Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

Summary of cost of living in Jakarta

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Rp 37,024,664
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Rp 20,002,490
  • Cost of living in Jakarta is cheaper than in 56% of cities in Asia (9 out of 16)
  • Cost of living in Jakarta is cheaper than in 77% of cities in the World (153 out of 198)

List of prices in Jakarta, Indonesia. Current as of Mar 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 49,446
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Rp 49,955
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 37,173
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 21,264
12 eggs, large Rp 29,085
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 17,336
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 60,121
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 38,570
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 20,081
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 37,255
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 371,830
2 liters of coca-cola Rp 17,088
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 16,105
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Rp 18,076,900
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Rp 10,712,800
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 1,862,190
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Rp 7,163,900
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Rp 4,478,790
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Rp 1,082,100
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Rp 272,470
40” flat screen tv Rp 4,053,770
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,643,070
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 69,799
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 75,146
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Rp 708,900
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Rp 442,738
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,142,800
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,114,560
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 491,444,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 8,872
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 200,000
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 48,806
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 28,084
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 110,678
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Rp 355,020
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Rp 40,123
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 22,911
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 48,042
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 19,574
Tube of toothpaste Rp 19,680
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 87,112
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 254,301
2 tickets to the movies Rp 105,965
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 1,093,400
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 337,323
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 147,295
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 33,803
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 47,130
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Rp 7,399,760
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,835
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 777,971
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Rp 26,327
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 297 prices entered by 54 different people.
Latest price update: March 03, 2021

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Jakarta position in our World Ranking

the world
153rd
out of 198
asia
9th
out of 16

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