Cost of Living in Jakarta

Hidupid – Living cost is a recommended measurement if you want to compare expenses between locations. Jakarta has a relatively higher living cost compared to other big cities in Indonesia. It is due to the fact that Jakarta is a capital city. Below is the cost of living in Jakarta overview:

  • Four-person family monthly costs: 1,792.54$ (25,248,258.68Rp) without rent.
  • A single person monthly costs: 519.27$ (7,314,052.26Rp) without rent.
  • The cost of living index in Jakarta is 57.26% lower than in New York.
  • The cost of living ranks 233th out of 377 cities in the world.
  • Jakarta has a cost of living index of 42.74.
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant2.70 $38,000.00 Rp
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course17.75 $250,000.00 Rp
McMeal at McDonald’s (or Equivalent Combo Meal)3.55 $50,000.00 Rp
Domestic Beer (0.5-liter draught)2.84 $40,000.00 Rp
Imported Beer (0.33-liter bottle)3.73 $52,500.00 Rp
Cappuccino (regular)2.48 $34,941.18 Rp
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)0.64 $9,021.50 Rp
Water (0.33-liter bottle)0.28 $3,912.50 Rp
Milk (regular), (1 liter)1.37 $19,270.83 Rp
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)1.18 $16,596.89 Rp
Rice (white), (1kg)0.93 $13,100.00 Rp
Eggs (regular) (12)1.65 $23,306.48 Rp
Local Cheese (1kg)7.06 $99,375.00 Rp
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)3.03 $42,666.67 Rp
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)8.21 $115,588.24 Rp
Apples (1kg)2.96 $41,647.06 Rp
Banana (1kg)1.57 $22,052.63 Rp
Oranges (1kg)2.47 $34,812.50 Rp
Tomato (1kg)1.39 $19,533.33 Rp
Potato (1kg)1.55 $21,878.57 Rp
Onion (1kg)2.19 $30,900.00 Rp
Lettuce (1 head)1.20 $16,900.00 Rp
Water (1.5 liter bottle)0.53 $7,400.00 Rp
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)23.07 $325,000.00 Rp
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)2.10 $29,513.16 Rp
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)2.86 $40,333.33 Rp
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)1.77 $25,000.00 Rp
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)0.25 $3,500.00 Rp
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)12.78 $3,500.00 Rp
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)0.50 $7,000.00 Rp
Taxi 1 km (Normal Tariff)0.43 $6,000.00 Rp
Taxi 1 hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)2.98 $42,000.00 Rp
Gasoline (1 liter)0.66 $9,341.96 Rp
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)28,398.70 $400,000,000.00 Rp
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)28,987.36 $408,291,304.35 Rp
Utilities (Monthly)  
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment99.84 $1,406,250.83 Rp
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)0.12 $1,748.15 Rp
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)28.21 $397,272.73 Rp
Sports And Leisure  
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult40.70 $573,196.43 Rp
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)9.32 $131,293.10 Rp
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat3.55 $50,000.00 Rp
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child133.17 $1,875,757.58 Rp
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child5,801.44 $81,714,086.54 Rp
Clothing And Shoes  
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)41.19 $580,137.93 Rp
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …)30.45 $428,834.55 Rp
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)71.54 $1,007,617.46 Rp
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes90.26 $1,271,333.33 Rp
Rent Per Month  
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre439.06 $6,184,210.53 Rp
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre225.21 $3,172,058.82 Rp
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre1,353.67 $19,066,666.67 Rp
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of City Centre652.86 $9,195,652.17 Rp
Apartment Buying Price  
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre2,240.30 $31,554,902.97 Rp
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre1,108.64 $15,615,384.62 Rp
Salaries And Financing  
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)410.16 $5,777,179.56 Rp
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate9.589.58

Prices in Jakarta

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