Cost of living in Zagreb, Croatia

Summary of cost of living in Zagreb

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 18,852 kn
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 8,536 kn
  • Zagreb is the 2nd most expensive city in Eastern Europe (2 out of 9)
  • Cost of living in Zagreb is cheaper than in 62% of cities in the World (100 out of 161)
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List of prices in Zagreb
Current as of Jan 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 60 kn
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 41 kn
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 31 kn
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 7 kn
12 eggs, large 18 kn
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 14 kn
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 40 kn
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 10 kn
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 5.46 kn
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 9 kn
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 66 kn
2 liters of coca-cola 13 kn
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 6 kn
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 5,841 kn
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 4,315 kn
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,157 kn
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 4,255 kn
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 3,277 kn
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 787 kn
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 130 kn
40” flat screen tv 2,756 kn
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 635 kn
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 53 kn
Hourly rate for cleaning help 49 kn
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 605 kn
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 232 kn
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 556 kn
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 607 kn
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 152,942 kn
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 10 kn
Monthly ticket public transport 362 kn
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 64 kn
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 42 kn
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 52 kn
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 285 kn
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 25 kn
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 28 kn
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 27 kn
4 rolls of toilet paper 9 kn
Tube of toothpaste 15 kn
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 60 kn
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 159 kn
2 tickets to the movies 75 kn
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 264 kn
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 312 kn
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 50 kn
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 13 kn
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 17 kn
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 3,528 kn
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.82 kn
1 month of gym membership in business district 290 kn
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 32 kn
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 223 prices entered by 28 different people.
Latest price update: January 16, 2022

Zagreb position in our World Ranking

the world
100th
out of 161
eastern europe
2nd
out of 9

Cheapest and most expensive products in Zagreb compared to other cities:

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