Amman vs Surabaya - Cost of Living Comparison

Amman Surabaya
🚶 Cost of living one person
$962
$534
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2290
$1349
🏠 One person rent
$368
$232
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$450
🍽️ Food expenses
$356
$193
🚐 Transport expenses
$131
$43.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$623
$344
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
6 km
16 km
🎓 Higher education
62
71
😀 Quality of life
70
62
🏙️ Population
4.01M
2.89M

The cost of living in Amman is 80% more expensive than in Surabaya. Cities ranked 5708th and 8186th ($962 vs $534) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 14th in Jordan and Indonesia, respectively. Check Jordan vs Indonesia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Amman compared to 0.6 months in Surabaya. Amman ranked 1st best city to live in Jordan vs Surabaya ranked 2nd in Indonesia, while ranked 2687th and 4898th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Amman vs Surabaya

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Amman Surabaya
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.73
$1.67
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$44.3
$11.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.6
$3.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.48
$2.63
 Cappuccino
$4.68
$1.56
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.52
$0.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$430
$202
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$256
$137
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$663
$463
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$433
$310
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.4
$52.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.7
$81
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$29.8
$29.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.66%
8.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1284
$2015
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$799
$1169
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.71
$0.33
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.6
$9.96
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.02
$3.22
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.44
$0.82
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.56
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.47
$1.01
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.25
$1.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.23
$6.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.73
$3.47
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$6.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$2.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$1.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.88
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$0.91
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$1.17
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.53
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.7
$1.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.2
$19.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.2
$2.56
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.57
$1.99
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.23
$2.25
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
$2.35
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.57
$0.96
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.91
$0.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$58.6
$42.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$3.31
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.9
$17.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.22
$3.15
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.3
$49.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$97.9
$77.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$223
$103
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6293
$6183

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Distance City Cost of living
21 km or 13 mi Al-Salt
$608
36 km or 22 mi Jerash
$588
68 km or 42 mi Irbid
$602
69 km or 43 mi Ramallah
$1005
69 km or 43 mi Nablus
$844
70 km or 44 mi Jerusalem
$1895
72 km or 45 mi Ariel
$1605
74 km or 46 mi Bethlehem
$1039
88 km or 55 mi Al-Karak
$529
89 km or 56 mi Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut
$1702
91 km or 57 mi Hebron
$739
92 km or 57 mi Beit Shemesh
$1653
92 km or 57 mi Kafr Qasim
$1696
94 km or 58 mi Rosh HaAyin
$1696
95 km or 59 mi Tayibe
$1695
95 km or 59 mi Qalqilya
$737
95 km or 59 mi Afula
$1181
97 km or 60 mi Umm al-Fahm
$1694
97 km or 61 mi Lod
$1530
98 km or 61 mi Tira
$1691
98 km or 61 mi Baqa-Jatt
$1690
99 km or 61 mi Dura
$793
99 km or 62 mi Yehud
$1689
100 km or 62 mi Ramla
$1734
100 km or 62 mi Petah Tikva
$1864
100 km or 62 mi Kfar Saba
$1694
101 km or 63 mi Tiberias
$1699
101 km or 63 mi Hod HaSharon
$2121
102 km or 64 mi Nof HaGalil
$1687
102 km or 64 mi Kiryat Ono
$1772
103 km or 64 mi Arad
$1366
103 km or 64 mi Nazareth
$1454
104 km or 64 mi Migdal HaEmek
$1696
104 km or 65 mi Ra'anana
$1696
105 km or 65 mi Bnei Brak
$1720
105 km or 65 mi Herzliya
$1883
105 km or 65 mi Ramat HaSharon
$1859
106 km or 66 mi Ramat Gan
$2162
106 km or 66 mi Rehovot
$1776
107 km or 66 mi Givatayim
$2032

Cities near Surabaya

Distance City Cost of living
42 km or 26 mi Mojokerto
$458
48 km or 30 mi Pasuruan
$485
73 km or 45 mi Batu
$487
77 km or 48 mi Probolinggo
$489
83 km or 51 mi Malang
$392
102 km or 63 mi Kediri
$517
115 km or 71 mi Blitar
$483
141 km or 87 mi Madiun
$427
215 km or 133 mi Surakarta
$420
247 km or 153 mi Salatiga
$426
258 km or 160 mi Semarang
$611
269 km or 167 mi Yogyakarta
$438
286 km or 177 mi Bali
$702
311 km or 194 mi Ubud
$667
315 km or 196 mi Denpasar
$575
340 km or 211 mi Pekalongan
$493
400 km or 249 mi Tegal
$492
401 km or 249 mi Mataram
$374
414 km or 257 mi Cilacap
$516
464 km or 288 mi Banjar
$487
464 km or 288 mi Cirebon
$489
476 km or 296 mi Banjarbaru
$489
481 km or 299 mi Banjarmasin
$404
501 km or 311 mi Tasikmalaya
$438
572 km or 355 mi Bandung
$502
575 km or 357 mi Palangka Raya
$500
576 km or 358 mi Cimahi
$478
642 km or 399 mi Sukabumi
$538
644 km or 400 mi Bekasi
$513
659 km or 410 mi Bogor
$512
660 km or 410 mi Depok
$438
661 km or 411 mi Jakarta
$722
672 km or 418 mi Bima
$482
673 km or 418 mi South Tangerang
$523
685 km or 425 mi Tangerang
$613
738 km or 459 mi Serang
$504
756 km or 470 mi Cilegon
$489
774 km or 481 mi Makassar
$503
820 km or 510 mi Balikpapan
$561
842 km or 523 mi Parepare
$483