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Cost of Living in Iraq

Cost of living in Iraq is 39.56% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Iraq is 66.42% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.00 $ 5.00-10.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 25.00 $ 17.07-40.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 5.15-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.68 $ 1.20-3.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.08 $ 1.50-4.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.02 $ 1.00-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.45 $ 0.36-0.50
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.23 $ 0.20-0.43
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.64 $ 3.79-5.68
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.83 $ 0.51-1.36
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 $ 0.45-0.91
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.63 $ 1.00-2.26
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.65 $ 1.81-4.39
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.92 $ 1.23-2.72
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.35 $ 4.38-6.80
Apples (1 lb) 0.56 $ 0.39-0.91
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 $ 0.45-0.68
Oranges (1 lb) 0.52 $ 0.39-0.76
Tomato (1 lb) 0.36 $ 0.23-0.51
Potato (1 lb) 0.33 $ 0.19-0.45
Onion (1 lb) 0.33 $ 0.23-0.45
Lettuce (1 head) 0.81 $ 0.43-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.61 $ 0.42-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 4.85-12.80
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.47 $ 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.74 $ 1.20-3.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 2.00 $ 1.80-3.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.49 $ 0.42-0.90
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $ 0.00-50.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.58 $ 2.00-4.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 $ 1.70-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.00 $ 8.59-12.63
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.94 $ 1.46-2.65
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) 17,568.00 $ 14,000.00-20,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 102.53 $ 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) 41.90 $ 29.90-63.23
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.98 $ 25.76-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.84 $ 10.00-35.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.55 $ 8.00-10.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 114.61 $ 71.56-180.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,388.01 $ 1,000.00-4,188.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 33.69 $ 20.00-60.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.30 $ 18.07-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 57.58 $ 30.00-85.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 52.05 $ 25.00-100.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 390.18 $ 252.51-600.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 274.52 $ 200.00-400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 715.80 $ 500.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 477.07 $ 300.00-645.24
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 120.85 $ 79.79-185.80
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 72.33 $ 46.45-92.90
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 594.08 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.77 8.00-20.00

Prices in Iraq

These data are based on 2889 entries in the past 18 months from 185 different contributors.
Last update: February 2018
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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