Cost of living in Jakarta, Indonesia

Summary of cost of living in Jakarta

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Rp 41,982,424
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Rp 22,737,506
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on data that may have some inconsistencies at the moment. They already provide a decent estimate but they are not currently bullet-proof.

List of prices in Jakarta
Current as of Apr 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Rp 47,177
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Rp 63,941
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Rp 34,551
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Rp 23,663
12 eggs, large Rp 33,288
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Rp 17,959
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Rp 49,006
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Rp 48,419
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Rp 21,556
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Rp 34,866
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Rp 363,426
2 liters of coca-cola Rp 23,576
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Rp 19,722
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Rp 21,852,900
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Rp 11,041,800
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Rp 2,487,840
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Rp 9,496,260
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Rp 4,797,630
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Rp 1,174,990
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Rp 412,852
40” flat screen tv Rp 3,922,440
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,579,050
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Rp 55,592
Hourly rate for cleaning help Rp 96,124
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Rp 777,467
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Rp 530,441
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Rp 1,419,520
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Rp 1,453,620
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Rp 535,057,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Rp 13,915
Monthly ticket public transport Rp 227,162
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Rp 62,151
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Rp 23,239
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Rp 94,625
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Rp 362,995
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Rp 41,114
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Rp 22,761
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Rp 32,317
4 rolls of toilet paper Rp 21,973
Tube of toothpaste Rp 10,783
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Rp 126,343
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Rp 228,594
2 tickets to the movies Rp 126,931
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Rp 984,084
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Rp 423,079
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Rp 160,541
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Rp 40,875
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Rp 62,961
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Rp 7,933,980
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Rp 1,988
1 month of gym membership in business district Rp 557,343
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Rp 34,071
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 294 prices entered by 39 different people.
Latest price update: April 18, 2024

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