Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 77,855
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 52,771
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 29,080
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 19,758
12 eggs, large Rp 22,077
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 15,554
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 71,077
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 35,888
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 18,323
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 26,390
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 334,002
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 17,567
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 14,604
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 16,232,500
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 8,991,210
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,775,860
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 9,926,390
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 5,141,530
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 795,814
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Rp 343,057
40” flat screen TV Rp 5,041,020
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,924,230
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 46,197
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 48,433
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 615,790
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 528,084
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 949,927
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,139,420
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 473,294,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 8,144
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 259,016
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 49,549
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 22,858
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 83,451
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 279,170
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 33,766
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 23,729
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 30,418
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 16,481
Tube of toothpaste Rp 15,529
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 108,285
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 215,319
2 tickets to the movies Rp 103,111
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 277,611
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 602,946
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 112,521
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 45,807
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 54,289
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 548,752
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 21,396
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,380 prices entered by 214 different people.
Latest price update: May 26, 2017.

Jakarta position in our World Ranking

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190th
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10th
out of 24

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