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 4.814
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 2.901
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 1.121
12 eggs, large Dinar 1.840
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.710
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 3.083
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 1.286
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.780
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Dinar 3.302
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Dinar 17
2 liters of Coca-Cola Dinar 1.010
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dinar 0.304
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 669
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Dinar 392
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 426
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Dinar 271
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Dinar 39
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Dinar 22
40” flat screen TV Dinar 295
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 114
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 4.777
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 5.819
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Dinar 61
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Dinar 49
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Dinar 77
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 73
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 21,159
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.825
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 40
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 2.699
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 4.994
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Dinar 22
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Dinar 2.887
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dinar 3.289
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 3.179
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 1.200
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 2.496
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Dinar 5.240
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 22
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Dinar 51
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Dinar 8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dinar 3.576
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Dinar 5.697
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 67
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Dinar 2.268
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,328 prices entered by 126 different people.
Latest price update: August 18, 2018.

Amman position in our World Ranking

the world
185th
out of 343
middle east
10th
out of 25

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

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3rd
middle east
1st
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2nd
middle east
2nd
middle east
3rd
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3rd

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