Djibouti vs Lebanon - Cost of Living Comparison

Djibouti Lebanon
🚶 Cost of living one person
$548
$1254
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1332
$2858
🏠 One person rent
$242
$661
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$1116
🍽️ Food expenses
$205
$358
🚐 Transport expenses
$42.5
$79.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$383
$674
💸 GDP per capita
$3425
$4650
😃 Human freedom index
3.9
6.76
❤️ Life expectancy
67.5
79
👮 Corruption perceptions index
30
24
🌐 English speaking %
1%
40%
🎓 Higher education
14
75
😀 Quality of life
24
52
🏙️ Population
957K
6.1M

The average cost of living in Djibouti ($548) is 56% less expensive than in Lebanon ($1254). Djibouti ranked 159th vs 37th for Lebanon in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Djibouti compared to 0.5 months in Lebanon. Ranked 174th and 82nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Djibouti vs Lebanon

We calculate prices for Djibouti and Lebanon as a population-weighted mean of 4 and 6 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Djibouti Lebanon
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.77
$9.78
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.9
$42.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.64
$7.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.69
$2.69
 Cappuccino
$1.74
$2.35
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.68
$1.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$235
$542
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$157
$483
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$1273
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$300
$792
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.7
$116
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$59
$178
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.8
$50.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.6%
7.75%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1159
$2274
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$726
$1142
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.46
$1.77
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19
$77.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.92
$15.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.99
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$2.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.77
$1.02
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$2.54
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.51
$2.25
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.44
$12.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.13
$8.06
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.75
$10.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
$2.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.71
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$1.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.6
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$1.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$1.13
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.28
$2.64
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$9.05
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.29
$2.7
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.51
$4.21
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.79
$4.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.95
$2.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.43
$1.41
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.2
$1.24
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23.9
$41.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.08
$8.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21
$21.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.5
$58.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.3
$83.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65
$120
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$132
$304
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3732
$4327

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Cities Comparison in Djibouti vs Lebanon

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Djibouti

City Cost of living Population
Djibouti City
$552
562K
Ali Sabieh
$523
37.9K
Dikhil
$522
35K
Obock
$524
21.2K

In Lebanon

City Cost of living Population
Tripoli
$926
228K
Beirut
$1409
361K
Tyre
$1679
160K
Jounieh
$1187
102K
Zahle
$1189
100K
Sidon
$806
80K