Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,060 prices entered by 372 different people.
Latest price update: October 30, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district Rp 45,865
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 43,078
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 19,849
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 16,747
12 eggs, large Rp 19,575
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 14,000
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 46,177
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 32,098
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes Rp 21,364
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 24,440
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 339,609
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 16,511
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 11,178
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 15,826,200
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,460,510
Internet 8MB (1 month) Rp 423,224
40” flat screen TV Rp 6,209,000
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt Rp 1,643,040
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 38,036
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 35,953
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 521,818
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) Rp 441,064
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) Rp 624,284
1 pair of leather business shoes Rp 959,245
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 407,282,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 6,500
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 327,873
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) Rp 49,182
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) Rp 29,647
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 62,603
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 31,073
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 30,636
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 20,859
Tube of toothpaste Rp 20,329
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 68,316
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 251,104
2 tickets to the movies Rp 86,955
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 901,899
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert Rp 684,346
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 103,472
Capuccino in expat area of the city Rp 39,790
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 43,117
iPod nano 16GB Rp 3,034,300
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 2,505
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 522,125
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes Rp 19,231

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