Cost of Living in Iraq

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.00 $ 2.50-8.40
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 25.00 $ 15.09-42.11
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.84 $ 5.45-8.37
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.69 $ 1.02-5.87
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 $ 1.26-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.87 $ 0.42-4.20
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.45 $ 0.34-0.84
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.22 $ 0.21-0.42
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.32 $ 3.17-6.32
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.78 $ 0.38-1.71
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.64 $ 0.38-0.95
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.78 $ 1.04-2.10
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.11 $ 0.93-4.54
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.63 $ 0.91-2.29
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.07 $ 3.80-5.90
Apples (1 lb) 0.51 $ 0.29-0.76
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 $ 0.38-0.91
Oranges (1 lb) 0.48 $ 0.29-0.76
Tomato (1 lb) 0.32 $ 0.16-0.47
Potato (1 lb) 0.30 $ 0.16-0.45
Onion (1 lb) 0.31 $ 0.18-0.39
Lettuce (1 head) 0.64 $ 0.34-1.05
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.55 $ 0.30-0.84
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.54 $ 6.72-30.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.44 $ 0.92-2.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 $ 1.00-3.36
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.09 $ 1.68-2.93
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.42 $ 0.40-0.84
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 25.21 $ 12.55-50.26
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.51 $ 1.68-4.19
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 $ 2.03-4.06
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 8.37 $ 4.20-16.68
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.85 $ 1.29-2.72
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,029.78 $ 12,594.46-17,069.91
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,506.62 $ 14,000.00-20,168.07
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 114.00 $ 68.38-210.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $ 0.05-0.13
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.86 $ 27.41-100.47
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.93 $ 21.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.78 $ 6.81-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.40 $ 6.84-12.59
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 125.30 $ 75.00-250.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,030.70 $ 1,025.64-3,769.83
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 27.65 $ 15.00-60.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.78 $ 12.59-50.49
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 54.81 $ 25.00-100.84
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 45.87 $ 20.98-84.03
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 368.56 $ 251.02-629.68
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 240.26 $ 167.49-380.05
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 645.54 $ 378.47-1,013.46
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 422.72 $ 293.82-630.25
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 125.70 $ 77.39-195.17
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 62.42 $ 38.86-117.05
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 573.66 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.25 5.00-15.00

Prices in Iraq

This country had 2876 entries in the past 12 months by 162 different contributors.
Last update: June 2021
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Sources and References
  

By City in Iraq

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
As Sulaymaniyah 38.04 10.65 25.31 33.23 33.57 37.27
Erbil (Irbil) 37.93 11.35 25.57 33.09 28.93 37.21
Baghdad 37.01 13.80 26.22 31.31 27.63 35.11
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