Cost of Living Comparison Between Athens and Zagreb 

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Consumer Prices in Zagreb are 13.0% lower than in Athens (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Zagreb are 10.2% lower than in Athens
Rent Prices in Zagreb are 0.8% higher than in Athens
Restaurant Prices in Zagreb are 14.6% lower than in Athens
Groceries Prices in Zagreb are 6.1% lower than in Athens
Local Purchasing Power in Zagreb is 33.7% higher than in Athens
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Restaurants
Athens Edit Zagreb Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 9.93 €      -17.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 46.49 €      -7.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 € 6.64 €      -5.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 € 2.65 €      -41.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 € 2.79 €      -44.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.34 € 1.83 €      -45.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.81 € 2.24 €      +23.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.50 € 1.62 €      +223.8 %
Markets
Athens Edit Zagreb Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.36 € 4.42 €      -30.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.06 € 1.02 €      -3.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.05 € 1.09 €      +4.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.83 € 2.76 €      -27.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.05 € 4.04 €      -19.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.00 € 3.98 €      -0.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.18 € 5.24 €      +1.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.83 € 0.60 €      -27.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.64 €      -21.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.52 € 0.69 €      +32.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.86 € 1.01 €      +17.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.50 € 0.45 €      -10.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.43 € 0.46 €      +5.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.88 € 0.99 €      +12.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.81 € 1.01 €      +25.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.90 € 5.97 €      -24.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.45 € 1.38 €      -5.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.28 € 1.82 €      -20.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.70 € 4.64 €      -1.3 %
Transportation
Athens Edit Zagreb Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.20 € 0.53 €      -55.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 € 47.78 €      +59.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.55 € 1.99 €      -43.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.29 € 1.28 €      -0.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 € 6.61 €      -55.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.45 € 6.57 €      -11.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,760.00 € 25,079.26 €      +10.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,018.62 € 23,132.72 €      +0.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Athens Edit Zagreb Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 240.31 € 199.06 €      -17.2 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.52 € 0.12 €      -77.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.25 € 24.06 €      -25.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Athens Edit Zagreb Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.20 € 42.46 €      +5.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.59 € 10.85 €      -55.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 € 6.64 €      -17.1 %
Childcare
Athens Edit Zagreb Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 447.48 € 136.85 €      -69.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,062.16 € 6,317.97 €      -30.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Athens Edit Zagreb Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.67 € 81.24 €      +8.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.65 € 34.26 €      -3.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.00 € 82.62 €      +2.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.94 € 101.43 €      +5.7 %
Rent Per Month
Athens Edit Zagreb Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 492.90 € 561.89 €      +14.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 441.62 € 436.86 €      -1.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 866.15 € 948.49 €      +9.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 830.00 € 674.36 €      -18.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Athens Edit Zagreb Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 237.01 € 349.84 €      +47.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 225.14 € 236.32 €      +5.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Athens Edit Zagreb Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 901.07 € 1,081.55 €      +20.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.20 3.34      -20.5 %
Last update: February 2023January 2023
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