Cost of living comparison

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Ecuador is 53.4% more expensive than Baghdad.

If you lived in Ecuador instead of Baghdad, you would:

pay 42.4% more for restaurants

 
Baghdad
Ecuador
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.72
IQD5,574
$3.03
 
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.84
IQD8,081
$5.83
 
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.45
IQD534
$0.74
 

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pay 41.2% more for groceries

 
Baghdad
Ecuador
Bread
1 loaf
$0.80
IQD939
$1.46
 
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.08
IQD2,459
$2.33
 
Milk (1 gallon) $3.67
IQD4,340
$3.74
 

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pay 25.5% more for transportation

 
Baghdad
Ecuador
Gasoline (1 gallon) $1.40
IQD1,654
$2.36
 
Monthly public transit pass $22.96
IQD27,114
$16.79
 
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $14,238.96
IQD16,816,215
$26,332.78
 

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pay 24.9% less for housing

 
Baghdad
Ecuador
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$49.62
IQD58,597
$38.33
 
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $396.65
IQD468,447
$335.67
 
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $244.43
IQD288,671
$240.12
 

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pay 2.7 times more for childcare

 
Baghdad
Ecuador
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $137.59
IQD162,498
$211.25
 
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $1,552.95
IQD1,834,029
$6,127.01
 

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pay 37.3% more for entertainment and sports

 
Baghdad
Ecuador
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.68
IQD1,982
$1.94
 
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.46
IQD2,909
$2.25
 
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.71
IQD2,020
$5.07
 

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pay 78.0% more for clothing

 
Baghdad
Ecuador
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$26.42
IQD31,203
$47.92
 
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$28.37
IQD33,509
$39.97
 
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$47.19
IQD55,736
$88.63
 

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