Iraq is 7.5% cheaper than China.

If you lived in Iraq instead of China, you would:

pay 4.9% more for restaurants

 
China
Iraq
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.40
CN¥23.06
$4.98
IQD5,884
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.44
CN¥36.89
$6.38
IQD7,536
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.52
CN¥3.51
$0.45
IQD534

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pay 37.7% less for groceries

 
China
Iraq
Bread
1 loaf
$1.82
CN¥12.31
$0.81
IQD962
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.98
CN¥47.33
$2.38
IQD2,808
Milk (1 gallon) $7.82
CN¥53.01
$4.39
IQD5,184

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pay 58.4% more for transportation

 
China
Iraq
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.16
CN¥28.21
$1.72
IQD2,028
Monthly public transit pass $17.84
CN¥120.98
$24.89
IQD29,397
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $22,106.75
CN¥149,936.81
$14,210.49
IQD16,782,591

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pay 53.3% more for housing

 
China
Iraq
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$14.92
CN¥101.17
$40.87
IQD48,273
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $404.30
CN¥2,742.13
$315.99
IQD373,187
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $256.14
CN¥1,737.27
$196.07
IQD231,564

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pay 82.9% less for childcare

 
China
Iraq
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $443.85
CN¥3,010.34
$109.94
IQD129,843
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $16,577.11
CN¥112,432.56
$1,566.21
IQD1,849,698

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pay 1.5% more for entertainment and sports

 
China
Iraq
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.06
CN¥7.17
$2.05
IQD2,420
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.94
CN¥26.72
$2.09
IQD2,471
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$3.36
CN¥22.76
$1.90
IQD2,247

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pay 49.7% less for clothing

 
China
Iraq
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$66.87
CN¥453.56
$28.16
IQD33,255
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$38.65
CN¥262.17
$23.91
IQD28,238
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$95.94
CN¥650.72
$46.34
IQD54,723

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