Cost of living in Karbala, Iraq

Summary of cost of living in Karbala

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 2,134,687 Dinar
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 788,440 Dinar
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Karbala, Iraq. Current as of Nov 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 22,180 Dinar
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 2,128 Dinar
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 3,205 Dinar
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1,026 Dinar
12 eggs, large 7,938 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 1,000 Dinar
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 2,500 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1,109 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 500 Dinar
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 5,000 Dinar
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 9,344 Dinar
2 liters of coca-cola 1,391 Dinar
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1,000 Dinar
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 400,000 Dinar
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 200,000 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat -
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area -
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area -
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio -
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 30,000 Dinar
40” flat screen tv -
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) -
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) -
Hourly rate for cleaning help -
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 29,548 Dinar
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 15,465 Dinar
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 34,911 Dinar
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes -
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 5,000,000 Dinar
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 658 Dinar
Monthly ticket public transport 52,247 Dinar
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 26,613 Dinar
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) -
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) -
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 15,000 Dinar
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) -
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 3,125 Dinar
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 1,975 Dinar
4 rolls of toilet paper 1,000 Dinar
Tube of toothpaste 829 Dinar
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 6,584 Dinar
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 10,000 Dinar
2 tickets to the movies 10,000 Dinar
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 30,000 Dinar
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 60,000 Dinar
1 cocktail drink in downtown club -
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 1,000 Dinar
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 1,000 Dinar
Ipad wi-fi 128gb -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) -
1 month of gym membership in business district 60,000 Dinar
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 3,733 Dinar
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 59 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: November 29, 2020

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