Croatia vs Iran - Cost of Living Comparison

Croatia Iran
🚶 Cost of living one person
$896
$723
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2070
$1849
🏠 One person rent
$437
$357
🏘️ Family rent
$715
$769
🍽️ Food expenses
$305
$237
🚐 Transport expenses
$68.4
$35.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$943
$347
💸 GDP per capita
$14132
$2422
😃 Human freedom index
8.16
4.53
❤️ Life expectancy
77.7
76.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
47
25
🌐 English speaking %
57.1%
12%
🎓 Higher education
84
80
😀 Quality of life
66
44
🏙️ Population
4.11M
80M

The average cost of living in Croatia ($896) is 24% more expensive than in Iran ($723). Croatia ranked 78th vs 117th for Iran 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 Iran. Ranked 40th and 116th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Croatia vs Iran

We calculate prices for Croatia and Iran as a population-weighted mean of 15 and 102 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 Iran
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.04
$5.13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35.8
$33.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.91
$4.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.41
$0.99
 Cappuccino
$1.63
$1.82
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.06
$0.91
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$379
$436
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$301
$279
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$689
$993
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$506
$638
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$97.2
$25
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$149
$38.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.8
$21.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.29%
20.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2999
$2252
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2145
$1269
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.2
$17.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.1
$3.37
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.62
$0.5
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.94
$0.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$3.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.26
$1.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.9
$5.22
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.93
$4.35
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.3
$11.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.87
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
$0.9
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$0.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$0.64
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.76
$1.94
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.29
$1.08
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$0.67
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.47
$2.82
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.96
$4.42
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.38
$4.68
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.33
$3.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.06
$2.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$27.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.66
$3.92
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.6
$31.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.93
$8.43
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.2
$54.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$72.6
$134
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$135
$119
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5039
$1191

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Cities Comparison in Croatia vs Iran

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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 Iran

City Cost of living Population
Tehran
$839
8.69M
Tabriz
$1049
1.56M
Mashhad
$668
3M
Hamadan
$943
554K
Shiraz
$724
1.57M
Isfahan
$605
1.96M
Kermanshah
$627
946K
Karaj
$688
1.59M
Ahvaz
$490
1.18M
Qazvin
$1104
403K
Qom
$993
1.2M
Ardabil
$842
529K
Bandar Abbas
$675
527K
Rasht
$915
680K
Sari
$529
347K
Eslamshahr
$588
448K
Kerman
$680
538K
Babol
$424
250K
Zanjan
$516
433K
Kashan
$600
433K
Abadan
$630
231K
Sanandaj
$755
413K
Arak
$567
521K
Khorramabad
$639
373K
Yazd
$809
530K
Urmia
$449
736K
Gorgan
$591
312K
Shahriar
$669
310K
Qods
$668
310K
Malard
$670
281K