Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 90,331
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 49,905
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 31,926
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 21,443
12 eggs, large Rp 29,110
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 11,262
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 64,365
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 39,622
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 19,442
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 21,615
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 328,726
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 18,966
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 14,995
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 16,634,300
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 9,414,630
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,277,210
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 7,908,960
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 4,309,760
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 818,308
Internet 8MB (1 month) Rp 417,047
40” flat screen TV Rp 6,698,930
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,785,300
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 50,836
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 29,803
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 545,672
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 489,000
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 941,587
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,104,450
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 377,257,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 8,337
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 306,722
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 45,652
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 44,442
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 46,774
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 175,024
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 35,899
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 23,481
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 32,478
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 16,480
Tube of toothpaste Rp 14,256
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 107,341
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 250,134
2 tickets to the movies Rp 105,656
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 279,061
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 886,765
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 126,793
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 47,267
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 61,292
iPod nano 16GB Rp 2,433,410
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,889
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 542,709
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 19,454
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,665 prices entered by 194 different people.
Latest price update: May 04, 2016.

Jakarta position in our World Ranking

the world
208th
out of 270
asia
12th
out of 24

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

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4th
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4th
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2nd
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3rd
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3rd

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