- Cost of Living
- Indonesia
- Egypt
- Comparison

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

Currency:

Food | + 44% | |||
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Food in Indonesia is 44% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Rp 65,531 (E£ 82) | E£ 139 | - 41% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | Rp 49,511 (E£ 62) | E£ 68 | - 9% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Rp 30,885 (E£ 39) | E£ 39 | + 1% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Rp 18,934 (E£ 24) | E£ 14 | + 65% | |

12 eggs, large | Rp 22,695 (E£ 29) | E£ 21 | + 33% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Rp 14,388 (E£ 18) | E£ 10 | + 79% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Rp 60,646 (E£ 76) | E£ 31 | + 142% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Rp 37,954 (E£ 48) | E£ 25 | + 94% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Rp 18,653 (E£ 23) | E£ 7 | + 227% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Rp 31,286 (E£ 39) | E£ 22 | + 80% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Rp 371,771 (E£ 467) | E£ 150 | + 212% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | Rp 18,926 (E£ 24) | E£ 13 | + 90% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Rp 15,260 (E£ 19) | E£ 5.69 | + 237% | |

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 13,096,300 (E£ 16,461) | E£ 8,598 | + 91% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | Rp 8,155,000 (E£ 10,250) | E£ 5,254 | + 95% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Rp 887,496 (E£ 1,115) | E£ 880 | + 27% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | Rp 8,109,370 (E£ 10,193) | E£ 5,801 | + 76% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | Rp 4,623,080 (E£ 5,811) | E£ 3,965 | + 47% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | Rp 667,380 (E£ 839) | E£ 619 | + 35% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | Rp 252,522 (E£ 317) | E£ 234 | + 35% | |

40” flat screen TV | Rp 4,513,470 (E£ 5,673) | E£ 5,850 | - 3% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | Rp 1,628,720 (E£ 2,047) | E£ 2,926 | - 30% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Rp 59,625 (E£ 75) | E£ 97 | - 22% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | Rp 55,089 (E£ 69) | E£ 91 | - 24% | |

Clothes | - 25% | |||

Clothes in Indonesia is 25% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | Rp 659,239 (E£ 829) | E£ 902 | - 8% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | Rp 428,524 (E£ 539) | E£ 808 | - 33% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | Rp 1,009,670 (E£ 1,269) | E£ 1,787 | - 29% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Rp 936,471 (E£ 1,177) | E£ 947 | + 24% | |

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 479,608,000 (E£ 602,821) | E£ 438,533 | + 37% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Rp 8,791 (E£ 11) | E£ 6 | + 80% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | Rp 382,650 (E£ 481) | E£ 491 | - 2% | |

Personal Care | - 9% | |||

Personal Care in Indonesia is 9% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Rp 24,611 (E£ 31) | E£ 37 | - 17% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Rp 90,441 (E£ 114) | E£ 74 | + 54% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | Rp 332,164 (E£ 417) | E£ 287 | + 46% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | Rp 45,296 (E£ 57) | E£ 60 | - 5% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Rp 23,390 (E£ 29) | E£ 50 | - 42% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Rp 32,514 (E£ 41) | E£ 49 | - 17% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | Rp 15,188 (E£ 19) | E£ 26 | - 27% | |

Tube of toothpaste | Rp 12,682 (E£ 16) | E£ 21 | - 25% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Rp 81,236 (E£ 102) | E£ 72 | + 43% | |

Entertainment | - 4% | |||

Entertainment in Indonesia is 4% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Rp 211,083 (E£ 265) | E£ 322 | - 18% | |

2 tickets to the movies | Rp 98,679 (E£ 124) | E£ 133 | - 7% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Rp 460,234 (E£ 578) | E£ 797 | - 27% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Rp 497,062 (E£ 625) | E£ 528 | + 18% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Rp 118,309 (E£ 149) | E£ 95 | + 57% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Rp 45,661 (E£ 57) | E£ 40 | + 45% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Rp 54,748 (E£ 69) | E£ 40 | + 74% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | Rp 7,809,260 (E£ 9,815) | E£ 10,146 | - 3% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Rp 1,846 (E£ 2.32) | E£ 3.42 | - 32% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | Rp 521,125 (E£ 655) | E£ 735 | - 11% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | Rp 24,789 (E£ 31) | E£ 37 | - 16% | |

TOTAL | + 21% |

These prices were last updated on January 19, 2019.
Exchange rate:
0.00126
EGP
/
IDR

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#
Cost of living in
**Indonesia**
is
**21% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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