Prices in Baghdad vs Jeddah - Cost of Living Comparison

BaghdadJeddah
🚶 Cost of living One person
$910
$943
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2106
$2386
🏠 One person rent
$442
$362
🏘️ Family rent
$762
$634
🍽️ Food Expenses
$244
$277
🚐 Transport Expenses
$147
$178
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$582
$1484
🏙️ Population
6.96M
3.98M

The cost of living in Baghdad is 3% less expensive than in Jeddah. Cities ranked 5651st and 5527th ($910 vs $943) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 3rd in Iraq and Saudi Arabia, respectively. Check Iraq vs Saudi Arabia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Baghdad compared to 1.6 months in Jeddah. Baghdad ranked 1st best city to live in Iraq vs Jeddah ranked 4th in Saudi Arabia, while ranked 6892nd and 586th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Baghdad vs Jeddah

BaghdadJeddah
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5
$4.83
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.9
$31.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.42
$6.61
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.98
$1.32
☕ Cappuccino
$1.73
$3.08
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.49
$0.72
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$417
$323
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$261
$221
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$827
$612
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$493
$451
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95
$57.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
$88.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$54.7
$63.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.5%
4.87%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1966
$1075
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$930
$640
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.56
$0.8
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$25.2
$26.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.4
$24.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.45
$0.43
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
$1.27
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.92
$0.76
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
$1.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.72
$2.27
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.25
$5.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.05
$6.53
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12
$10.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.87
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.46
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$1.36
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
$1.01
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$0.94
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.35
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.33
$1.8
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.5
$2.65
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$1.55
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.09
$6.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.87
$5.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.76
$4.86
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.39
$2.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.98
$3.8
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$42.3
$97
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.34
$16.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26.1
$60.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.45
$4.66
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.7
$38.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.1
$91
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$126
$272
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2069
$5513

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DistanceCityCost of living
32 km or 20 miCtesiphon
$692
33 km or 21 miAbu Ghraib
$748
47 km or 29 miAl-Karmah
$647
49 km or 30 miBaqubah
$649
59 km or 37 miFallujah
$677
89 km or 55 miKarbala
$738
96 km or 60 miHillah
$576
104 km or 65 miRamadi
$686
106 km or 66 miSamarra
$649
147 km or 91 miKufa
$653
147 km or 91 miNajaf
$577
155 km or 96 miTikrit
$614
159 km or 99 miAl Diwaniyah
$551
160 km or 100 miKut
$677
190 km or 118 miIlam
$487
235 km or 146 miKirkuk
$650
240 km or 149 miSamawah
$661
262 km or 163 miSulaymaniyah
$679
267 km or 166 miKermanshah
$425
291 km or 181 miMarivan
$442
307 km or 191 miAmarah
$692
308 km or 191 miNasiriyah
$689
318 km or 198 miErbil
$809
322 km or 200 miSanandaj
$533
324 km or 201 miBaneh
$374
356 km or 221 miMosul
$728
364 km or 226 miSaqqez
$404
365 km or 227 miKhorramabad
$406
378 km or 235 miPiranshahr
$442
378 km or 235 miMahabad
$396
381 km or 236 miAndimeshk
$505
387 km or 241 miDezful
$512
389 km or 242 miBukan
$448
404 km or 251 miSinjar
$684
406 km or 252 miBorujerd
$512
410 km or 255 miDuhok
$677
411 km or 255 miHamadan
$333
420 km or 261 miMalayer
$360
431 km or 268 miMiandoab
$442
433 km or 269 miDorud
$441

Cities near Jeddah

DistanceCityCost of living
69 km or 43 miMecca
$797
296 km or 184 miPort Sudan
$633
307 km or 191 miYanbu
$810
328 km or 204 miMedina
$1089
395 km or 246 miBisha
$742
410 km or 255 miBareq
$740
508 km or 315 miAbha
$793
597 km or 371 miAl Wajh
$737
645 km or 401 miKeren
$495
652 km or 405 miAr Rass
$742
661 km or 411 miMassawa
$493
675 km or 420 miAs Sulayyil
$739
688 km or 427 miNajran
$736
690 km or 429 miAtbara
$614
691 km or 429 miAsmara
$532
702 km or 436 miAswan
$370
703 km or 437 miSa'dah
$493
704 km or 437 miUnaizah
$751
711 km or 442 miHa'il
$770
738 km or 458 miKassala
$610
741 km or 461 miMendefera
$493
806 km or 501 miTabuk
$801
810 km or 503 miLuxor
$362
834 km or 518 miQena
$474
836 km or 519 miHurghada
$428
845 km or 525 miRiyadh
$942
849 km or 528 miAl Hudaydah
$518
855 km or 531 miEl Gouna
$389
863 km or 536 miSharm El Sheikh
$440
869 km or 540 miSanaa
$573
893 km or 555 miSayyan
$494
897 km or 557 miMekelle
$512
904 km or 562 miDahab
$496
922 km or 573 miDumat al-Jandal
$739
926 km or 576 miEl-Gadarif
$627
927 km or 576 miZabid
$493
942 km or 585 miSohag
$323
943 km or 586 miSakakah
$672
952 km or 592 miKhartoum North
$652
954 km or 593 miDhamar
$495