Cost of living in Jordan compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 60% | |||
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Food in Jordan is 60% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Jordan | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Dinar 5.515 (E£ 122) | E£ 80 | + 52% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | Dinar 4.895 (E£ 108) | E£ 86 | + 26% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Dinar 1.920 (E£ 43) | E£ 40 | + 7% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Dinar 1.043 (E£ 23) | E£ 15 | + 50% | |
12 eggs, large | Dinar 1.679 (E£ 37) | E£ 22 | + 69% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Dinar 0.551 (E£ 12) | E£ 7 | + 84% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Dinar 2.568 (E£ 57) | E£ 28 | + 100% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Dinar 1.470 (E£ 33) | E£ 25 | + 28% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Dinar 0.655 (E£ 15) | E£ 6 | + 127% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Dinar 3.650 (E£ 81) | E£ 27 | + 195% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Dinar 15 (E£ 341) | E£ 151 | + 126% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | Dinar 1.088 (E£ 24) | E£ 15 | + 57% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Dinar 0.330 (E£ 7) | E£ 9 | - 21% | |
Housing | + 84% | |||
Housing in Jordan is 84% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Jordan | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | Dinar 539 (E£ 11,948) | E£ 7,309 | + 63% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | Dinar 338 (E£ 7,490) | E£ 4,651 | + 61% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Dinar 71 (E£ 1,584) | E£ 814 | + 95% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | Dinar 311 (E£ 6,885) | E£ 4,207 | + 64% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | Dinar 191 (E£ 4,230) | E£ 2,388 | + 77% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | Dinar 26 (E£ 581) | E£ 411 | + 41% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | Dinar 27 (E£ 592) | E£ 172 | + 245% | |
40” flat screen tv | Dinar 209 (E£ 4,633) | E£ 5,394 | - 14% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | Dinar 97 (E£ 2,145) | E£ 3,113 | - 31% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Dinar 5.422 (E£ 120) | E£ 90 | + 33% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | Dinar 5.000 (E£ 111) | E£ 48 | + 133% | |
Clothes | + 17% | |||
Clothes in Jordan is 17% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Jordan | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | Dinar 50 (E£ 1,099) | E£ 789 | + 39% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | Dinar 47 (E£ 1,042) | E£ 872 | + 19% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | Dinar 70 (E£ 1,556) | E£ 2,026 | - 23% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Dinar 64 (E£ 1,418) | E£ 1,094 | + 30% | |
Transportation | + 99% | |||
Transportation in Jordan is 99% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Jordan | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Dinar 23,065 (E£ 511,136) | E£ 420,888 | + 21% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Dinar 0.801 (E£ 18) | E£ 8 | + 125% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | Dinar 37 (E£ 817) | E£ 218 | + 275% | |
Personal Care | + 69% | |||
Personal Care in Jordan is 69% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Jordan | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Dinar 4.105 (E£ 91) | E£ 31 | + 195% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Dinar 4.766 (E£ 106) | E£ 85 | + 24% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | Dinar 20 (E£ 442) | E£ 298 | + 49% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | Dinar 4.862 (E£ 108) | E£ 48 | + 124% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Dinar 2.846 (E£ 63) | E£ 38 | + 66% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Dinar 3.241 (E£ 72) | E£ 38 | + 88% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | Dinar 1.234 (E£ 27) | E£ 17 | + 59% | |
Tube of toothpaste | Dinar 2.579 (E£ 57) | E£ 29 | + 94% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Dinar 4.990 (E£ 111) | E£ 98 | + 13% | |
Entertainment | + 22% | |||
Entertainment in Jordan is 22% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Jordan | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Dinar 19 (E£ 413) | E£ 381 | + 8% | |
2 tickets to the movies | Dinar 16 (E£ 359) | E£ 177 | + 103% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Dinar 33 (E£ 732) | E£ 1,945 | - 62% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Dinar 31 (E£ 688) | E£ 413 | + 67% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Dinar 3.788 (E£ 84) | E£ 192 | - 56% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Dinar 2.695 (E£ 60) | E£ 42 | + 43% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Dinar 5.297 (E£ 117) | E£ 32 | + 265% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | Dinar 350 (E£ 7,756) | E£ 12,000 | - 35% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Dinar 0.040 (E£ 0.88) | E£ 0.84 | + 5% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | Dinar 46 (E£ 1,019) | E£ 473 | + 115% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | Dinar 3.198 (E£ 71) | E£ 45 | + 58% | |
TOTAL | + 62% |
These prices were last updated on November 29, 2021.
Exchange rate:
22.161
EGP
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JOD
This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 615 prices entered by 74 different people.
Cost of living in Jordan is 62% more expensive than in Egypt
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