Cost of Living in Pekanbaru

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$562
$1335
🛋️ Without rent
$299
$885
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$263
$450
🍽️ Food
$190
$487
🚐 Transport
$55.7
$147
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$346
😀 Quality of life
43
🏙️ Population
983K

The average cost of living in Pekanbaru is $562, which is in the top 18% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7656th out of 9294 in our global list and 10th out of 82 in Indonesia.

The median after-tax salary is $346, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 6719th (TOP 72%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 18th best city to live in Indonesia. With an estimated population of 983K, Pekanbaru is the 17th largest city in Indonesia.

✈️ Closest airport 8 km Sultan Syarif Kasim Ii (Simpang Tiga) Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 20.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 2373 University of Riau
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Prices in Pekanbaru

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.35
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.21
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.6
 Cappuccino
$1.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.87
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$333
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$113
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$302
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$303
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$77.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$119
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$28.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.06%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$272
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$760
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.09
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.35
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.41
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.33
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.92
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.74
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.89
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.08
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.94
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$10.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.35
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.37
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$63.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$117
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4743

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