Cost of living in Amman, Jordan

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Dinar 10
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Dinar 4.590
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 2.887
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 1.144
12 eggs, large Dinar 1.754
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.690
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 2.937
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 1.556
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.848
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Dinar 2.731
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Dinar 16
2 liters of Coca-Cola Dinar 1.156
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dinar 0.187
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 614
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Dinar 421
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dinar 103
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 509
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Dinar 323
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Dinar 33
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Dinar 23
40” flat screen TV Dinar 300
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 97
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 5.617
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 9
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Dinar 51
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Dinar 53
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Dinar 65
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 50
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 21,091
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.698
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 45
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Dinar 4.940
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Dinar 6
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 5.432
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Dinar 19
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Dinar 3.225
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dinar 3.086
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 3.216
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 0.959
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 1.923
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Dinar 6
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Dinar 26
2 tickets to the movies Dinar 17
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Dinar 23
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Dinar 41
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Dinar 9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dinar 4.367
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Dinar 5.792
iPod nano 16GB Dinar 193
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Dinar 0.052
1 month of gym membership in business district Dinar 59
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Dinar 2.360
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,125 prices entered by 117 different people.
Latest price update: March 30, 2017.

Amman position in our World Ranking

the world
115th
out of 215
middle east
9th
out of 16

Cheapest and most expensive products in Amman compared to other cities:

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2nd
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2nd
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4th
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1st
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1st
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1st

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