Cost of Living in Iraq

Summary of cost of living in Iraq:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6,500.00 IQD 2,614.31-13,071.55
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 29,378.70 IQD 18,000.00-58,821.96
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8,000.00 IQD 7,000.00-12,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2,614.31 IQD 1,500.00-6,535.77
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3,383.94 IQD 2,000.00-7,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2,918.50 IQD 1,000.00-5,228.62
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 580.93 IQD 500.00-1,000.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 265.86 IQD 250.00-500.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6,121.88 IQD 4,453.31-7,570.83
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 966.96 IQD 453.59-2,267.96
Rice (white), (1 lb) 907.34 IQD 592.92-1,360.78
Eggs (regular) (12) 2,252.38 IQD 1,500.00-3,137.17
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3,042.16 IQD 1,360.78-6,000.01
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2,340.72 IQD 1,185.83-4,150.41
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6,593.04 IQD 4,743.33-8,618.27
Apples (1 lb) 580.51 IQD 355.75-907.19
Banana (1 lb) 647.62 IQD 503.98-907.19
Oranges (1 lb) 589.38 IQD 340.19-907.19
Tomato (1 lb) 397.29 IQD 177.87-592.92
Potato (1 lb) 375.76 IQD 160.09-592.92
Onion (1 lb) 363.16 IQD 226.80-566.99
Lettuce (1 head) 794.63 IQD 392.15-1,307.15
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 675.91 IQD 326.79-1,307.15
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15,000.00 IQD 7,000.00-25,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,329.16 IQD 1,307.15-3,921.46
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3,052.33 IQD 1,750.00-5,228.62
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,614.31 IQD 2,000.00-3,921.46
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 500.00 IQD 500.00-1,000.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 43,478.26 IQD 30,000.00-83,657.90
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 IQD 2,000.00-5,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4,023.36 IQD 3,000.00-6,310.99
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 7,000.00 IQD 5,000.00-13,071.55
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,857.21 IQD 1,703.44-4,948.12
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000,000.00 IQD 19,607,319.31-30,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,077,196.34 IQD 23,500,000.00-30,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 125,431.23 IQD 85,000.00-261,430.92
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 29,989.39 IQD 13,071.55-40,000.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43,276.06 IQD 32,678.87-65,357.73
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42,685.95 IQD 22,221.63-98,036.60
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16,645.47 IQD 10,000.00-25,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10,000.00 IQD 9,150.08-15,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 184,062.46 IQD 83,333.33-457,504.12
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,774,270.59 IQD 1,019,580.60-6,500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 31,980.82 IQD 15,000.00-65,357.73
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32,629.87 IQD 15,000.00-75,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 66,290.19 IQD 26,143.09-150,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 56,229.71 IQD 25,000.00-150,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 442,696.07 IQD 250,000.00-849,650.50
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 290,923.07 IQD 150,000.00-457,504.12
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 763,900.50 IQD 400,000.00-1,437,870.08
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 522,593.37 IQD 300,000.00-800,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 139,836.94 IQD 85,006.34-325,157.93
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 75,365.63 IQD 42,503.17-182,156.44
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 711,240.73 IQD
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.75 5.00-18.00

Prices in Iraq

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Last update: April 2024
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