Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

Summary of cost of living in Jakarta

Family of four estimated monthly costs: Rp 36,283,492
Single person estimated monthly costs: Rp 19,175,339
Cost of living in Jakarta is more expensive than in 67% of cities in Asia (9 out of 24)
Cost of living in Jakarta is cheaper than in 71% of cities in the World (217 out of 304)

List of prices in Jakarta
Current as of Dec 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 79,622
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Rp 49,931
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 33,782
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 19,444
12 eggs, large Rp 23,678
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 13,103
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 70,514
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 42,937
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 18,925
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 31,971
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 461,403
2 liters of Coca-Cola Rp 16,532
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 16,104
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Rp 18,275,300
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Rp 8,412,610
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,321,040
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Rp 8,830,520
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Rp 5,588,310
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Rp 914,534
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Rp 249,201
40” flat screen TV Rp 4,926,580
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,786,620
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 85,300
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 83,277
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Rp 672,392
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Rp 486,155
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 944,536
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,451,490
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 457,509,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 9,832
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 365,828
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 58,754
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 37,089
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 83,925
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Rp 359,779
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Rp 44,810
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 26,816
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 42,549
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 18,782
Tube of toothpaste Rp 21,106
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 97,903
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 249,933
2 tickets to the movies Rp 108,572
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 995,866
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 489,326
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 185,265
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 50,237
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 68,842
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Rp 7,410,930
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,462
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 587,803
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Rp 23,242
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 869 prices entered by 120 different people.
Latest price update: December 07, 2019

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Jakarta position in our World Ranking

the world
217th
out of 304
asia
9th
out of 24

Cheapest and most expensive products in Jakarta compared to other cities:

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2nd
the world
3rd
asia
1st
asia
2nd
asia
4th

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