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Cost of Living in Beirut

Summary about cost of living in Beirut:

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 $ 9.91-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 53.27 $ 42.65-70.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.63 $ 6.60-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.33-4.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.33 $ 2.00-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 $ 2.00-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.69 $ 0.50-1.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.36 $ 0.25-0.75
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.85 $ 6.81-10.05
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.70 $ 0.45-1.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.96 $ 0.75-1.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.17 $ 2.00-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.34 $ 2.72-4.54
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.83 $ 3.02-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.48 $ 4.52-6.80
Apples (1 lb) 0.79 $ 0.45-0.91
Banana (1 lb) 0.55 $ 0.45-0.91
Oranges (1 lb) 0.48 $ 0.34-0.91
Tomato (1 lb) 0.56 $ 0.34-0.91
Potato (1 lb) 0.40 $ 0.27-0.68
Onion (1 lb) 0.41 $ 0.27-0.54
Lettuce (1 head) 0.89 $ 0.50-1.33
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.70 $ 0.66-0.83
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 8.66-12.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.23 $ 0.99-2.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.94 $ 1.50-3.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 2.19 $ 2.00-2.50
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.33 $ 1.00-1.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 $ 20.00-80.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.62 $ 5.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $ 1.61-2.82
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 $ 10.00-25.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.12 $ 2.84-3.79
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 18,000.00-30,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,871.25 $ 18,000.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 134.30 $ 82.26-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.32 $ 0.25-0.45
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.06 $ 30.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 75.26 $ 50.00-149.28
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.58 $ 13.27-30.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 9.00-12.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 377.04 $ 266.14-500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,887.53 $ 2,500.00-8,500.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 96.79 $ 60.00-120.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 49.31 $ 30.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 120.60 $ 75.00-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 136.47 $ 100.00-200.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,012.43 $ 665.36-1,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 566.67 $ 300.00-800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,450.43 $ 1,500.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 926.03 $ 700.00-1,500.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 505.96 $ 325.16-650.32
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 179.92 $ 139.35-232.26
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,094.63 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 6.65 4.70-10.00

Prices in Beirut

These data are based on 1572 entries in the past 18 months from 159 different contributors.
Last update: December 2017
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8 Comments so far

#Anonymous on Aug 08, 2017 :
Damn these are pretty cheap prices. Lebanon is one of the most expensive places to live in while getting dirt cheap salaries.
#anonmous on Jun 22, 2017 :
lol all these rates are wrong! to make it easier for everyone , add 40% to all prices mentioned above
#Anonymous on Jan 21, 2017 :
Excuse me? But in which restaurent will you find water pepsi and beer for such price?! They are way higher!
#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.