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 4.940
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 3.119
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 1.183
12 eggs, large Dinar 1.969
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.754
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 3.320
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 1.423
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.784
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Dinar 3.268
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Dinar 17
2 liters of Coca-Cola Dinar 1.009
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dinar 0.437
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 712
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Dinar 424
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dinar 108
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 545
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Dinar 332
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Dinar 45
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Dinar 20
40” flat screen TV Dinar 272
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 91
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 4.993
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 7
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Dinar 66
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Dinar 54
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Dinar 83
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 81
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 20,785
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.867
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 49
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 2.699
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 4.994
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Dinar 24
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Dinar 3.118
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dinar 3.568
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 3.421
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 1.192
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 2.658
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Dinar 7
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Dinar 33
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 54
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Dinar 8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dinar 3.681
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Dinar 5.446
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 77
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Dinar 2.339
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,113 prices entered by 119 different people.
Latest price update: October 22, 2018.

Amman position in our World Ranking

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169th
out of 341
middle east
8th
out of 26

Cheapest and most expensive products in Amman compared to other cities:

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