- Cost of Living
- Jordan
- Egypt
- Amman
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Amman, Jordan compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 195% | |||
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Food in Amman (Jordan) is 195% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Dinar 4.000 (E£ 100) | E£ 61 | + 63% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | Dinar 4.733 (E£ 119) | E£ 49 | + 142% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Dinar 2.105 (E£ 53) | E£ 32 | + 67% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Dinar 1.186 (E£ 30) | E£ 12 | + 158% | |
12 eggs, large | Dinar 1.600 (E£ 40) | E£ 16 | + 144% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Dinar 0.500 (E£ 13) | E£ 4.77 | + 163% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Dinar 2.340 (E£ 59) | E£ 28 | + 108% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Dinar 1.650 (E£ 41) | E£ 12 | + 249% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Dinar 1.300 (E£ 33) | E£ 4.31 | + 657% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Dinar 3.910 (E£ 98) | E£ 9 | + 997% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Dinar 15 (E£ 376) | E£ 89 | + 323% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | Dinar 1.137 (E£ 28) | E£ 9 | + 213% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Dinar 0.270 (E£ 7) | E£ 2.71 | + 150% | |
Housing | + 175% | |||
Housing in Amman (Jordan) is 175% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | Dinar 558 (E£ 13,975) | E£ 4,287 | + 226% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | Dinar 407 (E£ 10,197) | E£ 2,487 | + 310% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Dinar 45 (E£ 1,128) | E£ 218 | + 418% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | Dinar 314 (E£ 7,873) | E£ 2,526 | + 212% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | Dinar 223 (E£ 5,582) | E£ 1,181 | + 373% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | Dinar 23 (E£ 564) | E£ 512 | + 10% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | Dinar 31 (E£ 785) | E£ 443 | + 77% | |
40” flat screen TV | Dinar 332 (E£ 8,326) | E£ 5,512 | + 51% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | Dinar 97 (E£ 2,439) | E£ 1,699 | + 44% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Dinar 4.607 (E£ 115) | E£ 64 | + 82% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | Dinar 7 (E£ 167) | E£ 19 | + 792% | |
Clothes | + 123% | |||
Clothes in Amman (Jordan) is 123% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | Dinar 63 (E£ 1,587) | E£ 645 | + 146% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | Dinar 55 (E£ 1,366) | E£ 581 | + 135% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | Dinar 61 (E£ 1,523) | E£ 1,190 | + 28% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Dinar 73 (E£ 1,827) | E£ 720 | + 154% | |
Transportation | + 146% | |||
Transportation in Amman (Jordan) is 146% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Dinar 25,000 (E£ 626,489) | E£ 507,909 | + 23% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Dinar 0.830 (E£ 21) | E£ 2.81 | + 640% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | Dinar 30 (E£ 752) | E£ 109 | + 590% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | Dinar 5.137 (E£ 129) | E£ 21 | + 517% | |
Personal Care | + 231% | |||
Personal Care in Amman (Jordan) is 231% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Dinar 2.905 (E£ 73) | E£ 24 | + 200% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Dinar 4.823 (E£ 121) | E£ 76 | + 59% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | Dinar 20 (E£ 495) | E£ 112 | + 343% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | Dinar 3.620 (E£ 91) | E£ 30 | + 202% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Dinar 3.221 (E£ 81) | E£ 19 | + 327% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Dinar 2.941 (E£ 74) | E£ 23 | + 228% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | Dinar 1.137 (E£ 28) | E£ 13 | + 126% | |
Tube of toothpaste | Dinar 1.969 (E£ 49) | E£ 12 | + 327% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Dinar 6 (E£ 161) | E£ 27 | + 506% | |
Entertainment | + 253% | |||
Entertainment in Amman (Jordan) is 253% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Dinar 33 (E£ 822) | E£ 119 | + 593% | |
2 tickets to the movies | Dinar 16 (E£ 401) | E£ 73 | + 446% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Dinar 22 (E£ 552) | E£ 283 | + 95% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Dinar 33 (E£ 814) | E£ 233 | + 249% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Dinar 9 (E£ 216) | E£ 52 | + 314% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Dinar 2.730 (E£ 68) | E£ 24 | + 187% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Dinar 4.000 (E£ 100) | E£ 19 | + 414% | |
iPod nano 16GB | Dinar 193 (E£ 4,826) | E£ 2,268 | + 113% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Dinar 0.040 (E£ 1.00) | E£ 0.23 | + 332% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | Dinar 46 (E£ 1,154) | E£ 379 | + 205% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | Dinar 1.850 (E£ 46) | E£ 26 | + 78% | |
TOTAL | + 179% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 1,731 prices entered by 162 different people.
These prices were last updated on August 16, 2017.
Exchange rate:
25.060
EGP
/
JOD
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Cost of living in Amman (Jordan) is 179% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 36,287
(Dinar 1,448)
in Amman
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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