- Cost of Living
- Indonesia
- Egypt
- Comparison

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

Currency:

Food | + 43% | |||
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Food in Indonesia is 43% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Rp 64,848 (E£ 83) | E£ 126 | - 35% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | Rp 48,398 (E£ 62) | E£ 64 | - 4% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Rp 27,195 (E£ 35) | E£ 39 | - 10% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Rp 19,651 (E£ 25) | E£ 14 | + 82% | |

12 eggs, large | Rp 25,517 (E£ 33) | E£ 22 | + 45% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Rp 13,822 (E£ 18) | E£ 11 | + 57% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Rp 59,390 (E£ 76) | E£ 31 | + 142% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Rp 35,213 (E£ 45) | E£ 23 | + 97% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Rp 16,264 (E£ 21) | E£ 7 | + 217% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Rp 31,099 (E£ 40) | E£ 19 | + 106% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Rp 323,383 (E£ 413) | E£ 167 | + 147% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | Rp 20,277 (E£ 26) | E£ 11 | + 132% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Rp 16,574 (E£ 21) | E£ 9 | + 132% | |

Housing | + 61% | |||

Housing in Indonesia is 61% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | Rp 13,006,400 (E£ 16,595) | E£ 8,391 | + 98% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | Rp 7,032,680 (E£ 8,973) | E£ 4,338 | + 107% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Rp 1,156,790 (E£ 1,476) | E£ 901 | + 64% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | Rp 7,674,010 (E£ 9,791) | E£ 5,773 | + 70% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | Rp 3,793,420 (E£ 4,840) | E£ 2,807 | + 72% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | Rp 742,951 (E£ 948) | E£ 583 | + 63% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | Rp 330,602 (E£ 422) | E£ 261 | + 62% | |

40” flat screen TV | Rp 4,602,660 (E£ 5,873) | E£ 6,723 | - 13% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | Rp 1,396,510 (E£ 1,782) | E£ 2,739 | - 35% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Rp 47,805 (E£ 61) | E£ 82 | - 26% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | Rp 48,962 (E£ 62) | E£ 88 | - 29% | |

Clothes | - 30% | |||

Clothes in Indonesia is 30% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | Rp 542,833 (E£ 693) | E£ 798 | - 13% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | Rp 403,935 (E£ 515) | E£ 804 | - 36% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | Rp 995,824 (E£ 1,271) | E£ 1,819 | - 30% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Rp 935,473 (E£ 1,194) | E£ 1,376 | - 13% | |

Transportation | + 15% | |||

Transportation in Indonesia is 15% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Rp 436,071,000 (E£ 556,393) | E£ 480,007 | + 16% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Rp 8,543 (E£ 11) | E£ 4.90 | + 123% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | Rp 298,909 (E£ 381) | E£ 381 | - 0% | |

Personal Care | - 11% | |||

Personal Care in Indonesia is 11% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Rp 18,358 (E£ 23) | E£ 39 | - 41% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Rp 75,322 (E£ 96) | E£ 78 | + 24% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | Rp 291,830 (E£ 372) | E£ 266 | + 40% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | Rp 35,977 (E£ 46) | E£ 54 | - 14% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Rp 20,203 (E£ 26) | E£ 47 | - 45% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Rp 23,698 (E£ 30) | E£ 44 | - 32% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | Rp 11,247 (E£ 14) | E£ 21 | - 30% | |

Tube of toothpaste | Rp 12,058 (E£ 15) | E£ 20 | - 22% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Rp 81,199 (E£ 104) | E£ 56 | + 84% | |

Entertainment | - 78% | |||

Entertainment in Indonesia is 78% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Rp 217,027 (E£ 277) | E£ 323 | - 14% | |

2 tickets to the movies | Rp 96,829 (E£ 124) | E£ 128 | - 4% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Rp 365,596 (E£ 466) | E£ 676 | - 31% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Rp 450,465 (E£ 575) | E£ 483 | + 19% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Rp 124,380 (E£ 159) | E£ 105 | + 52% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Rp 50,012 (E£ 64) | E£ 39 | + 65% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Rp 60,656 (E£ 77) | E£ 61 | + 26% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | Rp 8,142,700 (E£ 10,389) | E£ 11,870 | - 12% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Rp 1,856 (E£ 2.37) | E£ 50 | - 95% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | Rp 559,126 (E£ 713) | E£ 678 | + 5% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | Rp 22,633 (E£ 29) | E£ 32 | - 10% | |

TOTAL | - 27% |

These prices were last updated on March 17, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.00128
EGP
/
IDR

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#
Cost of living in
**Indonesia**
is
**27% cheaper than**
in
**Egypt**

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