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Cost of Living in Iraq

Cost of living in Iraq is 41.24% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Iraq is 69.97% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6.01 $ 4.28-10.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 25.00 $ 16.83-35.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 5.00-8.60
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.00-3.42
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.50 $ 1.00-4.21
Cappuccino (regular) 1.88 $ 0.86-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.44 $ 0.30-0.50
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.23 $ 0.20-0.43
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.43 $ 3.79-5.68
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.90 $ 0.51-1.81
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 $ 0.45-0.91
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.59 $ 1.00-2.30
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.51 $ 1.81-4.54
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.91 $ 1.13-2.81
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.40 $ 4.54-6.35
Apples (1 lb) 0.54 $ 0.39-0.77
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 $ 0.41-0.61
Oranges (1 lb) 0.52 $ 0.39-0.68
Tomato (1 lb) 0.33 $ 0.19-0.45
Potato (1 lb) 0.31 $ 0.19-0.45
Onion (1 lb) 0.31 $ 0.23-0.45
Lettuce (1 head) 0.79 $ 0.43-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.67 $ 0.42-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.80 $ 10.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.64 $ 1.00-2.57
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.08 $ 1.00-3.42
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.07 $ 1.72-3.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.43 $ 0.40-0.84
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 27.75 $ 12.00-40.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.57 $ 2.00-4.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 $ 2.09-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 9.30 $ 5.88-12.62
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.95 $ 1.43-2.65
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,000.00 $ 12,000.00-16,500.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,036.02 $ 14,000.00-20,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 118.17 $ 63.75-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.05-0.21
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.83 $ 25.18-60.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.17 $ 25.76-83.81
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.80 $ 8.33-30.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.45 $ 8.00-10.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 119.66 $ 64.14-233.33
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,748.97 $ 1,000.00-5,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 31.16 $ 15.00-60.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.82 $ 12.57-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 58.24 $ 35.00-86.03
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 43.76 $ 21.38-90.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 371.98 $ 250.00-512.02
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 253.24 $ 168.21-350.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 666.29 $ 400.00-858.25
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 444.51 $ 300.00-633.45
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 116.96 $ 74.32-194.65
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 65.23 $ 39.23-92.90
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 561.90 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.05 7.00-16.00

Prices in Iraq

These data are based on 3091 entries in the past 18 months from 207 different contributors.
Last update: August 2018
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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