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 4.935
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 3.017
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 1.184
12 eggs, large Dinar 1.965
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.686
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 3.560
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 1.288
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.746
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Dinar 3.316
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 0.341
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 598
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Dinar 378
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 411
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Dinar 254
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Dinar 41
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Dinar 22
40” flat screen TV Dinar 315
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 72
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 67
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 20,186
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.744
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 43
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 2.527
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 4.761
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 3.289
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 3.234
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 1.231
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 2.503
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Dinar 7
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Dinar 32
2 tickets to the movies Dinar 16
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Dinar 21
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Dinar 53
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Dinar 7
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dinar 4.277
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 0.386
1 month of gym membership in business district Dinar 66
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Dinar 2.287
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,456 prices entered by 128 different people.
Latest price update: April 18, 2018.

Amman position in our World Ranking

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173rd
out of 339
middle east
8th
out of 22

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