Cost of living in Indonesia compared to Egypt
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Food | + 34% | |||
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Food in Indonesia is 34% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Rp 61,616 (E£ 71) | E£ 128 | - 44% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | Rp 50,879 (E£ 59) | E£ 73 | - 20% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Rp 28,690 (E£ 33) | E£ 43 | - 22% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Rp 19,092 (E£ 22) | E£ 15 | + 43% | |
12 eggs, large | Rp 26,655 (E£ 31) | E£ 20 | + 56% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Rp 15,384 (E£ 18) | E£ 9 | + 106% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Rp 69,458 (E£ 80) | E£ 43 | + 89% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Rp 39,153 (E£ 45) | E£ 24 | + 91% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Rp 19,538 (E£ 23) | E£ 8 | + 186% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Rp 30,210 (E£ 35) | E£ 24 | + 47% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Rp 433,415 (E£ 501) | E£ 168 | + 198% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | Rp 16,020 (E£ 19) | E£ 13 | + 41% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Rp 14,528 (E£ 17) | E£ 7 | + 142% | |
Housing | + 34% | |||
Housing in Indonesia is 34% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | Rp 13,278,000 (E£ 15,349) | E£ 9,581 | + 60% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | Rp 7,047,390 (E£ 8,147) | E£ 4,820 | + 69% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Rp 1,073,920 (E£ 1,241) | E£ 687 | + 81% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | Rp 6,550,380 (E£ 7,572) | E£ 6,245 | + 21% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | Rp 3,577,050 (E£ 4,135) | E£ 3,546 | + 17% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | Rp 660,848 (E£ 764) | E£ 699 | + 9% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | Rp 268,756 (E£ 311) | E£ 201 | + 55% | |
40” flat screen tv | Rp 3,655,150 (E£ 4,225) | E£ 5,334 | - 21% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | Rp 1,371,860 (E£ 1,586) | E£ 2,705 | - 41% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Rp 52,413 (E£ 61) | E£ 75 | - 19% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | Rp 51,166 (E£ 59) | E£ 61 | - 2% | |
Clothes | - 15% | |||
Clothes in Indonesia is 15% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | Rp 639,688 (E£ 739) | E£ 689 | + 7% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | Rp 543,010 (E£ 628) | E£ 769 | - 18% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | Rp 1,062,600 (E£ 1,228) | E£ 1,889 | - 35% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Rp 883,123 (E£ 1,021) | E£ 963 | + 6% | |
Transportation | + 21% | |||
Transportation in Indonesia is 21% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Rp 469,854,000 (E£ 543,154) | E£ 406,747 | + 34% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Rp 9,231 (E£ 11) | E£ 7 | + 47% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | Rp 360,956 (E£ 417) | E£ 392 | + 6% | |
Personal Care | - 10% | |||
Personal Care in Indonesia is 10% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Rp 30,366 (E£ 35) | E£ 51 | - 31% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Rp 138,988 (E£ 161) | E£ 64 | + 152% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | Rp 257,547 (E£ 298) | E£ 281 | + 6% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | Rp 41,237 (E£ 48) | E£ 99 | - 52% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Rp 24,297 (E£ 28) | E£ 43 | - 34% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Rp 30,182 (E£ 35) | E£ 44 | - 20% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | Rp 19,131 (E£ 22) | E£ 23 | - 5% | |
Tube of toothpaste | Rp 14,080 (E£ 16) | E£ 25 | - 36% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Rp 66,998 (E£ 77) | E£ 70 | + 11% | |
Entertainment | - 11% | |||
Entertainment in Indonesia is 11% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Rp 184,609 (E£ 213) | E£ 405 | - 47% | |
2 tickets to the movies | Rp 104,111 (E£ 120) | E£ 155 | - 22% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Rp 359,301 (E£ 415) | E£ 1,080 | - 62% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Rp 433,102 (E£ 501) | E£ 560 | - 11% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Rp 128,455 (E£ 148) | E£ 80 | + 86% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Rp 46,128 (E£ 53) | E£ 36 | + 49% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Rp 51,877 (E£ 60) | E£ 46 | + 31% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | Rp 6,699,010 (E£ 7,744) | E£ 9,222 | - 16% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Rp 1,407 (E£ 1.63) | E£ 1.54 | + 5% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | Rp 501,792 (E£ 580) | E£ 495 | + 17% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | Rp 23,371 (E£ 27) | E£ 40 | - 32% | |
TOTAL | + 15% |
These prices were last updated on January 28, 2020.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Indonesia is 15% more expensive than in Egypt
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