10 most expensive cities in Indonesia. Is yours one of them?

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Jakarta
Jakarta’s skyline. (IO/Adonia Jeffta)

Jakarta, IO – Statistics Indonesia (BPS) announced 10 cities with the most expensive cost of living in Indonesia based on cost-of-living survey conducted in 2018.

The high cost of living is influenced by several factors. Generally, the bigger a city is, the more expensive the cost of living will be, because the prices of basic necessities will also increase.

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Citing BPS website on Thursday (12/5), the average total expenditure per capita means the costs incurred by one family member in a month. While the average total household expenditure means the costs incurred by a four-member family in a month.