Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 500.00 Rs 250.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,900.00 Rs 2,000.00-6,600.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,200.00 Rs 1,000.00-1,550.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 395.82 Rs 220.00-700.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 Rs 390.00-1,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 469.27 Rs 200.00-700.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 117.75 Rs 80.00-250.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 60.01 Rs 50.00-150.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,420.98 Rs 757.08-1,703.44
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 138.28 Rs 63.50-235.87
Rice (white), (1 lb) 99.39 Rs 58.97-127.01
Eggs (regular) (12) 441.65 Rs 240.00-624.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,051.88 Rs 408.23-2,041.17
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 493.15 Rs 294.84-725.75
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 736.79 Rs 408.23-1,043.26
Apples (1 lb) 435.72 Rs 136.08-725.75
Banana (1 lb) 101.97 Rs 49.90-204.12
Oranges (1 lb) 349.51 Rs 90.72-816.47
Tomato (1 lb) 182.98 Rs 54.43-453.59
Potato (1 lb) 144.28 Rs 81.65-226.80
Onion (1 lb) 115.62 Rs 72.57-163.29
Lettuce (1 head) 268.67 Rs 80.00-500.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 119.64 Rs 70.00-200.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 2,200.00 Rs 1,200.00-3,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 376.66 Rs 200.00-600.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 620.07 Rs 370.00-1,000.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,600.00 Rs 1,400.00-2,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 45.00 Rs 30.00-100.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,350.00 Rs 900.00-2,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 100.00 Rs 60.00-150.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 128.75 Rs 80.47-193.12
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 Rs 100.00-250.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,297.27 Rs 696.52-1,779.14
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 9,000,000.00 Rs 6,000,000.00-12,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 10,433,333.33 Rs 8,000,000.00-15,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 8,454.35 Rs 5,000.00-15,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.28 Rs 1.00-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,399.69 Rs 1,500.00-6,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,313.13 Rs 1,500.00-6,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,175.00 Rs 500.00-1,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 892.50 Rs 500.00-1,500.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 11,173.91 Rs 6,000.00-35,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 199,285.71 Rs 100,000.00-400,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,343.18 Rs 3,000.00-15,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,360.00 Rs 1,800.00-10,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 14,750.00 Rs 8,000.00-25,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 8,548.78 Rs 4,500.00-20,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 68,230.80 Rs 25,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 28,238.44 Rs 15,000.00-75,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 159,501.90 Rs 80,000.00-300,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 65,194.44 Rs 30,000.00-150,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 46,434.38 Rs 27,870.68-72,928.28
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 25,228.80 Rs 15,096.62-50,167.22
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 51,000.00 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.23 9.90-20.00

Prices in Sri Lanka

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