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.
Restaurants USD IDR
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.70 $ 38,000.00 Rp
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 17.75 $ 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
Markets
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
Transportation
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 Apartment 99.84 $ 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 Adult 40.70 $ 573,196.43 Rp
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.32 $ 131,293.10 Rp
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.55 $ 50,000.00 Rp
Childcare
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 133.17 $ 1,875,757.58 Rp
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,801.44 $ 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 Shoes 90.26 $ 1,271,333.33 Rp
Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 439.06 $ 6,184,210.53 Rp
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 225.21 $ 3,172,058.82 Rp
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,353.67 $ 19,066,666.67 Rp
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of City Centre 652.86 $ 9,195,652.17 Rp
Apartment Buying Price
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,240.30 $ 31,554,902.97 Rp
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,108.64 $ 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-Rate 9.58 9.58

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