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The total cost you are charged by your foreign exchange provider consists of the margin from the mid-rate offered plus any fixed or percentage fees. These margins and fees vary significantly for International Money Transfers and Travel Money transactions as shown below.


IDR to USD interbank exchange rate = 6.9E-5

This calculator converts amounts at the latest USD/IDR mid-rate or enter a rate to check the exchange rate you are being offered or already charged.


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Indonesian Rupiah

United States Dollar

1 IDR 0.0001 USD
5 IDR 0.0003 USD
10 IDR 0.0007 USD
20 IDR 0.0014 USD
50 IDR 0.0035 USD
100 IDR 0.0069 USD
250 IDR 0.0173 USD
500 IDR 0.0345 USD
1,000 IDR 0.0690 USD
2,000 IDR 0.1380 USD
5,000 IDR 0.3450 USD
10,000 IDR 0.6900 USD
50,000 IDR 3.4500 USD
100,000 IDR 6.9000 USD
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Indonesian Rupiah

United States Dollar

14,518.00 IDR 1 USD
72,590.00 IDR 5 USD
145,180.00 IDR 10 USD
290,360.00 IDR 20 USD
725,900.00 IDR 50 USD
1,451,800.00 IDR 100 USD
3,629,500.00 IDR 250 USD
7,259,000.00 IDR 500 USD
14,518,000.00 IDR 1,000 USD
29,036,000.00 IDR 2,000 USD
72,590,000.00 IDR 5,000 USD
145,180,000.00 IDR 10,000 USD
725,900,000.00 IDR 50,000 USD
1,451,800,000.00 IDR 100,000 USD
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IDR/USD - Historical Trends

This table shows historic rates and trends of Indonesian Rupiah to United States Dollar over periods upto 10 years.

1 Day0.00006918 May 2019
1 Week0.00007012 May 2019
1 Month0.00007119 Apr 2019
6 Months0.00006820 Nov 2018
1 Year0.00007119 May 2018
5 Years0.00008720 May 2014
10 Years0.00009721 May 2009

You can use our IDR interactive charts to check IDRUSD historic trends.

Outlook and forecasts for IDR and USD

Whenever you are researching a particular exchange rate you are actually interested in two currencies as exchange rates are the ratio between two currencies.

So it follows that if you are determining the best time to transact, in this case the IDR vs USD, you should pay attention to the forecasts and trends for both Indonesian Rupiah and United States Dollar:


Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) outlook

The rupiah slipped in mid-May to 4-month lows against the US dollar (Rp.14,450) and yen (Rp.132), though it was steady against the Australian dollar (Rp.9,960). This pattern shows how much of the rupiah’s recent movements have been driven by risk sentiment. The rupiah remains historically weak, given its proximity to October’s 20-year low of Rp.15,265 per USD.

Weighing on investor sentiment this year has been the significant escalation in US-China trade tensions. Washington and Beijing both stepped up measures against one another.

For the rupiah, not helping matters in May was news of Indonesia’s worst monthly trade deficit in 6 years, at US$2.5 billion.

With exports struggling, Indonesia’s central bank is under pressure to lower interest rates from 6 percent, but having already pledged to support the rupiah, these rate cuts are unlikely to come, for now.

Capital Economics said in May that the rupiah would be “vulnerable to sudden falls during periods of weak risk appetite.”

DBS warned of “dire consequences” for emerging market currencies like the rupiah if no trade agreement is struck between the US and China.


United States Dollar (USD) outlook

The US dollar has benefitted this year despite some quite serious escalations in US-China trade tensions, mainly because the greenback is still considered a safer currency to own than most others. By mid-May, the Dollar Index was nearly 2 percent higher year-to-date; it was only 0.5 percent away from making a 2-year high.

The greenback’s 2019 strength has come in spite of a dovish turn by the Federal Reserve, which said in March it expects no interest rate increase this year. Fortunately for dollar holders, the rest of the world has problems and many other central banks have also turned dovish, removing some of the policy-based incentives for selling USD.

In May, HSBC warned against thinking that the dollar has got too high. The bank highlighted the “desolation and destruction” (an exaggeration) facing other economies and currencies. “You can never get too high,” the bank’s chief analyst said. “What would you want to buy out there if not dollars?”

Read the full article United States Dollar Forecasts.

Why can't I just get the IDR/USD market rate I see online or in the media?

The IDR/USD mid-rate is the rate you will see quoted online or the news, nobody except the largest banks and businesses can get exchange rates close to this mid-rate. It is actually just the theoretical half-way point (hence mid-rate) between the last rate at which the IDR / USD was traded (bought or sold) in the international markets.

Getting a good market rate is mainly about timing however the transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

Our real-time foreign transfer and travel money/cards comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.

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