Croatia vs Cuba - Cost of Living Comparison

Croatia Cuba
🚶 Cost of living one person
$896
$1078
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2070
$2500
🏠 One person rent
$437
$549
🏘️ Family rent
$715
$853
🍽️ Food expenses
$305
$396
🚐 Transport expenses
$68.4
$51.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$943
$590
💸 GDP per capita
$14132
$9478
😃 Human freedom index
8.16
5.2
❤️ Life expectancy
77.7
78.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
47
46
🌐 English speaking %
57.1%
6%
🎓 Higher education
84
61
😀 Quality of life
66
49
🏙️ Population
4.11M
11.2M

The average cost of living in Croatia ($896) is 17% less expensive than in Cuba ($1078). Croatia ranked 78th vs 51st for Cuba in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Croatia compared to 0.5 months in Cuba. Ranked 40th and 93rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Croatia vs Cuba

We calculate prices for Croatia and Cuba as a population-weighted mean of 15 and 25 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.

Croatia Cuba
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.04
$9.86
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35.8
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.91
$7.65
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.41
$2.91
 Cappuccino
$1.63
$1.65
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.06
$2.15
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$379
$593
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$301
$413
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$689
$1245
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$506
$614
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$97.2
$22.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$149
$34.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.8
$77.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.29%
5.64%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2999
$447
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2145
$229
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.2
$25
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.1
$9.26
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.62
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$2.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.94
$1.08
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.41
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.26
$2.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.9
$6.16
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.93
$7.15
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.3
$9.11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$6.38
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$0.86
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.13
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
$2.2
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$2.03
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$2.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.87
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.76
$2.94
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.29
$8.57
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$2.13
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.47
$3.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.96
$10.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.38
$9.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.33
$3.55
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.06
$3.69
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$15.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.66
$1.74
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.6
$48.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.93
$10.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.2
$50.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$72.6
$82.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$135
$69.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5039
$15007

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Croatia

City Cost of living Population
Zagreb
$985
809K
Split
$868
178K
Rijeka
$836
129K
Osijek
$695
84.1K
Zadar
$1033
75.1K
Velika Gorica
$828
63.5K
Pula
$841
57.1K
Slavonski Brod
$616
56.8K
Karlovac
$665
53.1K
Sibenik
$766
46.3K
Dubrovnik
$1016
42.6K
Kastela
$757
43.3K
Bjelovar
$667
40.3K
Cavtat
$808
2.21K
Hvar
$807
3.77K

In Cuba

City Cost of living Population
Havana
$863
2.14M
Santiago de Cuba
$1238
445K
Holguin
$895
350K
Camaguey
$1215
322K
Santa Clara
$1170
247K
Bayamo
$1174
235K
Guantanamo
$1261
228K
Las Tunas
$1322
202K
Pinar del Rio
$1178
189K
Cienfuegos
$1136
165K
Manzanillo
$1829
151K
Matanzas
$878
145K
Ciego de Avila
$1195
143K
Sancti Spiritus
$1250
139K
Palma Soriano
$1107
125K
Cardenas
$1193
86.7K
Moa
$1723
73.1K
Placetas
$1166
71.2K
Florida
$1204
71.7K
Colon
$1193
71.6K
Guines
$1198
66.9K
Yara
$1195
59.4K
Moron
$1189
59.4K
Artemisa
$1170
59.1K
Sagua La Grande
$1171
56.1K