- Cost of Living
- Jordan
- Egypt
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Jordan**
compared to
**Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 120% | |||
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Food in Jordan is 120% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Dinar 12 (E£ 294) | E£ 146 | + 102% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | Dinar 4.902 (E£ 124) | E£ 70 | + 77% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Dinar 3.048 (E£ 77) | E£ 39 | + 99% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Dinar 1.195 (E£ 30) | E£ 14 | + 109% | |

12 eggs, large | Dinar 2.154 (E£ 54) | E£ 22 | + 149% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Dinar 0.731 (E£ 18) | E£ 11 | + 73% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Dinar 3.809 (E£ 96) | E£ 33 | + 195% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Dinar 1.459 (E£ 37) | E£ 26 | + 43% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Dinar 0.765 (E£ 19) | E£ 7 | + 181% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Dinar 3.098 (E£ 78) | E£ 22 | + 253% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Dinar 17 (E£ 427) | E£ 152 | + 180% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | Dinar 1.000 (E£ 25) | E£ 13 | + 100% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Dinar 0.432 (E£ 11) | E£ 5.73 | + 90% | |

Housing | + 101% | |||

Housing in Jordan is 101% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | Dinar 746 (E£ 18,852) | E£ 8,255 | + 128% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | Dinar 419 (E£ 10,595) | E£ 5,056 | + 110% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Dinar 107 (E£ 2,709) | E£ 908 | + 198% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | Dinar 512 (E£ 12,940) | E£ 6,098 | + 112% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | Dinar 307 (E£ 7,761) | E£ 3,794 | + 105% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | Dinar 45 (E£ 1,147) | E£ 610 | + 88% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | Dinar 20 (E£ 501) | E£ 251 | + 100% | |

40” flat screen TV | Dinar 254 (E£ 6,428) | E£ 6,021 | + 7% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | Dinar 83 (E£ 2,105) | E£ 3,030 | - 31% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Dinar 5.346 (E£ 135) | E£ 102 | + 33% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | Dinar 7 (E£ 188) | E£ 91 | + 106% | |

Clothes | + 81% | |||

Clothes in Jordan is 81% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | Dinar 65 (E£ 1,632) | E£ 874 | + 87% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | Dinar 60 (E£ 1,506) | E£ 761 | + 98% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | Dinar 79 (E£ 2,001) | E£ 1,862 | + 7% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Dinar 80 (E£ 2,035) | E£ 1,123 | + 81% | |

Transportation | + 95% | |||

Transportation in Jordan is 95% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Dinar 21,746 (E£ 549,740) | E£ 444,807 | + 24% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Dinar 0.867 (E£ 22) | E£ 5.87 | + 273% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | Dinar 46 (E£ 1,172) | E£ 435 | + 170% | |

Personal Care | + 79% | |||

Personal Care in Jordan is 79% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Dinar 3.031 (E£ 77) | E£ 41 | + 88% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Dinar 6 (E£ 157) | E£ 76 | + 107% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | Dinar 24 (E£ 617) | E£ 334 | + 85% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | Dinar 2.974 (E£ 75) | E£ 60 | + 25% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Dinar 3.568 (E£ 90) | E£ 50 | + 82% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Dinar 3.578 (E£ 90) | E£ 52 | + 74% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | Dinar 1.167 (E£ 30) | E£ 26 | + 15% | |

Tube of toothpaste | Dinar 2.917 (E£ 74) | E£ 20 | + 260% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Dinar 7 (E£ 177) | E£ 70 | + 154% | |

Entertainment | + 68% | |||

Entertainment in Jordan is 68% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Dinar 32 (E£ 807) | E£ 329 | + 145% | |

2 tickets to the movies | Dinar 16 (E£ 396) | E£ 134 | + 195% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Dinar 23 (E£ 579) | E£ 728 | - 20% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Dinar 54 (E£ 1,354) | E£ 533 | + 154% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Dinar 8 (E£ 206) | E£ 91 | + 126% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Dinar 3.682 (E£ 93) | E£ 42 | + 124% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Dinar 5.382 (E£ 136) | E£ 43 | + 218% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | Dinar 438 (E£ 11,076) | E£ 10,473 | + 6% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Dinar 0.088 (E£ 2.22) | E£ 4.68 | - 53% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | Dinar 77 (E£ 1,957) | E£ 820 | + 139% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | Dinar 2.397 (E£ 61) | E£ 36 | + 67% | |

TOTAL | + 94% |

These prices were last updated on November 11, 2018.
Exchange rate:
25.280
EGP
/
JOD

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#
Cost of living in
**Jordan**
is
**94% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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