Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 80,426
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 48,416
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 29,510
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 20,684
12 eggs, large Rp 27,498
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 11,384
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 59,440
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 41,168
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 21,425
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 19,604
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 304,588
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 18,646
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 14,439
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 14,689,200
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 8,480,500
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,201,060
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 8,321,010
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 4,645,910
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 737,076
Internet 8MB (1 month) Rp 399,281
40” flat screen TV Rp 7,183,540
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,706,280
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 49,763
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 29,792
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 647,992
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 468,507
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 979,143
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,231,680
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 421,264,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 8,647
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 327,202
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 59,768
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 23,429
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 45,390
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 167,004
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 44,453
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 21,792
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 32,174
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 16,367
Tube of toothpaste Rp 12,951
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 120,025
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 301,514
2 tickets to the movies Rp 105,108
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 202,434
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 831,917
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 128,475
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 44,858
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 70,514
iPod nano 16GB Rp 2,433,410
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 2,188
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 571,076
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 19,801
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,916 prices entered by 601 different people.
Latest price update: February 11, 2016.

Jakarta position in our World Ranking

the world
176th
out of 241
asia
9th
out of 22

Cheapest and most expensive products in Jakarta compared to other cities:

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2nd
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