Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

List of prices in Jakarta, Indonesia. Current as of Jan 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 88,068
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 52,799
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 38,569
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 19,949
12 eggs, large Rp 24,683
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 16,265
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 67,613
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 38,467
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 20,969
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 32,681
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 405,490
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 19,231
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 15,954
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 15,304,700
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 11,613,300
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,072,460
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 10,425,300
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 5,763,540
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 765,948
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Rp 281,494
40” flat screen TV Rp 4,320,580
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,880,510
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 71,119
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 57,318
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 582,268
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 400,500
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,037,620
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,424,180
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 498,577,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 9,405
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 350,894
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 56,248
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 23,119
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 74,084
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 357,189
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 44,549
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 23,899
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 36,491
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 16,043
Tube of toothpaste Rp 15,465
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 124,430
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 229,691
2 tickets to the movies Rp 106,683
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 1,020,870
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 525,691
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 143,273
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 52,604
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 64,626
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Rp 8,594,810
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 2,118
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 555,084
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 23,895
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,225 prices entered by 194 different people.
Latest price update: January 19, 2019.

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