- Cost of Living
- Indonesia
- Egypt
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Indonesia**
compared to
**Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 38% | |||
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Food in Indonesia is 38% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Rp 66,106 (E£ 80) | E£ 146 | - 45% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | Rp 50,634 (E£ 61) | E£ 70 | - 12% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Rp 30,568 (E£ 37) | E£ 39 | - 4% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Rp 19,074 (E£ 23) | E£ 14 | + 60% | |

12 eggs, large | Rp 24,685 (E£ 30) | E£ 22 | + 37% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Rp 16,247 (E£ 20) | E£ 11 | + 84% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Rp 66,045 (E£ 80) | E£ 33 | + 145% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Rp 37,044 (E£ 45) | E£ 26 | + 74% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Rp 18,542 (E£ 22) | E£ 7 | + 226% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Rp 32,310 (E£ 39) | E£ 22 | + 76% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Rp 368,198 (E£ 446) | E£ 152 | + 193% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | Rp 19,117 (E£ 23) | E£ 13 | + 83% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Rp 16,216 (E£ 20) | E£ 5.73 | + 242% | |

Housing | + 49% | |||

Housing in Indonesia is 49% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | Rp 12,242,600 (E£ 14,822) | E£ 8,255 | + 80% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | Rp 9,677,710 (E£ 11,717) | E£ 5,056 | + 132% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Rp 910,541 (E£ 1,102) | E£ 908 | + 21% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | Rp 8,553,620 (E£ 10,356) | E£ 6,098 | + 70% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | Rp 4,943,740 (E£ 5,985) | E£ 3,794 | + 58% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | Rp 619,505 (E£ 750) | E£ 610 | + 23% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | Rp 287,299 (E£ 348) | E£ 251 | + 39% | |

40” flat screen TV | Rp 4,810,710 (E£ 5,824) | E£ 6,021 | - 3% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | Rp 1,787,010 (E£ 2,164) | E£ 3,030 | - 29% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Rp 58,356 (E£ 71) | E£ 102 | - 31% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | Rp 56,285 (E£ 68) | E£ 91 | - 25% | |

Clothes | - 31% | |||

Clothes in Indonesia is 31% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | Rp 615,926 (E£ 746) | E£ 874 | - 15% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | Rp 397,678 (E£ 481) | E£ 761 | - 37% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | Rp 985,125 (E£ 1,193) | E£ 1,862 | - 36% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Rp 811,453 (E£ 982) | E£ 1,123 | - 13% | |

Transportation | + 20% | |||

Transportation in Indonesia is 20% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Rp 469,436,000 (E£ 568,353) | E£ 444,807 | + 28% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Rp 8,898 (E£ 11) | E£ 5.87 | + 83% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | Rp 381,291 (E£ 462) | E£ 435 | + 6% | |

Personal Care | - 12% | |||

Personal Care in Indonesia is 12% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Rp 24,249 (E£ 29) | E£ 41 | - 28% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Rp 88,999 (E£ 108) | E£ 76 | + 42% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | Rp 343,185 (E£ 415) | E£ 334 | + 24% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | Rp 45,191 (E£ 55) | E£ 60 | - 9% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Rp 23,113 (E£ 28) | E£ 50 | - 44% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Rp 34,430 (E£ 42) | E£ 52 | - 20% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | Rp 14,080 (E£ 17) | E£ 26 | - 33% | |

Tube of toothpaste | Rp 13,066 (E£ 16) | E£ 20 | - 23% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Rp 92,997 (E£ 113) | E£ 70 | + 61% | |

Entertainment | - 17% | |||

Entertainment in Indonesia is 17% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Rp 216,823 (E£ 263) | E£ 329 | - 20% | |

2 tickets to the movies | Rp 100,274 (E£ 121) | E£ 134 | - 10% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Rp 375,594 (E£ 455) | E£ 728 | - 38% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Rp 505,534 (E£ 612) | E£ 533 | + 15% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Rp 133,066 (E£ 161) | E£ 91 | + 77% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Rp 46,363 (E£ 56) | E£ 42 | + 35% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Rp 56,412 (E£ 68) | E£ 43 | + 60% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | Rp 7,643,620 (E£ 9,254) | E£ 10,473 | - 12% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Rp 1,617 (E£ 1.96) | E£ 4.68 | - 58% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | Rp 565,576 (E£ 685) | E£ 820 | - 17% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | Rp 24,489 (E£ 30) | E£ 36 | - 18% | |

TOTAL | + 16% |

These prices were last updated on November 13, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.00121
EGP
/
IDR

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#
Cost of living in
**Indonesia**
is
**16% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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