Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 83,768
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 54,351
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 38,703
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 19,625
12 eggs, large Rp 28,116
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 18,915
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 75,646
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 38,494
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 20,798
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 32,599
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 401,929
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 19,981
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 16,600
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 14,491,200
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 11,404,400
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,157,120
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 10,819,600
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 6,063,930
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 724,673
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Rp 335,963
40” flat screen TV Rp 4,623,980
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 2,000,330
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 62,190
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 58,678
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 581,914
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 365,739
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,053,430
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,273,070
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 459,243,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 9,739
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 328,438
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 62,245
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 22,739
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 74,451
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 365,726
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 37,061
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 23,180
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 34,761
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 13,157
Tube of toothpaste Rp 14,299
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 121,144
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 257,658
2 tickets to the movies Rp 108,156
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 371,326
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 577,840
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 157,528
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 54,868
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 64,770
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Rp 8,295,510
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,732
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 621,268
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 24,586
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,312 prices entered by 214 different people.
Latest price update: November 15, 2018.

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