Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 76,602
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 49,303
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 25,527
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 20,387
12 eggs, large Rp 26,316
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 13,300
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 61,915
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 35,204
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 17,154
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 25,778
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 277,937
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 21,416
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 16,122
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 15,720,100
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 7,871,310
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,373,280
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 8,261,950
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 4,531,980
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 704,344
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Rp 350,306
40” flat screen TV Rp 4,608,390
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,876,030
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 44,021
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 44,243
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 566,738
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 402,676
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,028,300
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,257,890
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 441,122,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 9,249
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 266,090
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 57,874
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 20,328
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 45,062
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 222,139
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 37,989
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 23,307
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 20,721
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 11,936
Tube of toothpaste Rp 14,860
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 101,714
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 225,286
2 tickets to the movies Rp 99,052
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 269,371
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 584,404
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 133,294
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 57,668
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 60,071
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Rp 7,384,900
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,470
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 598,642
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 22,569
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,249 prices entered by 216 different people.
Latest price update: November 21, 2017.

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