Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 69,767
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 47,897
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 29,278
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 19,792
12 eggs, large Rp 26,702
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 13,942
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 71,077
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 35,882
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 18,323
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 26,696
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 356,744
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 14,823
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 15,150
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 18,009,200
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 8,054,690
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 2,073,570
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 10,863,000
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 5,159,120
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 1,103,060
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Rp 352,052
40” flat screen TV Rp 5,031,040
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,924,230
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 45,341
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 48,042
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 560,336
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 454,284
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 943,605
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,366,830
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 479,898,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 7,834
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 305,708
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 47,653
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 26,077
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 45,327
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 230,464
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 35,142
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 24,685
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 20,016
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 13,958
Tube of toothpaste Rp 17,107
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 87,559
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 218,712
2 tickets to the movies Rp 100,588
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 258,283
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 721,878
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 108,410
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 43,515
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 39,285
iPod nano 16GB Rp 2,563,110
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,920
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 495,854
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 20,685
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,362 prices entered by 210 different people.
Latest price update: March 26, 2017.

Jakarta position in our World Ranking

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165th
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asia
8th
out of 23

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