Croatia vs Japan - Cost of Living Comparison

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Croatia Japan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1128
$1105
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2678
$2833
🏠 One person rent
$568
$499
🏘️ Family rent
$981
$974
🍽️ Food expenses
$385
$380
🚐 Transport expenses
$71
$131
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1241
$2244
💸 GDP per capita
$18570
$33824
😃 Human freedom index
7.96
8.4
❤️ Life expectancy
76.4
84.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
50
73
🌐 English speaking %
57.1%
15%
🎓 Higher education
85
98
😀 Quality of life
68
91
🏙️ Population
3.87M
125M

The average cost of living in Croatia ($1128) is 2% more expensive than in Japan ($1105). Croatia ranked 62nd vs 67th for Japan 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 2 months in Japan. Ranked 46th and 13th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Croatia vs Japan

We calculate prices for Croatia and Japan as a population-weighted mean of 15 and 907 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 Japan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11
$6.52
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.4
$37.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.69
$4.95
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.03
$2.97
 Cappuccino
$2.07
$3.07
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.61
$1.04
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$516
$487
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$416
$338
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$983
$1111
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$744
$709
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$108
$99.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$166
$153
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$26.3
$32.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.98%
1.72%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3992
$4388
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2827
$2796
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.13
$1.69
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$48.3
$59.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.9
$25.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.65
$1.12
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$1.42
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.28
$1.51
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.39
$3.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.62
$2.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.67
$6.18
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.3
$16.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$4.36
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$2.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.77
$4.13
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.43
$4.04
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$2.41
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$2.23
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.7
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$1.45
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.75
$8.38
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.46
$1.89
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.96
$3.79
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.67
$10.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.46
$3.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.77
$1.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.21
$1.66
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.9
$52.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.91
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$42.6
$31.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.91
$16.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$85.5
$40.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$91.5
$55.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$236
$342
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9491
$11102

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In Croatia

City Cost of living Population
Zagreb
$1238
767K
Split
$1124
161K
Rijeka
$1084
108K
Osijek
$850
96.3K
Velika Gorica
$1091
61.1K
Zadar
$1185
70.8K
Pula
$1007
52.2K
Dubrovnik
$1212
41.6K
Karlovac
$982
49.4K
Sibenik
$1024
42.6K
Slavonski Brod
$685
45K
Bjelovar
$903
36.3K
Kastela
$844
37.8K
Cavtat
$1043
2.19K
Hvar
$1009
3.98K

In Japan

City Cost of living Population
Tokyo
$1535
14M
Yokohama
$1349
3.76M
Osaka
$1112
2.75M
Nagoya
$1208
2.33M
Kawasaki
$1059
1.54M
Kobe
$1096
1.52M
Sapporo
$1182
1.96M
Sendai
$1042
1.06M
Kyoto
$1045
1.46M
Fukuoka
$1153
1.6M
Hiroshima
$1027
1.2M
Saitama
$1087
1.33M
Sakai
$1098
824K
Yokosuka
$1133
390K
Chiba
$1173
975K
Sagamihara
$1033
726K
Kitakyushu
$992
935K
Hachioji
$1118
576K
Kagoshima
$1015
594K
Kumamoto
$902
738K
Kawaguchi
$1054
593K
Okayama
$969
720K
Amagasaki
$1069
459K
Utsunomiya
$992
518K
Funabashi
$1233
641K
Niigata
$1044
791K
Kashiwa
$1142
428K
Shizuoka
$982
686K
Hamamatsu
$1040
788K
Himeji
$1171
528K