Cost of Living Comparison Between Dhaka and Jakarta 

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Consumer Prices in Jakarta are 21.63% higher than in Dhaka (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Jakarta are 44.87% higher than in Dhaka
Rent Prices in Jakarta are 196.44% higher than in Dhaka
Restaurant Prices in Jakarta are 5.04% higher than in Dhaka
Groceries Prices in Jakarta are 34.56% higher than in Dhaka
Local Purchasing Power in Jakarta is 17.78% higher than in Dhaka
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Restaurants
Dhaka Edit Jakarta Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1.83 $
(155.00 ৳)
2.80 $
(40,000.00 Rp)
     +53.39 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 12.97 $
(1,100.00 ৳)
21.03 $
(300,000.00 Rp)
     +62.10 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.49 $
(550.00 ৳)
3.50 $
(50,000.00 Rp)
     -45.97 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.42 $
(375.00 ৳)
3.15 $
(45,000.00 Rp)
     -28.68 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.90 $
(500.00 ৳)
3.86 $
(55,000.00 Rp)
     -34.62 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.30 $
(194.83 ৳)
2.20 $
(31,441.18 Rp)
     -4.08 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.33 $
(27.81 ৳)
0.61 $
(8,693.55 Rp)
     +85.82 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.19 $
(15.83 ৳)
0.28 $
(3,997.14 Rp)
     +50.10 %
Markets
Dhaka Edit Jakarta Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.31 $
(280.80 ৳)
5.38 $
(76,809.46 Rp)
     +62.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.60 $
(51.14 ৳)
1.10 $
(15,670.30 Rp)
     +82.14 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.32 $
(27.04 ৳)
0.42 $
(5,942.81 Rp)
     +30.65 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.25 $
(105.96 ৳)
1.66 $
(23,624.50 Rp)
     +32.52 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.43 $
(291.14 ৳)
3.94 $
(56,271.92 Rp)
     +14.88 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.42 $
(120.20 ৳)
1.64 $
(23,398.65 Rp)
     +15.70 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.16 $
(268.29 ৳)
3.91 $
(55,798.10 Rp)
     +23.62 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.91 $
(77.24 ৳)
1.24 $
(17,635.72 Rp)
     +35.70 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.48 $
(40.65 ৳)
0.71 $
(10,181.00 Rp)
     +48.88 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.88 $
(74.44 ৳)
0.97 $
(13,869.30 Rp)
     +10.74 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.37 $
(31.46 ৳)
0.51 $
(7,320.72 Rp)
     +38.33 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.18 $
(15.26 ৳)
0.59 $
(8,464.91 Rp)
     +229.72 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.28 $
(23.86 ৳)
1.03 $
(14,676.12 Rp)
     +265.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.37 $
(31.07 ৳)
1.18 $
(16,773.80 Rp)
     +220.92 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.33 $
(27.60 ৳)
0.48 $
(6,877.78 Rp)
     +48.11 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.84 $
(750.00 ৳)
24.53 $
(350,000.00 Rp)
     +177.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.58 $
(219.17 ৳)
2.65 $
(37,752.08 Rp)
     +2.38 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.58 $
(473.33 ৳)
3.32 $
(47,343.75 Rp)
     -40.55 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.30 $
(280.00 ৳)
2.10 $
(30,000.00 Rp)
     -36.32 %
Transportation
Dhaka Edit Jakarta Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.47 $
(40.00 ৳)
0.28 $
(4,000.00 Rp)
     -40.56 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 25.20 $
(2,136.96 ৳)
14.02 $
(200,000.00 Rp)
     -44.37 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.18 $
(100.00 ৳)
0.49 $
(7,000.00 Rp)
     -58.39 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.76 $
(64.37 ৳)
0.51 $
(7,242.05 Rp)
     -33.13 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 2.59 $
(220.00 ৳)
2.94 $
(42,000.00 Rp)
     +13.47 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.05 $
(343.84 ৳)
2.36 $
(33,656.52 Rp)
     -41.82 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,377.69 $
(3,000,000.00 ৳)
35,045.91 $
(500,000,000.00 Rp)
     -0.94 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,851.71 $
(2,701,000.00 ৳)
32,729.52 $
(466,952,000.00 Rp)
     +2.76 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dhaka Edit Jakarta Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 50.05 $
(4,244.58 ৳)
111.26 $
(1,587,282.07 Rp)
     +122.27 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.02 $
(1.31 ৳)
0.13 $
(1,889.66 Rp)
     +755.03 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.77 $
(2,694.12 ৳)
31.18 $
(444,818.18 Rp)
     -1.86 %
Sports And Leisure
Dhaka Edit Jakarta Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 22.51 $
(1,908.62 ৳)
41.26 $
(588,653.85 Rp)
     +83.32 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.72 $
(1,163.48 ৳)
10.31 $
(147,083.33 Rp)
     -24.86 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.90 $
(500.00 ৳)
3.86 $
(55,000.00 Rp)
     -34.62 %
Childcare
Dhaka Edit Jakarta Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 54.93 $
(4,657.89 ৳)
151.54 $
(2,162,068.97 Rp)
     +175.89 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,581.15 $
(218,879.52 ৳)
7,695.71 $
(109,794,708.33 Rp)
     +198.15 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dhaka Edit Jakarta Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 28.30 $
(2,400.00 ৳)
47.31 $
(675,000.00 Rp)
     +67.17 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.57 $
(2,592.11 ৳)
34.48 $
(491,920.00 Rp)
     +12.80 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 64.47 $
(5,466.67 ৳)
76.66 $
(1,093,750.00 Rp)
     +18.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 48.33 $
(4,097.92 ৳)
81.51 $
(1,162,903.23 Rp)
     +68.67 %
Rent Per Month
Dhaka Edit Jakarta Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 157.48 $
(13,354.55 ৳)
480.26 $
(6,851,851.85 Rp)
     +204.96 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 92.69 $
(7,860.00 ৳)
260.82 $
(3,721,153.85 Rp)
     +181.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 423.48 $
(35,910.45 ৳)
1,236.27 $
(17,637,931.03 Rp)
     +191.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 238.17 $
(20,196.72 ৳)
725.62 $
(10,352,387.63 Rp)
     +204.66 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dhaka Edit Jakarta Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 124.86 $
(10,588.22 ৳)
251.31 $
(3,585,431.33 Rp)
     +101.27 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 67.33 $
(5,709.26 ৳)
134.34 $
(1,916,614.16 Rp)
     +99.53 %
Salaries And Financing
Dhaka Edit Jakarta Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 277.13 $
(23,500.00 ৳)
472.84 $
(6,746,000.00 Rp)
     +70.62 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.68 9.77      -8.49 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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