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Cost of Living in Iraq

Cost of living in Iraq is 43.40% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Iraq is 71.53% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.80 $ 4.20-10.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 21.10 $ 15.00-33.50
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $ 4.50-10.00
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) 1.93 $ 0.86-3.70
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.43 $ 0.35-0.84
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.23 $ 0.20-0.43
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.28 $ 3.79-4.88
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.79 $ 0.54-1.33
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.65 $ 0.45-0.86
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.62 $ 1.00-2.13
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.43 $ 1.36-4.54
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.82 $ 1.13-2.60
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.11 $ 4.54-5.90
Apples (1 lb) 0.52 $ 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) 0.32 $ 0.19-0.45
Potato (1 lb) 0.28 $ 0.19-0.39
Onion (1 lb) 0.28 $ 0.19-0.39
Lettuce (1 head) 0.75 $ 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) 1.80 $ 1.00-3.42
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.13 $ 1.68-2.80
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.43 $ 0.40-0.84
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $ 12.49-36.50
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.52 $ 2.00-4.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 $ 1.70-5.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 8.41 $ 5.00-12.50
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.05 $ 1.43-2.84
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,800.00 $ 12,000.00-16,750.19
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,320.41 $ 13,088.89-20,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 107.61 $ 50.00-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.05-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 40.71 $ 28.65-60.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.03 $ 25.18-71.52
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.84 $ 8.00-29.39
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.39 $ 8.00-10.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 120.89 $ 63.00-209.44
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,594.88 $ 1,200.00-4,201.85
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 30.18 $ 15.00-60.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 25.72 $ 12.59-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 59.90 $ 25.25-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 42.25 $ 21.10-83.74
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 365.61 $ 230.00-512.02
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 247.94 $ 150.00-376.49
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 652.33 $ 400.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 421.27 $ 250.00-600.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 128.45 $ 77.39-194.65
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 68.34 $ 39.00-111.48
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 569.73 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.67 7.00-16.00

Prices in Iraq

These data are based on 3262 entries in the past 18 months from 230 different contributors.
Last update: April 2019
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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