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

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

Currency:

Food | + 133% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Zadar (Croatia) is 133% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 111 kn (E£ 315) | E£ 72 | + 337% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 32 kn (E£ 90) | E£ 72 | + 26% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 33 kn (E£ 94) | E£ 37 | + 152% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 7 kn (E£ 19) | E£ 14 | + 40% | |

12 eggs, large | 19 kn (E£ 53) | E£ 20 | + 163% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 13 kn (E£ 38) | E£ 14 | + 169% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 47 kn (E£ 132) | E£ 29 | + 356% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 9 kn (E£ 25) | E£ 21 | + 21% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 4.13 kn (E£ 12) | E£ 5.86 | + 99% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 8 kn (E£ 22) | E£ 19 | + 13% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 57 kn (E£ 160) | E£ 92 | + 73% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 13 kn (E£ 36) | E£ 11 | + 216% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 5.40 kn (E£ 15) | E£ 10 | + 48% | |

Housing | + 85% | |||

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

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 4,200 kn (E£ 11,883) | E£ 5,401 | + 120% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 2,694 kn (E£ 7,620) | E£ 3,866 | + 97% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 693 kn (E£ 1,959) | E£ 898 | + 118% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 3,401 kn (E£ 9,623) | E£ 3,625 | + 165% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 2,209 kn (E£ 6,251) | E£ 2,335 | + 168% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 513 kn (E£ 1,451) | E£ 736 | + 97% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 192 kn (E£ 542) | E£ 365 | + 48% | |

40” flat screen TV | 2,363 kn (E£ 6,686) | E£ 6,508 | + 3% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 670 kn (E£ 1,896) | E£ 1,877 | + 1% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 45 kn (E£ 129) | E£ 67 | + 91% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 39 kn (E£ 111) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 25% | |||

Clothes in Zadar (Croatia) is 25% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 449 kn (E£ 1,270) | E£ 740 | + 71% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 241 kn (E£ 681) | E£ 681 | + 0% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 743 kn (E£ 2,103) | E£ 1,691 | + 24% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 735 kn (E£ 2,079) | E£ 777 | + 168% | |

Transportation | + 93% | |||

Transportation in Zadar (Croatia) is 93% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 158,250 kn (E£ 447,709) | E£ 453,039 | - 1% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 9 kn (E£ 26) | E£ 3.88 | + 574% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 221 kn (E£ 625) | E£ 182 | + 242% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 71 kn (E£ 201) | E£ 126 | + 59% | |

Personal Care | + 186% | |||

Personal Care in Zadar (Croatia) is 186% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 44 kn (E£ 123) | E£ 33 | + 277% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 93 kn (E£ 264) | E£ 72 | + 265% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 224 kn (E£ 633) | E£ 200 | + 217% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 21 kn (E£ 59) | E£ 40 | + 46% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 27 kn (E£ 78) | E£ 21 | + 270% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 20 kn (E£ 58) | E£ 26 | + 124% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 12 kn (E£ 34) | E£ 20 | + 72% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 14 kn (E£ 39) | E£ 15 | + 167% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 46 kn (E£ 131) | E£ 46 | + 184% | |

Entertainment | + 83% | |||

Entertainment in Zadar (Croatia) is 83% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 152 kn (E£ 429) | E£ 153 | + 180% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 59 kn (E£ 168) | E£ 99 | + 70% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 126 kn (E£ 355) | E£ 520 | - 32% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 242 kn (E£ 685) | E£ 249 | + 175% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 61 kn (E£ 174) | E£ 52 | + 233% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 12 kn (E£ 33) | E£ 25 | + 29% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 15 kn (E£ 41) | E£ 19 | + 112% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 3,700 kn (E£ 10,468) | E£ 11,487 | - 9% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.97 kn (E£ 2.73) | E£ 0.23 | + 1104% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 240 kn (E£ 680) | E£ 416 | + 63% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 25 kn (E£ 71) | E£ 28 | + 153% | |

TOTAL | + 96% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 402 prices entered by 31 different people.

These prices were last updated on May 24, 2018.
Exchange rate:
2.829
EGP
/
HRK

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#
Cost of living in
**Zadar (Croatia)**
is
**96% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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