- Cost of Living
- Indonesia
- Egypt
- Comparison

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

Currency:

Food | + 46% | |||
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Food in Indonesia is 46% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Rp 63,072 (E£ 80) | E£ 140 | - 43% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | Rp 48,991 (E£ 62) | E£ 67 | - 7% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Rp 27,633 (E£ 35) | E£ 40 | - 12% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Rp 19,593 (E£ 25) | E£ 14 | + 77% | |

12 eggs, large | Rp 26,332 (E£ 33) | E£ 21 | + 63% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Rp 13,296 (E£ 17) | E£ 11 | + 57% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Rp 61,207 (E£ 78) | E£ 29 | + 164% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Rp 34,249 (E£ 43) | E£ 24 | + 77% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Rp 16,246 (E£ 21) | E£ 7 | + 212% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Rp 30,324 (E£ 38) | E£ 21 | + 83% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Rp 361,430 (E£ 458) | E£ 150 | + 204% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | Rp 20,153 (E£ 26) | E£ 12 | + 111% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Rp 17,298 (E£ 22) | E£ 5.99 | + 266% | |

Housing | + 54% | |||

Housing in Indonesia is 54% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | Rp 11,435,900 (E£ 14,481) | E£ 7,932 | + 83% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | Rp 7,504,990 (E£ 9,503) | E£ 4,516 | + 110% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Rp 1,071,210 (E£ 1,356) | E£ 990 | + 37% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | Rp 7,608,140 (E£ 9,634) | E£ 5,225 | + 84% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | Rp 4,142,210 (E£ 5,245) | E£ 3,100 | + 69% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | Rp 691,819 (E£ 876) | E£ 590 | + 48% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | Rp 303,530 (E£ 384) | E£ 271 | + 42% | |

40” flat screen TV | Rp 4,322,790 (E£ 5,474) | E£ 6,090 | - 10% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | Rp 1,628,660 (E£ 2,062) | E£ 2,894 | - 29% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Rp 48,003 (E£ 61) | E£ 86 | - 29% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | Rp 50,915 (E£ 64) | E£ 92 | - 30% | |

Clothes | - 28% | |||

Clothes in Indonesia is 28% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | Rp 574,040 (E£ 727) | E£ 948 | - 23% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | Rp 418,053 (E£ 529) | E£ 759 | - 30% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | Rp 1,035,090 (E£ 1,311) | E£ 1,971 | - 34% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Rp 990,885 (E£ 1,255) | E£ 1,420 | - 12% | |

Transportation | + 25% | |||

Transportation in Indonesia is 25% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Rp 433,968,000 (E£ 549,526) | E£ 461,035 | + 19% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Rp 8,748 (E£ 11) | E£ 5.07 | + 119% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | Rp 306,549 (E£ 388) | E£ 316 | + 23% | |

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 18,737 (E£ 24) | E£ 42 | - 43% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Rp 71,789 (E£ 91) | E£ 83 | + 10% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | Rp 313,840 (E£ 397) | E£ 253 | + 57% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | Rp 35,874 (E£ 45) | E£ 57 | - 21% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Rp 20,511 (E£ 26) | E£ 51 | - 49% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Rp 29,043 (E£ 37) | E£ 46 | - 19% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | Rp 11,569 (E£ 15) | E£ 19 | - 22% | |

Tube of toothpaste | Rp 12,259 (E£ 16) | E£ 19 | - 18% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Rp 88,094 (E£ 112) | E£ 61 | + 84% | |

Entertainment | - 46% | |||

Entertainment in Indonesia is 46% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Rp 215,409 (E£ 273) | E£ 311 | - 12% | |

2 tickets to the movies | Rp 96,908 (E£ 123) | E£ 128 | - 4% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Rp 375,382 (E£ 475) | E£ 793 | - 40% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Rp 479,575 (E£ 607) | E£ 478 | + 27% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Rp 131,447 (E£ 166) | E£ 97 | + 72% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Rp 48,005 (E£ 61) | E£ 37 | + 62% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Rp 57,987 (E£ 73) | E£ 55 | + 32% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | Rp 7,986,280 (E£ 10,113) | E£ 11,835 | - 15% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Rp 1,629 (E£ 2.06) | E£ 17 | - 88% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | Rp 573,489 (E£ 726) | E£ 705 | + 3% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | Rp 22,960 (E£ 29) | E£ 33 | - 12% | |

TOTAL | + 6% |

These prices were last updated on June 23, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.00127
EGP
/
IDR

This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 5,793 prices entered by 688 different people.

#
Cost of living in
**Indonesia**
is
**6% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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