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 4.629
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 3.130
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 1.171
12 eggs, large Dinar 1.925
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.678
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 3.446
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 1.513
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.704
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Dinar 2.992
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Dinar 17
2 liters of Coca-Cola Dinar 1.132
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dinar 0.212
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 611
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Dinar 397
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dinar 91
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 461
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 48
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Dinar 24
40” flat screen TV Dinar 330
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 94
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 4.607
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 7
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Dinar 54
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 61
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 48
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 19,244
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.714
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 46
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Dinar 4.670
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Dinar 2.886
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 5.390
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Dinar 21
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Dinar 3.620
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dinar 3.160
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 3.010
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 1.114
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 2.008
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 22
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Dinar 47
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Dinar 8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dinar 4.492
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 0.054
1 month of gym membership in business district Dinar 60
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Dinar 2.305
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,346 prices entered by 131 different people.
Latest price update: July 27, 2017.

Amman position in our World Ranking

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157th
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9th
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