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Cost of Living in Iraq

Cost of living in Iraq is 44.70% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Iraq is 72.77% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.40 $ 4.20-8.34
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 24.50 $ 16.78-33.50
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 5.07-8.60
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.29-4.29
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.58 $ 1.00-4.21
Cappuccino (regular) 1.87 $ 1.00-3.70
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.43 $ 0.35-0.84
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.22 $ 0.20-0.42
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.23 $ 3.60-4.89
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.78 $ 0.49-1.14
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.62 $ 0.45-0.91
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.60 $ 1.00-2.10
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.00 $ 1.14-3.63
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.78 $ 1.13-2.30
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.03 $ 4.54-5.90
Apples (1 lb) 0.49 $ 0.38-0.68
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 $ 0.38-0.57
Oranges (1 lb) 0.47 $ 0.36-0.68
Tomato (1 lb) 0.32 $ 0.19-0.45
Potato (1 lb) 0.27 $ 0.19-0.38
Onion (1 lb) 0.27 $ 0.19-0.38
Lettuce (1 head) 0.71 $ 0.43-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.64 $ 0.42-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.50 $ 8.37-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.87 $ 1.00-2.57
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 $ 1.00-3.42
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.04 $ 1.68-2.52
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.42 $ 0.40-0.84
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $ 12.49-40.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.52 $ 2.00-4.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 $ 2.03-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 8.50 $ 5.00-12.62
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.08 $ 1.43-2.84
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,491.20 $ 11,165.51-16,750.19
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,303.72 $ 13,434.09-20,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 107.80 $ 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) 39.65 $ 28.65-60.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.25 $ 25.13-75.39
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.23 $ 4.20-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.40 $ 8.00-10.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 118.05 $ 64.14-209.44
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,457.86 $ 1,000.00-4,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 28.83 $ 15.00-60.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 24.98 $ 12.59-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 57.37 $ 25.13-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 41.60 $ 21.10-83.39
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 358.14 $ 250.00-500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 241.42 $ 150.00-350.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 633.57 $ 400.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 410.70 $ 250.00-600.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 125.79 $ 74.32-194.65
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 67.35 $ 35.04-111.48
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 561.17 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.50 7.00-14.00

Prices in Iraq

These data are based on 3352 entries in the past 18 months from 225 different contributors.
Last update: July 2019
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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