Baghdad is 19.4% cheaper than Bangkok.

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

pay 34.0% more for restaurants

 
Bangkok
Baghdad
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $2.02
฿68.41
$4.72
IQD5,574
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.47
฿185.55
$6.84
IQD8,081
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.50
฿16.91
$0.45
IQD534

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pay 43.9% less for groceries

 
Bangkok
Baghdad
Bread
1 loaf
$1.85
฿62.83
$0.80
IQD939
Local cheese (8 oz) $8.27
฿280.50
$2.08
IQD2,459
Milk (1 gallon) $6.29
฿213.31
$3.67
IQD4,340

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pay 29.7% less for transportation

 
Bangkok
Baghdad
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.71
฿159.80
$1.40
IQD1,654
Monthly public transit pass $37.45
฿1,270.45
$22.96
IQD27,114
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $57,621.83
฿1,954,532.23
$14,238.96
IQD16,816,215

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pay 49.9% more for housing

 
Bangkok
Baghdad
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$16.35
฿554.60
$49.62
IQD58,597
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $544.76
฿18,478.37
$396.65
IQD468,447
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $285.41
฿9,681.04
$244.43
IQD288,671

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pay 81.0% less for childcare

 
Bangkok
Baghdad
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $500.13
฿16,964.34
$137.59
IQD162,498
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $14,957.96
฿507,374.12
$1,552.95
IQD1,834,029

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pay 19.6% less for entertainment and sports

 
Bangkok
Baghdad
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.30
฿78.18
$1.68
IQD1,982
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.90
฿64.32
$2.46
IQD2,909
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.32
฿146.59
$1.71
IQD2,020

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pay 45.8% less for clothing

 
Bangkok
Baghdad
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$56.10
฿1,902.78
$26.42
IQD31,203
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$36.40
฿1,234.72
$28.37
IQD33,509
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$85.34
฿2,894.73
$47.19
IQD55,736

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