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Cost of Living in Irbil

Summary about cost of living in Irbil:

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.00 $ 4.20-8.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 19.00 $ 16.78-25.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.50 $ 3.70-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.50 $ 1.00-5.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.26 $ 1.00-3.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.14 $ 1.68-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.44 $ 0.35-0.84
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.21 $ 0.20-0.40
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.11 $ 3.79-4.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.05 $ 0.73-1.81
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.56 $ 0.45-0.77
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.26 $ 0.91-1.96
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.82 $ 1.81-5.74
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.00 $ 1.36-2.60
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.57 $ 4.54-6.89
Apples (1 lb) 0.54 $ 0.45-0.77
Banana (1 lb) 0.44 $ 0.36-0.52
Oranges (1 lb) 0.48 $ 0.36-0.57
Tomato (1 lb) 0.31 $ 0.21-0.54
Potato (1 lb) 0.28 $ 0.20-0.39
Onion (1 lb) 0.30 $ 0.23-0.39
Lettuce (1 head) 0.85 $ 0.80-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.79 $ 0.42-1.20
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.50 $ 12.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.46 $ 1.20-1.68
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.02 $ 1.00-3.20
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.80 $ 2.20-3.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.42 $ 0.40-1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $ 12.00-40.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 2.00-3.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 $ 2.57-6.44
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6.00 $ 5.00-10.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.64 $ 1.89-3.41
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 13,800.00 $ 13,000.00-14,600.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000.00 $ 14,000.00-17,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 111.13 $ 84.18-150.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $ 0.07-0.22
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.84 $ 30.00-50.34
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.56 $ 40.00-150.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.17 $ 3.00-21.12
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 10.00-12.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 185.56 $ 100.00-250.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,965.28 $ 1,900.00-5,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 32.23 $ 14.00-50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 19.73 $ 12.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 54.00 $ 40.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 62.50 $ 25.00-101.37
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 337.50 $ 230.00-500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 257.99 $ 200.00-350.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 600.00 $ 500.00-800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 443.53 $ 400.00-560.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 96.77 $ 74.32-111.48
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 63.17 $ 46.45-83.61
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 650.00 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.33 10.00-20.00

Prices in Irbil

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Last update: September 2018
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19 Comments so far

#Bill on Apr 05, 2018 :
Very helpful - have used your site to prepare for last four international assignments.

Thanks
#Balien on Feb 17, 2018 :
Hi #elie
It varies depending what types of companies you work for. Oil companies ranges from 2500 to 3500 usd as an example
#elie on Feb 13, 2018 :
Hi, i am planning to move to Erbil. Need to know what might be the average salary for a Marketing Manager?
thanks
#Ashish Sharma on Sep 12, 2017 :
Hello All,
I am shifting to Erbil from India by the next month October, 2017.
I need to know about cost of living, average salary for engineering faculty as an Assistant Lecturer, internet facility with plans cost and availability of vegetarian food.

Thanks.

Ashish
India

ashish068@gmail.com
#Ramesh reddy on Feb 03, 2017 :
Dear all,

Good morning,

Planing to shift from Kuwait to irbil I would like to know abou the living cost in irbil, and I am from India about the safety also I would like to know I am having 2kids I am thinking about there school planing to shift full family

regards
M ramesh reddy
#Masoud on Nov 24, 2016 :
Hi,

I live in Erbil, I wish I could reply all of your comments earlier, however from now on you can email me your queries regarding prices in Erbil, location, suggestions, opinion or any inquiry you might have. My email is buosam@outlook dot com.

I will try to answer all of your questions as specific as possible.

Regards,

Masoud
#Noa on Jul 27, 2016 :
Don't recommend going here, cost of living is very low but the economy is in tatters.
#Perica Branković on Mar 27, 2016 :
Hello everyone.
Can someone tell me what is average salary range for Security manager in Hotel's?
#Anonymous on Mar 04, 2016 :
Hello every body ,
I advice every body planning to move/seek work in Erbil not to do that , because there are a big financial crisis their , even the local people lost their business and jobs , I hope this situation will not last long
#Asif Ashraf on Mar 04, 2016 :
Hello everyone, myself Asif Ashraf from India and I want to visit Erbil, if someone can provide me a valid Visit or Budiness Visa, I'll always be grateful to him. I want to visit my feyoncee and her family and ask for her hand, please help me out. I will pay the fees for your visa service, please do conside my request, I will owe you fir my whole life. Thanks a lot (asifashraf38@gmail.com)
#Anonymous on Aug 10, 2015 :
I am ibraheem by name, an Economics graduate with second class upper from nigeria looking for job in Irbil and will be glad if someone can help in how to go about the process. Please contact me if there is any contribution hybee222@gmail.com
#payman on Jul 11, 2015 :
hello Nabi
Hope you are doing well. my name is Payman and i am planning to go to Erbil to find someone to help me to export. The field that i am working is Non-Alcoholic Beer and Machine Made Carpet. I am looking for some one to cooperate.
i would be grateful if you could interduce me someone to move on.please be in touch with me via Email : Peimanmazaheri@yahoo.com
Best.
#Saiyed on Mar 13, 2015 :
Hi!
I m Pakistani & searching an accommodation in Erbil city. What is average rate for shared or single room for a long while?
I've got a job in Erbil & can't stay in hotel.
#Karzan on Feb 22, 2015 :
I'm a Kurdish-American considering moving to Kurdistan to start a business. How much is commercial rent in Irbil or Dohuk for 200 square meters? And how much is water and electricity per unit? Please give the full unit so I can make the appropriate calculations. Gelek sipas.
#Anonymous on Feb 10, 2015 :
Hi I am thinking of moving to Kurdistan
can someone help me with the following

areas to live for a single canadian female ?
average salary range for a social media manager ?
cost of rent ?
cost of living ?

Many Thanks in advance
#danny on Dec 06, 2014 :
what is best residential area in Erbil , to live in
#Nabi on Dec 04, 2014 :
Yes Eribl and other city totally is safe without any doubt.I am living in Kurdistan if anyone need information i can help him.

regards, be safe.be brave
#khush on Oct 12, 2014 :
I am a indian. .looking for accommodation in erbil for a month...how much it will cost in indian currency? ..anybody plz help.
#Iqbal on Sep 22, 2014 :
Is it safe in Erbil now as there is war going on in Iraq. Thanks in advance.