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 4.867
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 2.955
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 1.182
12 eggs, large Dinar 1.896
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.668
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 3.337
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 1.282
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.746
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Dinar 3.295
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Dinar 17
2 liters of Coca-Cola Dinar 1.016
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dinar 0.205
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 592
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Dinar 364
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dinar 100
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 418
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Dinar 243
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Dinar 44
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Dinar 23
40” flat screen TV Dinar 298
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 110
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 4.662
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 5.307
Clothes [Edit]
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 43
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Dinar 66
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 56
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 20,038
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.738
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 40
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 2.639
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 4.495
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Dinar 21
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Dinar 3.325
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dinar 3.206
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 3.235
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 1.138
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 2.382
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Dinar 6
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Dinar 31
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 54
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Dinar 7
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dinar 4.193
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Dinar 5.968
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Dinar 400
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Dinar 0.042
1 month of gym membership in business district Dinar 64
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 1,478 prices entered by 127 different people.
Latest price update: February 20, 2018.

Amman position in our World Ranking

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202nd
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11th
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