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 4.831
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 3.133
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 1.139
12 eggs, large Dinar 1.898
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.658
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 3.307
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 1.312
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.715
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Dinar 3.334
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Dinar 16
2 liters of Coca-Cola Dinar 1.118
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 599
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Dinar 380
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dinar 98
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 442
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Dinar 262
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Dinar 46
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Dinar 23
40” flat screen TV Dinar 322
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 117
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 4.814
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 7
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Dinar 56
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 63
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 53
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 19,252
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.727
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 42
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Dinar 3.911
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Dinar 2.905
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 4.646
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Dinar 21
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Dinar 3.421
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dinar 3.166
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 3.042
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 1.155
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 2.168
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 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 4.156
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Dinar 6
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Dinar 409
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Dinar 0.046
1 month of gym membership in business district Dinar 59
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Dinar 2.202
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,624 prices entered by 142 different people.
Latest price update: November 21, 2017.

Amman position in our World Ranking

the world
182nd
out of 335
middle east
9th
out of 22

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

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5th
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5th
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2nd

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