Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district Rp 69,945
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 46,032
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 27,518
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 20,714
12 eggs, large Rp 22,711
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 13,303
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 58,248
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 41,388
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes Rp 28,018
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 24,348
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 304,013
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 19,041
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 14,707
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 18,512,100
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,385,170
Internet 8MB (1 month) Rp 426,980
40” flat screen TV Rp 9,129,410
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt Rp 1,886,270
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 50,005
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 25,009
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 695,263
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) Rp 451,427
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) Rp 922,471
1 pair of leather business shoes Rp 1,024,650
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 396,167,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 8,398
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 224,773
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) Rp 52,517
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) Rp 23,099
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 70,200
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 23,919
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 34,312
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 17,299
Tube of toothpaste Rp 10,816
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 98,860
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 374,443
2 tickets to the movies Rp 104,324
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 908,065
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert Rp 644,027
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 119,811
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 39,686
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 39,176
iPod nano 16GB Rp 2,706,800
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,523
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 536,284
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 17,643
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,945 prices entered by 504 different people.
Latest price update: July 30, 2015.

Jakarta position in our World Ranking

the world
145th
out of 198
asia
10th
out of 17

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