Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 77,139
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 50,713
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 27,079
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 20,786
12 eggs, large Rp 26,062
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 12,544
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 63,599
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 35,944
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 18,601
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 29,851
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 347,425
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 21,779
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 16,005
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 14,725,500
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 7,496,200
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,429,290
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 8,260,320
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 4,194,870
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 788,441
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Rp 367,504
40” flat screen TV Rp 4,159,810
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,527,810
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 45,401
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 36,815
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 525,052
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 378,451
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,026,600
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,096,150
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 409,308,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 9,156
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 252,717
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 66,115
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 22,884
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 51,675
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 163,668
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 39,433
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 22,134
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 31,325
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 12,725
Tube of toothpaste Rp 13,908
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 110,151
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 252,254
2 tickets to the movies Rp 99,946
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 296,637
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 553,168
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 136,994
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 59,301
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 67,482
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Rp 8,717,940
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,481
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 624,010
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 23,086
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,358 prices entered by 219 different people.
Latest price update: February 22, 2018.

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