Cost of living in Amman, Jordan

Summary of cost of living in Amman

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Dinar 2,089
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Dinar 892
  • Amman is the cheapest city in Middle East (7 out of 7)
  • Cost of living in Amman is cheaper than in 69% of cities in the World (136 out of 197)
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List of prices in Amman
Current as of Dec 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Dinar 8
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Dinar 6
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 3.188
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 1.204
12 eggs, large Dinar 1.638
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.579
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 3.013
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 1.583
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.539
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Dinar 3.595
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Dinar 15
2 liters of coca-cola Dinar 1.117
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dinar 0.286
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Dinar 646
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Dinar 358
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dinar 56
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Dinar 485
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Dinar 236
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Dinar 29
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Dinar 16
40” flat screen tv Dinar 172
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 93
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 5.985
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 5.061
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Dinar 55
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 68
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 71
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 19,222
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 1.046
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 33
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Dinar 8
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Dinar 3.092
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 7
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Dinar 21
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Dinar 3.347
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dinar 2.852
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 3.391
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 1.824
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 2.074
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Dinar 7
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Dinar 33
2 tickets to the movies Dinar 19
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Dinar 33
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Dinar 49
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Dinar 5.301
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dinar 3.742
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Dinar 5.756
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Dinar 390
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Dinar 0.049
1 month of gym membership in business district Dinar 52
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Dinar 2.437
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 403 prices entered by 34 different people.
Latest price update: December 03, 2023

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