Common information

Country
Lebanon
Population
1 916 100
Visitors
1 160 000/Year

Cost of living and prices in Beirut

Shared room
outside of centre287USD/month
in city centre746USD/month
One bedroom apartment
outside of centre462USD/month
in city centre1,040USD/month
Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 10 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 50 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. USD
Food Milk 1 liter USD
Food Onion 1 kg. USD
Food Lettuce 1 head USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. USD
Food Potato 1 kg. USD
Food Potato 1 kg. USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 10 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack USD
Transportation
Public transport One-way 1 ticket USD
Public transport Monthly Pass 1 month 45 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 15 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 21,500 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 72 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 20 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 10 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 82 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 48 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 124 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 164 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 1,300 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 577 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 2,798 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,078 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 138 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 69 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 4,527 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,914 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,143 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 6.81

Ratings

Main factors in Beirut

Leisure quality
10
Quality of life
7
Travelers rating
6.4
Travelers rating
5.7
English speaking
7
Nightlife
10
Coworking spaces
8.2
Traffic
5.4
Free WIFI
4.6
Avg. internet speed, Mb/s
2

Safety in Beirut

Safety
6.3
Medicine
8.2
Healthcare
5.9
Female friendly
6.9
Friendliness to foreigners
8.4
Stability of the state
4
Conditions for starting a business
7.7
Freedom of the press
4

Availability of prices in Beirut

Cost of living
6
Rent, price
7.2
Products, price
7.2
Restaurants, price
6.2
Purchasing power
3.5

Comfort in Beirut

Ecology
2.4
Weather comfort
9.3
Availability of air conditioners
9.7
Air quality
8.6

Weather, climate, temperature by months in Beirut

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high, °C 35 37 32 30 25 30 35 37 37 38 40 32 40
Average high, °C 28 26 22 17 16 16 18 21 23 26 28 29 23
Average temperature, °C 26 23 19 15 13 14 15 18 21 24 26 27 20
Average low, °C 22 20 15 11 10 10 11 14 17 20 22 23 16
Record low, °C 17 11 3 1 1 1 0 8 10 16 17 20 0
Rain, days 0 0 1 9 0 7 7 3 1 0 0 0 28
Fog, days 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 3 2 1 1 16
Thunderstorms, days 0 2 4 4 5 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 26
Average precipitation, mm. 5 49 121 174 185 140 98 46 16 1 0 0 835
Relative humidity, % 65 65 60 65 65 70 65 70 75 75 75 75 69
Relative humidity morning, % 70 68 66 72 72 73 73 72 75 72 70 71 71
Relative humidity evening, % 63 63 64 69 68 64 63 64 66 70 69 67 66
Wind speed, km/h 14 6 6 4 6 4 6 19 16 16 17 16 11
Day Length, часов 13 12 11 10 11 11 12 14 14 15 15 14 13
Dew point, °C 18 15 11 8 6 7 8 11 15 18 20 20 157
Growing degree-day, °C 467 396 267 155 86 110 155 233 327 417 482 517 3612
Solar radiation, global, Mj/m2 23 17 12 9 10 13 18 23 27 30 29 27 20

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