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Cost of Living in Libya

Cost of living in Libya is 43.07% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Libya is 60.00% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.83 LD 5.00-10.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 25.00 LD 18.00-50.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 LD 5.00-10.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 LD 4.00-20.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 LD 4.00-8.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.05 LD 0.75-2.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.72 LD 0.50-1.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.35 LD 0.25-0.50
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.74 LD 5.68-7.57
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.34 LD 0.23-0.45
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.04 LD 0.91-1.36
Eggs (12) 2.56 LD 2.00-3.50
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.97 LD 2.72-5.44
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.98 LD 1.81-3.63
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.87 LD 5.44-8.16
Apples (1 lb) 1.30 LD 1.13-1.59
Banana (1 lb) 1.07 LD 0.91-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 LD 0.68-1.36
Tomato (1 lb) 0.78 LD 0.45-0.91
Potato (1 lb) 0.61 LD 0.45-0.91
Onion (1 lb) 0.57 LD 0.45-0.68
Lettuce (1 head) 1.22 LD 1.00-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.75 LD 0.50-1.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 LD 6.00-23.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.44 LD 1.25-1.50
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.10 LD 1.00-1.50
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4.00 LD 3.00-5.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.00 LD 0.50-1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 LD 30.00-50.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 LD 2.00-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 LD 1.61-6.44
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.50 LD 10.00-25.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 0.57 LD 0.57-0.57
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 LD 13,000.00-23,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 46.86 LD 33.00-60.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 LD 0.12-0.15
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.82 LD 30.00-40.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.23 LD 30.00-80.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 33.00 LD 25.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.00 LD 5.00-6.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.82 LD 50.00-120.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 62.00 LD 40.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 95.45 LD 65.00-145.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.71 LD 65.00-120.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 576.92 LD 350.00-850.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 395.83 LD 250.00-500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,173.33 LD 600.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 771.43 LD 500.00-1,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 103.93 LD 74.32-139.35
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 55.74 LD 37.16-74.32
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 796.43 LD 600.00-1,000.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.83 3.00-5.00

Prices in Libya

These data are based on 921 entries in the past 18 months from 75 different contributors.
Last update: May, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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