Cost of living in Indonesia compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 57% | |||
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Food in Indonesia is 57% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Indonesia | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Rp 66,842 (E£ 134) | E£ 167 | - 20% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | Rp 55,395 (E£ 111) | E£ 115 | - 3% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Rp 27,371 (E£ 55) | E£ 74 | - 25% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Rp 20,566 (E£ 41) | E£ 25 | + 64% | |
12 eggs, large | Rp 26,710 (E£ 54) | E£ 44 | + 21% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Rp 17,108 (E£ 34) | E£ 10 | + 237% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Rp 60,984 (E£ 123) | E£ 59 | + 106% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Rp 42,079 (E£ 85) | E£ 30 | + 187% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Rp 22,926 (E£ 46) | E£ 9 | + 425% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Rp 35,271 (E£ 71) | E£ 36 | + 95% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Rp 302,386 (E£ 608) | E£ 282 | + 116% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | Rp 22,667 (E£ 46) | E£ 17 | + 171% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Rp 18,941 (E£ 38) | E£ 9 | + 339% | |
Housing | + 226% | |||
Housing in Indonesia is 226% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Indonesia | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | Rp 22,619,700 (E£ 45,482) | E£ 9,651 | + 371% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | Rp 10,618,900 (E£ 21,352) | E£ 4,565 | + 368% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Rp 974,948 (E£ 1,960) | E£ 1,042 | + 88% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | Rp 9,679,990 (E£ 19,464) | E£ 5,502 | + 254% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | Rp 6,177,300 (E£ 12,421) | E£ 3,106 | + 300% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | Rp 532,882 (E£ 1,071) | E£ 814 | + 32% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | Rp 345,070 (E£ 694) | E£ 204 | + 241% | |
40” flat screen tv | Rp 3,867,100 (E£ 7,776) | E£ 6,805 | + 14% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | Rp 1,394,900 (E£ 2,805) | E£ 3,753 | - 25% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Rp 70,816 (E£ 142) | E£ 139 | + 3% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | Rp 77,214 (E£ 155) | E£ 99 | + 56% | |
Clothes | - 18% | |||
Clothes in Indonesia is 18% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Indonesia | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | Rp 485,872 (E£ 977) | E£ 712 | + 37% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | Rp 442,949 (E£ 891) | E£ 1,528 | - 42% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | Rp 1,218,390 (E£ 2,450) | E£ 1,946 | + 26% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Rp 1,398,430 (E£ 2,812) | E£ 1,019 | + 176% | |
Transportation | + 23% | |||
Transportation in Indonesia is 23% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Indonesia | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Rp 492,973,000 (E£ 991,229) | E£ 738,184 | + 34% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Rp 11,734 (E£ 24) | E£ 10 | + 144% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | Rp 190,182 (E£ 382) | E£ 428 | - 11% | |
Personal Care | + 33% | |||
Personal Care in Indonesia is 33% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Indonesia | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Rp 36,367 (E£ 73) | E£ 36 | + 106% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Rp 60,467 (E£ 122) | E£ 87 | + 39% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | Rp 344,173 (E£ 692) | E£ 299 | + 132% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | Rp 67,999 (E£ 137) | E£ 65 | + 112% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Rp 22,412 (E£ 45) | E£ 69 | - 34% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Rp 34,558 (E£ 69) | E£ 73 | - 4% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | Rp 30,035 (E£ 60) | E£ 30 | + 102% | |
Tube of toothpaste | Rp 15,580 (E£ 31) | E£ 26 | + 21% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Rp 88,350 (E£ 178) | E£ 81 | + 118% | |
Entertainment | + 36% | |||
Entertainment in Indonesia is 36% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Indonesia | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Rp 215,477 (E£ 433) | E£ 368 | + 18% | |
2 tickets to the movies | Rp 102,731 (E£ 207) | E£ 206 | + 0% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Rp 300,249 (E£ 604) | E£ 698 | - 13% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Rp 545,546 (E£ 1,097) | E£ 735 | + 49% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Rp 162,984 (E£ 328) | E£ 136 | + 141% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Rp 40,430 (E£ 81) | E£ 54 | + 50% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Rp 60,044 (E£ 121) | E£ 71 | + 69% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | Rp 9,505,300 (E£ 19,112) | E£ 16,963 | + 13% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Rp 1,816 (E£ 3.65) | E£ 2.55 | + 43% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | Rp 585,606 (E£ 1,177) | E£ 795 | + 48% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | Rp 35,424 (E£ 71) | E£ 49 | + 45% | |
TOTAL | + 60% |
These prices were last updated on March 19, 2023.
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Cost of living in Indonesia is 60% more expensive than in Egypt
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