Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 75,454
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 51,066
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 29,278
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 19,118
12 eggs, large Rp 21,636
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 16,546
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 52,911
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 36,867
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 20,219
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 29,472
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 367,074
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 16,994
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 15,317
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 14,869,000
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 8,041,260
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,684,850
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 8,997,180
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 4,720,620
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 806,065
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Rp 336,403
40” flat screen TV Rp 4,905,060
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,974,740
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 54,396
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 51,623
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 604,789
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 548,357
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 921,676
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,155,020
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 503,978,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 8,472
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 248,400
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 52,672
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 25,583
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 26,154
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 257,658
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 41,014
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 25,831
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 21,467
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 14,907
Tube of toothpaste Rp 15,333
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 101,101
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 210,882
2 tickets to the movies Rp 100,921
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 270,454
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 473,058
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 118,693
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 46,529
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 52,068
iPod nano 16GB Rp 2,438,860
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,508
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 542,238
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 21,911
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,241 prices entered by 214 different people.
Latest price update: July 27, 2017.

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