International Cost of Living Calculators

We provide international cost of living and hardship data so that you can create reports online (24X7) using any of the calculators:

Expat Salary: Detailed international cost of living and salary comparison.

Cost of Living Comparison: Determines allowance based on cost of living difference.

International Cost of Living Index: COLI's for multiple locations using home base.

International Assignment: Global Mobility using build-up approach.

Hypothetical Tax: Effective tax rate for any country in the world.

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Cost of Living Articles and Rankings

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-Latest Personal Income Tax Rates

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Cost of Living Reviews by City and Country for 780 International Locations

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Croatia, All Areas

Croatia, All AreasCroatia is in South Eastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovenia. The climate is mediterranean and continental with hot summers and cold winters inland and mild winters and dry summers along coast.

The official language is Croatian. It is a Slavic language and used for official matters. It is similar to Serbian, but is written in the Latin script. Young and business people speak English and German, while Italian is commonly understood on the Istrian peninsula and along the Adriatic coast. The main religion is Christianity.

The Economy of Croatia is a service-based economy, with the service sector accounting for two thirds of the total GDP.

Croatian business meetings are generally formal. Expatriate business dress is typically formal and conservative. Men generally wear a suit and tie, and women either a dress or a suit.

The security risk for expatriates in Croatia is low. Risks include low levels of petty opportunistic crime, such as pickpocketing.

The currency of Croatia is the Croatian Kuna (HRK). Major credit and debit cards are accepted in most banks and hotels. There are many ATMs.

Medical facilities are is reasonable, however costs of treatment for expatriates from outside the EU can be high.

The population of Croatia is 4.2 Million (2019 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 1.1% for Croatia as at July 2019.

Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Croatia is based on the current personal income tax rates which are progressive up to 36%.

Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Croatia as at 1 July 2019 is low in comparison to other places in the world.

In Croatia, the cost of each basket, based on local prices, compared to the international average, is categorized follows (Exact cost of living percentages only available in personalised reports):
1) Alcohol (where available) & Tobacco: Low
2) Clothing: High
3) Communication: Low
4) Education: Low
5) Furniture & Appliances: High
6) Groceries: Very Low
7) Healthcare: Low
8) Household Accommodation: Average
9) Miscellaneous: Very Low
10) Personal Care: High
11) Recreation & Culture: Low
12) Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels: Average
13) Transport: Low

Croatia is for example -35.7% cheaper than USA for groceries, -8.1% cheaper for household costs than UK, and 91% more expensive for transport costs than India.

Croatia is ranked as a high degree of hardship location.

The hardship premium for Croatia for an expat from Australia, is for example 20%, i.e. host location (Croatia) premium of 30% minus home (Australia) location premium of 10%.

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