 2,335 | + 144% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 441 kn (E£ 1,259) | E£ 736 | + 71% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 180 kn (E£ 513) | E£ 365 | + 41% | |

40” flat screen TV | 3,600 kn (E£ 10,268) | E£ 6,508 | + 58% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 542 kn (E£ 1,545) | E£ 1,877 | - 18% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 43 kn (E£ 121) | E£ 67 | + 80% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 52 kn (E£ 147) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 17% | |||

Clothes in Dubrovnik (Croatia) is 17% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 500 kn (E£ 1,426) | E£ 740 | + 93% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 213 kn (E£ 608) | E£ 681 | - 11% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 628 kn (E£ 1,790) | E£ 1,691 | + 6% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 661 kn (E£ 1,885) | E£ 777 | + 143% | |

Transportation | + 99% | |||

Transportation in Dubrovnik (Croatia) is 99% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 131,000 kn (E£ 373,652) | E£ 453,039 | - 18% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 9 kn (E£ 27) | E£ 3.88 | + 593% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 250 kn (E£ 713) | E£ 182 | + 291% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 99 kn (E£ 282) | E£ 126 | + 123% | |

Personal Care | + 160% | |||

Personal Care in Dubrovnik (Croatia) is 160% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 43 kn (E£ 121) | E£ 33 | + 270% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 49 kn (E£ 140) | E£ 72 | + 94% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 225 kn (E£ 642) | E£ 200 | + 221% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 23 kn (E£ 67) | E£ 40 | + 67% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 24 kn (E£ 70) | E£ 21 | + 231% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 23 kn (E£ 65) | E£ 26 | + 153% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 10 kn (E£ 27) | E£ 20 | + 38% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 15 kn (E£ 44) | E£ 15 | + 198% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 50 kn (E£ 143) | E£ 46 | + 210% | |

Entertainment | + 97% | |||

Entertainment in Dubrovnik (Croatia) is 97% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 181 kn (E£ 517) | E£ 153 | + 238% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 70 kn (E£ 200) | E£ 99 | + 102% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 172 kn (E£ 490) | E£ 520 | - 6% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 225 kn (E£ 642) | E£ 249 | + 158% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 50 kn (E£ 143) | E£ 52 | + 173% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 12 kn (E£ 33) | E£ 25 | + 30% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 18 kn (E£ 51) | E£ 19 | + 163% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 3,656 kn (E£ 10,429) | E£ 11,487 | - 9% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.87 kn (E£ 2.48) | E£ 0.23 | + 993% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 300 kn (E£ 856) | E£ 416 | + 106% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 25 kn (E£ 71) | E£ 28 | + 155% | |

TOTAL | + 86% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 388 prices entered by 35 different people.

These prices were last updated on May 23, 2018.
Exchange rate:
2.852
EGP
/
HRK

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#
Cost of living in
**Dubrovnik (Croatia)**
is
**86% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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