Algeria vs Iraq - Cost of Living Comparison

AlgeriaIraq
🚶 Cost of living One person
$431
$710
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1008
$1613
🏠 One person rent
$190
$332
🏘️ Family rent
$308
$540
🍽️ Food Expenses
$164
$218
🚐 Transport Expenses
$24.7
$103
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$253
$568
💸 GDP per capita
$3310
$4157
😃 Human freedom index
5.32
4.5
❤️ Life expectancy
76.9
70.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
21
🏙️ Population
41.3M
38.3M

The average cost of living in Algeria ($431) is 39% less expensive than in Iraq ($710). Algeria ranked 191st vs 119th for Iraq in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Algeria compared to 0.8 months in Iraq. Ranked 100th and 123rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs Iraq

AlgeriaIraq
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.66
$4.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$16.2
$20.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.41
$6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$2.36
☕ Cappuccino
$0.65
$1.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.48
$0.47
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$159
$325
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$105
$199
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$307
$553
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$200
$356
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.2
$67.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.7
$105
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$48.4
$39.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.81%
10.87%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1371
$1289
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$747
$605
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.45
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$10.5
$28.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.31
$16.6
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.29
$0.42
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$1.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.2
$0.87
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.43
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.05
$1.81
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.1
$4.63
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.71
$4.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$10.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.06
$1.08
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.06
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.04
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
$0.69
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.4
$0.68
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.36
$0.66
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.05
$0.91
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.64
$12.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$1.5
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.2
$1.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.81
$3.53
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.09
$2.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.15
$1.15
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.67
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$18.4
$30.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.28
$7.67
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.2
$14.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.61
$4.96
👖 Brand Jeans
$34.7
$26.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$67.9
$52.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.3
$115
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2100
$1624

Cities Comparison in Algeria vs Iraq

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Algeria

CityCost of livingPopulation
Algiers
$500
3.42M
Oran
$452
852K
Constantine
$431
448K
Blida
$446
332K
Djelfa
$390
266K
Batna
$383
291K
Annaba
$442
257K
Setif
$295
288K
Chlef
$573
155K
Tlemcen
$400
174K
Tiaret
$324
179K
Bejaia
$410
176K
Biskra
$372
205K
El Oued
$278
135K
Tebessa
$369
194K
Bordj Bou Arreridj
$401
168K
Skikda
$372
163K
El Eulma
$378
155K
Mostaganem
$384
146K
Souk Ahras
$364
155K
Bechar
$452
166K
Laghouat
$366
134K
M'Sila
$292
133K
Ouargla
$377
133K
Relizane
$308
130K
Saida
$379
128K
Sidi Bel Abbes
$389
213K
Jijel
$322
132K
Medea
$320
138K
Tizi Ouzou
$304
135K

In Iraq

CityCost of livingPopulation
Baghdad
$858
6.96M
Mosul
$492
1.69M
Basra
$826
1.23M
Erbil
$779
846K
Najaf
$575
725K
Kirkuk
$606
975K
Karbala
$670
690K
Sulaymaniyah
$729
656K
Nasiriyah
$627
542K
Amarah
$634
512K
Ctesiphon
$633
500K
Zakho
$699
500K
Baqubah
$585
468K
Hillah
$565
541K
Ramadi
$632
457K
Kut
$644
378K
Az Zubayr
$621
370K
Duhok
$618
331K
Fallujah
$620
326K
Al Diwaniyah
$464
392K
Samawah
$608
215K
Abu Ghraib
$663
189K
Kufa
$598
166K
Samarra
$594
140K
Umm Qasr
$581
108K
Tikrit
$561
106K
Al-Faw
$579
105K
Al-Karmah
$592
95K
Sinjar
$649
88K