The minimum cost of living in the Krapina-Zagorje County in July 2009 was 5,721.97 kuna. In the same period, the consumer basket in Croatia amounted to 6351.31 kuna, which is 11 % more than the consumer basket in the Krapina-Zagorje County. When comparing at NUTS 2 regions, the Krapina-Zagorje County has the lowest consumer basket in the region, as shown in Table 24.

Table 24  Consumer basket in the NUTS2 North-West Croatia, July 2009

Counties Basket-kuna Index Croatia = 100
Međimurje 6,956.97 111
Zagreb 6,558.80 105
Varaždin 6,551.54 104
Koprivnica - Križevac 5,947.77 95
Krapina - Zagoje 5,721.97 91
CROATIA OVERALL 6,242.61 100

Source: Federation of Independent Unions of Croatia, the Krapina Office