Croatia vs Gambia - Cost of Living Comparison

Croatia Gambia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$896
$425
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2070
$993
🏠 One person rent
$437
$159
🏘️ Family rent
$715
$228
🍽️ Food expenses
$305
$186
🚐 Transport expenses
$68.4
$25.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$943
$71.2
💸 GDP per capita
$14132
$773
😃 Human freedom index
8.16
6.88
❤️ Life expectancy
77.7
62.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
47
37
🌐 English speaking %
57.1%
2.3%
🎓 Higher education
84
35
😀 Quality of life
66
21
🏙️ Population
4.11M
2.21M

The average cost of living in Croatia ($896) is 111% more expensive than in the Gambia ($425). Croatia ranked 78th vs 188th for the Gambia 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 0.2 months in the Gambia. Ranked 40th and 183rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Croatia vs the Gambia

We calculate prices for Croatia and the Gambia as a population-weighted mean of 15 and 3 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 Gambia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.04
$1.39
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35.8
$20.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.91
$5.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.41
$1.35
 Cappuccino
$1.63
$1.89
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.06
$0.77
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$379
$91.9
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$301
$31
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$689
$175
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$506
$81.8
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$97.2
$21.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$149
$32.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.8
$94.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.29%
5.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2999
$5636
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2145
$2828
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.2
$19.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.1
$8.76
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.62
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.94
$0.17
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.26
$1.7
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.9
$6.88
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.93
$3.35
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.3
$4.12
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$2.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.6
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.6
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
$1.11
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$0.94
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.76
$1.21
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.29
$3.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$1.37
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.47
$1.26
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.96
$3.13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.38
$2.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.33
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.06
$1.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$23.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.66
$5.53
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.6
$18.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.93
$3.95
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.2
$27.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$72.6
$55.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$135
$27.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5039
$2395

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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 the Gambia

City Cost of living Population
Brikama
$437
101K
Banjul
$450
31.4K
Lamin
$358
31.1K