Cost of living in Zarqa, Jordan

Summary of cost of living in Zarqa

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Dinar 1,643
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Dinar 761
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Zarqa, Jordan. Current as of Oct 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Dinar 4.014
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Dinar 4.007
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 2.654
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 1.000
12 eggs, large Dinar 1.386
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.552
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 3.365
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 1.148
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 1.139
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket -
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Dinar 10
2 liters of coca-cola Dinar 1.000
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dinar 0.531
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Dinar 701
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Dinar 233
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dinar 60
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Dinar 470
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Dinar 226
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Dinar 30
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Dinar 16
40” flat screen tv Dinar 231
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 103
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 8
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 15
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Dinar 50
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) -
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Dinar 60
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 35
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 7,518
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.750
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 33
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Dinar 2.500
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 5.219
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Dinar 10
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Dinar 3.000
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dinar 3.125
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 2.741
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 0.916
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 2.000
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Dinar 4.445
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Dinar 6.000
2 tickets to the movies Dinar 14
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert -
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Dinar 2.000
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dinar 1.000
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) -
Ipad wi-fi 128gb -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Dinar 0.030
1 month of gym membership in business district Dinar 15
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Dinar 2.148
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 42 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: October 29, 2020

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