Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Summary of cost of living in Sri Lanka:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 Rs 500.00-1,500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 6,000.00 Rs 3,200.00-11,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2,000.00 Rs 1,600.00-2,500.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 600.00 Rs 450.00-1,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 900.00 Rs 600.00-1,600.00
Cappuccino (regular) 712.83 Rs 300.00-1,200.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 208.43 Rs 150.00-350.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 106.23 Rs 80.00-150.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,854.85 Rs 1,514.17-2,081.98
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 172.17 Rs 127.01-362.87
Rice (white), (1 lb) 106.58 Rs 90.72-136.08
Eggs (regular) (12) 655.38 Rs 456.00-780.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,634.12 Rs 498.95-4,263.77
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 688.24 Rs 489.88-1,043.26
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,051.63 Rs 725.75-1,360.78
Apples (1 lb) 940.56 Rs 226.80-1,360.78
Banana (1 lb) 140.01 Rs 68.04-272.16
Oranges (1 lb) 792.48 Rs 312.98-1,360.78
Tomato (1 lb) 185.03 Rs 72.57-362.87
Potato (1 lb) 150.98 Rs 81.65-226.80
Onion (1 lb) 133.67 Rs 68.04-249.48
Lettuce (1 head) 392.22 Rs 100.00-800.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 167.75 Rs 100.00-200.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3,950.00 Rs 2,000.00-6,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 567.33 Rs 400.00-750.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 783.97 Rs 450.00-1,200.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,500.00 Rs 2,000.00-3,400.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 55.00 Rs 40.00-100.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,000.00 Rs 1,000.00-4,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 120.00 Rs 100.00-200.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 160.93 Rs 160.93-289.68
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 200.00 Rs 120.00-300.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,509.10 Rs 1,317.32-1,627.73
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 10,000,000.00 Rs 7,500,000.00-14,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 11,655,169.62 Rs 8,000,000.00-16,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 15,130.32 Rs 8,000.00-30,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,457.44 Rs 600.00-2,500.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,476.83 Rs 2,250.00-10,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,890.24 Rs 2,000.00-9,579.53
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,800.00 Rs 600.00-3,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,000.00 Rs 700.00-1,600.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 8,533.33 Rs 4,000.00-30,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 152,478.26 Rs 60,000.00-300,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 8,710.81 Rs 4,000.00-20,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,875.00 Rs 2,500.00-10,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 18,500.00 Rs 8,500.00-35,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,964.71 Rs 6,000.00-20,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 60,366.67 Rs 35,000.00-120,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 36,625.00 Rs 20,000.00-75,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 175,857.14 Rs 60,000.00-360,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 75,441.38 Rs 35,000.00-150,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 50,633.21 Rs 34,838.35-74,321.81
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 40,223.47 Rs 18,580.45-89,999.25
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 62,043.59 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 18.18 15.00-25.00

Prices in Sri Lanka

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