Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district Rp 53,210
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 44,836
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 27,762
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 19,663
12 eggs, large Rp 21,985
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 14,487
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 57,638
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 39,953
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes Rp 29,367
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 24,422
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 303,682
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 17,240
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 13,779
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 18,036,600
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,398,850
Internet 8MB (1 month) Rp 402,324
40” flat screen TV Rp 7,150,890
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt Rp 1,873,200
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 45,158
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 38,866
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 691,306
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) Rp 473,724
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) Rp 903,638
1 pair of leather business shoes Rp 981,622
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 387,758,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 8,494
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 213,426
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) Rp 56,902
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) Rp 22,399
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 70,200
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 26,388
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 39,050
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 17,946
Tube of toothpaste Rp 13,627
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 112,826
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 389,276
2 tickets to the movies Rp 105,148
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 1,059,420
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert Rp 591,380
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 124,589
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 38,289
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 38,792
iPod nano 16GB Rp 3,011,570
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,524
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 517,908
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 17,098
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,676 prices entered by 468 different people.
Latest price update: May 22, 2015.

Jakarta position in our World Ranking

the world
151st
out of 189
asia
11th
out of 20

Cheapest and most expensive products in Jakarta compared to other cities:

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2nd
the world
3rd
the world
4th
the world
5th
the world
5th
asia
2nd

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