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Cost of Doing Business

AVERAGE COST OF DIFFERENT ITEMS (USD)

We have collected data from numbeo.com to give you an idea on some of the living costs in Beirut. The below data is the average cost of different aspects of a daily life in Lebanon.

 

Restaurants

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant

10.00

Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course

50.00

Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar

8.00

Cappuccino (regular)

3.15

Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)

0.66

Water (0.33 liter bottle)

0.47

Markets

Milk (regular), 1 liter

2.09

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)

0.80

Eggs (12)

2.79

Local Cheese (1kg)

7.97

Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)

7.17

Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)

11.28

Apples (1kg)

1.68

Banana (1kg)

1.26

Oranges (1kg)

1.29

Potato (1kg)

0.90

Lettuce (1 head)

1.01

Water (1.5 liter bottle)

0.77

Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro)

2.16

Transportation

One-way Ticket (local transport)

1.33

Monthly Pass

40.00

Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)

1.50

Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)

15.00

Gasoline (1 liter)

0.78

Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97KW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)

20,866.67

Utilities (monthly)

Basic (Electricity, Gas, Water, Garbage) for 85 sqm Apartment

128.56

1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)

0.29

Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)

51.91

Sports And Leisure

Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult

62.89

Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)

18.79

Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat

9.00

Salaries And Financing

Median Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax)

1,003.34

Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly

6.69

Source: numbeo.com 2017