Cost of Living Comparison Between Jakarta and Beijing 

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Consumer Prices in Beijing are 12.65% higher than in Jakarta (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Beijing are 39.15% higher than in Jakarta
Rent Prices in Beijing are 110.08% higher than in Jakarta
Restaurant Prices in Beijing are 51.79% higher than in Jakarta
Groceries Prices in Beijing are 10.99% higher than in Jakarta
Local Purchasing Power in Beijing is 118.33% higher than in Jakarta
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Restaurants
Jakarta Edit Beijing Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40,000.00 Rp
(18.13 ¥)
77,203.90 Rp
(35.00 ¥)
     +93.01 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 300,000.00 Rp
(136.00 ¥)
441,165.12 Rp
(200.00 ¥)
     +47.06 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50,000.00 Rp
(22.67 ¥)
77,203.90 Rp
(35.00 ¥)
     +54.41 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 45,000.00 Rp
(20.40 ¥)
22,058.26 Rp
(10.00 ¥)
     -50.98 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 55,000.00 Rp
(24.93 ¥)
50,733.99 Rp
(23.00 ¥)
     -7.76 %
Cappuccino (regular) 31,441.18 Rp
(14.25 ¥)
62,219.49 Rp
(28.21 ¥)
     +97.89 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 8,693.55 Rp
(3.94 ¥)
7,683.63 Rp
(3.48 ¥)
     -11.62 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3,997.14 Rp
(1.81 ¥)
4,926.34 Rp
(2.23 ¥)
     +23.25 %
Markets
Jakarta Edit Beijing Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 76,809.46 Rp
(34.82 ¥)
101,323.55 Rp
(45.93 ¥)
     +31.92 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 15,670.13 Rp
(7.10 ¥)
22,793.06 Rp
(10.33 ¥)
     +45.46 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 5,942.78 Rp
(2.69 ¥)
8,410.85 Rp
(3.81 ¥)
     +41.53 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 23,624.22 Rp
(10.71 ¥)
30,480.50 Rp
(13.82 ¥)
     +29.02 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 56,271.27 Rp
(25.51 ¥)
110,060.15 Rp
(49.90 ¥)
     +95.59 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 23,398.40 Rp
(10.61 ¥)
22,348.63 Rp
(10.13 ¥)
     -4.49 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 55,797.57 Rp
(25.30 ¥)
74,629.02 Rp
(33.83 ¥)
     +33.75 %
Apples (1 lb) 17,635.50 Rp
(7.99 ¥)
13,303.78 Rp
(6.03 ¥)
     -24.56 %
Banana (1 lb) 10,181.00 Rp
(4.62 ¥)
9,794.30 Rp
(4.44 ¥)
     -3.80 %
Oranges (1 lb) 13,869.18 Rp
(6.29 ¥)
12,808.54 Rp
(5.81 ¥)
     -7.65 %
Tomato (1 lb) 7,320.66 Rp
(3.32 ¥)
8,610.96 Rp
(3.90 ¥)
     +17.63 %
Potato (1 lb) 8,464.91 Rp
(3.84 ¥)
5,743.14 Rp
(2.60 ¥)
     -32.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 14,675.99 Rp
(6.65 ¥)
5,503.01 Rp
(2.49 ¥)
     -62.50 %
Lettuce (1 head) 16,773.33 Rp
(7.60 ¥)
11,121.04 Rp
(5.04 ¥)
     -33.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 6,877.78 Rp
(3.12 ¥)
9,611.10 Rp
(4.36 ¥)
     +39.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 350,000.00 Rp
(158.67 ¥)
220,582.56 Rp
(100.00 ¥)
     -36.98 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 37,751.75 Rp
(17.11 ¥)
12,215.45 Rp
(5.54 ¥)
     -67.64 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 47,343.75 Rp
(21.46 ¥)
31,669.35 Rp
(14.36 ¥)
     -33.11 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30,000.00 Rp
(13.60 ¥)
44,116.51 Rp
(20.00 ¥)
     +47.06 %
Transportation
Jakarta Edit Beijing Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4,000.00 Rp
(1.81 ¥)
8,823.30 Rp
(4.00 ¥)
     +120.58 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200,000.00 Rp
