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Cost of Living in Iraq

Cost of living in Iraq is 44.94% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Iraq is 72.53% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6.00 $ 4.20-8.37
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 24.50 $ 16.78-32.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 5.07-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.20-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.10 $ 1.00-4.20
Cappuccino (regular) 1.88 $ 0.84-3.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.44 $ 0.35-1.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.23 $ 0.20-0.42
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.22 $ 3.60-4.86
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.79 $ 0.49-1.33
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.62 $ 0.41-0.91
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.64 $ 1.00-2.10
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1.98 $ 1.14-3.63
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.77 $ 1.13-2.30
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.04 $ 4.08-5.90
Apples (1 lb) 0.49 $ 0.38-0.68
Banana (1 lb) 0.46 $ 0.36-0.57
Oranges (1 lb) 0.46 $ 0.36-0.57
Tomato (1 lb) 0.31 $ 0.19-0.45
Potato (1 lb) 0.27 $ 0.19-0.38
Onion (1 lb) 0.26 $ 0.19-0.38
Lettuce (1 head) 0.71 $ 0.43-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.64 $ 0.42-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.50 $ 8.37-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.87 $ 1.00-2.57
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.87 $ 1.00-3.42
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.00 $ 1.68-2.52
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.42 $ 0.40-0.84
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $ 12.69-40.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.51 $ 2.00-4.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 $ 2.41-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 8.41 $ 5.00-12.62
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.09 $ 1.43-2.84
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,000.00 $ 11,000.00-18,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,118.36 $ 13,088.89-20,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 108.23 $ 50.00-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $ 0.05-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.99 $ 29.31-60.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.37 $ 25.12-71.52
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.65 $ 5.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.40 $ 8.00-10.07
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 120.59 $ 70.03-209.91
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,393.95 $ 1,000.00-4,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 29.08 $ 15.00-60.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 23.95 $ 12.57-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 57.49 $ 25.13-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 42.19 $ 21.10-83.39
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 359.72 $ 250.00-550.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 242.56 $ 150.00-350.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 643.56 $ 400.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 420.15 $ 250.00-600.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 121.68 $ 66.11-204.38
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 65.74 $ 32.52-111.48
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 568.85 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.88 7.00-14.00

Prices in Iraq

These data are based on 3361 entries in the past 18 months from 232 different contributors.
Last update: October 2019
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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