Cost of living comparison

compared to

Baghdad is 16.1% cheaper than Quito.

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

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pay 31.2% less for restaurants

 
Quito
Baghdad
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.25
 
$5.35
IQD6,996
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.00
 
$6.88
IQD8,996
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.11
 
$0.42
IQD546

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pay 32.1% less for groceries

 
Quito
Baghdad
Bread
1 loaf
$1.58
 
$0.86
IQD1,121
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.00
 
$2.39
IQD3,119
Milk (1 gallon) $4.02
 
$4.86
IQD6,348

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pay 0.8% more for transportation

 
Quito
Baghdad
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.81
 
$1.73
IQD2,255
Monthly public transit pass $20.00
 
$22.94
IQD29,985
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $20,000.00
 
$18,355.59
IQD23,987,989

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pay 73.2% more for housing

 
Quito
Baghdad
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$34.65
 
$40.82
IQD53,343
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $446.45
 
$562.97
IQD735,720
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $320.83
 
$291.49
IQD380,935

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pay 58.1% less for childcare

 
Quito
Baghdad
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $275.00
 
$143.70
IQD187,790
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $7,180.00
 
$2,253.45
IQD2,944,918

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pay 22.8% less for entertainment and sports

 
Quito
Baghdad
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $3.00
 
$2.15
IQD2,806
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.79
 
$2.65
IQD3,460
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$6.50
 
$2.20
IQD2,874

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pay 42.8% less for clothing

 
Quito
Baghdad
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$46.67
 
$29.44
IQD38,475
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$44.92
 
$30.82
IQD40,277
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$98.08
 
$46.25
IQD60,436

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