Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 70,619
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 49,450
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 30,750
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 20,031
12 eggs, large Rp 28,667
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 12,543
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 75,422
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 38,067
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 19,689
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 22,158
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 312,582
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 16,087
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 16,013
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 14,460,800
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 9,143,270
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,095,490
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 8,429,510
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 4,992,260
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 850,886
Internet 8MB (1 month) Rp 354,035
40” flat screen TV Rp 4,696,840
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,809,820
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 47,357
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 35,365
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 618,304
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 461,724
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 952,810
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,066,120
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 442,573,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 7,950
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 245,725
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 44,692
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 24,342
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 42,718
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 174,294
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 35,781
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 22,386
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 31,991
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 16,983
Tube of toothpaste Rp 15,268
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 105,229
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 217,658
2 tickets to the movies Rp 102,780
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 258,773
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 746,637
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 119,598
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 45,630
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 56,960
iPod nano 16GB Rp 2,341,880
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,741
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 513,359
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 19,989
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,611 prices entered by 199 different people.
Latest price update: August 25, 2016.

Jakarta position in our World Ranking

the world
223rd
out of 265
asia
13th
out of 27

Cheapest and most expensive products in Jakarta compared to other cities:

the world
3rd
the world
3rd
the world
5th
asia
2nd
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2nd
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3rd

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