Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 300.00 Rs 150.00-700.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,650.00 Rs 1,600.00-7,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 875.00 Rs 750.00-1,009.39
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 315.00 Rs 200.00-500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 586.79 Rs 350.00-946.11
Cappuccino (regular) 378.48 Rs 150.00-700.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 91.96 Rs 60.00-200.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 46.75 Rs 35.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 926.31 Rs 567.81-1,059.92
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 65.57 Rs 54.43-145.15
Rice (white), (1 lb) 57.43 Rs 45.36-90.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 258.57 Rs 180.00-336.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 978.65 Rs 453.59-1,814.37
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 302.36 Rs 204.12-408.23
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 493.59 Rs 362.87-725.75
Apples (1 lb) 274.06 Rs 90.72-408.23
Banana (1 lb) 73.68 Rs 45.36-136.08
Oranges (1 lb) 219.04 Rs 68.04-427.28
Tomato (1 lb) 80.58 Rs 36.29-117.93
Potato (1 lb) 90.62 Rs 45.36-136.08
Onion (1 lb) 74.32 Rs 45.36-113.40
Lettuce (1 head) 165.51 Rs 50.00-400.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 84.70 Rs 65.00-120.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 2,000.00 Rs 1,200.00-3,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 319.86 Rs 200.00-403.76
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 493.49 Rs 350.00-750.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,400.00 Rs 1,200.00-1,850.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 32.50 Rs 15.00-90.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,500.00 Rs 650.00-2,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 60.00 Rs 50.00-100.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 80.47 Rs 64.37-96.56
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 Rs 100.00-240.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 558.05 Rs 454.25-624.59
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,000,000.00 Rs 5,000,000.00-7,800,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,999,770.83 Rs 6,000,000.00-8,900,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 9,254.78 Rs 4,000.00-20,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.45 Rs 1.50-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,206.14 Rs 1,500.00-6,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,599.30 Rs 1,000.00-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,158.82 Rs 500.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 650.00 Rs 450.00-1,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 9,217.26 Rs 4,500.00-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 196,731.71 Rs 90,000.00-540,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,757.10 Rs 2,500.00-12,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,431.37 Rs 1,500.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 9,829.19 Rs 4,500.00-20,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 5,688.38 Rs 3,000.00-10,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 54,046.53 Rs 20,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 23,630.00 Rs 10,500.00-50,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 127,834.35 Rs 50,000.00-300,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 49,872.73 Rs 25,000.00-100,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 57,193.25 Rs 19,999.83-139,353.40
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 23,727.45 Rs 9,999.92-46,451.13
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 47,540.32 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.12 8.20-17.00

Prices in Sri Lanka

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