Croatia vs Mexico - Cost of Living Comparison

Croatia Mexico
🚶 Cost of living one person
$896
$713
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2070
$1726
🏠 One person rent
$437
$319
🏘️ Family rent
$715
$559
🍽️ Food expenses
$305
$263
🚐 Transport expenses
$68.4
$61.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$943
$641
💸 GDP per capita
$14132
$8329
😃 Human freedom index
8.16
6.92
❤️ Life expectancy
77.7
75.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
47
31
🌐 English speaking %
57.1%
13%
🎓 Higher education
84
90
😀 Quality of life
66
48
🏙️ Population
4.11M
125M

The average cost of living in Croatia ($896) is 26% more expensive than in Mexico ($713). Croatia ranked 78th vs 118th for Mexico 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 0.9 months in Mexico. Ranked 40th and 99th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Croatia vs Mexico

We calculate prices for Croatia and Mexico as a population-weighted mean of 15 and 144 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 Mexico
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.04
$7.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35.8
$22.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.91
$5.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.41
$1.9
 Cappuccino
$1.63
$2.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.06
$0.88
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$379
$402
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$301
$227
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$689
$705
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$506
$429
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$97.2
$33.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$149
$51.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.8
$22.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.29%
11.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2999
$1312
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2145
$901
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$0.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.2
$23.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.1
$8.64
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.62
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.94
$1.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.26
$1.7
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.9
$6.33
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.93
$5.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.3
$8.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$2.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.12
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
$1.19
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$1.24
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$1.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.76
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.29
$10.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.47
$3.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.96
$4.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.38
$2.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.33
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.06
$1.53
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$33.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.66
$3.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.6
$26.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.93
$7.26
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.2
$41.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$72.6
$73
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$135
$200
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5039
$3998

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Cities Comparison in Croatia vs Mexico

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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 Mexico

City Cost of living Population
Mexico City
$941
8.92M
Ciudad Juarez
$804
1.32M
Tijuana
$913
1.96M
Zapopan
$759
1.48M
Ecatepec de Morelos
$752
1.93M
Guadalajara
$751
1.46M
Monterrey
$886
1.14M
Leon
$662
1.58M
Chihuahua
$691
878K
Puebla
$657
1.43M
Saltillo
$715
864K
Aguascalientes
$581
934K
San Luis Potosi
$743
773K
Hermosillo
$730
856K
Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl
$622
1.08M
Naucalpan
$752
872K
Cancun
$868
889K
Mexicali
$659
1.03M
Cuautitlan Izcalli
$545
531K
Torreon
$577
717K
Merida
$823
892K
Queretaro
$736
626K
Culiacan
$627
808K
Irapuato
$526
593K
Mazatlan
$699
658K
Tlaquepaque
$623
664K
Tlalnepantla
$794
653K
Guadalupe
$714
692K
San Nicolas de los Garza
$796
443K
Apodaca
$697
523K