Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 75,204
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 49,093
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 29,278
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 19,622
12 eggs, large Rp 26,323
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 35,531
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 18,323
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 26,957
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 346,252
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 16,124
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 14,188
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 17,976,500
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 7,381,450
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,768,140
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 10,365,500
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 4,986,530
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 935,951
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Rp 359,413
40” flat screen TV Rp 4,964,270
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,924,230
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 47,030
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 48,861
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 615,138
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 505,360
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 901,513
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,150,700
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 481,189,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 7,954
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 304,268
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 47,327
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 22,516
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 29,211
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 227,442
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 37,348
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 22,519
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 19,544
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 15,769
Tube of toothpaste Rp 14,903
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 94,591
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 231,590
2 tickets to the movies Rp 103,002
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 280,434
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 709,959
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 110,535
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 44,695
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 55,685
iPod nano 16GB Rp 2,563,110
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,726
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 616,862
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 21,013
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,313 prices entered by 205 different people.
Latest price update: April 24, 2017.

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