Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 78,426
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 48,326
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 26,876
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 20,273
12 eggs, large Rp 25,632
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 12,846
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 65,216
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 35,449
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 15,633
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 27,074
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 331,304
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 21,100
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 15,503
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 15,224,200
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 7,761,850
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,443,810
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 9,150,120
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 4,922,380
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 818,107
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Rp 363,697
40” flat screen TV Rp 4,322,640
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,621,240
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 41,168
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 42,154
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 555,451
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 431,434
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,020,090
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,176,000
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 436,853,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 8,823
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 280,042
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 53,046
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 21,748
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 33,609
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 224,335
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 31,283
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 23,340
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 20,704
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 12,734
Tube of toothpaste Rp 15,299
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 102,366
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 212,108
2 tickets to the movies Rp 94,459
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 269,490
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 507,502
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 127,393
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 47,962
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 59,973
iPad Air 2, 64GB Rp 9,297,260
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,470
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 587,778
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 21,924
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,185 prices entered by 214 different people.
Latest price update: September 21, 2017.

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