Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district Rp 46,724
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 43,382
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 25,915
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 20,039
12 eggs, large Rp 21,689
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 13,495
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 58,044
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 39,837
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes Rp 29,009
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 25,778
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 309,737
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 16,319
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 13,291
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 19,461,600
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,402,360
Internet 8MB (1 month) Rp 393,424
40” flat screen TV Rp 6,303,970
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt Rp 1,834,630
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 37,603
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 30,181
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 697,367
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) Rp 436,684
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) Rp 892,179
1 pair of leather business shoes Rp 960,016
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 371,157,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 8,180
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 180,155
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) Rp 53,690
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) Rp 28,851
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 62,603
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 26,595
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 35,465
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 20,950
Tube of toothpaste Rp 15,133
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 80,693
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 343,696
2 tickets to the movies Rp 96,625
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 865,835
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert Rp 539,826
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 116,713
Capuccino in expat area of the city Rp 37,321
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 34,814
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 514,686
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 16,915
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,486 prices entered by 436 different people.
Latest price update: April 01, 2015.

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