Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 78,503
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 51,203
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 32,593
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 20,598
12 eggs, large Rp 26,367
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 15,985
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 72,689
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 37,932
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 18,459
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 29,022
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 365,363
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 23,461
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 17,430
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 13,545,500
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 7,880,400
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,348,350
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 8,456,150
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 4,117,890
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 908,046
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Rp 340,209
40” flat screen TV Rp 4,265,150
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,514,600
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 47,575
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 55,741
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 570,832
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 395,943
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,089,530
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,047,600
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 414,567,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 9,386
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 270,472
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 61,521
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 21,891
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 72,679
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 266,940
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 37,981
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 24,802
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 26,787
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 11,767
Tube of toothpaste Rp 12,243
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 119,658
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 257,524
2 tickets to the movies Rp 100,702
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 394,769
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 562,929
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 142,307
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 60,907
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 70,221
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Rp 8,792,040
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,544
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 614,051
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 23,543
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,177 prices entered by 201 different people.
Latest price update: May 23, 2018.

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