Cost of Living Comparison Between India and Sri Lanka Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sri Lanka are 50.6% higher than in India (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sri Lanka are 39.8% higher than in India
Rent Prices in Sri Lanka are 2.8% lower than in India
Restaurant Prices in Sri Lanka are 8.0% higher than in India
Groceries Prices in Sri Lanka are 90.5% higher than in India
Local Purchasing Power in Sri Lanka is 77.3% lower than in India
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Restaurants
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 250.00 ₹
(938.88 Rs)
213.02 ₹
(800.00 Rs)
     -14.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,200.00 ₹
(4,506.63 Rs)
1,437.88 ₹
(5,400.00 Rs)
     +19.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 350.00 ₹
(1,314.43 Rs)
532.55 ₹
(2,000.00 Rs)
     +52.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 160.00 ₹
(600.88 Rs)
154.44 ₹
(580.00 Rs)
     -3.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 ₹
(1,126.66 Rs)
213.02 ₹
(800.00 Rs)
     -29.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 161.75 ₹
(607.45 Rs)
174.34 ₹
(654.73 Rs)
     +7.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 36.53 ₹
(137.18 Rs)
51.99 ₹
(195.24 Rs)
     +42.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 15.52 ₹
(58.27 Rs)
26.50 ₹
(99.51 Rs)
     +70.8 %
Markets
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 220.76 ₹
(829.06 Rs)
473.53 ₹
(1,778.34 Rs)
     +114.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 37.53 ₹
(140.94 Rs)
44.75 ₹
(168.04 Rs)
     +19.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 26.51 ₹
(99.58 Rs)
27.65 ₹
(103.85 Rs)
     +4.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 79.65 ₹
(299.13 Rs)
165.06 ₹
(619.88 Rs)
     +107.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 200.77 ₹
(754.01 Rs)
426.23 ₹
(1,600.74 Rs)
     +112.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 119.92 ₹
(450.38 Rs)
177.02 ₹
(664.80 Rs)
     +47.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 218.35 ₹
(820.02 Rs)
269.82 ₹
(1,013.32 Rs)
     +23.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 81.71 ₹
(306.86 Rs)
233.86 ₹
(878.27 Rs)
     +186.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 28.09 ₹
(105.49 Rs)
33.65 ₹
(126.39 Rs)
     +19.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 42.34 ₹
(159.01 Rs)
199.27 ₹
(748.37 Rs)
     +370.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 20.65 ₹
(77.54 Rs)
48.92 ₹
(183.73 Rs)
     +136.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 13.70 ₹
(51.45 Rs)
39.33 ₹
(147.69 Rs)
     +187.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 15.33 ₹
(57.56 Rs)
31.61 ₹
(118.71 Rs)
     +106.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 46.89 ₹
(176.09 Rs)
97.86 ₹
(367.50 Rs)
     +108.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 29.05 ₹
(109.08 Rs)
43.31 ₹
(162.66 Rs)
     +49.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 750.00 ₹
(2,816.65 Rs)
931.96 ₹
(3,500.00 Rs)
     +24.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 158.21 ₹
(594.18 Rs)
138.70 ₹
(520.89 Rs)
     -12.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 256.56 ₹
(963.51 Rs)
199.87 ₹
(750.62 Rs)
     -22.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 350.00 ₹
(1,314.43 Rs)
532.55 ₹
(2,000.00 Rs)
     +52.2 %
Transportation
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ₹
(112.67 Rs)
13.31 ₹
(50.00 Rs)
     -55.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 ₹
(3,755.53 Rs)
472.64 ₹
(1,775.00 Rs)
     -52.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 60.00 ₹
(225.33 Rs)
31.95 ₹
(120.00 Rs)
     -46.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.23 ₹
(151.10 Rs)
42.85 ₹
(160.93 Rs)
     +6.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ₹
(375.55 Rs)
53.25 ₹
(200.00 Rs)
     -46.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 395.21 ₹
(1,484.22 Rs)
386.12 ₹
(1,450.08 Rs)
     -2.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 ₹
(4,506,632.51 Rs)
2,766,589.02 ₹
(10,390,000.00 Rs)
     +130.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,893,662.55 ₹
(7,111,701.00 Rs)
2,998,196.25 ₹
(11,259,807.24 Rs)
     +58.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,576.94 ₹
(13,433.29 Rs)
3,696.27 ₹
(13,881.46 Rs)
     +3.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 316.52 ₹
(1,188.70 Rs)
396.90 ₹
(1,490.57 Rs)
     +25.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 700.15 ₹
(2,629.41 Rs)
1,089.95 ₹
(4,093.33 Rs)
     +55.7 %
Sports And Leisure
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,444.21 ₹
(5,423.78 Rs)
1,003.85 ₹
(3,770.00 Rs)
     -30.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 642.05 ₹
(2,411.23 Rs)
402.21 ₹
(1,510.53 Rs)
     -37.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 ₹
(1,126.66 Rs)
266.27 ₹
(1,000.00 Rs)
     -11.2 %
Childcare
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 6,306.63 ₹
(23,684.73 Rs)
2,278.12 ₹
(8,555.56 Rs)
     -63.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 154,979.06 ₹
(582,028.07 Rs)
43,298.09 ₹
(162,607.14 Rs)
     -72.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,256.99 ₹
(8,476.19 Rs)
2,123.25 ₹
(7,973.91 Rs)
     -5.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,315.92 ₹
(8,697.49 Rs)
1,424.57 ₹
(5,350.00 Rs)
     -38.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,797.07 ₹
(14,260.00 Rs)
4,496.53 ₹
(16,886.84 Rs)
     +18.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,815.63 ₹
(10,574.17 Rs)
2,629.81 ₹
(9,876.32 Rs)
     -6.6 %
Rent Per Month
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 18,380.52 ₹
(69,028.55 Rs)
16,999.51 ₹
(63,842.11 Rs)
     -7.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,482.39 ₹
(43,122.42 Rs)
9,026.01 ₹
(33,897.44 Rs)
     -21.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 43,182.89 ₹
(162,174.52 Rs)
50,072.54 ₹
(188,048.78 Rs)
     +16.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 26,387.47 ₹
(99,098.85 Rs)
20,553.77 ₹
(77,190.24 Rs)
     -22.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 15,700.85 ₹
(58,964.98 Rs)
12,081.72 ₹
(45,373.22 Rs)
     -23.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 8,322.85 ₹
(31,256.68 Rs)
9,349.23 ₹
(35,111.30 Rs)
     +12.3 %
Salaries And Financing
India Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 49,451.37 ₹
(185,715.94 Rs)
15,682.51 ₹
(58,896.08 Rs)
     -68.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.87 17.94      +102.2 %
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