Prices in Indonesia

What are the supermarket prices in Indonesia? Is the cost of living in Indonesia are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Indonesia and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Indonesia: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 9 hours ago)

Currency in Indonesia to Indonesian rupiah (IDR). For 10 US dollars you can get 146 thousand Indonesian rupiahs. For 100 US dollars you can get 1.46 million Indonesian rupiahs. And the other way: For 100 Indonesian rupiahs you can get 0.0074 US dollars.


What are the differences in prices between regions and cities in Indonesia? What are the prices in the islands belonging to Indonesia? See here: Prices in regions, cities and islands in Indonesia

Prices: Java   Sumatra   Sulawesi   Bali   Lombok   Flores   Sumba   Timor   Sunda Islands   Bandung   Bekasi   Bogor   Depok   Jakarta   Makassar   Malang   Medan   Semarang   Surabaya  

The total costs in Indonesia are lower than in United States. Food is 29% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 72%. The cost of living in Indonesia is comparable to the cost of living in United States. If we want to spend time actively or to have fun, we will pay less than in United States about 37%.

See also how prices have changed in previous years: Price changes in previous years in Indonesia


Are hotels expensive in Indonesia? How much will we pay for a room in Indonesia?

The average price of accommodation in Indonesia is $28 (IDR 390K). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $23 (IDR 330K) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $13 (IDR 180K). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Indonesia in $32 (IDR 440K). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $43 (IDR 610K) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $120 (IDR 1.7M) in Indonesia If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then in 5-star hotels that will provide much more luxury you will have to pay $270 (IDR 3.8M)


And if the trip plans are simply for a given region of the world, then maybe it will come out cheaper than in Indonesia in nearby countries? See prices in: Brunei, Singapore, Christmas Island, Malaysia, and East Timor.

Comparison of selected prices in Indonesia with prices in United States:

fees

$76 ($37 - $160)
by half less than in United States

internet

$34 ($22 - $67)
by half less than in United States

jeans pants

$41 ($16 - $74)
10% less than in United States

average earnings

$320
91% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$290 ($150 - $590)
79% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$430 ($220 - $1.1K)
76% less than in United States

bread

$1.2 ($0.81 - $2.2)
by half less than in United States

cheese

$8.7 ($3.7 - $22)
24% less than in United States

rice

$0.95 ($0.74 - $1.1)
77% less than in United States

tomatoes

$1 ($0.52 - $1.7)
77% less than in United States

bananas

$1.4 ($0.74 - $2.6)
14% less than in United States

wine

$22 ($7.4 - $37)
78% more than in United States

cheap restaurant

$1.8 ($1.1 - $3.8)
88% less than in United States

local beer

$2.6 ($1.5 - $5.2)
by half less than in United States

coffee

$2 ($0.74 - $3.7)
by half less than in United States

bottle of water

$0.29 ($0.22 - $0.59)
82% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$3.7 ($3.1 - $4.4)
by half less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$0.6 ($0.37 - $1.1)
70% less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Indonesia

Has the price of bread increased in Indonesia?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $0.64(IDR 9K), 2011: $0.77(IDR 11K), 2012: $0.71(IDR 10K), 2013: $0.8(IDR 11K), 2014: $1(IDR 15K), 2015: $1(IDR 14K), 2016: $1(IDR 14K), 2017: $1(IDR 14K), and 2018: $1.2(IDR 17K).

Indonesia price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2010-2018
Indonesia price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $1.4(IDR 19K), 2016: $1.3(IDR 18K), 2017: $1.3(IDR 18K), and 2018: $1.3(IDR 19K)

Indonesia price changes: Bananas (1kg) 2015-2018
Indonesia price changes Bananas (1kg) hikersbay.com

Have prices increased in restaurants in Indonesia?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $1.5(IDR 21K), 2011: $1.8(IDR 26K), 2012: $1.5(IDR 21K), 2013: $1.7(IDR 24K), 2014: $1.8(IDR 26K), 2015: $2.2(IDR 31K), 2016: $2.2(IDR 31K), 2017: $2.2(IDR 31K), and 2018: $1.8(IDR 26K)

Indonesia price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2010-2018
Indonesia price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $290(IDR 4M), 2011: $220(IDR 3.1M), 2012: $410(IDR 5.8M), 2013: $320(IDR 4.5M), 2014: $410(IDR 5.8M), 2015: $380(IDR 5.3M), 2016: $370(IDR 5.2M), 2017: $260(IDR 3.6M), and 2018: $340(IDR 4.8M)

Indonesia price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2010-2018
Indonesia price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
Indonesia price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2011-2018
Indonesia price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com