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

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

Currency:

Food | + 91% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Zagreb (Croatia) is 91% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 36 kn (E£ 103) | E£ 72 | + 43% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 51 kn (E£ 144) | E£ 72 | + 101% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 29 kn (E£ 82) | E£ 37 | + 120% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 9 kn (E£ 25) | E£ 14 | + 83% | |

12 eggs, large | 17 kn (E£ 47) | E£ 20 | + 134% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 11 kn (E£ 31) | E£ 14 | + 120% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 20 kn (E£ 57) | E£ 29 | + 96% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 8 kn (E£ 24) | E£ 21 | + 14% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 4.92 kn (E£ 14) | E£ 5.86 | + 138% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 7 kn (E£ 21) | E£ 19 | + 6% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 50 kn (E£ 143) | E£ 92 | + 55% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 12 kn (E£ 34) | E£ 11 | + 203% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 9 kn (E£ 25) | E£ 10 | + 145% | |

Housing | + 91% | |||

Housing in Zagreb (Croatia) is 91% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 4,352 kn (E£ 12,343) | E£ 5,401 | + 129% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 3,474 kn (E£ 9,854) | E£ 3,866 | + 155% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 1,199 kn (E£ 3,400) | E£ 898 | + 279% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 3,154 kn (E£ 8,945) | E£ 3,625 | + 147% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 2,129 kn (E£ 6,038) | E£ 2,335 | + 159% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 763 kn (E£ 2,163) | E£ 736 | + 194% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 120 kn (E£ 339) | E£ 365 | - 7% | |

40” flat screen TV | 2,737 kn (E£ 7,764) | E£ 6,508 | + 19% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 642 kn (E£ 1,820) | E£ 1,877 | - 3% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 48 kn (E£ 138) | E£ 67 | + 104% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 39 kn (E£ 110) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 35% | |||

Clothes in Zagreb (Croatia) is 35% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 586 kn (E£ 1,662) | E£ 740 | + 124% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 261 kn (E£ 739) | E£ 681 | + 9% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 623 kn (E£ 1,768) | E£ 1,691 | + 5% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 714 kn (E£ 2,025) | E£ 777 | + 161% | |

Transportation | + 117% | |||

Transportation in Zagreb (Croatia) is 117% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 160,059 kn (E£ 453,987) | E£ 453,039 | + 0% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 8 kn (E£ 24) | E£ 3.88 | + 510% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 305 kn (E£ 864) | E£ 182 | + 374% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 58 kn (E£ 165) | E£ 126 | + 30% | |

Personal Care | + 185% | |||

Personal Care in Zagreb (Croatia) is 185% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 53 kn (E£ 150) | E£ 33 | + 359% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 67 kn (E£ 191) | E£ 72 | + 164% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 258 kn (E£ 732) | E£ 200 | + 266% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 27 kn (E£ 76) | E£ 40 | + 91% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 25 kn (E£ 72) | E£ 21 | + 242% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 22 kn (E£ 62) | E£ 26 | + 143% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 9 kn (E£ 24) | E£ 20 | + 23% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 16 kn (E£ 44) | E£ 15 | + 202% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 56 kn (E£ 159) | E£ 46 | + 245% | |

Entertainment | + 74% | |||

Entertainment in Zagreb (Croatia) is 74% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 150 kn (E£ 426) | E£ 153 | + 178% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 66 kn (E£ 186) | E£ 99 | + 88% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 180 kn (E£ 509) | E£ 520 | - 2% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 87 kn (E£ 247) | E£ 249 | - 1% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 48 kn (E£ 137) | E£ 52 | + 162% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 12 kn (E£ 34) | E£ 25 | + 35% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 15 kn (E£ 41) | E£ 19 | + 111% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 4,227 kn (E£ 11,990) | E£ 11,487 | + 4% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.80 kn (E£ 2.26) | E£ 0.23 | + 897% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 278 kn (E£ 788) | E£ 416 | + 89% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 31 kn (E£ 87) | E£ 28 | + 212% | |

TOTAL | + 94% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 1,983 prices entered by 180 different people.

These prices were last updated on May 25, 2018.
Exchange rate:
2.836
EGP
/
HRK

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#
Cost of living in
**Zagreb (Croatia)**
is
**94% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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