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Historical Prices in Beirut

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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2018 9.98 50.00 8.25
2017 12.00 53.13 8.63
2016 10.00 50.00 8.00
2015 11.93 60.00 8.00
2014 10.00 55.00 7.99
2013 12.00 56.59 8.64
2012 13.28 51.63 8.30
2011 15.00 55.00 7.00
2010 10.00 22.50 5.00
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2018 3.00 4.00 0.83 0.39 3.32
2017 2.00 3.66 0.69 0.35 3.64
2016 1.50 3.00 0.70 0.49 3.50
2015 1.42 3.15 0.64 0.45 3.15
2014 2.00 3.97 0.73 0.63 4.35
2013 2.00 3.50 0.67 0.55 3.45
2012 2.00 4.16 0.80 1.18 3.30
2011 2.00 2.75 0.80 1.29 3.17
2010 1.00 2.00 0.43 - -

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2018 2.20 0.91 2.60 0.71 1.10 1.75
2017 2.21 0.86 3.38 0.69 1.17 2.00
2016 1.98 0.80 3.04 0.77 1.25 1.92
2015 2.07 0.82 3.36 0.63 1.04 2.08
2014 1.67 0.80 2.89 0.69 1.21 1.97
2013 1.97 0.89 2.90 0.79 1.10 1.78
2012 1.83 0.77 2.83 1.02 1.00 1.69
2011 2.17 0.72 2.25 0.80 1.10 1.50
2010 1.67 1.00 1.67 0.70 0.83 1.67
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2018 1.93 1.41 0.88 1.18 1.64 1.33 1.29 0.93
2017 1.75 1.08 0.88 0.92 2.14 1.37 1.17 0.86
2016 1.80 1.19 0.91 0.86 2.07 1.25 1.29 0.93
2015 1.99 1.72 0.82 0.93 1.89 1.25 1.57 0.76
2014 2.25 1.33 0.95 0.90 2.17 1.42 - -
2013 1.98 1.83 1.10 0.90 1.48 1.41 - -
2012 1.75 1.60 0.90 1.11 1.62 1.50 - -
2011 2.00 1.25 0.80 1.40 - - - -
2010 - - - - - - - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Breasts
(Boneless, Skinless),
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2018 8.90 10.00 2.33 7.56 12.86
2017 8.27 10.00 2.17 9.10 12.76
2016 7.40 10.00 2.08 7.84 11.70
2015 6.52 9.97 2.00 6.95 11.60
2014 9.00 12.00 2.20 7.83 -
2013 7.80 9.00 2.00 7.62 -
2012 8.11 11.00 1.75 8.52 -
2011 7.67 8.00 1.70 4.75 -
2010 3.67 4.00 1.50 4.50 -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2018 935.12 494.47 2118.82 931.86
2017 1013.30 573.54 2500.46 921.92
2016 1135.62 530.21 2332.73 1019.93
2015 1295.08 664.92 2806.53 1241.70
2014 921.43 530.00 2166.67 1092.86
2013 744.44 499.69 2199.34 1127.00
2012 822.40 559.03 2139.65 1090.90
2011 675.00 366.67 2000.00 900.00
2010 1100.00 683.33 2180.00 1213.33

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2018 4471.45 1707.84
2017 5608.33 1989.97
2016 4438.24 1848.34
2015 5358.02 2074.06
2014 6071.43 2357.14
2013 5310.38 2184.73
2012 5026.74 1858.01
2011 4250.00 2100.00
2010 8000.00 2500.00

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2018 1000.67
2017 1089.63
2016 1056.22
2015 1234.55
2014 1200.00
2013 959.92
2012 1088.11
2011 1033.33
2010 500.00

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2018 1.33 0.94
2017 1.36 0.86
2016 1.33 0.74
2015 1.33 0.82
2014 1.33 1.15
2013 1.31 1.14
2012 1.31 1.25
2011 1.42 1.20
2010 - 1.00
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2018 60.00
2017 -
2016 45.00
2015 -
2014 50.00
2013 50.00
2012 77.23
2011 42.50
2010 -

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2018 6.49
2017 5.56
2016 6.95
2015 5.51
2014 7.08
2013 5.79
2012 5.90
2011 7.30
2010 15.00

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
2018 141.96 45.38
2017 135.59 50.06
2016 133.57 66.68
2015 137.57 63.67
2014 154.13 62.20
2013 159.59 66.55
2012 189.54 60.21
2011 116.67 46.67
2010 250.00 56.67

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2018 67.49 28.22 10.00
2017 74.30 23.04 10.00
2016 70.78 19.21 10.00
2015 82.83 21.46 9.91
2014 73.07 19.67 10.00
2013 68.16 16.33 8.00
2012 60.35 12.75 8.00
2011 90.00 13.00 7.50
2010 80.00 25.00 7.00

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2018 71.74 49.10 107.50 112.52
2017 95.73 50.43 118.80 130.47
2016 80.28 49.12 123.50 170.00
2015 86.42 46.79 124.38 149.03
2014 73.00 49.70 99.12 131.00
2013 72.30 49.29 103.25 110.40
2012 85.06 67.50 120.64 105.82
2011 80.00 60.00 150.00 115.00
2010 36.00 64.50 88.00 79.50
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