Beirut is the capital and largest city of Lebanon. No recent population census has been conducted, but 2007 estimates ranged from slightly more than 1 million to 2.2 million as part of Greater Beirut. Located on a peninsula at the midpoint of Lebanon’s Mediterranean coast, Beirut is the country’s largest and main seaport. To find out the cost of living in Beirut (Lebanon) in detail.. Scroll Down!

Find out Cost Of Living in Beirut (Lebanon) in detail

Expense Type Cost (Local Currency)
Lunch One Person  (including a drink) in the
business district
23,596 L£
Fast Food Combo Meal at Restaurant (Big   Mac Meal or similar)12,921 L£
500 grams (1/2 kg) of boneless chicken   breast6,524 L£
1 liter of whole fat milk3,134 L£
1 dozen (12) Large eggs4,146 L£
1 kilogram of tomatoes (2 lbs)2,046 L£
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese7,945 L£
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples2,645 L£
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes1,314 L£
0.5 litre domestic beer at a supermarket (16 oz)2,162 L£
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality16,644 L£
2 liters of Coca-Cola2,150 L£
2 people meal (Bread only)1,197 L£
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished  accommodation in Posh area2,835,370 L£
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnishedaccommodation in Average area1,384,360 L£
 2 people Household Utilities for 1 month (heating, electricity, gas) for 914 sq. ft. apartment386,581 L£
Monthly rent of a 480 Sqft furnished studio in Posh or Expensive area1,416,390 L£
Monthly rent of a 480 Sqft furnished studio in Average area791,813 L£
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas …) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio274,826 L£
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month)63,196 L£
40” flat screen TV419,112 L£
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands)162,003 L£
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.)27,143 L£
Hourly rate for cleaning help12,681 L£
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar)100,305 L£
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers)76,545 L£
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands)170,986 L£
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes188,008 L£
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new33,361,200 L£
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas1,413 L£
Monthly ticket public transport78,346 L£
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles)29,290 L£
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands)4,629 L£
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses)16,716 L£
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes)89,400 L£
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …)4,226 L£
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.)7,402 L£
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.)9,044 L£
4 rolls of toilet paper3,059 L£
Tube of toothpaste4,035 L£
Standard men’s haircut in expat area of the city15,609 L£
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub61,431 L£
2 tickets to the movies29,196 L£
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats)124,996 L£
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert86,501 L£
1 cocktail drink in downtown club17,341 L£
Cappuccino in expat area of the city6,414 L£
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.)6,115 L£
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB863,876 L£
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans)662 L£
1 month of gym membership in business district121,650 L£
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes3,303 L£