Cost of Living in Tripoli

Summary about cost of living in Tripoli, Libya:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 LD 15.00-69.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 175.54 LD 90.00-250.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 17.50 LD 15.00-25.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 LD 2.50-5.02
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.02 LD 3.00-7.52
Cappuccino (regular) 2.65 LD 2.00-10.61
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.47 LD 1.75-5.02
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.89 LD 0.50-2.51
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 17.03 LD 15.14-20.82
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.88 LD 0.91-4.54
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.52 LD 1.59-4.99
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.86 LD 4.80-14.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 13.79 LD 5.44-80.76
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.92 LD 3.63-45.50
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.08 LD 13.61-21.77
Apples (1 lb) 4.32 LD 1.81-6.80
Banana (1 lb) 2.54 LD 1.81-11.37
Oranges (1 lb) 1.90 LD 1.36-7.51
Tomato (1 lb) 1.37 LD 0.68-2.00
Potato (1 lb) 1.38 LD 0.91-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 1.35 LD 0.91-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 2.60 LD 1.50-5.31
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.36 LD 1.00-5.02
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 LD 3.00-25.08
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.63 LD 2.27-5.02
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.25 LD 2.50-5.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.02 LD 10.00-13.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.38 LD 1.00-5.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 112.69 LD 40.00-150.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 LD 4.00-20.06
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 LD 2.02-8.05
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.08 LD 10.00-35.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 0.57 LD 0.57-4.02
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 60,185.04 LD 50,154.20-100,308.40
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 55,057.82 LD 35,000.00-80,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 86.45 LD 50.00-120.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 LD 0.06-0.40
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 101.49 LD 45.00-200.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 127.50 LD 60.00-300.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 67.62 LD 20.00-140.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 25.00 LD 15.00-50.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 312.26 LD 200.00-500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,362.65 LD 5,000.00-18,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 155.00 LD 80.00-500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 141.37 LD 80.00-190.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 230.62 LD 120.00-420.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 304.29 LD 120.00-670.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,100.51 LD 700.00-2,829.57
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 633.59 LD 500.00-1,655.09
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,625.00 LD 2,000.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,300.00 LD 900.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 581.12 LD 139.35-931.89
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 198.37 LD 121.15-371.61
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,387.89 LD
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 16.25 5.50-20.00

Prices in Tripoli

This city had 575 entries in the past 12 months by 34 different contributors.
Last update: September 2022
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2 Comments so far
Sami Albaroni on May 14, 2021:
Hi, I find the expenses above are not accurate at all.
I have a family of 6, can live comfortably with average 3 - 4000LD .
J.Z on Jul 15, 2020:
Please note that the average U.S. dollar exchange rate in Libya is around 5.85LYD to 1 U.S.D.

Due to the on going civil war in Libya, most Libyans are living in extreme poverty.

The cost of living is extremely high for most.

Please revise your estimations to current conditions in Libya.