Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 74,756
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 49,595
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 33,219
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 20,011
12 eggs, large Rp 28,644
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 14,498
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 75,565
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 35,496
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 17,722
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 26,696
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 356,744
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 15,983
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 17,189
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 18,020,000
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 8,907,780
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 2,073,570
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 11,570,700
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 5,308,440
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 1,103,060
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Rp 352,052
40” flat screen TV Rp 5,258,420
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,815,290
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 53,831
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 42,833
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 796,151
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 593,673
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 962,095
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,152,050
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 469,582,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 8,011
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 285,224
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 42,513
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 26,077
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 30,838
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 282,271
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 35,142
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 25,721
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 26,485
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 17,130
Tube of toothpaste Rp 17,973
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 109,687
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 202,013
2 tickets to the movies Rp 104,256
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 373,343
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 693,568
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 108,410
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 44,547
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 39,285
iPod nano 16GB Rp 2,577,520
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,854
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 443,942
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 20,773
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,328 prices entered by 206 different people.
Latest price update: February 20, 2017.

Jakarta position in our World Ranking

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164th
out of 218
asia
8th
out of 22

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

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