Cost of Living in Semarang | Indonesia

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$537
$1452
🛋️ Without rent
$282
$879
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$255
$573
🍽️ Food
$191
$482
🚐 Transport
$43.7
$114
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$226
🏙️ Population
1.62M

The average cost of living in Semarang is $537, which is in the top 20% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7413th out of 9294 in our global list and 15th out of 82 in Indonesia.

The median after-tax salary is $226, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months. Ranked 6982nd (TOP 76%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 15th best city to live in Indonesia. With an estimated population of 1.62M, Semarang is the 11th largest city in Indonesia.

✈️ Closest airport112 kmYogyakarta International Airport
😷 Air qualityBad47.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank773Diponegoro University
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Prices in Semarang

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.72
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$10.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.43
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.93
☕ Cappuccino
$1.67
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$261
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$168
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$571
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$469
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$39.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1462
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$635

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.24
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.43
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.57

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.2
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.05
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.2
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.78
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.29
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.75
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.36
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.74
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.61
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.14
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.96
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.78

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.49
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.55
👖 Brand Jeans
$26.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$86.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11174

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