Cost of living in Amman, Jordan

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Dinar 12
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Dinar 4.559
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 3.064
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 1.213
12 eggs, large Dinar 2.101
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.775
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 3.279
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 1.548
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.702
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Dinar 2.963
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Dinar 17
2 liters of Coca-Cola Dinar 1.122
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dinar 0.206
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 612
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Dinar 434
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dinar 87
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 496
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Dinar 293
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Dinar 44
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Dinar 24
40” flat screen TV Dinar 378
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 94
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 5.534
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 7
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Dinar 58
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Dinar 59
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Dinar 64
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 100
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 20,173
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.711
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 47
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Dinar 4.731
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Dinar 2.789
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 5.180
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Dinar 20
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Dinar 4.458
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dinar 3.154
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 3.117
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 1.130
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 2.064
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Dinar 7
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Dinar 29
2 tickets to the movies Dinar 16
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 50
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Dinar 8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dinar 4.578
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Dinar 6
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 70
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Dinar 2.365
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,301 prices entered by 134 different people.
Latest price update: May 27, 2017.

Amman position in our World Ranking

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122nd
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8th
out of 16

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