Croatia vs Saudi Arabia - Cost of Living Comparison

Croatia Saudi Arabia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$896
$1020
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2070
$2441
🏠 One person rent
$437
$461
🏘️ Family rent
$715
$768
🍽️ Food expenses
$305
$316
🚐 Transport expenses
$68.4
$123
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$943
$1862
💸 GDP per capita
$14132
$20110
😃 Human freedom index
8.16
5.12
❤️ Life expectancy
77.7
75.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
47
53
🌐 English speaking %
57.1%
55%
🎓 Higher education
84
79
😀 Quality of life
66
66
🏙️ Population
4.11M
33M

The average cost of living in Croatia ($896) is 12% less expensive than in Saudi Arabia ($1020). Croatia ranked 78th vs 58th for Saudi Arabia 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 1.8 months in Saudi Arabia. Ranked 40th and 38th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Croatia vs Saudi Arabia

We calculate prices for Croatia and Saudi Arabia as a population-weighted mean of 15 and 22 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 Saudi Arabia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.04
$6.32
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35.8
$44.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.91
$6.66
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.41
$1.45
 Cappuccino
$1.63
$3.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.06
$0.76
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$379
$464
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$301
$300
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$689
$787
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$506
$564
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$97.2
$58.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$149
$89.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.8
$70
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.29%
4.32%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2999
$1392
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2145
$935
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$1.13
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.2
$42.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.1
$13.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.62
$0.57
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.62
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.94
$0.76
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$2.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.26
$2.63
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.9
$6.47
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.93
$7.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.3
$12.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$2.15
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.64
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
$1.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$1.22
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$1.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.76
$2.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.29
$3.86
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$1.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.47
$7.25
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.96
$3.92
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.38
$4.44
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.33
$1.94
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.06
$2.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$100
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.66
$16.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.6
$35.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.93
$5.63
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.2
$44.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$72.6
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$135
$356
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5039
$6336

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Cities Comparison in Croatia vs Saudi Arabia

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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 Saudi Arabia

City Cost of living Population
Riyadh
$1132
8M
Jeddah
$990
3.98M
Mecca
$926
1.68M
Medina
$892
1.18M
Dammam
$1004
903K
Qatif
$889
625K
Tabuk
$1051
513K
Abha
$975
236K
Jubail
$861
379K
Ha'il
$877
311K
Al-Mubarraz
$699
299K
Unaizah
$847
250K
Yanbu
$833
299K
Dhahran
$969
138K
Ar Rass
$752
92.5K
Bareq
$820
75.4K
Najran
$981
72K
Al Wajh
$820
50K
Sakakah
$827
33.2K
Bisha
$821
31.5K
As Sulayyil
$834
8.21K
Dumat al-Jandal
$815
7.61K