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Amman ranked 7th most expensive city in the Arab world-report

By JT - Jan 31,2018 - Last updated at Jan 31,2018

AMMAN — Amman was ranked as the 7th most expensive city in the Arab world, according to the 2018 Cost of Living Index.

Globally, Amman was ranked in the 328th place as the most expensive city, according to the index, which was conducted by crowd-sourced global database Numbeo.

Dubai topped the list of most expensive Arab cities in the world with a cost-of-living index of 72.58, according to the index.

Qatar’s Doha (66.12) and Lebanon’s Beirut (65.03) were ranked in the second and third places in the list for the Arab world.

They were followed by Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Manama respectively.

The cost-of-living index is a theoretical price index that measures relative cost of living over time or regions. It measures differences in the price of goods and services, and allows for substitutions with other items as prices vary.

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