Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

Summary of cost of living in Jakarta

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Rp 37,791,737
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Rp 20,673,731
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List of prices in Jakarta, Indonesia. Current as of Oct 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 64,689
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Rp 49,504
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 33,041
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 19,442
12 eggs, large Rp 28,553
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 17,808
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 78,209
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 39,801
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 18,994
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 29,103
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 461,593
2 liters of coca-cola Rp 17,092
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 13,514
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Rp 22,397,000
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Rp 7,283,850
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,711,230
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Rp 9,116,050
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Rp 6,118,570
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Rp 1,069,420
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Rp 289,309
40” flat screen tv Rp 5,149,580
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,652,460
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 71,395
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 68,744
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Rp 735,315
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Rp 439,099
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,004,670
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,348,690
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 435,104,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 8,900
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 375,328
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 60,050
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 38,529
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 110,678
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Rp 361,116
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Rp 40,123
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 22,893
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 48,042
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 19,574
Tube of toothpaste Rp 19,680
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 90,917
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 271,426
2 tickets to the movies Rp 105,304
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 981,680
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 560,651
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 142,063
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 50,703
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 52,749
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Rp 7,399,760
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,474
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 704,663
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Rp 25,610
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 285 prices entered by 66 different people.
Latest price update: October 21, 2020

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