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Cost of Living in Beirut

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 63.42
Rent Index: 36.55
Groceries Index: 46.90
Restaurants Index: 60.86
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 50.53
Local Purchasing Power: 51.86
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $ 8.66-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 40.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 7.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.58 $ 1.00-3.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.00 $ 2.00-5.33
Cappuccino (regular) 3.65 $ 2.00-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.79 $ 0.50-2.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.55 $ 0.30-1.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.93 $ 6.81-11.36
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.74 $ 0.45-1.13
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.92 $ 0.75-1.21
Eggs (12) 2.90 $ 2.00-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.33 $ 2.72-4.08
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.60 $ 2.72-4.31
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.44 $ 4.50-7.26
Apples (1 lb) 0.81 $ 0.45-0.91
Banana (1 lb) 0.60 $ 0.45-0.91
Oranges (1 lb) 0.57 $ 0.45-1.00
Tomato (1 lb) 0.56 $ 0.45-0.91
Potato (1 lb) 0.39 $ 0.27-0.68
Onion (1 lb) 0.40 $ 0.27-0.54
Lettuce (1 head) 0.93 $ 0.50-1.50
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) 1.27 $ 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.95 $ 1.50-3.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 2.16 $ 2.00-2.50
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.33 $ 1.00-1.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 $ 30.00-80.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.30 $ 5.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $ 1.61-2.86
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 $ 10.00-25.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.86 $ 2.50-3.22
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,500.00 $ 16,700.00-27,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,666.67 $ 18,000.00-28,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 135.71 $ 100.00-212.50
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.29 $ 0.20-0.36
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.87 $ 27.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.53 $ 40.00-116.67
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.37 $ 13.00-33.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 8.50-10.00
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 413.00 $ 326.00-500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,942.90 $ 2,495.70-5,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 81.66 $ 55.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.82 $ 30.00-70.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 124.88 $ 90.00-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 167.93 $ 100.00-250.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,152.18 $ 600.00-2,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 517.16 $ 300.00-800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,431.25 $ 1,200.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,015.58 $ 700.00-1,400.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 441.65 $ 301.93-650.32
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 176.91 $ 139.35-232.26
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 1,056.63 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.82 5.00-9.00

Prices in Beirut, Lebanon

These data are based on 1592 entries in the past 12 months from 119 different contributors.
Last update: February, 2017
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Cost of living in Beirut is 36.58% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 756.65$ and for four person family at 2,684.68$ (without rent).
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6 Comments so far

#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.