Cost of living index in Libya

Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 2.68 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 9.38 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.12 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.45 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 15.01 (USD)
Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 12.03 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 20.45 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.65 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.13 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 6.26 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.46 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.52 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.71 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.33 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 1.03 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 5.25 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.83 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 3.44 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 6.87 (USD)
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 6.8 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 7.36 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 35.38 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.41 (USD)
Cup of coffee 1.63 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 1.22 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.8 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.1 (USD)
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 115.9 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 160.12 (USD)
High quality jeans 91.79 (USD)
womens summer dress 99.25 (USD)
Taxi minimum charge 3.43 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 2.03 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 10.19 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.67 (USD)
One month pass 32.17 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 0.11 (USD)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 13587.8 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 17312.6 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 51.98 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 27.95 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 6.72 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 472.23 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 924.78 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 281.15 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 572.7 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 2143.55 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 1128.61 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 32.05 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 65.99 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.07 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 103.69 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 2456.39 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 1656.54 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 2.06 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in Libya

On average a signle person can spend arround 206 (USD) a month which is considered on the expensive side comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water.
Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.

Grocery budget for two people per month in Libya

341 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses.
this budget is considered a bit expensive if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.

Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in Libya

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 544 (USD) per month in Libya, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered not cheap at all.
This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.

Average living cost in Libya for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in Libya for arround 725 (USD), which is affordable if we compare it to other big cities.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 206 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 281 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 189 (USD).

Average living cost in Libya for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in Libya can average 1162 (USD), which puts it in the cheap side in comparison with the big cities in the world.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 422 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 341 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 277 (USD).

Average living cost in Libya for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Libya for about 2181 (USD), which is considered quite affordable regarding the average worldwide.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 802 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 295 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 544 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 110 (USD).




Cost of living by city in Libya