Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Sri Lanka Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sri Lanka are 56.42% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sri Lanka are 64.63% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Sri Lanka are 80.43% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sri Lanka are 76.37% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sri Lanka are 48.51% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sri Lanka is 80.36% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Sri Lanka Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(2,956.02 Rs)
1.27 $
(250.00 Rs)
     -91.54 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(11,824.08 Rs)
13.95 $
(2,750.00 Rs)
     -76.74 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(1,576.54 Rs)
4.31 $
(850.00 Rs)
     -46.08 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(985.34 Rs)
1.52 $
(300.00 Rs)
     -69.55 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(1,182.41 Rs)
2.84 $
(560.00 Rs)
     -52.64 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.29 $
(844.79 Rs)
1.96 $
(386.95 Rs)
     -54.20 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.90 $
(375.05 Rs)
0.50 $
(99.07 Rs)
     -73.58 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $
(303.09 Rs)
0.24 $
(47.18 Rs)
     -84.43 %
Markets
United States Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.23 $
(637.05 Rs)
4.44 $
(875.35 Rs)
     +37.41 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.48 $
(488.43 Rs)
0.32 $
(62.95 Rs)
     -87.11 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.80 $
(355.11 Rs)
0.27 $
(52.30 Rs)
     -85.27 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.30 $
(454.21 Rs)
1.24 $
(244.87 Rs)
     -46.09 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.01 $
(987.27 Rs)
4.94 $
(973.77 Rs)
     -1.37 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.14 $
(816.60 Rs)
1.39 $
(273.98 Rs)
     -66.45 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.70 $
(1,122.62 Rs)
2.37 $
(467.67 Rs)
     -58.34 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 $
(404.64 Rs)
1.14 $
(223.73 Rs)
     -44.71 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(139.27 Rs)
0.38 $
(74.11 Rs)
     -46.79 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.80 $
(355.24 Rs)
0.98 $
(193.57 Rs)
     -45.51 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $
(381.55 Rs)
0.36 $
(70.58 Rs)
     -81.50 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(230.73 Rs)
0.42 $
(82.39 Rs)
     -64.29 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 $
(232.22 Rs)
0.35 $
(69.68 Rs)
     -69.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 $
(322.68 Rs)
0.85 $
(167.35 Rs)
     -48.14 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.81 $
(356.01 Rs)
0.42 $
(83.18 Rs)
     -76.63 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(2,364.82 Rs)
9.77 $
(1,925.00 Rs)
     -18.60 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.43 $
(478.13 Rs)
1.60 $
(315.53 Rs)
     -34.01 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.82 $
(555.66 Rs)
2.29 $
(450.57 Rs)
     -18.91 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(1,576.54 Rs)
7.10 $
(1,400.00 Rs)
     -11.20 %
Transportation
United States Edit Sri Lanka Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(443.40 Rs)
0.15 $
(30.00 Rs)
     -93.23 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 $
(12,809.42 Rs)
6.09 $
(1,200.00 Rs)
     -90.63 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(640.47 Rs)
0.30 $
(60.00 Rs)
     -90.63 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.62 $
(516.32 Rs)
0.41 $
(80.47 Rs)
     -84.42 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(5,912.04 Rs)
0.71 $
(140.00 Rs)
     -97.63 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.56 $
(503.56 Rs)
2.71 $
(533.91 Rs)
     +6.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(4,532,563.86 Rs)
30,446.34 $
(6,000,000.00 Rs)
     +32.38 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,592.16 $
(4,255,123.75 Rs)
33,327.12 $
(6,567,708.33 Rs)
     +54.35 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164.43 $
(32,403.68 Rs)
47.76 $
(9,411.32 Rs)
     -70.96 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(27.47 Rs)
0.01 $
(2.52 Rs)
     -90.84 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.75 $
(12,957.50 Rs)
15.58 $
(3,069.39 Rs)
     -76.31 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.06 $
(7,302.85 Rs)
13.83 $
(2,725.97 Rs)
     -62.67 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.68 $
(3,089.42 Rs)
5.99 $
(1,180.77 Rs)
     -61.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(2,364.82 Rs)
3.43 $
(675.00 Rs)
     -71.46 %
Childcare
United States Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 935.98 $
(184,451.01 Rs)
44.12 $
(8,695.04 Rs)
     -95.29 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,693.67 $
(3,092,720.85 Rs)
966.31 $
(190,428.57 Rs)
     -93.84 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Sri Lanka Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.81 $
(8,633.94 Rs)
22.18 $
(4,370.66 Rs)
     -49.38 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.48 $
(6,991.98 Rs)
16.01 $
(3,154.17 Rs)
     -54.89 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.97 $
(14,971.13 Rs)
45.32 $
(8,931.18 Rs)
     -40.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.05 $
(18,927.51 Rs)
27.12 $
(5,345.20 Rs)
     -71.76 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,338.60 $
(263,794.61 Rs)
244.89 $
(48,259.84 Rs)
     -81.71 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,080.97 $
(213,024.86 Rs)
110.44 $
(21,764.71 Rs)
     -89.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,153.56 $
(424,397.63 Rs)
633.00 $
(124,744.90 Rs)
     -70.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,735.03 $
(341,918.91 Rs)
246.29 $
(48,535.71 Rs)
     -85.80 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 332.61 $
(65,546.18 Rs)
262.34 $
(51,698.93 Rs)
     -21.13 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 198.62 $
(39,142.07 Rs)
99.85 $
(19,676.50 Rs)
     -49.73 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Sri Lanka Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,549.47 $
(699,486.26 Rs)
246.59 $
(48,594.83 Rs)
     -93.05 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.05 14.05      +246.80 %
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