Cost of Living in Beirut, Lebanon in 2018

Cost of Living in Beirut, Lebanon

Country: Lebanon

Last updated: November 2018

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Estimated budget for 1 person$LBP
FOOD
A loaf of bread (400 g)*27 pieces, Potato (1 kg)*8.4 kg, White rice (1 kg)*5 kg, Onion (1 kg)*2.5 kg, Salad (1 kg)*2.5 kg, Tomatoes (1 kg)*5 kg, Apples (kg)*3 kg, Bananas (kg)*3 kg, Orange (1 kg)*2 kg, Beef (1 kg)*4, Pork (1 kg)*2.5, Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg)*6 kg, Milk (1 l)*20 l, Local cheese (1 kg)*2 kg, Eggs (12) *4 pieces, Mineral water (1.5 l)*30 l
293.32$ 442018.57 LBP
RENT
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre*1, Internet (60 Mbps)*1
574.00$ 864989.30 LBP
Restaurants
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant)*4, Cappuccino (regular)*12, Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle)*10, Big Mac meal*4, Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l)*5, Wine (700 ml)*1
149.25$ 224912.29 LBP
Transport
Public transport (Monthly pass)*1, Taxi Start*5, Taxi (1 km)*20
130.00$ 195903.50 LBP
Personal care
Tube of toothpaste*1, Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.)*1, Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.)*1, Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands)*0.3, Visit to private doctor*0.4
32.36$ 48764.90 LBP
Entertaiment
1 ticket to the movie*3, 1 ticket to the theatre*1, Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult*1, 1 cocktail drink in downtown club*3
195.00$ 293855.25 LBP
For 1 day, cheap varriant, per day$LBP
Hostel (for 1 person)*1 34.00$ 51236.30 LBP
A loaf of bread (400 g)*1, Local cheese (1 kg)*0.1, Milk (1 l)*1, Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg)*0.3, Apples (kg)*0.3, Bananas (kg)*0.3, Orange (1 kg)*0.3, Potato (1 kg)*0.5, Eggs (12) *0.4 9.61$ 14481.79 LBP
Public transport (1 way ticket)*4 5.60$ 8438.92 LBP
For 1 day, mid-range varriant, per day$LBP
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night)*1 52.00$ 78361.40 LBP
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant)*3 36.00$ 54250.20 LBP
Public transport (1 way ticket)*6 8.40$ 12658.38 LBP
Food prices$LBP
A loaf of bread (400 g) 0.93$ 1401.46 LBP
Milk (1 l) 2.30$ 3465.99 LBP
Eggs (12) 3.20$ 4822.24 LBP
Local cheese (1 kg) 7.90$ 11904.91 LBP
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 8.50$ 12809.08 LBP
White rice (1 kg) 1.95$ 2938.55 LBP
Onion (1 kg) 0.88$ 1326.12 LBP
Salad (1 kg) 0.94$ 1416.53 LBP
Potato (1 kg) 0.90$ 1356.26 LBP
Tomatoes (1 kg) 1.24$ 1868.62 LBP
Bananas (kg) 1.35$ 2034.38 LBP
Apples (kg) 1.80$ 2712.51 LBP
Orange (1 kg) 1.20$ 1808.34 LBP
Beef (1 kg) 12.70$ 19138.27 LBP
Pork (1 kg) 12.00$ 18083.40 LBP
Mineral water (1.5 l) 0.73$ 1100.07 LBP
Restaurants$LBP
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 12.00$ 18083.40 LBP
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 27.00$ 40687.65 LBP
Cappuccino (regular) 3.40$ 5123.63 LBP
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 0.90$ 1356.26 LBP
Water (330 ml bottle) 0.50$ 753.48 LBP
Big Mac meal 8.80$ 13261.16 LBP
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 56.00$ 84389.20 LBP
Alcohol$LBP
Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l) 1.25$ 1883.69 LBP
Imported beer (0,33 l) 1.90$ 2863.21 LBP
Wine (700 ml) 10.00$ 15069.50 LBP
Vodka, rum, brandy 13.30$ 20042.44 LBP
Pack of cigarettes 2.40$ 3616.68 LBP
Hotels and hostels$LBP
Hostel (for 1 person) 34.00$ 51236.30 LBP
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 52.00$ 78361.40 LBP
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 63.00$ 94937.85 LBP
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 95.00$ 143160.25 LBP
Apartments for rent$LBP
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 950.00$ 1431602.50 LBP
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 530.00$ 798683.50 LBP
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 2360.00$ 3556402.00 LBP
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 920.00$ 1386394.00 LBP
Internet (60 Mbps) 44.00$ 66305.80 LBP
Transportation$LBP
Public transport (1 way ticket) 1.40$ 2109.73 LBP
Public transport (Monthly pass) 60.00$ 90417.00 LBP
Taxi Start 6.00$ 9041.70 LBP
Taxi (1 km) 2.00$ 3013.90 LBP
Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 15.00$ 22604.25 LBP
Petrol (gas) 0.94$ 1416.53 LBP
Personal care$LBP
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 3.66$ 5515.44 LBP
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 12.00$ 18083.40 LBP
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …) 4.00$ 6027.80 LBP
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 4.50$ 6781.28 LBP
Tube of toothpaste 3.60$ 5425.02 LBP
Visit to private doctor 45.00$ 67812.75 LBP
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 14.00$ 21097.30 LBP
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 5.16$ 7775.86 LBP
Entertainment$LBP
1 ticket to the movie 10.00$ 15069.50 LBP
1 ticket to the theatre 60.00$ 90417.00 LBP
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.00$ 40687.65 LBP
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 72.00$ 108500.40 LBP
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 11.00$ 16576.45 LBP
Other prices$LBP
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.00$ 114528.20 LBP
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 52.00$ 78361.40 LBP
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 103.00$ 155215.85 LBP
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 189.00$ 284813.55 LBP

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