Cost of Living Comparison Between India and Sri Lanka Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sri Lanka are 24.25% higher than in India (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sri Lanka are 27.74% higher than in India
Rent Prices in Sri Lanka are 45.11% higher than in India
Restaurant Prices in Sri Lanka are 6.67% lower than in India
Groceries Prices in Sri Lanka are 36.92% higher than in India
Local Purchasing Power in Sri Lanka is 56.07% lower than in India
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Restaurants
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 180.00 ₹
(481.87 Rs)
93.39 ₹
(250.00 Rs)
     -48.12 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 850.00 ₹
(2,275.51 Rs)
1,027.24 ₹
(2,750.00 Rs)
     +20.85 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 300.00 ₹
(803.12 Rs)
317.51 ₹
(850.00 Rs)
     +5.84 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 ₹
(401.56 Rs)
112.06 ₹
(300.00 Rs)
     -25.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 280.00 ₹
(749.58 Rs)
209.18 ₹
(560.00 Rs)
     -25.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 119.43 ₹
(319.72 Rs)
144.52 ₹
(386.90 Rs)
     +21.01 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 33.70 ₹
(90.21 Rs)
37.00 ₹
(99.06 Rs)
     +9.80 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 15.15 ₹
(40.57 Rs)
17.62 ₹
(47.18 Rs)
     +16.30 %
Markets
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 191.25 ₹
(511.98 Rs)
326.98 ₹
(875.35 Rs)
     +70.97 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 30.93 ₹
(82.81 Rs)
23.51 ₹
(62.95 Rs)
     -23.98 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 23.94 ₹
(64.09 Rs)
19.54 ₹
(52.30 Rs)
     -18.39 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 68.08 ₹
(182.25 Rs)
91.77 ₹
(245.68 Rs)
     +34.80 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 181.72 ₹
(486.49 Rs)
363.74 ₹
(973.77 Rs)
     +100.16 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 104.85 ₹
(280.68 Rs)
101.40 ₹
(271.46 Rs)
     -3.29 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 191.31 ₹
(512.14 Rs)
174.69 ₹
(467.67 Rs)
     -8.68 %
Apples (1 lb) 63.68 ₹
(170.49 Rs)
83.57 ₹
(223.73 Rs)
     +31.23 %
Banana (1 lb) 22.80 ₹
(61.04 Rs)
27.68 ₹
(74.11 Rs)
     +21.42 %
Oranges (1 lb) 31.98 ₹
(85.61 Rs)
72.31 ₹
(193.57 Rs)
     +126.11 %
Tomato (1 lb) 16.95 ₹
(45.38 Rs)
26.36 ₹
(70.58 Rs)
     +55.51 %
Potato (1 lb) 14.01 ₹
(37.50 Rs)
30.65 ₹
(82.06 Rs)
     +118.84 %
Onion (1 lb) 16.87 ₹
(45.15 Rs)
26.03 ₹
(69.68 Rs)
     +54.33 %
Lettuce (1 head) 41.34 ₹
(110.66 Rs)
62.51 ₹
(167.35 Rs)
     +51.22 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 28.12 ₹
(75.27 Rs)
31.07 ₹
(83.18 Rs)
     +10.52 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ₹
(1,606.25 Rs)
719.07 ₹
(1,925.00 Rs)
     +19.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 133.75 ₹
(358.07 Rs)
117.86 ₹
(315.53 Rs)
     -11.88 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 212.39 ₹
(568.59 Rs)
168.30 ₹
(450.56 Rs)
     -20.76 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 320.00 ₹
(856.66 Rs)
522.96 ₹
(1,400.00 Rs)
     +63.42 %
Transportation
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 ₹
(53.54 Rs)
11.21 ₹
(30.00 Rs)
     -43.97 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 700.00 ₹
(1,873.95 Rs)
448.25 ₹
(1,200.00 Rs)
     -35.96 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 ₹
(133.85 Rs)
22.41 ₹
(60.00 Rs)
     -55.17 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 27.36 ₹
(73.24 Rs)
30.06 ₹
(80.47 Rs)
     +9.87 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ₹
(267.71 Rs)
52.30 ₹
(140.00 Rs)
     -47.70 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 305.96 ₹
(819.08 Rs)
199.44 ₹
(533.91 Rs)
     -34.82 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 900,000.00 ₹
(2,409,368.68 Rs)
2,241,251.02 ₹
(6,000,000.00 Rs)
     +149.03 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,679,627.76 ₹
(4,496,491.68 Rs)
2,451,757.41 ₹
(6,563,541.67 Rs)
     +45.97 %
Utilities (Monthly)
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,963.58 ₹
(7,933.73 Rs)
3,515.52 ₹
(9,411.32 Rs)
     +18.62 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.92 ₹
(2.47 Rs)
0.95 ₹
(2.54 Rs)
     +2.95 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 789.86 ₹
(2,114.53 Rs)
1,137.42 ₹
(3,044.96 Rs)
     +44.00 %
Sports And Leisure
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,382.07 ₹
(3,699.92 Rs)
1,010.83 ₹
(2,706.07 Rs)
     -26.86 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 523.37 ₹
(1,401.11 Rs)
444.81 ₹
(1,190.79 Rs)
     -15.01 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 ₹
(669.27 Rs)
242.80 ₹
(650.00 Rs)
     -2.88 %
Childcare
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,042.66 ₹
(10,822.50 Rs)
3,247.96 ₹
(8,695.04 Rs)
     -19.66 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 120,750.99 ₹
(323,259.60 Rs)
71,133.04 ₹
(190,428.57 Rs)
     -41.09 %
Clothing And Shoes
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,283.83 ₹
(6,113.98 Rs)
1,632.62 ₹
(4,370.66 Rs)
     -28.51 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,359.41 ₹
(6,316.33 Rs)
1,174.32 ₹
(3,143.75 Rs)
     -50.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,507.95 ₹
(9,391.05 Rs)
3,336.15 ₹
(8,931.13 Rs)
     -4.90 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,644.72 ₹
(7,080.13 Rs)
1,996.65 ₹
(5,345.18 Rs)
     -24.50 %
Rent Per Month
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,868.81 ₹
(31,773.72 Rs)
18,025.76 ₹
(48,256.33 Rs)
     +51.87 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,427.66 ₹
(19,884.42 Rs)
8,130.03 ₹
(21,764.71 Rs)
     +9.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 27,058.04 ₹
(72,436.43 Rs)
46,597.44 ₹
(124,744.90 Rs)
     +72.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 16,596.13 ₹
(44,429.12 Rs)
18,597.05 ₹
(49,785.71 Rs)
     +12.06 %
Buy Apartment Price
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,518.81 ₹
(22,805.51 Rs)
19,311.33 ₹
(51,697.89 Rs)
     +126.69 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,464.81 ₹
(11,952.64 Rs)
7,349.85 ₹
(19,676.11 Rs)
     +64.62 %
Salaries And Financing
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 32,552.93 ₹
(87,146.69 Rs)
18,268.13 ₹
(48,905.17 Rs)
     -43.88 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.02 14.03      +55.52 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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