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Cost of Living in Beirut

Summary about cost of living in Beirut:

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 8.00-16.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.72 $ 40.00-70.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.63 $ 7.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.31-5.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.00 $ 2.50-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.36 $ 2.00-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.72 $ 0.50-1.50
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.35 $ 0.25-1.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.27 $ 6.81-11.36
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.74 $ 0.45-0.91
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.89 $ 0.45-1.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.15 $ 2.00-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.50 $ 2.72-6.35
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.76 $ 2.72-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.50 $ 4.52-6.80
Apples (1 lb) 0.82 $ 0.45-0.91
Banana (1 lb) 0.57 $ 0.45-0.91
Oranges (1 lb) 0.51 $ 0.34-0.91
Tomato (1 lb) 0.54 $ 0.45-0.91
Potato (1 lb) 0.39 $ 0.27-0.45
Onion (1 lb) 0.38 $ 0.23-0.45
Lettuce (1 head) 0.93 $ 0.60-1.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.68 $ 0.50-0.83
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 8.66-13.27
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.22 $ 0.88-2.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.88 $ 1.50-2.66
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.32 $ 2.00-2.50
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.33 $ 1.00-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 $ 0.00-80.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.60 $ 5.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 $ 1.61-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 $ 10.00-24.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.39 $ 3.03-4.13
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $ 19,888.46-29,805.03
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,919.81 $ 17,000.00-26,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 130.86 $ 68.57-250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.33 $ 0.20-0.66
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.25 $ 25.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 72.61 $ 46.51-149.12
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.21 $ 15.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 8.60-10.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 397.11 $ 250.00-500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,775.09 $ 3,979.97-10,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.61 $ 50.00-120.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 49.64 $ 33.02-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 115.43 $ 80.00-198.94
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.82 $ 75.00-198.88
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 969.87 $ 500.00-1,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 531.20 $ 300.00-800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,474.65 $ 1,500.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 933.06 $ 600.00-1,500.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 440.63 $ 278.71-557.41
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 162.49 $ 111.48-232.26
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,108.65 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.90 3.60-10.00

Prices in Beirut

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Last update: May 2018
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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.