Cost of Living in Iraq

Summary of cost of living in Iraq:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6,500.00 IQD 2,620.00-13,100.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 29,410.00 IQD 18,000.00-58,950.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8,000.00 IQD 7,000.00-12,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2,620.00 IQD 1,500.00-6,550.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3,000.00 IQD 2,000.00-7,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2,935.41 IQD 1,000.00-5,240.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 574.40 IQD 500.00-1,000.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 265.87 IQD 250.00-500.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6,136.18 IQD 4,731.77-7,570.83
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 975.59 IQD 475.37-2,267.96
Rice (white), (1 lb) 911.59 IQD 594.21-1,360.78
Eggs (regular) (12) 2,263.20 IQD 1,500.00-3,144.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3,065.97 IQD 1,360.78-6,350.30
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2,328.02 IQD 1,188.41-4,159.45
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6,638.33 IQD 4,753.65-8,618.27
Apples (1 lb) 584.56 IQD 356.52-907.19
Banana (1 lb) 648.73 IQD 534.79-907.19
Oranges (1 lb) 589.31 IQD 340.19-907.19
Tomato (1 lb) 393.30 IQD 178.26-594.21
Potato (1 lb) 374.07 IQD 178.26-594.21
Onion (1 lb) 361.88 IQD 226.80-566.99
Lettuce (1 head) 787.02 IQD 350.00-1,310.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 671.46 IQD 327.50-1,250.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15,000.00 IQD 7,000.00-25,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,431.03 IQD 1,500.00-4,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3,119.43 IQD 1,750.00-5,240.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,620.00 IQD 2,227.00-3,930.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 500.00 IQD 500.00-1,000.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 44,239.13 IQD 30,000.00-85,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 IQD 2,000.00-5,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3,921.33 IQD 2,740.71-6,324.72
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 7,000.00 IQD 5,000.00-13,100.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,840.39 IQD 1,703.44-4,921.04
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,500,000.00 IQD 19,650,000.00-30,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,135,000.00 IQD 23,500,000.00-30,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 125,035.60 IQD 85,000.00-262,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 29,734.62 IQD 15,000.00-40,000.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42,995.69 IQD 32,750.00-65,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42,181.76 IQD 23,580.00-98,250.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16,989.66 IQD 10,000.00-26,200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10,000.00 IQD 9,170.00-15,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 190,829.51 IQD 83,333.33-458,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,827,566.67 IQD 1,021,800.00-6,550,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 32,278.57 IQD 15,000.00-65,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32,877.92 IQD 15,000.00-75,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 65,901.19 IQD 26,200.00-150,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 56,421.30 IQD 25,000.00-150,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 448,431.03 IQD 250,000.00-800,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 293,107.41 IQD 150,000.00-458,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 781,194.55 IQD 400,000.00-1,441,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 528,211.54 IQD 300,000.00-800,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 139,965.57 IQD 85,191.38-325,157.93
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 75,651.61 IQD 42,595.69-182,552.95
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 717,249.45 IQD
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.75 5.00-18.00

Prices in Iraq

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Last update: May 2024
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