Cost of living comparison

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Poland is 74.6% more expensive than Baghdad.

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

pay 2.6 times more for restaurants

 
Baghdad
Poland
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.72
IQD6,163
$6.88
zł27.41
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.00
IQD10,446
$5.95
zł23.69
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.51
IQD669
$1.30
zł5.17

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pay 50.3% more for groceries

 
Baghdad
Poland
Bread
1 loaf
$0.74
IQD966
$0.94
zł3.73
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.18
IQD2,846
$3.34
zł13.31
Milk (1 gallon) $3.91
IQD5,103
$2.82
zł11.22

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pay 76.8% more for transportation

 
Baghdad
Poland
Gasoline (1 gallon) $1.33
IQD1,730
$5.68
zł22.64
Monthly public transit pass $22.96
IQD29,978
$23.91
zł95.25
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $14,238.96
IQD18,592,193
$19,787.24
zł78,822.65

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pay 13.0% more for housing

 
Baghdad
Poland
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$51.82
IQD67,657
$12.94
zł51.55
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $422.00
IQD551,014
$480.05
zł1,912.28
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $251.01
IQD327,747
$406.85
zł1,620.68

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pay 2.2 times more for childcare

 
Baghdad
Poland
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $133.60
IQD174,446
$228.50
zł910.25
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $1,701.04
IQD2,221,093
$4,467.72
zł17,797.19

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pay 24.7% more for entertainment and sports

 
Baghdad
Poland
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.00
IQD2,611
$2.34
zł9.31
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.34
IQD3,061
$2.45
zł9.75
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.72
IQD2,240
$4.13
zł16.45

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pay 75.9% more for clothing

 
Baghdad
Poland
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$25.82
IQD33,717
$64.65
zł257.53
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$28.36
IQD37,031
$30.33
zł120.82
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$48.33
IQD63,109
$66.37
zł264.40

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