Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 76,690
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 48,601
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 30,121
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 20,089
12 eggs, large Rp 29,351
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 12,548
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 75,422
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 35,842
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 19,689
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 22,158
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 312,582
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 15,652
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 15,606
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 16,395,000
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 9,143,270
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,095,490
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 10,439,200
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 5,940,540
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 850,886
Internet 8MB (1 month) Rp 354,035
40” flat screen TV Rp 4,696,840
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,809,820
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 47,357
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 35,551
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 618,304
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 461,915
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 983,265
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,066,120
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 399,095,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 8,109
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 245,276
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 46,417
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 24,342
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 42,718
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 185,535
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 35,781
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 22,386
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 31,991
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 16,983
Tube of toothpaste Rp 15,268
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 105,229
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 228,343
2 tickets to the movies Rp 103,005
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 258,773
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 805,858
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 119,598
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 46,223
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 56,960
iPod nano 16GB Rp 2,358,860
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,741
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 520,406
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 20,012
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,671 prices entered by 197 different people.
Latest price update: July 29, 2016.

Jakarta position in our World Ranking

the world
212th
out of 267
asia
12th
out of 24

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

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3rd
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4th
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2nd
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3rd
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3rd
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3rd

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