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

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

Currency:

Food | + 101% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Split (Croatia) is 101% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 70 kn (E£ 199) | E£ 72 | + 175% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 35 kn (E£ 98) | E£ 72 | + 37% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 35 kn (E£ 99) | E£ 37 | + 165% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 6 kn (E£ 18) | E£ 14 | + 33% | |

12 eggs, large | 19 kn (E£ 53) | E£ 20 | + 165% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 10 kn (E£ 29) | E£ 14 | + 103% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 40 kn (E£ 114) | E£ 29 | + 294% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 7 kn (E£ 20) | E£ 21 | - 7% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 3.67 kn (E£ 10) | E£ 5.86 | + 77% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 8 kn (E£ 22) | E£ 19 | + 11% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 44 kn (E£ 124) | E£ 92 | + 35% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 13 kn (E£ 35) | E£ 11 | + 213% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 6 kn (E£ 17) | E£ 10 | + 65% | |

Housing | + 95% | |||

Housing in Split (Croatia) is 95% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 4,451 kn (E£ 12,597) | E£ 5,401 | + 133% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 3,009 kn (E£ 8,515) | E£ 3,866 | + 120% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 886 kn (E£ 2,508) | E£ 898 | + 179% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 3,523 kn (E£ 9,971) | E£ 3,625 | + 175% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 2,151 kn (E£ 6,087) | E£ 2,335 | + 161% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 566 kn (E£ 1,603) | E£ 736 | + 118% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 180 kn (E£ 508) | E£ 365 | + 39% | |

40” flat screen TV | 3,542 kn (E£ 10,025) | E£ 6,508 | + 54% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 690 kn (E£ 1,952) | E£ 1,877 | + 4% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 58 kn (E£ 165) | E£ 67 | + 144% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 45 kn (E£ 127) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 61% | |||

Clothes in Split (Croatia) is 61% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 515 kn (E£ 1,457) | E£ 740 | + 97% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 355 kn (E£ 1,004) | E£ 681 | + 47% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 670 kn (E£ 1,895) | E£ 1,691 | + 12% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 963 kn (E£ 2,724) | E£ 777 | + 251% | |

Transportation | + 130% | |||

Transportation in Split (Croatia) is 130% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 171,569 kn (E£ 485,560) | E£ 453,039 | + 7% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 10 kn (E£ 27) | E£ 3.88 | + 599% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 287 kn (E£ 811) | E£ 182 | + 345% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 115 kn (E£ 326) | E£ 126 | + 158% | |

Personal Care | + 191% | |||

Personal Care in Split (Croatia) is 191% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 42 kn (E£ 118) | E£ 33 | + 259% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 105 kn (E£ 298) | E£ 72 | + 311% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 226 kn (E£ 640) | E£ 200 | + 220% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 31 kn (E£ 88) | E£ 40 | + 120% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 28 kn (E£ 78) | E£ 21 | + 271% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 21 kn (E£ 60) | E£ 26 | + 135% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 10 kn (E£ 27) | E£ 20 | + 36% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 17 kn (E£ 47) | E£ 15 | + 220% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 55 kn (E£ 154) | E£ 46 | + 235% | |

Entertainment | + 112% | |||

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

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 165 kn (E£ 468) | E£ 153 | + 206% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 62 kn (E£ 176) | E£ 99 | + 78% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 237 kn (E£ 670) | E£ 520 | + 29% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 415 kn (E£ 1,174) | E£ 249 | + 372% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 55 kn (E£ 156) | E£ 52 | + 200% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 12 kn (E£ 34) | E£ 25 | + 34% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 17 kn (E£ 48) | E£ 19 | + 145% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 4,000 kn (E£ 11,320) | E£ 11,487 | - 1% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 1.00 kn (E£ 2.83) | E£ 0.23 | + 1147% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 238 kn (E£ 673) | E£ 416 | + 62% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 27 kn (E£ 75) | E£ 28 | + 170% | |

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 607 prices entered by 47 different people.

These prices were last updated on May 21, 2018.
Exchange rate:
2.830
EGP
/
HRK

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

For example, you would need at least

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