Cost of Living Comparison Between Medellin and Jakarta 

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Consumer Prices in Jakarta are 38.16% higher than in Medellin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Jakarta are 48.20% higher than in Medellin
Rent Prices in Jakarta are 83.85% higher than in Medellin
Restaurant Prices in Jakarta are 2.71% lower than in Medellin
Groceries Prices in Jakarta are 55.03% higher than in Medellin
Local Purchasing Power in Jakarta is 9.28% lower than in Medellin
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Restaurants
Medellin Edit Jakarta Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.43 €
(15,000.00 Col$)
2.22 €
(38,000.00 Rp)
     -35.39 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 18.32 €
(80,000.00 Col$)
17.52 €
(300,000.00 Rp)
     -4.37 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.12 €
(18,000.00 Col$)
2.92 €
(50,000.00 Rp)
     -29.16 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 0.92 €
(4,000.00 Col$)
2.63 €
(45,000.00 Rp)
     +186.90 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 €
(8,000.00 Col$)
3.36 €
(57,500.00 Rp)
     +83.30 %
Cappuccino (regular) 0.99 €
(4,305.48 Col$)
1.82 €
(31,114.29 Rp)
     +84.30 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.63 €
(2,765.27 Col$)
0.53 €
(9,015.62 Rp)
     -16.86 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.54 €
(2,376.29 Col$)
0.23 €
(3,997.30 Rp)
     -57.10 %
Markets
Medellin Edit Jakarta Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.03 €
(8,874.08 Col$)
4.52 €
(77,415.89 Rp)
     +122.48 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.66 €
(2,876.71 Col$)
0.91 €
(15,661.50 Rp)
     +38.84 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.38 €
(1,640.37 Col$)
0.35 €
(5,941.13 Rp)
     -7.64 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.21 €
(5,304.39 Col$)
1.38 €
(23,610.47 Rp)
     +13.51 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1.01 €
(4,399.65 Col$)
3.19 €
(54,626.34 Rp)
     +216.64 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.56 €
(6,833.46 Col$)
1.37 €
(23,385.99 Rp)
     -12.72 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.85 €
(8,061.53 Col$)
3.26 €
(55,770.80 Rp)
     +76.43 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.77 €
(3,368.78 Col$)
1.04 €
(17,727.55 Rp)
     +34.20 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.23 €
(1,007.21 Col$)
0.59 €
(10,027.50 Rp)
     +153.89 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.53 €
(2,298.44 Col$)
0.83 €
(14,263.83 Rp)
     +58.26 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.47 €
(2,053.19 Col$)
0.44 €
(7,512.20 Rp)
     -6.69 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.38 €
(1,644.41 Col$)
0.50 €
(8,595.59 Rp)
     +33.30 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.33 €
(1,449.54 Col$)
0.86 €
(14,724.08 Rp)
     +159.04 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.58 €
(2,523.27 Col$)
0.98 €
(16,705.53 Rp)
     +68.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.67 €
(2,925.00 Col$)
0.40 €
(6,877.78 Rp)
     -40.04 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.01 €
(35,000.00 Col$)
20.44 €
(350,000.00 Rp)
     +155.02 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.87 €
(3,804.17 Col$)
2.20 €
(37,734.85 Rp)
     +152.96 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.56 €
(6,828.68 Col$)
2.78 €
(47,656.25 Rp)
     +77.97 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1.83 €
(8,000.00 Col$)
1.75 €
(30,000.00 Rp)
     -4.37 %
Transportation
Medellin Edit Jakarta Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.55 €
(2,400.00 Col$)
0.23 €
(4,000.00 Rp)
     -57.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 24.04 €
(105,000.00 Col$)
11.68 €
(200,000.00 Rp)
     -51.42 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.10 €
(4,800.00 Col$)
0.41 €
(7,000.00 Rp)
     -62.81 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.31 €
(5,742.47 Col$)
0.42 €
(7,242.05 Rp)
     -67.84 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.72 €
(25,000.00 Col$)
2.45 €
(42,000.00 Rp)
     -57.16 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.20 €
(9,619.68 Col$)
1.99 €
(34,053.75 Rp)
     -9.72 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,110.77 €
(66,000,000.00 Col$)
29,193.63 €
(500,000,000.00 Rp)
     +93.20 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,881.31 €
(73,733,248.05 Col$)
26,926.19 €
(461,165,517.24 Rp)
     +59.50 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Medellin Edit Jakarta Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 47.69 €
(208,302.31 Col$)
92.68 €
(1,587,282.07 Rp)
     +94.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.04 €
(156.82 Col$)
0.11 €
(1,864.52 Rp)
     +203.21 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 25.20 €
(110,060.21 Col$)
25.81 €
(442,029.41 Rp)
     +2.42 %
Sports And Leisure
Medellin Edit Jakarta Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 17.34 €
(75,743.68 Col$)
34.37 €
(588,653.85 Rp)
     +98.19 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.33 €
(32,000.00 Col$)
8.59 €
(147,200.00 Rp)
     +17.31 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.43 €
(15,000.00 Col$)
3.36 €
(57,500.00 Rp)
     -2.24 %
Childcare
Medellin Edit Jakarta Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 139.37 €
(608,750.00 Col$)
126.24 €
(2,162,068.97 Rp)
     -9.43 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,368.85 €
(14,714,285.71 Col$)
5,830.49 €
(99,858,932.41 Rp)
     +73.07 %
Clothing And Shoes
Medellin Edit Jakarta Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 38.40 €
(167,703.60 Col$)
38.96 €
(667,241.38 Rp)
     +1.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 22.08 €
(96,454.57 Col$)
28.72 €
(491,920.00 Rp)
     +30.06 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 62.15 €
(271,468.65 Col$)
63.64 €
(1,090,000.00 Rp)
     +2.40 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 54.16 €
(236,560.36 Col$)
67.90 €
(1,162,903.23 Rp)
     +25.37 %
Rent Per Month
Medellin Edit Jakarta Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 260.74 €
(1,138,832.95 Col$)
390.59 €
(6,689,655.17 Rp)
     +49.80 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 219.02 €
(956,638.41 Col$)
211.65 €
(3,625,000.00 Rp)
     -3.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 374.90 €
(1,637,465.52 Col$)
1,029.83 €
(17,637,931.03 Rp)
     +174.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 362.51 €
(1,583,371.94 Col$)
625.43 €
(10,711,773.21 Rp)
     +72.53 %
Buy Apartment Price
Medellin Edit Jakarta Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 83.15 €
(363,192.84 Col$)
214.60 €
(3,675,432.27 Rp)
     +158.08 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 94.39 €
(412,288.35 Col$)
108.80 €
(1,863,405.08 Rp)
     +15.26 %
Salaries And Financing
Medellin Edit Jakarta Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 289.39 €
(1,263,967.40 Col$)
389.09 €
(6,663,870.97 Rp)
     +34.45 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.03 9.76      -11.55 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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