Chengdu vs Jakarta - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Jakarta
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$708
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$1805
🏠 One person rent
$305
$366
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$766
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$226
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$52.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$514
😷 Air quality
Bad
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
92
75
😀 Quality of life
73
68
🏙️ Population
20.9M
10.6M

The cost of living in Chengdu is 6% more expensive than in Jakarta. Cities ranked 6241st and 6498th ($752 vs $708) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 3rd in China and Indonesia, respectively. Check China vs Indonesia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 0.7 months in Jakarta. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Jakarta ranked 1st in Indonesia, while ranked 1437th and 3277th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Jakarta

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Chengdu Jakarta
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$2.16
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$17.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$3.47
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$3.27
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$2.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.68
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$431
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$226
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$1044
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$524
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$70.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$109
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$29
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
9.58%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$2561
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$1251
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.24
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$11.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$3.08
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$0.8
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.34
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$1.25
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$1.84
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$6.24
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$3.64
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$8.45
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.97
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$2.25
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$2.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$1.36
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$19.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$2.21
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$2.24
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$2.51
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$2.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$0.78
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$32.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$3.41
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$19.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$5.62
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$39.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$73.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$144
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$8868

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$664
38 km or 24 mi Pengzhou
$668
41 km or 25 mi Guanghan
$662
53 km or 33 mi Shifang
$652
55 km or 34 mi Jianyang
$678
56 km or 35 mi Dujiangyan
$664
60 km or 38 mi Deyang
$724
65 km or 40 mi Qionglai
$662
71 km or 44 mi Meishan
$714
77 km or 48 mi Mianzhu
$657
81 km or 50 mi Ziyang
$710
110 km or 68 mi Mianyang
$566
124 km or 77 mi Leshan
$721
127 km or 79 mi Ya'an
$693
127 km or 79 mi Shehong
$672
131 km or 81 mi Emeishan
$652
139 km or 87 mi Jiangyou
$670
145 km or 90 mi Suining
$720
153 km or 95 mi Neijiang
$785
161 km or 100 mi Zigong
$688
188 km or 117 mi Longchang
$663
193 km or 120 mi Nanchong
$677
208 km or 129 mi Langzhong
$668
219 km or 136 mi Yibin
$731
237 km or 148 mi Luzhou
$737
247 km or 153 mi Guang'an
$722
259 km or 161 mi Guangyuan
$710
261 km or 162 mi Huaying
$650
265 km or 165 mi Chongqing
$725
288 km or 179 mi Bazhong
$721
333 km or 207 mi Dazhou
$719
341 km or 212 mi Longnan
$704
353 km or 220 mi Xichang
$675
372 km or 231 mi Zhaotong
$748
388 km or 241 mi Hanzhong
$720
390 km or 243 mi Renhuai
$665
392 km or 244 mi Bijie
$768
408 km or 253 mi Wanyuan
$653
431 km or 268 mi Zunyi
$733
459 km or 285 mi Liupanshui
$703

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Distance City Cost of living
16 km or 10 mi South Tangerang
$530
17 km or 11 mi Bekasi
$531
20 km or 12 mi Depok
$467
24 km or 15 mi Tangerang
$638
43 km or 27 mi Bogor
$505
78 km or 48 mi Serang
$510
79 km or 49 mi Sukabumi
$531
95 km or 59 mi Cilegon
$487
106 km or 66 mi Cimahi
$617
114 km or 71 mi Bandung
$506
195 km or 121 mi Tasikmalaya
$443
196 km or 122 mi Bandar Lampung
$348
198 km or 123 mi Cirebon
$497
210 km or 131 mi Metro
$443
226 km or 141 mi Banjar
$491
263 km or 163 mi Tegal
$496
292 km or 182 mi Cilacap
$523
321 km or 200 mi Pekalongan
$495
403 km or 251 mi Semarang
$525
423 km or 263 mi Salatiga
$491
423 km or 263 mi Prabumulih
$490
427 km or 265 mi Yogyakarta
$440
427 km or 265 mi Palembang
$500
463 km or 288 mi Surakarta
$430
467 km or 290 mi Pagar Alam
$487
540 km or 335 mi Madiun
$391
548 km or 340 mi Lubuklinggau
$491
575 km or 357 mi Bengkulu
$503
597 km or 371 mi Kediri
$499
622 km or 386 mi Blitar
$486
627 km or 390 mi Jambi
$499
633 km or 393 mi Mojokerto
$471
653 km or 406 mi Batu
$490
661 km or 411 mi Surabaya
$539
667 km or 414 mi Malang
$418
688 km or 427 mi Pasuruan
$490
724 km or 450 mi Probolinggo
$493
742 km or 461 mi Pontianak
$446
826 km or 513 mi Singkawang
$492
836 km or 520 mi Tanjung Pinang
$451