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

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

Currency:

Food | + 102% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Osijek (Croatia) is 102% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 30 kn (E£ 88) | E£ 68 | + 29% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 35 kn (E£ 103) | E£ 65 | + 60% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 21 kn (E£ 60) | E£ 33 | + 83% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 6 kn (E£ 18) | E£ 14 | + 34% | |

12 eggs, large | 15 kn (E£ 43) | E£ 18 | + 135% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 12 kn (E£ 34) | E£ 6 | + 448% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 23 kn (E£ 66) | E£ 28 | + 134% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 9 kn (E£ 26) | E£ 16 | + 65% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 9 kn (E£ 27) | E£ 5.21 | + 424% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 7 kn (E£ 21) | E£ 17 | + 26% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 40 kn (E£ 117) | E£ 92 | + 27% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 12 kn (E£ 36) | E£ 11 | + 224% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 5.65 kn (E£ 17) | E£ 3.27 | + 405% | |

Housing | + 114% | |||

Housing in Osijek (Croatia) is 114% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 2,800 kn (E£ 8,183) | E£ 5,083 | + 61% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 2,300 kn (E£ 6,722) | E£ 2,637 | + 155% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 1,675 kn (E£ 4,897) | E£ 291 | + 1580% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 1,440 kn (E£ 4,209) | E£ 2,571 | + 64% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 1,140 kn (E£ 3,332) | E£ 1,457 | + 129% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 838 kn (E£ 2,448) | E£ 238 | + 929% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 114 kn (E£ 333) | E£ 381 | - 13% | |

40” flat screen TV | 3,209 kn (E£ 9,378) | E£ 6,052 | + 55% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 716 kn (E£ 2,094) | E£ 1,489 | + 41% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 59 kn (E£ 174) | E£ 67 | + 158% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 18 kn (E£ 53) | E£ 17 | + 215% | |

Clothes | + 40% | |||

Clothes in Osijek (Croatia) is 40% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 463 kn (E£ 1,352) | E£ 735 | + 84% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 250 kn (E£ 731) | E£ 604 | + 21% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 596 kn (E£ 1,741) | E£ 1,448 | + 20% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 633 kn (E£ 1,851) | E£ 581 | + 218% | |

Transportation | + 156% | |||

Transportation in Osijek (Croatia) is 156% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 130,000 kn (E£ 379,936) | E£ 356,935 | + 6% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 9 kn (E£ 27) | E£ 3.35 | + 704% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 230 kn (E£ 672) | E£ 123 | + 448% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 62 kn (E£ 183) | E£ 21 | + 775% | |

Personal Care | + 247% | |||

Personal Care in Osijek (Croatia) is 247% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 44 kn (E£ 129) | E£ 24 | + 432% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 40 kn (E£ 117) | E£ 87 | + 34% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 248 kn (E£ 724) | E£ 98 | + 638% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 27 kn (E£ 80) | E£ 40 | + 99% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 25 kn (E£ 74) | E£ 19 | + 292% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 20 kn (E£ 58) | E£ 23 | + 157% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 9 kn (E£ 27) | E£ 13 | + 112% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 13 kn (E£ 37) | E£ 12 | + 219% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 34 kn (E£ 99) | E£ 28 | + 256% | |

Entertainment | + 51% | |||

Entertainment in Osijek (Croatia) is 51% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 95 kn (E£ 277) | E£ 119 | + 133% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 60 kn (E£ 175) | E£ 86 | + 104% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 166 kn (E£ 486) | E£ 244 | + 100% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 100 kn (E£ 292) | E£ 214 | + 37% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 33 kn (E£ 96) | E£ 52 | + 85% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 8 kn (E£ 24) | E£ 24 | - 1% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 11 kn (E£ 32) | E£ 19 | + 65% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 3,378 kn (E£ 9,874) | E£ 12,013 | - 18% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.64 kn (E£ 1.87) | E£ 0.23 | + 724% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 164 kn (E£ 479) | E£ 433 | + 11% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 25 kn (E£ 73) | E£ 26 | + 183% | |

TOTAL | + 109% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 511 prices entered by 36 different people.

These prices were last updated on January 17, 2018.
Exchange rate:
2.923
EGP
/
HRK

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#
Cost of living in
**Osijek (Croatia)**
is
**109% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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