- Cost of Living
- Croatia
- Egypt
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Croatia**
compared to
**Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 65% | |||
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Food in Croatia is 65% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 66 kn (E£ 184) | E£ 142 | + 30% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 38 kn (E£ 107) | E£ 69 | + 55% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 30 kn (E£ 82) | E£ 39 | + 114% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 7 kn (E£ 19) | E£ 14 | + 29% | |

12 eggs, large | 17 kn (E£ 47) | E£ 21 | + 119% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 11 kn (E£ 30) | E£ 10 | + 201% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 42 kn (E£ 117) | E£ 32 | + 268% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 8 kn (E£ 23) | E£ 25 | - 8% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 5.19 kn (E£ 14) | E£ 7 | + 115% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 8 kn (E£ 22) | E£ 22 | + 2% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 48 kn (E£ 133) | E£ 146 | - 8% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 12 kn (E£ 35) | E£ 12 | + 178% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 5.96 kn (E£ 17) | E£ 5.74 | + 188% | |

Housing | + 61% | |||

Housing in Croatia is 61% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 4,687 kn (E£ 13,007) | E£ 8,190 | + 59% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 3,538 kn (E£ 9,818) | E£ 5,267 | + 86% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 1,020 kn (E£ 2,831) | E£ 908 | + 212% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 3,067 kn (E£ 8,511) | E£ 6,098 | + 40% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 2,250 kn (E£ 6,244) | E£ 3,794 | + 65% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 703 kn (E£ 1,952) | E£ 610 | + 220% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 139 kn (E£ 386) | E£ 235 | + 64% | |

40” flat screen TV | 2,687 kn (E£ 7,458) | E£ 6,021 | + 24% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 654 kn (E£ 1,816) | E£ 3,030 | - 40% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 55 kn (E£ 153) | E£ 102 | + 50% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 41 kn (E£ 115) | E£ 91 | + 26% | |

Clothes | + 18% | |||

Clothes in Croatia is 18% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 618 kn (E£ 1,715) | E£ 874 | + 96% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 259 kn (E£ 719) | E£ 761 | - 5% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 618 kn (E£ 1,714) | E£ 1,831 | - 6% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 774 kn (E£ 2,149) | E£ 1,123 | + 91% | |

Transportation | + 58% | |||

Transportation in Croatia is 58% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 149,336 kn (E£ 414,427) | E£ 444,807 | - 7% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 10 kn (E£ 27) | E£ 5.87 | + 363% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 311 kn (E£ 862) | E£ 435 | + 98% | |

Personal Care | + 66% | |||

Personal Care in Croatia is 66% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 52 kn (E£ 145) | E£ 37 | + 290% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 67 kn (E£ 185) | E£ 74 | + 151% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 257 kn (E£ 713) | E£ 359 | + 98% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 26 kn (E£ 71) | E£ 60 | + 18% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 24 kn (E£ 66) | E£ 50 | + 33% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 22 kn (E£ 60) | E£ 52 | + 15% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 10 kn (E£ 27) | E£ 26 | + 6% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 14 kn (E£ 40) | E£ 20 | + 93% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 58 kn (E£ 160) | E£ 70 | + 129% | |

Entertainment | + 6% | |||

Entertainment in Croatia is 6% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 160 kn (E£ 444) | E£ 320 | + 39% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 68 kn (E£ 189) | E£ 133 | + 43% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 264 kn (E£ 732) | E£ 728 | + 1% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 345 kn (E£ 957) | E£ 524 | + 83% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 47 kn (E£ 129) | E£ 95 | + 37% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 13 kn (E£ 35) | E£ 42 | - 15% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 15 kn (E£ 42) | E£ 41 | + 4% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 3,812 kn (E£ 10,578) | E£ 9,559 | + 11% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.79 kn (E£ 2.18) | E£ 4.68 | - 53% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 283 kn (E£ 785) | E£ 820 | - 4% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 27 kn (E£ 76) | E£ 37 | + 105% | |

TOTAL | + 46% |

These prices were last updated on December 10, 2018.
Exchange rate:
2.775
EGP
/
HRK

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#
Cost of living in
**Croatia**
is
**46% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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