Cost of living in Amman, Jordan

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Dinar 11
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Dinar 4.862
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 3.042
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 1.145
12 eggs, large Dinar 1.767
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.694
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 3.045
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 1.274
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.758
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Dinar 3.298
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Dinar 17
2 liters of Coca-Cola Dinar 1.002
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dinar 0.364
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 601
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Dinar 377
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dinar 94
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 435
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Dinar 272
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Dinar 39
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Dinar 22
40” flat screen TV Dinar 292
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 122
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 4.798
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 5.709
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Dinar 57
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Dinar 50
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Dinar 74
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 69
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 20,353
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.785
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 42
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Dinar 8
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Dinar 2.626
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 5.547
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Dinar 22
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Dinar 2.887
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dinar 3.203
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 3.171
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 1.200
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 2.503
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Dinar 5.240
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Dinar 31
2 tickets to the movies Dinar 17
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Dinar 22
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Dinar 50
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Dinar 8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dinar 3.625
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Dinar 5.968
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Dinar 410
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Dinar 0.065
1 month of gym membership in business district Dinar 68
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Dinar 2.220
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,381 prices entered by 121 different people.
Latest price update: June 22, 2018.

Amman position in our World Ranking

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181st
out of 346
middle east
9th
out of 24

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