Eritrea vs Jordan - Cost of Living Comparison

Eritrea Jordan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$516
$835
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1250
$2027
🏠 One person rent
$230
$301
🏘️ Family rent
$414
$495
🍽️ Food expenses
$188
$318
🚐 Transport expenses
$46.8
$120
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$299
$595
💸 GDP per capita
$643
$4283
😃 Human freedom index
4.8
6.91
❤️ Life expectancy
66.7
74.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
22
49
🌐 English speaking %
0%
45%
🎓 Higher education
13
68
😀 Quality of life
16
67
🏙️ Population
3.5M
10.4M

The average cost of living in Eritrea ($516) is 38% less expensive than in Jordan ($835). Eritrea ranked 170th vs 95th for Jordan in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Eritrea compared to 0.7 months in Jordan. Ranked 191st and 37th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Eritrea vs Jordan

We calculate prices for Eritrea and Jordan as a population-weighted mean of 4 and 8 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Eritrea Jordan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.86
$6.58
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.9
$36.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.41
$6.72
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.65
$6.64
 Cappuccino
$1.54
$3.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.57
$0.53
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$220
$311
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$143
$202
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$462
$517
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$288
$363
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.1
$44.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.5
$68.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$36.5
$32.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.23%
7.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1056
$1122
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$603
$733
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.39
$0.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17
$41
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.52
$8.84
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.97
$1.27
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1
$1.45
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$0.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.44
$1.99
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.74
$8.07
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.05
$6.16
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.96
$11.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2
$1.82
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.6
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$0.76
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.85
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.68
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.19
$1.57
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.86
$18
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.3
$5.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.36
$3.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.09
$5.89
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.8
$4.4
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$2.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.1
$2.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.2
$49.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.91
$10.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19
$34
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.01
$5.48
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.9
$61.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.6
$84
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$89.6
$179
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2829
$4799

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Cities Comparison in Eritrea vs Jordan

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Eritrea

City Cost of living Population
Asmara
$522
963K
Keren
$484
120K
Massawa
$484
39.8K
Mendefera
$482
28.5K

In Jordan

City Cost of living Population
Amman
$968
4.01M
Irbid
$582
1.91M
Aqaba
$926
140K
Al-Salt
$633
108K
Jerash
$572
50.7K
Al-Karak
$511
32.2K
Ma'an
$554
30K
Tafilah
$572
23.5K