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Cost of Living Comparison Between Basra and Baghdad 

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Rent Prices in Baghdad are 1.27% higher than in Basra
Restaurant Prices in Baghdad are 13.05% lower than in Basra
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.17 $ 6.00 $      -34.57 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 25.41 $ 22.97 $      -9.62 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.15 $ 2.00 $      -36.42 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.20 $ 3.76 $      -10.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.19 $ 2.27 $      +90.37 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.32 $ 0.48 $      +47.06 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.21 $ 0.26 $      +25.20 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.75 $ 4.01 $      -15.53 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.65 $ 0.95 $      +45.32 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 $ 0.68 $      -4.32 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.89 $ 1.65 $      -13.06 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.02 $ 1.81 $      -10.22 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.02 $ 1.87 $      -7.46 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.94 $ 4.73 $      -4.33 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.61 $ 0.48 $      -20.19 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.62 $ 0.48 $      -23.42 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.57 $ 0.50 $      -11.24 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.30 $ 0.33 $      +8.36 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.40 $ 0.30 $      -24.88 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.30 $ 0.25 $      -16.91 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.90 $ 0.70 $      -22.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.67 $ 0.72 $      +7.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) ? 20.00 $     
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) ? 2.24 $     
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.25 $ 1.70 $      -60.06 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.00 $ 2.00 $      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.46 $ 0.56 $      +22.64 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 25.25 $ 36.44 $      +44.29 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.09 $ 3.00 $      +43.56 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 $ 3.62 $      -10.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.67 $ 10.00 $      -40.01 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.52 $ 1.64 $      +7.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,382.40 $ 15,062.03 $      +4.73 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,092.43 $ 19,375.96 $      +20.40 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 107.33 $ 147.50 $      +37.42 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.12 $      +11.99 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.84 $ 48.10 $      +23.84 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.50 $ 44.19 $      +21.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.72 $ 18.70 $      +18.96 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.45 $ 8.38 $      -19.83 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 83.60 $ 115.50 $      +38.17 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,853.50 $ 2,020.24 $      +9.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 32.90 $ 33.20 $      +0.92 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 23.20 $ 34.75 $      +49.76 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 50.00 $ 71.66 $      +43.33 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 45.20 $ 49.06 $      +8.55 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 489.13 $ 442.49 $      -9.54 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 251.02 $ 297.58 $      +18.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 838.86 $ 799.22 $      -4.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 410.04 $ 474.99 $      +15.84 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 135.09 $ 182.35 $      +34.99 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 70.87 $ 89.12 $      +25.75 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 606.78 $ 548.38 $      -9.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.50 8.50      -32.00 %
Last update: September 2019September 2019
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