- Cost of Living
- Indonesia
- Egypt
- Comparison

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

Currency:

Food | + 36% | |||
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Food in Indonesia is 36% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Rp 68,713 (E£ 83) | E£ 149 | - 45% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | Rp 50,595 (E£ 61) | E£ 69 | - 12% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Rp 30,141 (E£ 36) | E£ 39 | - 8% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Rp 19,176 (E£ 23) | E£ 14 | + 63% | |

12 eggs, large | Rp 25,114 (E£ 30) | E£ 22 | + 40% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Rp 14,492 (E£ 17) | E£ 10 | + 73% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Rp 66,214 (E£ 80) | E£ 32 | + 147% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Rp 35,559 (E£ 43) | E£ 25 | + 70% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Rp 17,545 (E£ 21) | E£ 6 | + 227% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Rp 33,489 (E£ 40) | E£ 21 | + 87% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Rp 346,359 (E£ 416) | E£ 162 | + 156% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | Rp 19,103 (E£ 23) | E£ 12 | + 87% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Rp 16,652 (E£ 20) | E£ 5.94 | + 236% | |

Housing | + 52% | |||

Housing in Indonesia is 52% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | Rp 12,147,400 (E£ 14,590) | E£ 8,237 | + 77% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | Rp 10,028,900 (E£ 12,045) | E£ 4,751 | + 154% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Rp 893,849 (E£ 1,074) | E£ 893 | + 20% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | Rp 8,365,540 (E£ 10,047) | E£ 5,885 | + 71% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | Rp 4,983,150 (E£ 5,985) | E£ 3,601 | + 66% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | Rp 651,799 (E£ 783) | E£ 594 | + 32% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | Rp 281,056 (E£ 338) | E£ 252 | + 34% | |

40” flat screen TV | Rp 4,905,610 (E£ 5,892) | E£ 6,202 | - 5% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | Rp 1,838,430 (E£ 2,208) | E£ 3,087 | - 28% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Rp 56,108 (E£ 67) | E£ 91 | - 26% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | Rp 54,050 (E£ 65) | E£ 88 | - 26% | |

Clothes | - 35% | |||

Clothes in Indonesia is 35% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | Rp 608,039 (E£ 730) | E£ 930 | - 21% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | Rp 411,092 (E£ 494) | E£ 824 | - 40% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | Rp 973,497 (E£ 1,169) | E£ 1,911 | - 39% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Rp 931,119 (E£ 1,118) | E£ 1,232 | - 9% | |

Transportation | + 17% | |||

Transportation in Indonesia is 17% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Rp 457,200,000 (E£ 549,118) | E£ 460,034 | + 19% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Rp 8,707 (E£ 10) | E£ 5.61 | + 87% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | Rp 356,727 (E£ 428) | E£ 397 | + 8% | |

Personal Care | - 4% | |||

Personal Care in Indonesia is 4% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Rp 23,597 (E£ 28) | E£ 37 | - 24% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Rp 93,616 (E£ 112) | E£ 79 | + 42% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | Rp 335,478 (E£ 403) | E£ 253 | + 59% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | Rp 42,380 (E£ 51) | E£ 51 | - 0% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Rp 22,608 (E£ 27) | E£ 52 | - 48% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Rp 33,284 (E£ 40) | E£ 46 | - 13% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | Rp 13,832 (E£ 17) | E£ 20 | - 18% | |

Tube of toothpaste | Rp 14,078 (E£ 17) | E£ 21 | - 18% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Rp 83,056 (E£ 100) | E£ 64 | + 56% | |

Entertainment | - 16% | |||

Entertainment in Indonesia is 16% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Rp 201,939 (E£ 243) | E£ 322 | - 25% | |

2 tickets to the movies | Rp 100,459 (E£ 121) | E£ 129 | - 6% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Rp 395,511 (E£ 475) | E£ 681 | - 30% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Rp 507,743 (E£ 610) | E£ 501 | + 22% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Rp 134,353 (E£ 161) | E£ 91 | + 78% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Rp 48,482 (E£ 58) | E£ 39 | + 51% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Rp 56,534 (E£ 68) | E£ 56 | + 21% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | Rp 7,577,940 (E£ 9,101) | E£ 10,910 | - 17% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Rp 1,647 (E£ 1.98) | E£ 4.61 | - 57% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | Rp 574,443 (E£ 690) | E£ 776 | - 11% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | Rp 23,565 (E£ 28) | E£ 35 | - 19% | |

TOTAL | + 15% |

These prices were last updated on September 18, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.00120
EGP
/
IDR

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#
Cost of living in
**Indonesia**
is
**15% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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