Cost of Living Comparison Between Sri Lanka and India Reverse

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Consumer Prices in India are 18.92% lower than in Sri Lanka (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in India are 21.45% lower than in Sri Lanka
Rent Prices in India are 32.11% lower than in Sri Lanka
Restaurant Prices in India are 13.19% higher than in Sri Lanka
Groceries Prices in India are 26.98% lower than in Sri Lanka
Local Purchasing Power in India is 135.21% higher than in Sri Lanka
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Restaurants
Sri Lanka Edit India Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 250.00 Rs
(93.21 ₹)
482.76 Rs
(180.00 ₹)
     +93.11 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,500.00 Rs
(932.13 ₹)
2,413.82 Rs
(900.00 ₹)
     -3.45 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 850.00 Rs
(316.93 ₹)
804.61 Rs
(300.00 ₹)
     -5.34 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 Rs
(111.86 ₹)
402.30 Rs
(150.00 ₹)
     +34.10 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 560.00 Rs
(208.80 ₹)
804.61 Rs
(300.00 ₹)
     +43.68 %
Cappuccino (regular) 388.23 Rs
(144.75 ₹)
325.16 Rs
(121.24 ₹)
     -16.25 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 95.37 Rs
(35.56 ₹)
90.72 Rs
(33.82 ₹)
     -4.88 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 45.63 Rs
(17.01 ₹)
40.72 Rs
(15.18 ₹)
     -10.75 %
Markets
Sri Lanka Edit India Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 883.50 Rs
(329.42 ₹)
515.91 Rs
(192.36 ₹)
     -41.61 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 63.95 Rs
(23.84 ₹)
83.81 Rs
(31.25 ₹)
     +31.05 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 54.77 Rs
(20.42 ₹)
64.60 Rs
(24.08 ₹)
     +17.93 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 248.87 Rs
(92.79 ₹)
186.49 Rs
(69.53 ₹)
     -25.07 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 976.69 Rs
(364.16 ₹)
492.41 Rs
(183.60 ₹)
     -49.58 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 279.78 Rs
(104.32 ₹)
283.41 Rs
(105.67 ₹)
     +1.30 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 469.25 Rs
(174.96 ₹)
523.74 Rs
(195.28 ₹)
     +11.61 %
Apples (1 lb) 235.00 Rs
(87.62 ₹)
177.67 Rs
(66.24 ₹)
     -24.40 %
Banana (1 lb) 73.77 Rs
(27.50 ₹)
61.09 Rs
(22.78 ₹)
     -17.18 %
Oranges (1 lb) 199.91 Rs
(74.54 ₹)
89.45 Rs
(33.35 ₹)
     -55.26 %
Tomato (1 lb) 72.05 Rs
(26.86 ₹)
43.50 Rs
(16.22 ₹)
     -39.63 %
Potato (1 lb) 83.35 Rs
(31.08 ₹)
36.41 Rs
(13.57 ₹)
     -56.32 %
Onion (1 lb) 70.91 Rs
(26.44 ₹)
44.32 Rs
(16.52 ₹)
     -37.51 %
Lettuce (1 head) 149.96 Rs
(55.91 ₹)
108.29 Rs
(40.37 ₹)
     -27.79 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 82.75 Rs
(30.85 ₹)
75.46 Rs
(28.14 ₹)
     -8.80 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,925.00 Rs
(717.74 ₹)
1,609.21 Rs
(600.00 ₹)
     -16.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 311.49 Rs
(116.14 ₹)
364.12 Rs
(135.76 ₹)
     +16.90 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 459.27 Rs
(171.24 ₹)
577.28 Rs
(215.24 ₹)
     +25.69 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,400.00 Rs
(522.00 ₹)
858.25 Rs
(320.00 ₹)
     -38.70 %
Transportation
Sri Lanka Edit India Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 Rs
(11.19 ₹)
53.64 Rs
(20.00 ₹)
     +78.80 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,500.00 Rs
(559.28 ₹)
1,877.41 Rs
(700.00 ₹)
     +25.16 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 60.00 Rs
(22.37 ₹)
134.10 Rs
(50.00 ₹)
     +123.50 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 80.47 Rs
(30.00 ₹)
69.06 Rs
(25.75 ₹)
     -14.18 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 Rs
(44.74 ₹)
268.20 Rs
(100.00 ₹)
     +123.50 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 542.37 Rs
(202.22 ₹)
861.91 Rs
(321.36 ₹)
     +58.92 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,900,000.00 Rs
(2,199,837.09 ₹)
2,413,815.11 Rs
(900,000.00 ₹)
     -59.09 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,699,038.46 Rs
(2,497,761.57 ₹)
4,509,833.80 Rs
(1,681,508.42 ₹)
     -32.68 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sri Lanka Edit India Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 9,326.73 Rs
(3,477.50 ₹)
7,931.58 Rs
(2,957.32 ₹)
     -14.96 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.52 Rs
(0.94 ₹)
2.47 Rs
(0.92 ₹)
     -1.91 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,150.15 Rs
(1,174.55 ₹)
2,093.66 Rs
(780.63 ₹)
     -33.54 %
Sports And Leisure
Sri Lanka Edit India Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,763.22 Rs
(1,030.28 ₹)
3,692.89 Rs
(1,376.91 ₹)
     +33.64 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,116.67 Rs
(416.35 ₹)
1,421.71 Rs
(530.09 ₹)
     +27.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 700.00 Rs
(261.00 ₹)
670.50 Rs
(250.00 ₹)
     -4.21 %
Childcare
Sri Lanka Edit India Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 8,357.64 Rs
(3,116.18 ₹)
11,175.40 Rs
(4,166.79 ₹)
     +33.71 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 203,552.63 Rs
(75,895.36 ₹)
326,854.05 Rs
(121,868.76 ₹)
     +60.57 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sri Lanka Edit India Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,536.38 Rs
(1,691.41 ₹)
6,093.65 Rs
(2,272.04 ₹)
     +34.33 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,229.41 Rs
(1,204.10 ₹)
6,228.79 Rs
(2,322.43 ₹)
     +92.88 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 9,335.33 Rs
(3,480.71 ₹)
9,423.03 Rs
(3,513.41 ₹)
     +0.94 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 5,488.77 Rs
(2,046.51 ₹)
7,179.88 Rs
(2,677.05 ₹)
     +30.81 %
Rent Per Month
Sri Lanka Edit India Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 48,243.79 Rs
(17,987.88 ₹)
31,824.20 Rs
(11,865.77 ₹)
     -34.03 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 22,592.59 Rs
(8,423.73 ₹)
19,922.98 Rs
(7,428.36 ₹)
     -11.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 126,715.69 Rs
(47,246.42 ₹)
71,955.77 Rs
(26,828.98 ₹)
     -43.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 50,338.98 Rs
(18,769.08 ₹)
44,989.07 Rs
(16,774.34 ₹)
     -10.63 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sri Lanka Edit India Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 50,402.80 Rs
(18,792.87 ₹)
23,107.51 Rs
(8,615.72 ₹)
     -54.15 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 18,976.77 Rs
(7,075.56 ₹)
12,033.20 Rs
(4,486.62 ₹)
     -36.59 %
Salaries And Financing
Sri Lanka Edit India Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 47,558.33 Rs
(17,732.30 ₹)
87,867.72 Rs
(32,761.81 ₹)
     +84.76 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.67 8.88      -35.02 %
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