Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 73,563
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 48,943
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 29,840
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 19,343
12 eggs, large Rp 29,056
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 12,409
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 62,010
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 39,966
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 21,412
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 26,856
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 332,368
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 16,980
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 15,868
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 13,830,300
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 6,823,020
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,506,300
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 8,404,080
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 4,451,280
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 1,197,370
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Rp 356,527
40” flat screen TV Rp 4,846,990
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,829,460
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 49,074
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 35,202
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 653,780
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 504,945
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 957,874
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,299,950
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 436,763,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 8,108
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 242,073
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 40,682
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 24,344
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 31,701
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 189,925
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 39,759
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 21,048
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 26,862
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 18,250
Tube of toothpaste Rp 14,303
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 102,923
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 216,465
2 tickets to the movies Rp 104,842
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 471,885
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 708,301
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 118,937
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 45,229
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 51,133
iPod nano 16GB Rp 2,623,310
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,632
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 514,067
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 20,032
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,595 prices entered by 202 different people.
Latest price update: September 28, 2016.

Jakarta position in our World Ranking

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214th
out of 256
asia
13th
out of 25

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