Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 82,360
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 48,724
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 31,405
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 19,600
12 eggs, large Rp 28,539
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 14,915
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 63,798
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 37,264
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 19,861
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 25,372
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 339,074
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 16,337
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 17,609
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 15,801,200
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 8,886,300
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,331,640
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 10,790,500
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 5,005,110
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 692,907
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Rp 329,502
40” flat screen TV Rp 4,875,300
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,817,780
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 46,436
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 41,730
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 772,835
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 587,193
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,011,410
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,738,720
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 440,812,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 7,915
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 261,817
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 46,755
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 24,344
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 32,792
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 264,332
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 46,493
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 25,934
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 25,080
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 16,732
Tube of toothpaste Rp 18,134
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 107,439
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 204,551
2 tickets to the movies Rp 102,492
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 299,388
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 745,596
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 130,602
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 44,734
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 42,847
iPod nano 16GB Rp 2,623,310
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,632
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 515,891
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 20,563
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,281 prices entered by 211 different people.
Latest price update: January 17, 2017.

Jakarta position in our World Ranking

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177th
out of 224
asia
10th
out of 23

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