Malabo is 2.2 times more expensive than Baghdad.

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

pay 3.4 times more for restaurants

 
Baghdad
Malabo
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.72
IQD6,888
$12.83
FCFA8,261
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.84
IQD9,986
$20.05
FCFA12,908
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.45
IQD659
$1.07
FCFA688

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pay 4.3 times more for groceries

 
Baghdad
Malabo
Bread
1 loaf
$0.80
IQD1,160
$3.19
FCFA2,057
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.08
IQD3,039
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Milk (1 gallon) $3.67
IQD5,363
$9.11
FCFA5,863

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pay 49.0% more for transportation

 
Baghdad
Malabo
Gasoline (1 gallon) $1.40
IQD2,044
$2.93
FCFA1,889
Monthly public transit pass $22.96
IQD33,505
$44.22
FCFA28,475
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $14,238.96
IQD20,779,475
$22,010.09
FCFA14,172,989

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pay 15.5% more for housing

 
Baghdad
Malabo
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$49.62
IQD72,407
$160.36
FCFA103,264
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $396.65
IQD578,851
$200.46
FCFA129,080
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $244.43
IQD356,705
$112.26
FCFA72,285

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pay 19.2% less for childcare

 
Baghdad
Malabo
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $137.59
IQD200,795
$68.16
FCFA43,887
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $1,552.95
IQD2,266,275
$1,740.36
FCFA1,120,673

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pay 31.1% more for entertainment and sports

 
Baghdad
Malabo
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.68
IQD2,449
$0.80
FCFA516
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.46
IQD3,595
$6.41
FCFA4,131
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.71
IQD2,496
$1.60
FCFA1,033

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pay 2.7 times more for clothing

 
Baghdad
Malabo
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$26.42
IQD38,557
$24.05
FCFA15,490
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$28.37
IQD41,406
$77.51
FCFA49,911
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$47.19
IQD68,872
$240.55
FCFA154,896

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