Cost of Living in Iraq

Cost of living in Iraq is 46.83% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Iraq is, on average, 72.76% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6,500.00 IQD 3,000.00-12,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 30,000.00 IQD 20,000.00-59,203.30
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8,288.46 IQD 6,500.00-10,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2,368.13 IQD 1,184.07-8,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2,960.16 IQD 1,500.00-5,920.33
Cappuccino (regular) 2,119.99 IQD 500.00-5,000.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 546.63 IQD 497.31-1,184.07
Water (12 oz small bottle) 260.74 IQD 247.07-500.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5,349.61 IQD 3,785.41-7,570.83
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 887.27 IQD 453.59-2,148.34
Rice (white), (1 lb) 795.54 IQD 453.59-1,133.98
Eggs (regular) (12) 2,095.96 IQD 1,200.00-2,500.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2,649.18 IQD 1,133.98-5,370.84
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1,972.47 IQD 1,074.17-2,721.56
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6,156.31 IQD 4,989.52-6,982.09
Apples (1 lb) 636.44 IQD 340.19-907.19
Banana (1 lb) 604.51 IQD 453.59-907.19
Oranges (1 lb) 598.06 IQD 340.19-907.19
Tomato (1 lb) 380.07 IQD 226.80-566.99
Potato (1 lb) 375.28 IQD 226.80-537.08
Onion (1 lb) 383.53 IQD 226.80-537.08
Lettuce (1 head) 778.68 IQD 500.00-1,250.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 651.19 IQD 355.22-1,000.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15,000.00 IQD 7,000.00-40,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,803.94 IQD 1,065.66-2,960.16
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2,202.86 IQD 1,184.07-4,000.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,500.00 IQD 2,000.00-3,500.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 500.00 IQD 500.00-1,000.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30,000.00 IQD 15,000.00-75,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 IQD 2,000.00-5,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4,763.93 IQD 2,858.36-7,622.28
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10,000.00 IQD 5,000.00-20,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,283.45 IQD 1,703.44-3,222.69
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,880,494.87 IQD 15,000,000.00-20,721,154.69
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,785,619.81 IQD 17,000,000.00-24,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 138,423.83 IQD 85,000.00-250,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 108.83 IQD 59.20-125.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47,902.10 IQD 35,000.00-120,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45,474.86 IQD 29,601.65-80,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17,542.07 IQD 9,472.53-25,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10,000.00 IQD 9,472.53-15,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 150,192.36 IQD 85,000.00-296,016.50
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,596,855.00 IQD 1,250,000.00-4,736,263.93
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 34,884.56 IQD 18,000.00-71,043.96
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31,949.29 IQD 15,000.00-60,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70,160.35 IQD 25,000.00-148,008.25
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 56,832.91 IQD 25,000.00-100,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 449,626.60 IQD 300,000.00-750,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 293,091.61 IQD 200,000.00-450,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 787,506.56 IQD 473,626.39-1,200,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 502,384.85 IQD 350,000.00-750,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 154,663.25 IQD 92,902.27-278,706.80
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 77,520.75 IQD 46,451.13-139,353.40
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 695,447.58 IQD
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.86 7.00-12.00

Prices in Iraq

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Last update: December 2020
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