(90.67 ¥)
441,165.12 Rp
(200.00 ¥)
     +120.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7,000.00 Rp
(3.17 ¥)
28,675.73 Rp
(13.00 ¥)
     +309.65 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 7,242.05 Rp
(3.28 ¥)
8,164.85 Rp
(3.70 ¥)
     +12.74 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 42,000.00 Rp
(19.04 ¥)
110,291.28 Rp
(50.00 ¥)
     +162.60 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 33,656.52 Rp
(15.26 ¥)
57,937.34 Rp
(26.27 ¥)
     +72.14 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 500,000,000.00 Rp
(226,672.50 ¥)
330,873,840.11 Rp
(150,000.00 ¥)
     -33.83 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 466,952,000.00 Rp
(211,690.35 ¥)
272,556,741.90 Rp
(123,562.24 ¥)
     -41.63 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Jakarta Edit Beijing Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,587,282.07 Rp
(719.59 ¥)
872,057.13 Rp
(395.34 ¥)
     -45.06 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1,889.66 Rp
(0.86 ¥)
408.60 Rp
(0.19 ¥)
     -78.38 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 444,818.18 Rp
(201.66 ¥)
242,548.91 Rp
(109.96 ¥)
     -45.47 %
Sports And Leisure
Jakarta Edit Beijing Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 588,653.85 Rp
(266.86 ¥)
781,332.84 Rp
(354.21 ¥)
     +32.73 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 147,083.33 Rp
(66.68 ¥)
382,297.15 Rp
(173.31 ¥)
     +159.92 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 55,000.00 Rp
(24.93 ¥)
110,291.28 Rp
(50.00 ¥)
     +100.53 %
Childcare
Jakarta Edit Beijing Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,162,068.97 Rp
(980.16 ¥)
10,839,793.30 Rp
(4,914.17 ¥)
     +401.36 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 109,792,372.92 Rp
(49,773.82 ¥)
358,937,414.30 Rp
(162,722.48 ¥)
     +226.92 %
Clothing And Shoes
Jakarta Edit Beijing Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 675,000.00 Rp
(306.01 ¥)
1,051,415.26 Rp
(476.65 ¥)
     +55.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 491,920.00 Rp
(223.01 ¥)
532,205.56 Rp
(241.27 ¥)
     +8.19 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,093,750.00 Rp
(495.85 ¥)
1,270,467.31 Rp
(575.96 ¥)
     +16.16 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,162,903.23 Rp
(527.20 ¥)
1,508,884.98 Rp
(684.05 ¥)
     +29.75 %
Rent Per Month
Jakarta Edit Beijing Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,851,851.85 Rp
(3,106.25 ¥)
16,095,174.13 Rp
(7,296.67 ¥)
     +134.90 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,721,153.85 Rp
(1,686.97 ¥)
9,190,940.00 Rp
(4,166.67 ¥)
     +146.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,637,931.03 Rp
(7,996.07 ¥)
34,695,798.51 Rp
(15,729.17 ¥)
     +96.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,352,517.83 Rp
(4,693.26 ¥)
21,111,589.19 Rp
(9,570.83 ¥)
     +103.93 %
Buy Apartment Price
Jakarta Edit Beijing Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,585,431.33 Rp
(1,625.44 ¥)
20,829,834.45 Rp
(9,443.10 ¥)
     +480.96 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,916,614.16 Rp
(868.89 ¥)
10,078,643.04 Rp
(4,569.10 ¥)
     +425.86 %
Salaries And Financing
Jakarta Edit Beijing Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,746,000.00 Rp
(3,058.27 ¥)
20,494,785.20 Rp
(9,291.21 ¥)
     +203.81 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.77 5.23      -46.44 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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