Cost of living in Aqaba, Jordan

List of prices in Aqaba, Jordan. Current as of Nov 2018.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Dinar 26
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Dinar 4.748
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 2.118
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 1.197
12 eggs, large Dinar 3.150
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.325
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 3.397
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 1.067
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.570
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Dinar 1.500
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Dinar 18
2 liters of Coca-Cola Dinar 0.589
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dinar 0.400
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 490
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Dinar 300
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dinar 118
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 432
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Dinar 284
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Dinar 30
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Dinar 16
40” flat screen TV Dinar 338
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 82
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 6
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 4.500
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Dinar 48
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Dinar 59
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Dinar 48
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 75
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 12,500
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.675
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 12
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Dinar 2.250
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 4.600
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Dinar 8
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Dinar 2.775
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dinar 2.438
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 3.450
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 0.665
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 4.000
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Dinar 7
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Dinar 39
2 tickets to the movies Dinar 34
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Dinar 10
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Dinar 58
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Dinar 8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dinar 3.975
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Dinar 9
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Dinar 810
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Dinar 0.040
1 month of gym membership in business district Dinar 43
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Dinar 1.900
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 23 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: November 16, 2018.

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