Indonesia vs Nepal - Cost of Living Comparison

Indonesia Nepal
🚶 Cost of living one person
$564
$385
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1422
$970
🏠 One person rent
$260
$129
🏘️ Family rent
$511
$236
🍽️ Food expenses
$207
$174
🚐 Transport expenses
$41.7
$38.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$326
$202
💸 GDP per capita
$3870
$1155
😃 Human freedom index
7.1
7.12
❤️ Life expectancy
71.9
71.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
38
33
🌐 English speaking %
18%
3%
🎓 Higher education
71
53
😀 Quality of life
51
36
🏙️ Population
271M
30.3M

The average cost of living in Indonesia ($564) is 47% more expensive than in Nepal ($385). Indonesia ranked 153rd vs 195th for Nepal in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Indonesia compared to 0.5 months in Nepal. Ranked 83rd and 139th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Indonesia vs Nepal

We calculate prices for Indonesia and Nepal as a population-weighted mean of 82 and 10 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Indonesia Nepal
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.85
$2.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.5
$15.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.3
$6.65
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.99
$2.12
 Cappuccino
$2.11
$1.43
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.68
$0.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$275
$138
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$167
$86.3
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$601
$277
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$371
$175
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.6
$15.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$64.3
$23.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30
$16.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.81%
12.46%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1590
$1986
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$848
$1027
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$0.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$14.6
$18
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.91
$6.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.75
$1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.19
$0.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$0.78
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.51
$1.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.39
$6.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.4
$3.23
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.16
$4.52
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.45
$1.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
$0.91
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$0.61
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$0.43
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.01
$0.56
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.3
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.17
$1.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$18.5
$6.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.31
$2.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.92
$2.52
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.65
$2.01
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.04
$2.86
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.99
$0.95
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.87
$0.51
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27
$32.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.33
$2.94
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.9
$16.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.79
$1.83
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.9
$25.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$68.8
$46.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$99.2
$60.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7362
$2979

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Cities Comparison in Indonesia vs Nepal

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Indonesia

City Cost of living Population
Jakarta
$708
10.6M
Bali
$736
4.23M
Bekasi
$531
2.38M
Tangerang
$638
2.24M
Surabaya
$539
2.89M
Bandung
$506
2.88M
Medan
$504
2.11M
Depok
$467
2.33M
Bogor
$505
1.03M
South Tangerang
$530
1.64M
Batam
$613
1.03M
Pekanbaru
$562
983K
Semarang
$525
1.62M
Cilacap
$523
1.17M
Makassar
$510
1.34M
Bandar Lampung
$348
1.17M
Palembang
$500
1.54M
Padang
$985
915K
Denpasar
$562
835K
Samarinda
$590
753K
Cimahi
$617
587K
Malang
$418
866K
Banjarmasin
$410
693K
Pontianak
$446
618K
Serang
$510
613K
Jambi
$499
602K
Tasikmalaya
$443
678K
Manado
$611
462K
Kupang
$494
434K
Jayapura
$463
413K

In Nepal

City Cost of living Population
Kathmandu
$435
846K
Lalitpur
$445
513K
Pokhara
$350
518K
Biratnagar
$352
243K
Birgunj
$307
268K
Bheemdatta
$353
105K
Janakpur
$335
97.8K
Hetauda
$322
84.7K
Damak
$302
75.1K
Dhangadhi
$314
102K