Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

Summary of cost of living in Jakarta

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Rp 35,464,281
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Rp 17,546,650
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Jakarta
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 69,270
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Rp 49,985
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 37,704
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 25,553
12 eggs, large Rp 24,424
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 18,124
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 50,147
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 40,174
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 20,915
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 31,440
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 248,424
2 liters of coca-cola Rp 18,520
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 16,512
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Rp 14,622,600
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Rp 8,685,140
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 2,168,260
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Rp 8,344,340
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Rp 4,255,870
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Rp 1,184,450
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Rp 296,913
40” flat screen tv Rp 3,682,230
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,751,440
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 58,324
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 72,398
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Rp 661,424
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Rp 455,419
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,133,800
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,170,040
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 541,808,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 10,487
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 224,050
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 55,157
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 24,270
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 87,053
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Rp 319,083
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Rp 41,961
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 22,829
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 42,301
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 17,224
Tube of toothpaste Rp 11,931
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 148,788
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 211,620
2 tickets to the movies Rp 105,565
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 404,951
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 659,256
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 193,965
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 44,713
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 60,583
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Rp 7,238,180
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,751
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 771,359
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Rp 32,116
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 156 prices entered by 26 different people.
Latest price update: May 24, 2022

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