Iraq is 16.9% cheaper than Ecuador.

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

Display currency: USD

pay 21.0% less for restaurants

 
Ecuador
Iraq
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.45
 
$4.44
IQD5,797
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.27
 
$6.78
IQD8,865
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.92
 
$0.42
IQD551

Improve prices ·

pay 26.7% less for groceries

 
Ecuador
Iraq
Bread
1 loaf
$1.65
 
$0.79
IQD1,038
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.79
 
$2.41
IQD3,144
Milk (1 gallon) $4.08
 
$4.46
IQD5,824

Improve prices ·

pay 29.1% more for transportation

 
Ecuador
Iraq
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.48
 
$1.96
IQD2,561
Monthly public transit pass $17.66
 
$40.17
IQD52,498
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $22,909.09
 
$17,142.41
IQD22,402,550

Improve prices ·

pay 11.2% more for housing

 
Ecuador
Iraq
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$33.66
 
$34.86
IQD45,553
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $347.73
 
$280.92
IQD367,123
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $270.55
 
$189.29
IQD247,369

Improve prices ·

pay 53.5% less for childcare

 
Ecuador
Iraq
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $219.10
 
$141.04
IQD184,312
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $6,167.67
 
$1,756.35
IQD2,295,292

Improve prices ·

pay 6.5% less for entertainment and sports

 
Ecuador
Iraq
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.18
 
$2.35
IQD3,072
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.34
 
$2.38
IQD3,116
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$5.88
 
$2.03
IQD2,652

Improve prices ·

pay 50.8% less for clothing

 
Ecuador
Iraq
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$52.21
 
$24.45
IQD31,959
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$44.65
 
$24.19
IQD31,614
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$95.02
 
$44.63
IQD58,323

Improve prices ·
The statistics used to build this comparison are calculated using data from users just like you. We average the price of thousands of data points entered by users across the world. Learn more about our data sources. Page last updated: June 2024
Share this

ASK THE ELSEWHERE COMMUNITY

Join the Elsewhere community and ask a question about Iraq or Ecuador. It's a free, question-and-answer based forum to discuss what life is like in countries and cities around the world.

Compare by city

For example, try comparing the cost of living in Quito vs. Baghdad

Help us improve these prices

MyLifeElsewhere is a collaborative project. Please enter price information for your location to help assist us in making these comparisons more accurate. Learn more