Cost of living in Indonesia compared to Egypt
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Food | + 21% | |||
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Food in Indonesia is 21% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Rp 57,682 (E£ 61) | E£ 113 | - 46% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | Rp 52,773 (E£ 56) | E£ 78 | - 28% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Rp 29,529 (E£ 31) | E£ 44 | - 29% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Rp 19,696 (E£ 21) | E£ 17 | + 26% | |
12 eggs, large | Rp 26,861 (E£ 29) | E£ 20 | + 44% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Rp 14,622 (E£ 16) | E£ 7 | + 112% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Rp 62,961 (E£ 67) | E£ 45 | + 48% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Rp 35,265 (E£ 37) | E£ 25 | + 51% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Rp 19,892 (E£ 21) | E£ 7 | + 184% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Rp 30,845 (E£ 33) | E£ 29 | + 12% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Rp 343,573 (E£ 365) | E£ 177 | + 106% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | Rp 17,380 (E£ 18) | E£ 15 | + 25% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Rp 20,646 (E£ 22) | E£ 7 | + 227% | |
Housing | + 72% | |||
Housing in Indonesia is 72% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | Rp 16,114,700 (E£ 17,136) | E£ 8,110 | + 111% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | Rp 10,219,100 (E£ 10,866) | E£ 4,581 | + 137% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Rp 1,131,850 (E£ 1,204) | E£ 737 | + 63% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | Rp 7,219,990 (E£ 7,677) | E£ 5,440 | + 41% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | Rp 4,172,600 (E£ 4,437) | E£ 3,360 | + 32% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | Rp 552,447 (E£ 587) | E£ 501 | + 17% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | Rp 305,349 (E£ 325) | E£ 166 | + 95% | |
40” flat screen tv | Rp 4,534,730 (E£ 4,822) | E£ 4,544 | + 6% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | Rp 2,740,660 (E£ 2,914) | E£ 2,125 | + 37% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Rp 62,843 (E£ 67) | E£ 101 | - 34% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | Rp 58,731 (E£ 62) | E£ 42 | + 50% | |
Clothes | - 38% | |||
Clothes in Indonesia is 38% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | Rp 622,984 (E£ 662) | E£ 951 | - 30% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | Rp 439,999 (E£ 468) | E£ 784 | - 40% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | Rp 1,059,660 (E£ 1,127) | E£ 2,107 | - 47% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Rp 979,268 (E£ 1,041) | E£ 1,289 | - 19% | |
Transportation | + 26% | |||
Transportation in Indonesia is 26% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Rp 541,443,000 (E£ 575,742) | E£ 396,955 | + 45% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Rp 9,053 (E£ 10) | E£ 8 | + 21% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | Rp 322,524 (E£ 343) | E£ 310 | + 11% | |
Personal Care | - 26% | |||
Personal Care in Indonesia is 26% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Rp 27,986 (E£ 30) | E£ 46 | - 35% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Rp 58,955 (E£ 63) | E£ 62 | + 2% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | Rp 262,807 (E£ 279) | E£ 243 | + 15% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | Rp 85,737 (E£ 91) | E£ 131 | - 31% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Rp 23,479 (E£ 25) | E£ 56 | - 55% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Rp 39,830 (E£ 42) | E£ 45 | - 5% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | Rp 18,304 (E£ 19) | E£ 24 | - 19% | |
Tube of toothpaste | Rp 13,205 (E£ 14) | E£ 27 | - 48% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Rp 90,760 (E£ 97) | E£ 69 | + 39% | |
Entertainment | - 1% | |||
Entertainment in Indonesia is about the same as in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Rp 178,890 (E£ 190) | E£ 328 | - 42% | |
2 tickets to the movies | Rp 100,000 (E£ 106) | E£ 177 | - 40% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Rp 791,222 (E£ 841) | E£ 1,178 | - 29% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Rp 589,198 (E£ 627) | E£ 582 | + 8% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Rp 149,882 (E£ 159) | E£ 75 | + 111% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Rp 46,247 (E£ 49) | E£ 36 | + 36% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Rp 60,035 (E£ 64) | E£ 68 | - 6% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | Rp 7,391,740 (E£ 7,860) | E£ 9,759 | - 19% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Rp 1,576 (E£ 1.68) | E£ 1.14 | + 47% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | Rp 707,346 (E£ 752) | E£ 498 | + 51% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | Rp 26,763 (E£ 28) | E£ 42 | - 32% | |
TOTAL | + 19% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 2,553 prices entered by 274 different people.
These prices were last updated on September 20, 2020.
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Cost of living in Indonesia is 19% more expensive than in Egypt
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