Cost of Living Comparison Between Sri Lanka and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 13.1% lower than in Sri Lanka (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 7.0% lower than in Sri Lanka
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 31.8% higher than in Sri Lanka
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 1.4% lower than in Sri Lanka
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 24.8% lower than in Sri Lanka
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 368.5% higher than in Sri Lanka
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Restaurants
Sri Lanka Edit Malaysia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 Rs
(14.26 RM)
820.19 Rs
(13.00 RM)
     -8.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 6,000.00 Rs
(95.10 RM)
6,309.16 Rs
(100.00 RM)
     +5.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2,000.00 Rs
(31.70 RM)
1,135.65 Rs
(18.00 RM)
     -43.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 600.00 Rs
(9.51 RM)
946.37 Rs
(15.00 RM)
     +57.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 900.00 Rs
(14.26 RM)
1,261.83 Rs
(20.00 RM)
     +40.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 684.08 Rs
(10.84 RM)
740.84 Rs
(11.74 RM)
     +8.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 206.25 Rs
(3.27 RM)
205.84 Rs
(3.26 RM)
     -0.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 105.36 Rs
(1.67 RM)
118.23 Rs
(1.87 RM)
     +12.2 %
Markets
Sri Lanka Edit Malaysia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,793.18 Rs
(28.42 RM)
1,715.94 Rs
(27.20 RM)
     -4.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 168.02 Rs
(2.66 RM)
217.72 Rs
(3.45 RM)
     +29.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 105.87 Rs
(1.68 RM)
156.03 Rs
(2.47 RM)
     +47.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 636.13 Rs
(10.08 RM)
541.64 Rs
(8.58 RM)
     -14.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,617.84 Rs
(25.64 RM)
1,656.42 Rs
(26.25 RM)
     +2.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 675.15 Rs
(10.70 RM)
504.46 Rs
(8.00 RM)
     -25.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,016.37 Rs
(16.11 RM)
1,006.34 Rs
(15.95 RM)
     -1.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 872.59 Rs
(13.83 RM)
313.76 Rs
(4.97 RM)
     -64.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 132.65 Rs
(2.10 RM)
157.83 Rs
(2.50 RM)
     +19.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 726.71 Rs
(11.52 RM)
324.79 Rs
(5.15 RM)
     -55.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 182.06 Rs
(2.89 RM)
164.34 Rs
(2.60 RM)
     -9.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 149.13 Rs
(2.36 RM)
107.70 Rs
(1.71 RM)
     -27.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 123.31 Rs
(1.95 RM)
128.25 Rs
(2.03 RM)
     +4.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 367.86 Rs
(5.83 RM)
269.15 Rs
(4.27 RM)
     -26.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 165.16 Rs
(2.62 RM)
157.07 Rs
(2.49 RM)
     -4.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3,500.00 Rs
(55.47 RM)
4,416.41 Rs
(70.00 RM)
     +26.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 545.67 Rs
(8.65 RM)
699.17 Rs
(11.08 RM)
     +28.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 755.36 Rs
(11.97 RM)
980.12 Rs
(15.53 RM)
     +29.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,200.00 Rs
(34.87 RM)
1,135.65 Rs
(18.00 RM)
     -48.4 %
Transportation
Sri Lanka Edit Malaysia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 50.00 Rs
(0.79 RM)
189.27 Rs
(3.00 RM)
     +278.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,800.00 Rs
(28.53 RM)
3,154.58 Rs
(50.00 RM)
     +75.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 120.00 Rs
(1.90 RM)
252.37 Rs
(4.00 RM)
     +110.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 160.93 Rs
(2.55 RM)
304.61 Rs
(4.83 RM)
     +89.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 165.00 Rs
(2.62 RM)
1,261.83 Rs
(20.00 RM)
     +664.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,484.96 Rs
(23.54 RM)
489.98 Rs
(7.77 RM)
     -67.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 10,390,000.00 Rs
(164,681.21 RM)
10,099,039.95 Rs
(160,069.50 RM)
     -2.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 11,173,600.34 Rs
(177,101.25 RM)
8,165,110.39 Rs
(129,416.77 RM)
     -26.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sri Lanka Edit Malaysia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 13,535.44 Rs
(214.54 RM)
13,393.90 Rs
(212.29 RM)
     -1.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,478.16 Rs
(23.43 RM)
2,661.40 Rs
(42.18 RM)
     +80.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,506.82 Rs
(71.43 RM)
7,415.23 Rs
(117.53 RM)
     +64.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Sri Lanka Edit Malaysia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,961.11 Rs
(62.78 RM)
9,858.06 Rs
(156.25 RM)
     +148.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,652.63 Rs
(26.19 RM)
1,803.25 Rs
(28.58 RM)
     +9.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,000.00 Rs
(15.85 RM)
1,135.65 Rs
(18.00 RM)
     +13.6 %
Childcare
Sri Lanka Edit Malaysia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 8,554.05 Rs
(135.58 RM)
45,523.76 Rs
(721.55 RM)
     +432.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 161,965.52 Rs
(2,567.15 RM)
1,744,426.91 Rs
(27,649.12 RM)
     +977.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sri Lanka Edit Malaysia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,926.74 Rs
(125.64 RM)
15,079.14 Rs
(239.00 RM)
     +90.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,390.62 Rs
(85.44 RM)
8,164.20 Rs
(129.40 RM)
     +51.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 17,492.68 Rs
(277.26 RM)
19,204.56 Rs
(304.39 RM)
     +9.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,165.79 Rs
(161.13 RM)
16,949.64 Rs
(268.65 RM)
     +66.7 %
Rent Per Month
Sri Lanka Edit Malaysia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 62,526.32 Rs
(991.04 RM)
98,785.08 Rs
(1,565.74 RM)
     +58.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 34,809.52 Rs
(551.73 RM)
71,243.53 Rs
(1,129.21 RM)
     +104.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 183,023.26 Rs
(2,900.91 RM)
180,212.54 Rs
(2,856.36 RM)
     -1.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 75,709.52 Rs
(1,199.99 RM)
119,039.73 Rs
(1,886.78 RM)
     +57.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sri Lanka Edit Malaysia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 44,026.87 Rs
(697.82 RM)
50,698.38 Rs
(803.57 RM)
     +15.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 30,999.39 Rs
(491.34 RM)
28,371.80 Rs
(449.69 RM)
     -8.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Sri Lanka Edit Malaysia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 58,952.08 Rs
(934.39 RM)
256,900.51 Rs
(4,071.87 RM)
     +335.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 18.01 4.04      -77.6 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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