Monday, August 9, 2010

Jordan, Amman - Cost of Living

The economy of Jordan is small with limited natural resources, but has improved much since its inception as a country. Jordan's economic resource base centers on phosphates, potash, and their fertilizer derivatives; tourism; overseas remittances; and foreign aid.

Amman is the capital and largest city of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Amman is the country's political, cultural and commercial centre and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Amman is a regional hub in communications, transportation, medical tourism, education, and investment.

Amman has an overall cost of living index which equates it with low cost of living locations. The overall cost of living index is comprised of the prices for defined quantities of the same goods and services across all 13 Basket Groups.

The latest cost of living rank for each of the 13 Basket Groups is now available.

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