Cost of living in Ramallah, Palestinian Territory

Summary of cost of living in Ramallah

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 12,159 ₪
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 4,610 ₪
  • Ramallah is the 2nd cheapest city in Middle East (3 out of 4)
  • Cost of living in Ramallah is more expensive than in 57% of cities in the World (71 out of 163)
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List of prices in Ramallah
Current as of Jul 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 46 ₪
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 32 ₪
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 15 ₪
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 7 ₪
12 eggs, large 9 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.18 ₪
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 15 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 6 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 4.11 ₪
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 9 ₪
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 41 ₪
2 liters of coca-cola 5.75 ₪
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 3.40 ₪
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 2,614 ₪
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 1,788 ₪
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 457 ₪
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 1,832 ₪
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 1,307 ₪
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 291 ₪
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 96 ₪
40” flat screen tv 1,669 ₪
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 533 ₪
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 35 ₪
Hourly rate for cleaning help 16 ₪
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 315 ₪
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 385 ₪
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 391 ₪
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 391 ₪
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 125,275 ₪
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 7 ₪
Monthly ticket public transport 326 ₪
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 80 ₪
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 17 ₪
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 24 ₪
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 103 ₪
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 24 ₪
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 21 ₪
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 17 ₪
4 rolls of toilet paper 7 ₪
Tube of toothpaste 14 ₪
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 27 ₪
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 115 ₪
2 tickets to the movies 62 ₪
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 181 ₪
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 203 ₪
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 24 ₪
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 14 ₪
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 20 ₪
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 3,144 ₪
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.66 ₪
1 month of gym membership in business district 216 ₪
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 24 ₪
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: July 23, 2024

Ramallah position in our World Ranking

the world
71st
out of 163
middle east
3rd
out of 4

Cheapest and most expensive products in Ramallah compared to other cities:

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2nd
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3rd
middle east
1st
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1st
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