Cost of living comparison

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Poland is 70.8% more expensive than Baghdad.

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

pay 2.3 times more for restaurants

 
Baghdad
Poland
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.72
IQD5,574
$6.38
zł23.64
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.84
IQD8,081
$5.78
zł21.44
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.45
IQD534
$1.14
zł4.24

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pay 39.3% more for groceries

 
Baghdad
Poland
Bread
1 loaf
$0.80
IQD939
$0.82
zł3.03
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.08
IQD2,459
$2.88
zł10.69
Milk (1 gallon) $3.67
IQD4,340
$2.27
zł8.43

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pay 58.1% more for transportation

 
Baghdad
Poland
Gasoline (1 gallon) $1.40
IQD1,654
$5.25
zł19.45
Monthly public transit pass $22.96
IQD27,114
$22.05
zł81.70
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $14,238.96
IQD16,816,215
$18,306.67
zł67,837.13

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pay 13.3% more for housing

 
Baghdad
Poland
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$49.62
IQD58,597
$12.51
zł46.37
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $396.65
IQD468,447
$413.49
zł1,532.23
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $244.43
IQD288,671
$362.60
zł1,343.66

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pay 2.6 times more for childcare

 
Baghdad
Poland
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $137.59
IQD162,498
$215.19
zł797.39
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $1,552.95
IQD1,834,029
$5,676.15
zł21,033.52

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pay 19.8% more for entertainment and sports

 
Baghdad
Poland
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.68
IQD1,982
$2.07
zł7.68
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.46
IQD2,909
$2.29
zł8.48
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.71
IQD2,020
$3.91
zł14.51

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pay 71.6% more for clothing

 
Baghdad
Poland
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$26.42
IQD31,203
$62.88
zł232.99
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$28.37
IQD33,509
$30.43
zł112.77
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$47.19
IQD55,736
$61.46
zł227.73

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