Cost of living in Amman, Jordan

Summary of cost of living in Amman

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Dinar 2,079
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Dinar 851
  • Cost of living in Amman is cheaper than in 59% of cities in Middle East (10 out of 17)
  • Cost of living in Amman is cheaper than in 57% of cities in the World (152 out of 266)

List of prices in Amman, Jordan. Current as of Feb 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Dinar 10
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Dinar 5.079
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 2.299
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 1.045
12 eggs, large Dinar 1.645
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.595
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 3.573
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 1.192
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.713
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Dinar 3.008
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Dinar 15
2 liters of coca-cola Dinar 1.103
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dinar 0.344
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Dinar 540
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Dinar 359
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dinar 76
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Dinar 349
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Dinar 224
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Dinar 66
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Dinar 15
40” flat screen tv Dinar 247
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 115
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 5.121
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 8
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Dinar 64
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Dinar 46
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Dinar 80
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 62
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 20,913
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.916
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 39
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Dinar 7
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Dinar 3.618
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 7
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Dinar 23
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Dinar 3.042
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dinar 3.292
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 3.173
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 1.295
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 2.519
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 15
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Dinar 30
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Dinar 36
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Dinar 6
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dinar 2.821
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Dinar 5.341
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Dinar 425
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Dinar 0.049
1 month of gym membership in business district Dinar 69
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Dinar 2.326
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 599 prices entered by 59 different people.
Latest price update: February 26, 2020

Amman position in our World Ranking

the world
152nd
out of 266
middle east
10th
out of 17

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

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2nd
middle east
2nd
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2nd
middle east
3rd
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3rd
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3rd

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