Cost of living in Bandung, Indonesia

Summary of cost of living in Bandung

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Rp 25,960,573
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Rp 10,967,927
  • Bandung is the 3rd cheapest city in Asia (15 out of 17)
  • Cost of living in Bandung is cheaper than in 98% of cities in the World (191 out of 195)
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List of prices in Bandung
Current as of Sep 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 47,685
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Rp 43,266
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 23,882
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 17,836
12 eggs, large Rp 21,315
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 10,176
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 49,695
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 34,908
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 18,296
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 30,995
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 182,675
2 liters of coca-cola Rp 18,678
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 13,911
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Rp 7,850,220
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Rp 4,307,750
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 597,114
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Rp 5,141,720
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Rp 2,732,840
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Rp 433,591
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Rp 306,927
40” flat screen tv Rp 5,071,680
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,610,020
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 49,572
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 47,884
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Rp 637,976
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Rp 417,861
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,073,810
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 639,336
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 557,390,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 8,290
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 361,088
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 85,574
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 17,713
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 45,381
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Rp 139,412
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Rp 41,325
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 18,051
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 24,094
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 13,006
Tube of toothpaste Rp 10,272
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 58,267
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 139,411
2 tickets to the movies Rp 88,966
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 289,906
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 420,810
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 75,896
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 38,484
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 38,668
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Rp 6,973,640
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,519
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 368,539
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Rp 23,674
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: September 22, 2023

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