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Cost of Living in Libya

Cost of living in Libya is 14.30% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Libya is 55.40% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.50 LD 10.00-17.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 37.50 LD 30.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 LD 7.50-15.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 LD 2.00-5.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.25 LD 1.75-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.24 LD 1.25-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 LD 1.00-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.46 LD 0.25-1.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 13.92 LD 9.46-18.93
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.62 LD 0.25-1.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.49 LD 1.27-1.81
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.83 LD 3.60-8.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.80 LD 4.99-15.88
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.86 LD 2.72-9.98
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.14 LD 8.62-14.97
Apples (1 lb) 3.81 LD 2.27-5.44
Banana (1 lb) 2.09 LD 1.13-3.40
Oranges (1 lb) 1.29 LD 0.91-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 1.04 LD 0.79-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.91 LD 0.45-1.36
Onion (1 lb) 0.76 LD 0.45-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 LD 1.00-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.17 LD 0.55-1.75
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 LD 5.00-10.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.61 LD 2.50-6.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.97 LD 1.75-5.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 LD 8.00-11.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.00 LD 1.00-1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 LD 30.00-50.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 LD 3.00-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 LD 1.61-6.44
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.50 LD 15.00-25.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 0.57 LD 0.57-0.57
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,500.00 LD 14,000.00-25,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,888.89 LD 21,000.00-35,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 42.38 LD 20.00-60.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 LD 0.06-0.15
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.55 LD 20.00-110.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.72 LD 40.00-96.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.92 LD 17.33-57.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 LD 5.00-10.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 181.88 LD 100.00-275.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,712.50 LD 1,500.00-4,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 106.08 LD 75.00-180.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 121.60 LD 70.00-250.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 149.27 LD 80.00-250.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 186.82 LD 100.00-300.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 730.83 LD 600.00-900.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 475.43 LD 340.00-700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,536.33 LD 1,000.00-1,900.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 920.19 LD 600.00-1,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 261.03 LD 148.64-390.19
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 151.06 LD 46.45-250.84
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,543.30 LD
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.18 3.00-4.00

Prices in Libya

These data are based on 1111 entries in the past 18 months from 62 different contributors.
Last update: February 2019
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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