Cost of living in Amman, Jordan

Summary of cost of living in Amman

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Dinar 1,938
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Dinar 793
  • Cost of living in Amman is cheaper than in 57% of cities in Middle East (8 out of 14)
  • Cost of living in Amman is cheaper than in 64% of cities in the World (127 out of 198)

List of prices in Amman, Jordan. Current as of Mar 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Dinar 5.480
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Dinar 4.536
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 1.971
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 0.982
12 eggs, large Dinar 1.617
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.532
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 3.198
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 1.226
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.671
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Dinar 3.623
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Dinar 16
2 liters of coca-cola Dinar 1.146
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dinar 0.377
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Dinar 518
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Dinar 321
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dinar 62
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Dinar 378
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Dinar 219
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Dinar 46
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Dinar 15
40” flat screen tv Dinar 218
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 80
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 4.896
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 4.741
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Dinar 59
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Dinar 48
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Dinar 79
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 60
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 18,917
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.864
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 41
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Dinar 7
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Dinar 3.709
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 [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Dinar 22
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 38
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Dinar 5.679
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dinar 3.102
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Dinar 5.918
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Dinar 425
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Dinar 0.057
1 month of gym membership in business district Dinar 61
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Dinar 3.132
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 310 prices entered by 33 different people.
Latest price update: March 05, 2021

Amman position in our World Ranking

the world
127th
out of 198
middle east
8th
out of 14

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

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2nd
middle east
1st
middle east
2nd
middle east
2nd
middle east
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middle east
3rd

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