Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 87,109
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 53,373
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 36,549
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 20,114
12 eggs, large Rp 28,443
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 16,968
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 69,814
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 38,783
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 18,960
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 32,267
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 335,467
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 20,267
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 17,961
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 13,571,300
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 10,914,200
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,067,560
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 9,944,300
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 5,513,120
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 731,469
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Rp 344,844
40” flat screen TV Rp 4,724,330
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 2,000,330
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 57,392
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 50,995
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 572,494
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 342,234
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,076,160
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,243,450
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 426,931,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 9,572
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 314,354
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 66,430
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 28,523
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 74,746
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 325,469
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 41,147
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 22,520
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 31,692
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 12,779
Tube of toothpaste Rp 15,758
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 120,570
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 251,137
2 tickets to the movies Rp 108,700
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 373,634
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 560,207
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 155,789
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 62,198
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 61,594
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Rp 7,969,270
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,766
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 626,054
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 23,681
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,243 prices entered by 202 different people.
Latest price update: September 22, 2018.

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