Cost of living in Amman, Jordan

Summary of cost of living in Amman

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Dinar 1,961
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Dinar 803
  • Amman is the 2nd cheapest city in Middle East (7 out of 8)
  • Cost of living in Amman is cheaper than in 57% of cities in the World (155 out of 271)
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List of prices in Amman
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Dinar 6
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Dinar 4.916
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 1.844
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 1.070
12 eggs, large Dinar 1.551
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.658
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 2.901
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 1.421
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.626
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Dinar 3.700
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Dinar 15
2 liters of coca-cola Dinar 1.190
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dinar 0.320
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Dinar 513
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Dinar 345
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dinar 64
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Dinar 329
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Dinar 184
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Dinar 48
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Dinar 30
40” flat screen tv Dinar 228
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 80
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 4.547
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 4.847
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Dinar 55
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Dinar 46
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Dinar 73
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 69
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 20,432
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.907
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 36
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Dinar 6
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Dinar 3.710
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 6
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Dinar 22
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Dinar 3.146
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dinar 2.860
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 3.195
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 1.218
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 2.181
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Dinar 5.069
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Dinar 26
2 tickets to the movies Dinar 17
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Dinar 28
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Dinar 36
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Dinar 4.983
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dinar 2.925
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Dinar 5.770
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Dinar 425
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Dinar 0.040
1 month of gym membership in business district Dinar 50
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Dinar 2.661
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 121 prices entered by 22 different people.
Latest price update: May 24, 2022

Amman position in our World Ranking

the world
155th
out of 271
middle east
7th
out of 8

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

the world
5th
middle east
1st
middle east
1st
middle east
2nd
middle east
2nd
middle east
2nd

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