Cost of living in Zagreb, Croatia

Summary of cost of living in Zagreb

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 21,146 kn
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 9,479 kn
  • Zagreb is the 3rd most expensive city in Eastern Europe (3 out of 24)
  • Cost of living in Zagreb is cheaper than in 69% of cities in the World (161 out of 234)
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List of prices in Zagreb
Current as of Sep 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 81 kn
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 50 kn
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 34 kn
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 8 kn
12 eggs, large 19 kn
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 14 kn
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 57 kn
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 9 kn
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 5.29 kn
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 9 kn
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 63 kn
2 liters of coca-cola 14 kn
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 7 kn
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 6,471 kn
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 4,710 kn
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,542 kn
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 3,855 kn
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 3,411 kn
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 1,139 kn
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 128 kn
40” flat screen tv 2,714 kn
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 584 kn
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 56 kn
Hourly rate for cleaning help 57 kn
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 693 kn
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 445 kn
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 607 kn
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 580 kn
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 159,608 kn
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 12 kn
Monthly ticket public transport 360 kn
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 97 kn
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 46 kn
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 60 kn
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 257 kn
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 29 kn
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 29 kn
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 28 kn
4 rolls of toilet paper 9 kn
Tube of toothpaste 14 kn
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 72 kn
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 159 kn
2 tickets to the movies 81 kn
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 300 kn
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 299 kn
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 61 kn
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 13 kn
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 16 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 333 kn
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 34 kn
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 249 prices entered by 19 different people.
Latest price update: September 25, 2022

Zagreb position in our World Ranking

the world
161st
out of 234
eastern europe
3rd
out of 24

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

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eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
2nd
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2nd
eastern europe
2nd

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