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

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

Currency:

Food | + 60% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Osijek (Croatia) is 60% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 30 kn (E£ 86) | E£ 72 | + 19% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 35 kn (E£ 100) | E£ 72 | + 40% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 21 kn (E£ 58) | E£ 37 | + 57% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 6 kn (E£ 18) | E£ 14 | + 30% | |

12 eggs, large | 15 kn (E£ 42) | E£ 20 | + 110% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 12 kn (E£ 33) | E£ 14 | + 133% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 23 kn (E£ 64) | E£ 29 | + 122% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 9 kn (E£ 26) | E£ 21 | + 22% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 9 kn (E£ 27) | E£ 5.86 | + 355% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 7 kn (E£ 21) | E£ 19 | + 8% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 40 kn (E£ 114) | E£ 92 | + 24% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 12 kn (E£ 35) | E£ 11 | + 208% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 5.65 kn (E£ 16) | E£ 10 | + 56% | |

Housing | + 57% | |||

Housing in Osijek (Croatia) is 57% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 2,800 kn (E£ 7,986) | E£ 5,401 | + 48% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 2,300 kn (E£ 6,560) | E£ 3,866 | + 70% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 1,675 kn (E£ 4,779) | E£ 898 | + 432% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 1,440 kn (E£ 4,107) | E£ 3,625 | + 13% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 1,140 kn (E£ 3,252) | E£ 2,335 | + 39% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 838 kn (E£ 2,389) | E£ 736 | + 224% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 114 kn (E£ 325) | E£ 365 | - 11% | |

40” flat screen TV | 3,363 kn (E£ 9,592) | E£ 6,508 | + 47% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 716 kn (E£ 2,043) | E£ 1,877 | + 9% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 54 kn (E£ 155) | E£ 67 | + 129% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 18 kn (E£ 52) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 23% | |||

Clothes in Osijek (Croatia) is 23% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 463 kn (E£ 1,319) | E£ 740 | + 78% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 250 kn (E£ 713) | E£ 681 | + 5% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 589 kn (E£ 1,679) | E£ 1,691 | - 1% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 633 kn (E£ 1,806) | E£ 777 | + 133% | |

Transportation | + 85% | |||

Transportation in Osijek (Croatia) is 85% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 130,000 kn (E£ 370,800) | E£ 453,039 | - 18% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 9 kn (E£ 26) | E£ 3.88 | + 577% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 230 kn (E£ 656) | E£ 182 | + 260% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 64 kn (E£ 183) | E£ 126 | + 45% | |

Personal Care | + 158% | |||

Personal Care in Osijek (Croatia) is 158% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 46 kn (E£ 132) | E£ 33 | + 305% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 43 kn (E£ 122) | E£ 72 | + 69% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 248 kn (E£ 707) | E£ 200 | + 254% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 26 kn (E£ 75) | E£ 40 | + 87% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 26 kn (E£ 73) | E£ 21 | + 248% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 20 kn (E£ 57) | E£ 26 | + 122% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 8 kn (E£ 24) | E£ 20 | + 22% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 12 kn (E£ 35) | E£ 15 | + 142% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 34 kn (E£ 97) | E£ 46 | + 110% | |

Entertainment | + 26% | |||

Entertainment in Osijek (Croatia) is 26% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 96 kn (E£ 273) | E£ 153 | + 78% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 60 kn (E£ 171) | E£ 99 | + 73% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 164 kn (E£ 466) | E£ 520 | - 10% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 100 kn (E£ 285) | E£ 249 | + 15% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 32 kn (E£ 92) | E£ 52 | + 76% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 8 kn (E£ 23) | E£ 25 | - 8% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 11 kn (E£ 31) | E£ 19 | + 61% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 2,875 kn (E£ 8,201) | E£ 11,487 | - 29% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.64 kn (E£ 1.83) | E£ 0.23 | + 704% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 164 kn (E£ 468) | E£ 416 | + 12% | |

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

TOTAL | + 62% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 603 prices entered by 36 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
**Osijek (Croatia)**
is
**62% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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