Equatorial Guinea is 2.1 times more expensive than Iraq.

If you lived in Equatorial Guinea instead of Iraq, you would:

pay 3.1 times more for restaurants

 
Iraq
Equatorial Guinea
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.73
IQD6,896
$12.83
FCFA8,261
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.63
IQD9,674
$20.05
FCFA12,908
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.44
IQD643
$1.07
FCFA688

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pay 3.8 times more for groceries

 
Iraq
Equatorial Guinea
Bread
1 loaf
$0.75
IQD1,099
$3.19
FCFA2,057
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.35
IQD3,427
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Milk (1 gallon) $4.06
IQD5,929
$9.11
FCFA5,863

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pay 30.8% more for transportation

 
Iraq
Equatorial Guinea
Gasoline (1 gallon) $1.74
IQD2,542
$2.93
FCFA1,889
Monthly public transit pass $29.02
IQD42,352
$44.22
FCFA28,475
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $13,819.78
IQD20,167,747
$22,010.09
FCFA14,172,989

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pay 47.8% more for housing

 
Iraq
Equatorial Guinea
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$38.45
IQD56,113
$160.36
FCFA103,264
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $317.58
IQD463,462
$200.46
FCFA129,080
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $194.18
IQD283,370
$112.26
FCFA72,285

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pay 18.6% less for childcare

 
Iraq
Equatorial Guinea
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $121.43
IQD177,204
$68.16
FCFA43,887
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $1,631.78
IQD2,381,322
$1,740.36
FCFA1,120,673

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pay 39.4% more for entertainment and sports

 
Iraq
Equatorial Guinea
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.62
IQD3,828
$0.80
FCFA516
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.03
IQD2,959
$6.41
FCFA4,131
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.74
IQD2,545
$1.60
FCFA1,033

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pay 2.7 times more for clothing

 
Iraq
Equatorial Guinea
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$29.88
IQD43,609
$24.05
FCFA15,490
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$23.99
IQD35,009
$77.51
FCFA49,911
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$46.18
IQD67,397
$240.55
FCFA154,896

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