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Cost of Living in Libya

Cost of living in Libya is 20.49% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Libya is 56.56% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 LD 10.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 35.00 LD 25.00-50.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 LD 8.00-13.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 LD 2.00-5.30
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.00 LD 2.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.94 LD 1.00-4.50
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.75 LD 1.00-2.50
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.44 LD 0.25-1.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 12.53 LD 8.52-17.03
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.61 LD 0.29-0.91
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.48 LD 1.02-2.04
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.82 LD 3.60-7.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.83 LD 4.54-13.61
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.08 LD 2.72-9.98
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.27 LD 6.80-14.97
Apples (1 lb) 3.22 LD 1.81-5.44
Banana (1 lb) 1.97 LD 0.91-3.40
Oranges (1 lb) 1.29 LD 0.91-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 0.96 LD 0.57-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.88 LD 0.45-1.36
Onion (1 lb) 0.71 LD 0.45-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 1.42 LD 1.00-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.05 LD 0.55-1.50
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 LD 5.00-10.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.94 LD 1.50-6.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.59 LD 1.00-5.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 LD 8.00-10.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.00 LD 1.00-1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 LD 30.00-50.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 LD 3.00-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 LD 3.22-8.05
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 LD 15.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 0.57 LD 0.57-0.57
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,500.00 LD 14,000.00-30,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,333.33 LD 20,000.00-35,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 39.47 LD 20.00-70.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 LD 0.06-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.91 LD 20.00-110.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.66 LD 40.00-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.04 LD 17.33-54.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.50 LD 5.00-10.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 201.67 LD 100.00-375.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,940.00 LD 1,500.00-4,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 109.46 LD 60.00-180.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 107.17 LD 35.00-180.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 155.17 LD 70.00-250.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 175.77 LD 100.00-250.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 705.19 LD 450.00-900.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 444.96 LD 300.00-650.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,450.85 LD 800.00-2,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 882.25 LD 600.00-1,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 254.89 LD 139.35-390.19
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 148.68 LD 74.32-250.84
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,462.38 LD
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.19 3.00-3.60

Prices in Libya

These data are based on 1237 entries in the past 18 months from 63 different contributors.
Last update: September 2018
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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