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Cost of Living in Beirut, Lebanon

Prices in Beirut

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Consumer Price Index (Excl.Rent): 72.06
Rent Index: 36.43
Groceries Index: 56.51
Restaurants Index: 72.77
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index: 54.87
Local Purchasing Power: 42.60

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Restaurants [Edit] Avg.
Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $
9.96
15.00
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 56.63 $
45.00
70.00
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 $
7.32
9.97
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 2.00 $
1.25
3.32
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.50 $
2.00
5.98
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $
3.00
4.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.64 $
0.50
1.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.63 $
0.33
1.00
Markets [Edit] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.88 $
1.33
2.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.88 $
0.55
1.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.67 $
1.33
2.00
Eggs (12) 2.83 $
2.00
3.99
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.07 $
6.00
10.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.78 $
7.00
9.30
Apples (1kg) 1.99 $
1.66
2.19
Oranges (1kg) 1.65 $
1.00
2.00
Tomato (1kg) 1.40 $
1.00
2.00
Potato (1kg) 1.00 $
1.00
1.06
Lettuce (1 head) 1.02 $
0.75
1.33
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.82 $
0.66
1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $
7.97
15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.09 $
1.00
1.33
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.81 $
1.50
2.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 2.00 $
1.75
2.16
Transportation [Edit] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.33 $
1.00
1.33
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 $
40.00
65.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 $
5.30
7.31
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.32 $
2.00
4.66
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $
15.00
29.96
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.19 $
1.10
1.30
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,500.00 $
14,000.00
20,500.00
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 163.70 $
125.00
200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.35 $
0.32
0.40
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.24 $
40.00
80.00
Sports And Leisure [Edit] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 69.29 $
50.00
90.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.43 $
10.00
20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 $
7.97
10.00
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.68 $
60.00
90.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.69 $
40.00
70.00
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 104.23 $
90.00
120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 115.72 $
86.55
150.00
Rent Per Month [Edit] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 848.90 $
600.00
1,200.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 514.80 $
400.00
700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,186.16 $
1,800.00
2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,106.21 $
800.00
1,500.00
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] Avg.
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,177.36 $
5,000.00
6,000.00
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,070.13 $
1,850.00
2,991.03
Salaries And Financing [Edit] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 1,032.85 $
800.00
1,500.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.07
5.00
7.00

These data are based on 1437 entries in the past 18 months from 116 different contributors.

Last update: July, 2014

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3 Comments so far

#lebanese on Jun 21, 2014 :
Rent prices are too cheap in reality its more expensive !
#Rolfen on Jun 09, 2014 :
Rent prices above are too high. In reality it's cheaper.
#peter cookson on Jul 02, 2011 :
I want to be a beirutee merchant. With these prices I will be a millionaire in
One year if not six months

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