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

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

Currency:

Food | + 152% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Split (Croatia) is 152% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 68 kn (E£ 202) | E£ 69 | + 192% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 35 kn (E£ 104) | E£ 67 | + 55% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 35 kn (E£ 104) | E£ 35 | + 195% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 6 kn (E£ 19) | E£ 13 | + 41% | |

12 eggs, large | 19 kn (E£ 57) | E£ 18 | + 223% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 11 kn (E£ 33) | E£ 6 | + 430% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 38 kn (E£ 114) | E£ 29 | + 289% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 7 kn (E£ 22) | E£ 18 | + 21% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 3.83 kn (E£ 11) | E£ 5.33 | + 114% | |

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 | 41 kn (E£ 121) | E£ 92 | + 31% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 13 kn (E£ 37) | E£ 11 | + 240% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 5.75 kn (E£ 17) | E£ 3.48 | + 391% | |

Housing | + 176% | |||

Housing in Split (Croatia) is 176% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 4,475 kn (E£ 13,298) | E£ 5,083 | + 162% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 3,167 kn (E£ 9,412) | E£ 2,637 | + 257% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 867 kn (E£ 2,576) | E£ 291 | + 784% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 3,267 kn (E£ 9,710) | E£ 2,571 | + 278% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 2,062 kn (E£ 6,126) | E£ 1,457 | + 321% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 565 kn (E£ 1,679) | E£ 238 | + 605% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 157 kn (E£ 465) | E£ 381 | + 22% | |

40” flat screen TV | 3,578 kn (E£ 10,634) | E£ 6,052 | + 76% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 685 kn (E£ 2,035) | E£ 1,489 | + 37% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 60 kn (E£ 177) | E£ 67 | + 163% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 42 kn (E£ 126) | E£ 17 | + 645% | |

Clothes | + 84% | |||

Clothes in Split (Croatia) is 84% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 505 kn (E£ 1,502) | E£ 735 | + 104% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 327 kn (E£ 971) | E£ 604 | + 61% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 750 kn (E£ 2,228) | E£ 1,448 | + 54% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 975 kn (E£ 2,898) | E£ 581 | + 398% | |

Transportation | + 187% | |||

Transportation in Split (Croatia) is 187% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 176,090 kn (E£ 523,287) | E£ 356,935 | + 47% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 10 kn (E£ 29) | E£ 3.61 | + 716% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 297 kn (E£ 882) | E£ 182 | + 384% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 104 kn (E£ 310) | E£ 94 | + 229% | |

Personal Care | + 286% | |||

Personal Care in Split (Croatia) is 286% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 42 kn (E£ 124) | E£ 24 | + 411% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 105 kn (E£ 313) | E£ 87 | + 257% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 226 kn (E£ 672) | E£ 104 | + 546% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 31 kn (E£ 93) | E£ 40 | + 131% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 25 kn (E£ 76) | E£ 19 | + 299% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 22 kn (E£ 64) | E£ 26 | + 149% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 9 kn (E£ 28) | E£ 13 | + 118% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 17 kn (E£ 49) | E£ 12 | + 324% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 53 kn (E£ 158) | E£ 29 | + 446% | |

Entertainment | + 148% | |||

Entertainment in Split (Croatia) is 148% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 206 kn (E£ 613) | E£ 119 | + 417% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 60 kn (E£ 180) | E£ 86 | + 109% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 175 kn (E£ 521) | E£ 229 | + 127% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 419 kn (E£ 1,246) | E£ 228 | + 447% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 47 kn (E£ 139) | E£ 52 | + 167% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 12 kn (E£ 35) | E£ 22 | + 64% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 17 kn (E£ 52) | E£ 19 | + 164% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 4,160 kn (E£ 12,362) | E£ 12,013 | + 3% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.78 kn (E£ 2.33) | E£ 0.23 | + 925% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 244 kn (E£ 726) | E£ 433 | + 68% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 26 kn (E£ 77) | E£ 27 | + 183% | |

TOTAL | + 165% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 459 prices entered by 43 different people.

These prices were last updated on February 17, 2018.
Exchange rate:
2.972
EGP
/
HRK

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#
Cost of living in
**Split (Croatia)**
is
**165% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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