Cost of Living

Note: This list is no longer being updated as a the hyperinflation in Lebanon continues.

Get the most updated cost of living prices in Lebanon. This is to give you a general idea of how much things like rent, food, electricity etc cost on average across Lebanon.

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant10.0015,121.85
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course50.0075,609.26
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar8.0012,097.48
Cappuccino (regular)3.745,659.14
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)1.001,513.55
Water (0.33 liter bottle)0.54810.32
Milk (regular), 1 liter2.143,230.29
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)0.941,427.86
Rice (white – 1kg)1.652,496.56
Eggs (12)2.894,368.57
Local Cheese (1kg)9.4814,335.16
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)7.9612,042.18
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)11.8817,970.64
Apples (1kg)1.812,782.01
Banana (1kg)1.311,983.38
Oranges (1kg) 1.472,216.83
Tomato (1kg)1.221,843.87
Potato (1kg)0.971,463.95
Onion (1kg)0.991,494.41
Lettuce (1 head)0.961,450.48
Water (1.5 liter bottle)0.801,216.08
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)10.0015,121.85
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.352,044.28
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.143,230.75
Pack of 20 Cigarettes (Marlboro)2.333,523.39
One-way Ticket (local transport) 1.321,999.40
Monthly Pass 60.0090,731.11
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.009,073.11
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.003,024.37
Taxi 1-hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 13.3320,157.43
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.891,352.06
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)22,000.0033,268,073.37
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97KW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,671.3831,258,956.83
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 (915sqft) Apartment 133.56201,960.37
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.31473.16
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 52.4779,340.39
Sports and LeisureUSDLBP
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 69.37104,906.65
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.1338,001.83
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat10.0015,121.85
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child375.76568,216.32
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child5,211.757,881,126.86
Clothing and ShoesUSDLBP
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)64.4297,422.16
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …)46.7470,682.58
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)109.00164,832.08
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes112.05169,443.98
Rent Per MonthUSDLBP
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre778.321,176,967.25
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre415.75628,690.09
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre1709.012,584,339.69
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre795.201,202,494.85
Buy Apartment PriceUSDLBP
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre3,712,275,613,637.17
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre1,623.162,454,517.72
Salaries and FinancingUSDLBP
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)993.681,502,634.96
Interest Rate%
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.94