Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 78,734
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 48,561
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 29,799
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 19,124
12 eggs, large Rp 29,524
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 12,409
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 63,798
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 38,181
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 22,884
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 25,726
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 339,074
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 16,315
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 16,189
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 14,679,600
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 9,114,860
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,331,640
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 11,503,700
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 5,005,110
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 692,907
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Rp 336,544
40” flat screen TV Rp 4,875,300
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,892,570
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 46,436
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 36,666
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 777,064
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 554,746
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 958,481
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,776,580
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 440,812,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 7,801
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 308,817
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 46,096
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 220,732
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 46,493
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 23,224
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 26,862
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 18,389
Tube of toothpaste Rp 18,134
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 124,964
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 204,551
2 tickets to the movies Rp 103,099
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 299,388
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 705,487
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 126,052
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 44,734
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 42,847
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 515,891
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 20,417
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,500 prices entered by 211 different people.
Latest price update: December 10, 2016.

Jakarta position in our World Ranking

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179th
out of 234
asia
10th
out of 25

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