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Cost of Living in Beirut

Summary about cost of living in Beirut:

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.02 $ 8.66-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 53.27 $ 45.00-70.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.63 $ 6.60-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.33-3.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.31 $ 2.00-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $ 2.00-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.77 $ 0.50-1.50
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.42 $ 0.30-1.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.75 $ 6.62-9.84
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.74 $ 0.45-1.18
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.93 $ 0.67-1.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.12 $ 2.00-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.29 $ 2.72-4.08
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.87 $ 3.18-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.36 $ 4.50-6.65
Apples (1 lb) 0.78 $ 0.45-0.91
Banana (1 lb) 0.55 $ 0.45-0.91
Oranges (1 lb) 0.50 $ 0.34-0.91
Tomato (1 lb) 0.52 $ 0.45-0.91
Potato (1 lb) 0.39 $ 0.27-0.50
Onion (1 lb) 0.40 $ 0.27-0.50
Lettuce (1 head) 0.87 $ 0.50-1.33
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.76 $ 0.66-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 8.00-14.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.29 $ 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.89 $ 1.34-3.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 2.19 $ 2.00-2.50
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.36 $ 1.30-1.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 $ 20.00-80.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.61 $ 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) 3.04 $ 2.65-3.79
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) 20,543.75 $ 18,000.00-24,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 131.86 $ 80.00-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.31 $ 0.25-0.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.94 $ 27.00-80.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 69.08 $ 49.90-149.12
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.10 $ 14.00-33.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 9.37-11.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 360.78 $ 266.14-500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,024.07 $ 2,500.00-8,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 94.78 $ 50.00-150.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 49.98 $ 30.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 118.54 $ 75.00-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 151.74 $ 106.23-200.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,020.22 $ 650.00-1,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 555.89 $ 300.00-800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,464.78 $ 1,200.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 933.03 $ 700.00-1,200.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 493.05 $ 325.16-650.32
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 179.52 $ 139.35-232.26
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,085.36 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.58 4.70-9.00

Prices in Beirut

These data are based on 1487 entries in the past 18 months from 154 different contributors.
Last update: October 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.