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Cost of Living in Iraq

Cost of living in Iraq is 43.30% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Iraq is 70.78% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.90 $ 4.19-10.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 20.99 $ 16.00-33.71
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.75 $ 5.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.20-3.42
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 $ 1.00-4.18
Cappuccino (regular) 1.86 $ 0.86-3.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.43 $ 0.30-0.75
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.22 $ 0.20-0.42
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.30 $ 3.79-4.89
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.81 $ 0.54-1.36
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.66 $ 0.45-0.91
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.62 $ 1.00-2.15
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.50 $ 1.36-4.54
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.79 $ 1.13-2.60
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.20 $ 4.54-6.12
Apples (1 lb) 0.51 $ 0.39-0.76
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 $ 0.39-0.58
Oranges (1 lb) 0.48 $ 0.36-0.68
Tomato (1 lb) 0.33 $ 0.19-0.45
Potato (1 lb) 0.29 $ 0.19-0.45
Onion (1 lb) 0.28 $ 0.18-0.39
Lettuce (1 head) 0.77 $ 0.50-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.63 $ 0.42-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 10.00-21.37
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.93 $ 1.20-2.57
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 $ 1.00-3.42
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.05 $ 1.69-2.80
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.43 $ 0.40-0.85
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $ 12.00-40.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.53 $ 2.00-3.35
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 $ 1.70-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 8.60 $ 5.02-12.59
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.04 $ 1.43-2.72
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,000.00 $ 12,000.00-18,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,600.64 $ 14,000.00-20,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 105.76 $ 50.00-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.05-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 40.42 $ 28.65-60.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.17 $ 25.18-75.39
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.34 $ 8.00-29.56
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.39 $ 8.00-10.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 117.88 $ 63.00-208.33
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,629.80 $ 1,000.00-4,500.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 29.94 $ 14.00-54.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 25.86 $ 12.55-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 56.64 $ 25.25-86.03
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 42.09 $ 21.38-80.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 367.99 $ 250.00-512.02
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 247.80 $ 150.00-350.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 670.83 $ 416.49-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 438.84 $ 250.00-628.56
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 121.54 $ 74.32-194.65
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 67.51 $ 39.00-97.59
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 560.19 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.88 7.00-16.00

Prices in Iraq

These data are based on 3273 entries in the past 18 months from 227 different contributors.
Last update: December 2018
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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