Costs of living in Jakarta, INDONESIA
Rent, apartment or house: from US$1500, average US$2200.-
healthcare, here one can not trust doctors, so I visit one which cost me around US$120, per visit.
recreation is maybe the less expensive, but the quality of the shows is not so good..... if they are local, it can cost US$5 to US$10. If is from abroad, let say Diana Kral concert... is much expensive, jumping to US$150.- for the restaurants.. there is a big variety, for one person, the range goes from US$10 to US$50, or even more if it includes wine...
for the daily expenses on food... one needs to visit three supermarkets to get everything, and all are imports goods.. which means that for a family of 4, two adults, two children, the average y US$600 to US$1000 monthly.
This is a very expensive city for expats, who have to pay much more than a indonesian citizen fro the same things. But what makes life so expensive is that the quality of goods and hygiene is so poor that we have to buy imports and use filters for the water, or lot of pest control toxins, etc... which means lots of products, more especify stuffs and more expensive because of the quality.