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Cost of Living in Beirut

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 63.30
Rent Index: 41.50
Groceries Index: 46.02
Restaurants Index: 62.90
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 53.12
Local Purchasing Power: 58.52
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $ 7.00-18.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 33.06-70.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 7.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.18 $ 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.00 $ 2.00-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.42 $ 2.00-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.63 $ 0.50-1.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.43 $ 0.33-0.70
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.18 $ 5.68-8.82
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.82 $ 0.45-1.13
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.96 $ 0.91-1.36
Eggs (12) 3.50 $ 2.00-6.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.90 $ 2.27-3.63
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.24 $ 2.41-4.08
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.22 $ 4.54-5.90
Apples (1 lb) 0.90 $ 0.68-1.13
Banana (1 lb) 0.67 $ 0.45-0.90
Oranges (1 lb) 0.76 $ 0.54-1.00
Tomato (1 lb) 0.64 $ 0.45-0.91
Potato (1 lb) 0.40 $ 0.32-0.50
Onion (1 lb) 0.41 $ 0.30-0.54
Lettuce (1 head) 0.90 $ 0.66-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.72 $ 0.60-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 8.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.12 $ 0.99-1.50
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.14 $ 1.50-3.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 2.00 $ 1.99-2.50
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.33 $ 1.00-1.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 $ 30.00-50.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 $ 6.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.27 $ 1.61-4.35
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 13.46 $ 10.00-20.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.90 $ 2.54-3.79
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 16,700.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.19 $ 100.00-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.30 $ 0.21-0.36
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 67.78 $ 40.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 76.32 $ 50.00-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.81 $ 13.25-30.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.96 $ 8.30-10.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.74 $ 50.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.99 $ 30.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 120.19 $ 90.00-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 157.02 $ 100.00-200.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,283.04 $ 700.00-1,800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 600.97 $ 400.00-900.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,591.44 $ 1,700.00-3,333.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,134.09 $ 800.00-1,500.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 432.71 $ 301.93-650.32
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 180.24 $ 139.35-232.26
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 1,143.55 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.92 5.00-8.00

Prices in Beirut, Lebanon

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Last update: June, 2016
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Cost of living in Beirut is 36.70% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 770.25$ and for four person family at 2,720.30$ (without rent).
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5 Comments so far

#Anonymous on Mar 13, 2015 :
Your data lacks cost of eventualities which are frequent in Lebanon. Bribery and repairs let alone the missing elements of medicine and education.
#Anonymous on Feb 01, 2015 :
With these prices you will be sick all the way
#liban on Jan 10, 2015 :
the monthly rate in brirut really more than 1 thousand dollar
#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.