Cost of Living in Tripoli, Libya

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$457
$1247
🛋️ Without rent
$304
$878
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$153
$369
🍽️ Food
$202
$543
🚐 Transport
$44.2
$120
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$274
😀 Quality of life
48
🏙️ Population
1.13M

The average cost of living in Tripoli is $457, which is in the top 8% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8574th out of 9294 in our global list and 1st out of 13 in Libya.

The median after-tax salary is $274, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 6343rd (TOP 68%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Libya. With an estimated population of 1.13M, Tripoli is the 1st largest city in Libya.

✈️ Closest airport 9 km Mitiga Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 12.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 4915 University of Tripoli - Libya
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Prices in Tripoli

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.16
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$36.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.72
 Cappuccino
$0.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$189
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$108
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$540
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$283
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$10.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$15.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1068
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$414
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.49
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.54
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.9
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.47
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.83
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.26
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$1.59
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.73
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.82
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.31
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.48
👖 Brand Jeans
$45.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$53.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$67
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1544

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