Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

Summary of cost of living in Jakarta

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Rp 36,904,940
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Rp 20,113,766
  • Cost of living in Jakarta is cheaper than in 57% of cities in Asia (12 out of 21)
  • Cost of living in Jakarta is cheaper than in 88% of cities in the World (192 out of 219)
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List of prices in Jakarta
Current as of Nov 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 44,606
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Rp 51,579
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 28,726
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 19,368
12 eggs, large Rp 28,030
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 17,032
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 44,006
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 43,195
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 21,519
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 34,259
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 274,855
2 liters of coca-cola Rp 19,986
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 19,250
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Rp 18,311,500
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Rp 10,350,300
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,955,380
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Rp 8,488,000
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Rp 3,992,000
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Rp 1,656,880
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Rp 435,364
40” flat screen tv Rp 3,659,920
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,732,570
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 53,496
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 86,712
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Rp 562,257
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Rp 417,125
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,101,210
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,250,530
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 430,727,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 11,909
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 196,844
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 49,831
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 32,137
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 93,930
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Rp 294,957
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Rp 38,294
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 24,278
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 30,238
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 17,671
Tube of toothpaste Rp 11,580
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 144,950
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 222,104
2 tickets to the movies Rp 104,155
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 927,680
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 672,675
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 187,085
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 39,792
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 62,066
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Rp 7,604,820
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,816
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 574,104
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Rp 28,883
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 257 prices entered by 36 different people.
Latest price update: November 28, 2022

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Jakarta position in our World Ranking

the world
192nd
out of 219
asia
12th
out of 21

Cheapest and most expensive products in Jakarta compared to other cities:

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2nd
the world
5th
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5th
asia
2nd
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2nd
asia
2nd

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