Cost of Living in Surabaya

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$539
$1469
🛋️ Without rent
$314
$934
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$225
$536
🍽️ Food
$201
$507
🚐 Transport
$45.2
$125
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$325
😀 Quality of life
63
🏙️ Population
2.89M

The average cost of living in Surabaya is $539, which is in the top 14% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7990th out of 9294 in our global list and 13th out of 82 in Indonesia.

The median after-tax salary is $325, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 4506th (TOP 48%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 3rd best city to live in Indonesia. With an estimated population of 2.89M, Surabaya is the 3rd largest city in Indonesia.

✈️ Closest airport 16 km Juanda International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 34.8 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 1161 Airlangga University
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Prices in Surabaya

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.01
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.69
 Cappuccino
$1.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$225
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$138
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$591
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$407
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$64.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$27.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2065
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1171
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$10.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.31
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.07
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.7
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.19
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.44
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$20.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.55
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.41
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.83
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.21
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$84.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$128
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5743

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