Beirut is 40.1% more expensive than Athens.

If you lived in Beirut instead of Athens, you would:

pay 40.4% more for restaurants

 
Athens
Beirut
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $12.62
€12.39
$11.50
L£17,388
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$7.36
€7.23
$6.25
L£9,450
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.94
€1.90
$3.19
L£4,821

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pay 98.4% more for groceries

 
Athens
Beirut
Bread
1 loaf
$1.03
€1.01
$1.66
L£2,511
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.04
€4.95
$10.42
L£15,749
Milk (1 gallon) $5.49
€5.38
$29.32
L£44,331

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pay 48.5% more for transportation

 
Athens
Beirut
Gasoline (1 gallon) $8.33
€8.17
$4.89
L£7,391
Monthly public transit pass $31.56
€30.98
$80.00
L£120,959
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $21,827.45
€21,427.28
$26,000.00
L£39,311,535

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pay 48.2% more for housing

 
Athens
Beirut
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$34.59
€33.96
$63.02
L£95,280
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $514.15
€504.73
$956.25
L£1,445,833
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $472.20
€463.55
$485.55
L£734,141

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pay 30.7% less for childcare

 
Athens
Beirut
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $495.02
€485.95
$410.42
L£620,543
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $9,193.83
€9,025.28
$5,125.00
L£7,748,908

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pay 26.0% more for entertainment and sports

 
Athens
Beirut
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.21
€4.13
$4.16
L£6,287
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.12
€3.06
$4.76
L£7,202
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.94
€4.85
$6.00
L£9,072

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pay 49.7% more for clothing

 
Athens
Beirut
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$78.83
€77.38
$83.89
L£126,838
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$34.71
€34.08
$66.25
L£100,169
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$82.64
€81.13
$150.00
L£226,797

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