Croatia vs Zambia - Cost of Living Comparison

Croatia Zambia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$896
$1000
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2070
$1860
🏠 One person rent
$437
$624
🏘️ Family rent
$715
$701
🍽️ Food expenses
$305
$235
🚐 Transport expenses
$68.4
$79.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$943
$596
💸 GDP per capita
$14132
$985
😃 Human freedom index
8.16
6.82
❤️ Life expectancy
77.7
64.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
47
33
🌐 English speaking %
57.1%
16%
🎓 Higher education
84
21
😀 Quality of life
66
33
🏙️ Population
4.11M
17.1M

The average cost of living in Croatia ($896) is 10% less expensive than in Zambia ($1000). Croatia ranked 78th vs 66th for Zambia 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 Zambia. Ranked 40th and 148th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Croatia vs Zambia

We calculate prices for Croatia and Zambia 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 Zambia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.04
$4.19
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35.8
$17.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.91
$3.43
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.41
$1.1
 Cappuccino
$1.63
$1.79
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.06
$0.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$379
$497
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$301
$524
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$689
$633
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$506
$532
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$97.2
$80.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$149
$124
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.8
$24.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.29%
19.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2999
$8876
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2145
$646
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$1.02
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.2
$48.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.1
$8.44
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.62
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.94
$0.98
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.69
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.26
$1.65
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.9
$11.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.93
$5.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.3
$6.56
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$2.22
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.92
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
$1.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$1.61
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$1.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.73
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.76
$1.33
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.29
$5.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.47
$2.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.96
$6.26
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.38
$2.42
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.33
$1.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.06
$1.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$24
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.66
$2.64
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.6
$23.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.93
$7.85
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.2
$22.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$72.6
$85.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$135
$82.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5039
$10266

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Cities Comparison in Croatia vs Zambia

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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 Zambia

City Cost of living Population
Lusaka
$732
1.74M
Ndola
$1233
528K
Kitwe
$1228
504K
Kapiri Mposhi
$1168
241K
Kasama
$1156
168K
Chingola
$1117
147K
Livingstone
$1152
137K
Mansa
$1151
129K
Mufulira
$1724
122K
Choma
$1136
122K