- Cost of Living
- Jordan
- Egypt
- Amman
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Amman, Jordan compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 163% | |||
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Food in Amman (Jordan) is 163% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Dinar 4.000 (E£ 100) | E£ 68 | + 47% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | Dinar 4.726 (E£ 118) | E£ 60 | + 95% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Dinar 2.105 (E£ 52) | E£ 32 | + 62% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Dinar 1.144 (E£ 28) | E£ 13 | + 125% | |
12 eggs, large | Dinar 1.600 (E£ 40) | E£ 16 | + 142% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Dinar 0.500 (E£ 12) | E£ 6 | + 103% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Dinar 2.340 (E£ 58) | E£ 27 | + 115% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Dinar 1.650 (E£ 41) | E£ 15 | + 173% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Dinar 1.300 (E£ 32) | E£ 5.21 | + 522% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Dinar 3.910 (E£ 97) | E£ 14 | + 605% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Dinar 15 (E£ 374) | E£ 88 | + 322% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | Dinar 1.117 (E£ 28) | E£ 10 | + 189% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Dinar 0.270 (E£ 7) | E£ 2.28 | + 195% | |
Housing | + 184% | |||
Housing in Amman (Jordan) is 184% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | Dinar 558 (E£ 13,887) | E£ 4,826 | + 188% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | Dinar 407 (E£ 10,133) | E£ 2,486 | + 308% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Dinar 45 (E£ 1,121) | E£ 245 | + 357% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | Dinar 314 (E£ 7,823) | E£ 2,488 | + 214% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | Dinar 223 (E£ 5,546) | E£ 1,489 | + 273% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | Dinar 23 (E£ 561) | E£ 238 | + 136% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | Dinar 31 (E£ 780) | E£ 397 | + 96% | |
40” flat screen TV | Dinar 317 (E£ 7,891) | E£ 6,060 | + 30% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | Dinar 101 (E£ 2,510) | E£ 1,489 | + 69% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Dinar 4.962 (E£ 124) | E£ 60 | + 106% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | Dinar 6 (E£ 160) | E£ 17 | + 851% | |
Clothes | + 111% | |||
Clothes in Amman (Jordan) is 111% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | Dinar 63 (E£ 1,577) | E£ 735 | + 115% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | Dinar 55 (E£ 1,357) | E£ 604 | + 125% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | Dinar 63 (E£ 1,565) | E£ 1,360 | + 15% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Dinar 73 (E£ 1,816) | E£ 581 | + 212% | |
Transportation | + 211% | |||
Transportation in Amman (Jordan) is 211% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Dinar 25,000 (E£ 622,528) | E£ 348,808 | + 78% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Dinar 0.830 (E£ 21) | E£ 3.19 | + 548% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | Dinar 30 (E£ 747) | E£ 123 | + 510% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | Dinar 4.027 (E£ 100) | E£ 21 | + 380% | |
Personal Care | + 210% | |||
Personal Care in Amman (Jordan) is 210% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Dinar 2.607 (E£ 65) | E£ 24 | + 168% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Dinar 5.433 (E£ 135) | E£ 90 | + 50% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | Dinar 20 (E£ 502) | E£ 98 | + 411% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | Dinar 3.421 (E£ 85) | E£ 30 | + 184% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Dinar 3.137 (E£ 78) | E£ 19 | + 313% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Dinar 2.988 (E£ 74) | E£ 23 | + 231% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | Dinar 1.171 (E£ 29) | E£ 13 | + 131% | |
Tube of toothpaste | Dinar 2.025 (E£ 50) | E£ 12 | + 336% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Dinar 6 (E£ 151) | E£ 28 | + 444% | |
Entertainment | + 161% | |||
Entertainment in Amman (Jordan) is 161% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Dinar 30 (E£ 748) | E£ 119 | + 531% | |
2 tickets to the movies | Dinar 16 (E£ 398) | E£ 80 | + 397% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Dinar 21 (E£ 528) | E£ 323 | + 63% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Dinar 33 (E£ 809) | E£ 214 | + 278% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Dinar 8 (E£ 204) | E£ 52 | + 290% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Dinar 2.730 (E£ 68) | E£ 24 | + 185% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Dinar 4.000 (E£ 100) | E£ 19 | + 411% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | Dinar 413 (E£ 10,295) | E£ 12,013 | - 14% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Dinar 0.040 (E£ 1.00) | E£ 0.23 | + 327% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | Dinar 46 (E£ 1,147) | E£ 433 | + 165% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | Dinar 1.850 (E£ 46) | E£ 26 | + 78% | |
TOTAL | + 176% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 1,975 prices entered by 171 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 19, 2017.
Exchange rate:
24.901
EGP
/
JOD
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Cost of living in Amman (Jordan) is 176% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 35,854
(Dinar 1,440)
in Amman
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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