Cost of Living in Samarra

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$601
$1333
🛋️ Without rent
$309
$865
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$292
$468
🍽️ Food
$216
$557
🚐 Transport
$40.2
$111
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$592
😀 Quality of life
29
🏙️ Population
140K

The average cost of living in Samarra is $601, which is in the top 20% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7440th out of 9294 in our global list and 19th out of 29 in Iraq.

The median after-tax salary is $592, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months. Ranked 8679th (TOP 93%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 20th best city to live in Iraq. With an estimated population of 140K, Samarra is the 24th largest city in Iraq.

✈️ Closest airport 35 km Samarra East Air Base / Dhuluiya Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 30.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 12974 University of Samarra
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Prices in Samarra

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.23
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.72
 Cappuccino
$2.05
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.55
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$273
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$181
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$520
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$301
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$84.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$37.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.87%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$877
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$429
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.46
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.43
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.04
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.84
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.56
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.79
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.29
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.65
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.69
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.65
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.98
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.12
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.59
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.72
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.93
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.45
👖 Brand Jeans
$27
👟 Brand Sneakers
$42.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$94.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1265

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