Austria vs Croatia - Cost of Living Comparison

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Austria Croatia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1682
$1089
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4098
$2565
🏠 One person rent
$870
$542
🏘️ Family rent
$1594
$928
🍽️ Food expenses
$510
$375
🚐 Transport expenses
$136
$69.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2700
$1168
💸 GDP per capita
$52131
$18413
😃 Human freedom index
8.26
7.86
❤️ Life expectancy
81.2
76.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
71
50
🌐 English speaking %
73.1%
57.1%
🎓 Higher education
94
85
😀 Quality of life
89
67
🏙️ Population
8.98M
3.87M

The average cost of living in Austria ($1682) is 55% more expensive than in Croatia ($1089). Austria ranked 21st vs 66th for Croatia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Austria compared to 1.1 months in Croatia. Ranked 18th and 47th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Austria vs Croatia

We calculate prices for Austria and Croatia as a population-weighted mean of 26 and 15 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Austria Croatia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.6
$10.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62
$46
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.98
$7.24
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.59
$2.96
 Cappuccino
$3.83
$2.05
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.73
$2.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$825
$498
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$625
$393
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1646
$921
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1209
$701
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$103
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$270
$158
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.2
$25.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.06%
3.84%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7876
$3826
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5252
$2706
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.65
$1.17
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51
$46.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.1
$10.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.83
$1.68
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.53
$1.18
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.34
$1.25
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$2.25
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.52
$3.56
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.3
$10.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$9.87
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$18.5
$11.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
$1.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$1.61
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.58
$1.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.94
$2.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.07
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
$1.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.44
$2.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.61
$6.48
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.28
$1.44
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.44
$4.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.8
$7.55
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.47
$3.54
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.72
$1.84
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.18
$2.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39
$40.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$6.53
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$123
$43.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$18
$6.89
👖 Brand Jeans
$94
$83.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.4
$89.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$335
$200
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12494
$7821

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Cities Comparison in Austria vs Croatia

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Austria

City Cost of living Population
Vienna
$1788
1.97M
Graz
$1542
293K
Linz
$1604
210K
Salzburg
$1721
155K
Innsbruck
$1711
131K
Klagenfurt
$1628
101K
Sankt Polten
$1478
55.5K
Wels
$1300
61.2K
Villach
$1557
65.1K
Dornbirn
$1555
48.1K
Wiener Neustadt
$1327
44.5K
Steyr
$1505
38.3K
Baden bei Wien
$1690
26.3K
Klosterneuburg
$1470
27.1K
Amstetten
$1304
23.7K
Feldkirch
$1405
33.4K
Leonding
$1397
28.7K
Bregenz
$1667
29.8K
Krems an der Donau
$1477
25.3K
Leoben
$1335
24.6K
Traun
$1378
24.5K
Kapfenberg
$1226
22.8K
Modling
$1591
20.6K
Hallein
$1588
21.2K
Lustenau
$1554
22.8K
Wolfsberg
$1141
25K

In Croatia

City Cost of living Population
Zagreb
$1221
767K
Split
$1040
161K
Rijeka
$1085
108K
Osijek
$831
96.3K
Velika Gorica
$991
61.1K
Zadar
$1116
70.8K
Pula
$833
52.2K
Karlovac
$776
49.4K
Sibenik
$946
42.6K
Slavonski Brod
$671
45K
Dubrovnik
$1149
41.6K
Bjelovar
$751
36.3K
Kastela
$946
37.8K
Hvar
$2210
3.98K
Cavtat
$1002
2.19K