Cost of living in Amman, Jordan

List of prices in Amman, Jordan. Current as of Dec 2018.

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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 4.913
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 3.005
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 1.175
12 eggs, large Dinar 1.980
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.728
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 3.976
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 1.535
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.782
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Dinar 3.098
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Dinar 17
2 liters of Coca-Cola Dinar 1.001
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dinar 0.429
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 719
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Dinar 416
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dinar 109
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 513
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Dinar 304
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Dinar 40
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Dinar 20
40” flat screen TV Dinar 246
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 90
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 5.002
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 5.541
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Dinar 65
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Dinar 58
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Dinar 83
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 77
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 21,746
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.935
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 42
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 3.031
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 5.718
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Dinar 26
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Dinar 3.283
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dinar 3.549
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 3.361
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 1.167
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 2.917
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Dinar 7
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Dinar 32
2 tickets to the movies Dinar 15
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Dinar 23
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 9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dinar 3.486
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Dinar 5.382
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Dinar 410
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Dinar 0.094
1 month of gym membership in business district Dinar 73
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Dinar 2.488
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,096 prices entered by 113 different people.
Latest price update: December 12, 2018.

Amman position in our World Ranking

the world
153rd
out of 337
middle east
8th
out of 24

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5th
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