Cost of Living in Crete

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$869
$2193
🛋️ Without rent
$528
$1598
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$341
$595
🍽️ Food
$336
$881
🚐 Transport
$94.7
$258
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$790
😀 Quality of life
57
🏙️ Population
623K

The average cost of living in Crete is $869, which is in the top 37% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 5832nd out of 9294 in our global list and 27th out of 50 in Greece.

The median after-tax salary is $790, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.9 months. Ranked 5543rd (TOP 60%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 24th best city to live in Greece. With an estimated population of 623K, Crete is the 2nd largest city in Greece.

✈️ Closest airport 26 km Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 17.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 3195 Technological Educational Institute of Crete
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Prices in Crete

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$10.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.34
 Cappuccino
$3.09
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.2
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$320
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$229
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$593
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$435
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$61.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.48%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3025
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2229
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.23
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$41.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.21
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.09
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.65
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.02
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.48
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.19
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.77
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.39
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.36
👖 Brand Jeans
$95.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$64.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$338
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6246

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