Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 83,642
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 52,126
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 34,733
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 20,406
12 eggs, large Rp 29,260
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 14,946
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 67,235
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 36,854
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 17,781
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 29,051
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 357,957
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 22,362
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 18,040
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 13,342,700
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 9,070,120
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,309,900
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 8,791,310
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 5,134,040
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 772,020
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Rp 346,839
40” flat screen TV Rp 4,040,280
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,818,330
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 47,259
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 51,126
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 561,172
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 378,544
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,093,430
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,233,020
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 431,750,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 9,517
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 315,871
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 64,673
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 21,626
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 74,107
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 351,317
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 38,544
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 25,311
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 25,785
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 12,243
Tube of toothpaste Rp 12,711
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 121,545
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 260,719
2 tickets to the movies Rp 99,981
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 375,062
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 563,861
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 144,891
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 60,534
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 68,024
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Rp 8,792,040
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,280
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 625,456
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 23,291
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,311 prices entered by 203 different people.
Latest price update: July 17, 2018.

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