Australia vs Indonesia - Cost of Living Comparison

AustraliaIndonesia
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1944
$548
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4489
$1443
🏠 One person rent
$1109
$241
🏘️ Family rent
$1776
$530
🍽️ Food Expenses
$491
$210
🚐 Transport Expenses
$213
$41.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3736
$329
💸 GDP per capita
$51812
$3870
😃 Human freedom index
8.7
6.88
❤️ Life expectancy
82.9
71.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
77
37
🏙️ Population
24.5M
271M

The average cost of living in Australia ($1944) is 255% more expensive than in Indonesia ($548). Australia ranked 11th vs 164th for Indonesia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Australia compared to 0.6 months in Indonesia. Ranked 9th and 91st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Australia vs Indonesia

AustraliaIndonesia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.5
$2.04
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$56.6
$14.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.12
$3.56
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.21
$2.87
☕ Cappuccino
$3.3
$2.13
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.41
$0.67
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1186
$249
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$896
$145
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2119
$631
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1427
$381
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$104
$44
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$159
$68
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.9
$30.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.32%
10.58%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6684
$1608
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4707
$832
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.08
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.2
$16.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.6
$3.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.04
$0.6
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
$1.35
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.94
$1.22
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.89
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.69
$1.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.15
$7.61
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.42
$3.48
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$8.38
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.37
$2.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$1.39
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$1.88
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
$1.08
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.43
$1.3
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$1.96
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.12
$0.31
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.16
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.5
$18.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$2.35
🚬 Cigarette pack
$24.9
$1.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.46
$2.21
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.2
$2.25
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$1.03
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.77
$0.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$47.3
$28.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.5
$3.45
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$52.8
$15.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.4
$3.67
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.4
$41.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$102
$63.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1498
$100
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12538
$7026

Cities Comparison in Australia vs Indonesia

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Australia

CityCost of livingPopulation
Sydney
$2352
4.84M
Melbourne
$1953
4.53M
Brisbane
$1968
2.36M
Perth
$1789
2.04M
Adelaide
$1624
1.3M
Gold Coast
$1848
638K
Canberra
$1929
381K
Sunshine Coast
$1743
297K
Wollongong
$1626
262K
Hobart
$1786
222K
Newcastle
$1701
153K
Geelong
$1679
191K
Darwin
$1735
137K
Rockhampton
$1261
78.6K
Townsville
$1281
179K
Toowoomba
$1312
136K
Cairns
$1570
147K
Ipswich
$1818
163K
Ballarat
$1704
98.5K
Launceston
$1358
106K
Bendigo
$1479
95.6K
Wagga Wagga
$1551
67.4K
Melton
$1633
72.2K
Bunbury
$1390
71.1K
Hervey Bay
$1702
54.7K
Kellyville
$2044
28K
Berwick
$1634
47.7K
South Yarra
$2332
25.1K
Kalgoorlie
$1606
30.8K
Pakenham
$1628
46.4K

In Indonesia

CityCost of livingPopulation
Jakarta
$713
11.1M
Bekasi
$538
2.38M
Bali
$658
4.23M
Depok
$488
2.33M
Tangerang
$604
2.24M
Surabaya
$561
2.97M
Medan
$416
2.52M
Bandung
$512
2.51M
Bogor
$487
1.03M
South Tangerang
$516
1.64M
Pekanbaru
$585
983K
Makassar
$531
1.51M
Semarang
$541
1.68M
Palembang
$530
1.67M
Cilacap
$506
1.17M
Bandar Lampung
$375
1.17M
Batam
$558
1.03M
Cimahi
$623
587K
Malang
$425
780K
Kediri
$506
252K
Serang
$492
613K
Denpasar
$627
835K
Balikpapan
$511
598K
Padang
$362
915K
Banjarmasin
$430
693K
Samarinda
$542
753K
Ambon
$561
372K
Jambi
$352
602K
Kupang
$511
434K
Mataram
$440
430K