Cost of Living in Batam

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$613
$1590
🛋️ Without rent
$320
$999
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$293
$591
🍽️ Food
$221
$561
🚐 Transport
$45.2
$126
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$347
😀 Quality of life
56
🏙️ Population
1.03M

The average cost of living in Batam is $613, which is in the top 20% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7396th out of 9294 in our global list and 6th out of 82 in Indonesia.

The median after-tax salary is $347, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 5706th (TOP 61%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 8th best city to live in Indonesia. With an estimated population of 1.03M, Batam is the 16th largest city in Indonesia.

✈️ Closest airport 13 km Hang Nadim International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 15.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 10720 University of Putera Batam
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Prices in Batam

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.58
 Cappuccino
$3.01
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.34
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$202
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$363
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$43.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$68.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$46.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.01%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1605
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$992
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.84
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.48
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.28
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$21.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.92
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.68
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.95
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$25.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.42
👖 Brand Jeans
$47.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$59
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$257
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7875

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