Prices in Jordan

What are the supermarket prices in Jordan? Is the cost of living in Jordan are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Jordan and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Jordan: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 21 hours ago)

Currency in Jordan to Jordanian dinar (JOD). For 10 US dollars you can get 7.37 Jordanian dinars. For 100 US dollars you can get 73.7 Jordanian dinars. And the other way: For 10 Jordanian dinars you can get 14.7 US dollars.


What are the different prices in the cities in Jordan? Look here: Prices in cities in Jordan

Prices: Amman   Irbid   Jerash   Mafraq   Aqaba   Ma'an   Jubeiha   Madaba   Al Quwaysimah   'ajlun  

Total prices do not differ significantly in Jordan from what is in United States. Food is 19% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 35%. The cost of living in Jordan is comparable to the cost of living in United States. When it comes to spending free time, entertainment and sport, it's more expensive by 54%.

See also how prices have changed in previous years: Price changes in previous years in Jordan


Are hotels expensive in Jordan? How much will we pay for a room in Jordan?

The average price of accommodation in Jordan is $58 (JOD 41). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $29 (JOD 20) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $25 (JOD 18). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Jordan in $42 (JOD 30). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $61 (JOD 43) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $92 (JOD 65) in Jordan If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then in 5-star hotels that will provide much more luxury you will have to pay $140 (JOD 96)


When you're thinking about traveling and it doesn't necessarily have to be a specific country, maybe the costs will be less than in Jordan in one of the nearby countries? Check prices in: Israel, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, and Cyprus.

Comparison of selected prices in Jordan with prices in United States:

fees

$82 ($44 - $150)
by half less than in United States

internet

$46 ($34 - $73)
33% less than in United States

jeans pants

$63 ($22 - $130)
39% more than in United States

average earnings

$610
84% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$330 ($220 - $590)
76% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$420 ($260 - $730)
77% less than in United States

bread

$0.46 ($0.26 - $1.5)
84% less than in United States

cheese

$7.6 ($4.4 - $12)
34% less than in United States

rice

$1.6 ($1 - $2.9)
60% less than in United States

tomatoes

$0.73 ($0.37 - $1.3)
84% less than in United States

bananas

$1.8 ($1.1 - $3.2)
13% more than in United States

wine

$22 ($7.3 - $44)
76% more than in United States

cheap restaurant

$5.9 ($3.7 - $14)
62% less than in United States

local beer

$7.3 ($4.4 - $10)
by half more than in United States

coffee

$3.2 ($0.73 - $5.9)
29% less than in United States

bottle of water

$0.42 ($0.37 - $0.73)
74% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$7.3 ($5.9 - $7.3)
12% less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$0.59 ($0.48 - $1)
70% less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Jordan

Has the price of bread increased in Jordan?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $1.3(JOD 0.95), 2011: $1.5(JOD 1.1), 2012: $0.62(JOD 0.44), 2013: $0.38(JOD 0.27), 2014: $0.47(JOD 0.33), 2015: $0.34(JOD 0.24), 2016: $0.32(JOD 0.23), 2017: $0.28(JOD 0.2), and 2018: $0.44(JOD 0.31).

Jordan price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2010-2018
Jordan price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $1.5(JOD 1.1), 2016: $1.7(JOD 1.2), 2017: $1.4(JOD 1), and 2018: $1.8(JOD 1.3)

Jordan price changes: Bananas (1kg) 2015-2018
Jordan price changes Bananas (1kg) hikersbay.com

Have prices increased in restaurants in Jordan?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $7.6(JOD 5.4), 2011: $5.6(JOD 4), 2012: $6.6(JOD 4.7), 2013: $5.9(JOD 4.2), 2014: $5.9(JOD 4.2), 2015: $5.9(JOD 4.2), 2016: $7.3(JOD 5.2), 2017: $7.3(JOD 5.2), and 2018: $7.3(JOD 5.2)

Jordan price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2010-2018
Jordan price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $260(JOD 180), 2011: $260(JOD 180), 2012: $380(JOD 270), 2013: $390(JOD 280), 2014: $450(JOD 320), 2015: $390(JOD 280), 2016: $400(JOD 280), 2017: $440(JOD 310), and 2018: $420(JOD 300)

Jordan price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2010-2018
Jordan price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
Jordan price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2011-2018
Jordan price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com