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 4.698
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 3.036
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 1.148
12 eggs, large Dinar 1.935
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.678
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 3.457
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 1.381
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.731
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 1.151
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dinar 0.211
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 618
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Dinar 399
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dinar 104
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 452
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Dinar 273
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 317
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 101
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 4.962
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 7
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Dinar 58
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 63
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 50
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 19,851
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.734
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 41
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Dinar 4.027
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Dinar 2.607
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 5.433
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Dinar 20
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Dinar 3.421
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dinar 3.125
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 2.981
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 1.139
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 2.044
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Dinar 6
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Dinar 30
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 48
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Dinar 8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dinar 4.148
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Dinar 6
iPad Air 2, 64GB Dinar 425
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Dinar 0.045
1 month of gym membership in business district Dinar 57
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Dinar 2.337
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,634 prices entered by 142 different people.
Latest price update: September 26, 2017.

Amman position in our World Ranking

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179th
out of 324
middle east
10th
out of 21

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