Croatia vs Jamaica - Cost of Living Comparison

Croatia Jamaica
🚶 Cost of living one person
$896
$875
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2070
$2153
🏠 One person rent
$437
$375
🏘️ Family rent
$715
$722
🍽️ Food expenses
$305
$352
🚐 Transport expenses
$68.4
$76.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$943
$531
💸 GDP per capita
$14132
$4665
😃 Human freedom index
8.16
7.91
❤️ Life expectancy
77.7
74.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
47
44
🌐 English speaking %
57.1%
97.6%
🎓 Higher education
84
77
😀 Quality of life
66
48
🏙️ Population
4.11M
2.89M

The average cost of living in Croatia ($896) is 2% more expensive than in Jamaica ($875). Croatia ranked 78th vs 83rd for Jamaica 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 0.6 months in Jamaica. Ranked 40th and 98th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Croatia vs Jamaica

We calculate prices for Croatia and Jamaica as a population-weighted mean of 15 and 10 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 Jamaica
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.04
$5.08
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35.8
$44
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.91
$6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.41
$2.09
 Cappuccino
$1.63
$3.11
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.06
$0.87
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$379
$401
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$301
$240
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$689
$919
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$506
$503
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$97.2
$61.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$149
$94.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.8
$41.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.29%
7.85%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2999
$1561
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2145
$764
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$0.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.2
$34.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.1
$20
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.62
$1.21
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$2.9
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.94
$2.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.86
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.26
$2.65
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.9
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.93
$5.31
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.3
$6.79
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$4.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$2.11
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$2.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
$2.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$1.84
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$1.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.76
$1.37
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.29
$12.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$2.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.47
$8.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.96
$7.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.38
$5.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.33
$2.83
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.06
$1.8
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$49.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.66
$8.71
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.6
$21.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.93
$8.34
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.2
$25.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$72.6
$56.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$135
$210
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5039
$1798

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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 Jamaica

City Cost of living Population
Kingston
$1016
580K
Spanish Town
$681
131K
Half Way Tree
$686
96.5K
Montego Bay
$880
110K
May Pen
$663
61.5K
Mandeville
$592
48.3K
Old Harbour
$655
28.7K
Savanna-la-Mar
$797
22.6K
Linstead
$813
22.8K
Port Antonio
$652
14.4K