Croatia vs Uruguay - Cost of Living Comparison

Croatia Uruguay
🚶 Cost of living one person
$896
$1090
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2070
$2606
🏠 One person rent
$437
$479
🏘️ Family rent
$715
$792
🍽️ Food expenses
$305
$400
🚐 Transport expenses
$68.4
$103
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$943
$670
💸 GDP per capita
$14132
$15438
😃 Human freedom index
8.16
8.36
❤️ Life expectancy
77.7
78.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
47
73
🌐 English speaking %
57.1%
24%
🎓 Higher education
84
65
😀 Quality of life
66
63
🏙️ Population
4.11M
3.46M

The average cost of living in Croatia ($896) is 18% less expensive than in Uruguay ($1090). Croatia ranked 78th vs 50th for Uruguay 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 Uruguay. Ranked 40th and 52nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Croatia vs Uruguay

We calculate prices for Croatia and Uruguay as a population-weighted mean of 15 and 15 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 Uruguay
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.04
$11.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35.8
$35.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.91
$9.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.41
$3.39
 Cappuccino
$1.63
$3.57
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.06
$1.78
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$379
$457
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$301
$350
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$689
$757
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$506
$621
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$97.2
$69.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$149
$106
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.8
$38.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.29%
9.95%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2999
$2931
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2145
$1973
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$1.07
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.2
$48.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.1
$14.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.62
$1.72
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.94
$1.66
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.34
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.26
$3
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.9
$10.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.93
$8.76
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.3
$10.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.82
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$2.2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.26
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
$2.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$1.43
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$1.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.92
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.76
$2.85
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.29
$6.82
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$1.98
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.47
$4.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.96
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.38
$7.63
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.33
$2.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.06
$3.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$40.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.66
$7.93
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.6
$36.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.93
$10
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.2
$81
👟 Brand Sneakers
$72.6
$103
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$135
$290
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5039
$5283

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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 Uruguay

City Cost of living Population
Montevideo
$1244
1.32M
Ciudad de la Costa
$882
112K
Salto
$824
125K
Maldonado
$913
86.8K
Paysandu
$763
76.4K
Rivera
$634
64.5K
Melo
$832
51.8K
Tacuarembo
$633
54.8K
Mercedes
$962
42K
Artigas
$779
40.7K
Minas
$960
38.4K
Durazno
$1057
34.4K
Florida
$876
33.6K
Barros Blancos
$877
31.7K
Punta del Este
$1088
9.28K