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

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

Currency:

Food | + 96% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Zagreb (Croatia) is 96% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 36 kn (E£ 106) | E£ 72 | + 47% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 51 kn (E£ 148) | E£ 72 | + 107% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 29 kn (E£ 84) | E£ 36 | + 132% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 9 kn (E£ 25) | E£ 13 | + 90% | |

12 eggs, large | 17 kn (E£ 49) | E£ 19 | + 150% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 11 kn (E£ 32) | E£ 14 | + 126% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 20 kn (E£ 58) | E£ 35 | + 68% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 8 kn (E£ 25) | E£ 21 | + 18% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 4.78 kn (E£ 14) | E£ 5.98 | + 133% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 7 kn (E£ 21) | E£ 19 | + 9% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 50 kn (E£ 145) | E£ 92 | + 57% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 12 kn (E£ 35) | E£ 11 | + 216% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 9 kn (E£ 26) | E£ 11 | + 137% | |

Housing | + 103% | |||

Housing in Zagreb (Croatia) is 103% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 4,352 kn (E£ 12,707) | E£ 5,401 | + 135% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 3,514 kn (E£ 10,261) | E£ 3,866 | + 165% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 1,301 kn (E£ 3,799) | E£ 898 | + 323% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 3,219 kn (E£ 9,400) | E£ 3,625 | + 159% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 2,208 kn (E£ 6,448) | E£ 2,335 | + 176% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 787 kn (E£ 2,297) | E£ 736 | + 212% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 120 kn (E£ 349) | E£ 365 | - 4% | |

40” flat screen TV | 2,786 kn (E£ 8,134) | E£ 6,508 | + 25% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 681 kn (E£ 1,987) | E£ 1,489 | + 33% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 52 kn (E£ 151) | E£ 67 | + 124% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 39 kn (E£ 115) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 48% | |||

Clothes in Zagreb (Croatia) is 48% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 568 kn (E£ 1,658) | E£ 740 | + 124% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 262 kn (E£ 765) | E£ 614 | + 25% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 643 kn (E£ 1,879) | E£ 1,504 | + 25% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 718 kn (E£ 2,096) | E£ 777 | + 170% | |

Transportation | + 119% | |||

Transportation in Zagreb (Croatia) is 119% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 154,641 kn (E£ 451,542) | E£ 453,039 | - 0% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 8 kn (E£ 24) | E£ 3.88 | + 528% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 305 kn (E£ 889) | E£ 182 | + 388% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 58 kn (E£ 170) | E£ 126 | + 35% | |

Personal Care | + 188% | |||

Personal Care in Zagreb (Croatia) is 188% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 53 kn (E£ 155) | E£ 33 | + 373% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 67 kn (E£ 197) | E£ 80 | + 146% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 246 kn (E£ 719) | E£ 200 | + 259% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 27 kn (E£ 79) | E£ 40 | + 96% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 26 kn (E£ 76) | E£ 21 | + 260% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 22 kn (E£ 66) | E£ 26 | + 155% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 9 kn (E£ 25) | E£ 20 | + 26% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 16 kn (E£ 45) | E£ 15 | + 210% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 56 kn (E£ 163) | E£ 48 | + 243% | |

Entertainment | + 88% | |||

Entertainment in Zagreb (Croatia) is 88% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 137 kn (E£ 401) | E£ 153 | + 162% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 66 kn (E£ 192) | E£ 96 | + 99% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 179 kn (E£ 523) | E£ 520 | + 1% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 87 kn (E£ 254) | E£ 228 | + 12% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 48 kn (E£ 139) | E£ 52 | + 166% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 12 kn (E£ 35) | E£ 24 | + 42% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 15 kn (E£ 42) | E£ 19 | + 117% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 4,227 kn (E£ 12,344) | E£ 12,013 | + 3% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.80 kn (E£ 2.33) | E£ 0.23 | + 926% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 280 kn (E£ 817) | E£ 416 | + 96% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 31 kn (E£ 90) | E£ 28 | + 222% | |

TOTAL | + 103% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 1,896 prices entered by 171 different people.

These prices were last updated on March 24, 2018.
Exchange rate:
2.920
EGP
/
HRK

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#
Cost of living in
**Zagreb (Croatia)**
is
**103% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 30,459**(10,431 kn) in Zagreb to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 15,000**in Alexandria.## Recent Prices Added

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