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Cost of Living in Iraq

Cost of living in Iraq is 32.14% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Iraq is 55.89% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 7.87 $ 3.86-10.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 30.00 $ 16.11-50.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.31 $ 6.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 2.00 $ 1.29-4.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.50 $ 2.00-6.88
Cappuccino (regular) 2.12 $ 1.00-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.43 $ 0.40-0.50
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.23 $ 0.20-0.30
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.94 $ 3.79-6.37
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.77 $ 0.45-0.91
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.82 $ 0.57-1.05
Eggs (12) 1.76 $ 1.30-2.06
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.87 $ 1.81-4.54
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.15 $ 1.56-2.72
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.58 $ 4.92-6.11
Apples (1 lb) 0.64 $ 0.45-0.82
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 $ 0.45-0.60
Oranges (1 lb) 0.58 $ 0.45-0.78
Tomato (1 lb) 0.38 $ 0.29-0.45
Potato (1 lb) 0.37 $ 0.29-0.45
Onion (1 lb) 0.35 $ 0.27-0.45
Lettuce (1 head) 0.90 $ 0.50-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.73 $ 0.43-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $ 10.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.66 $ 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $ 1.00-2.50
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 2.50 $ 1.72-3.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.50 $ 0.43-0.86
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 82.98 $ 34.36-200.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.00-4.29
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.77 $ 1.61-4.02
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.00 $ 10.00-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.40 $ 1.63-3.03
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000.00 $ 12,000.00-21,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 87.28 $ 48.71-128.98
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $ 0.07-0.11
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.80 $ 40.00-80.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 62.15 $ 30.00-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.29 $ 10.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 8.00-10.11
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.40 $ 20.00-80.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.96 $ 20.00-42.99
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.53 $ 45.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 52.32 $ 30.45-87.80
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 525.05 $ 300.00-800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 359.87 $ 218.79-500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 903.73 $ 600.00-1,342.28
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 610.78 $ 429.77-900.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 115.92 $ 79.88-185.80
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 72.97 $ 48.78-92.90
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 707.91 $ 500.00-1,053.56
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 10.17 9.00-13.00

Prices in Iraq

These data are based on 1542 entries in the past 18 months from 134 different contributors.
Last update: January, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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