Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 500.00 Rs 350.00-1,200.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 Rs 2,000.00-10,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,500.00 Rs 1,200.00-2,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 450.00 Rs 300.00-800.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 625.00 Rs 410.00-1,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 543.35 Rs 250.00-850.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 156.04 Rs 100.00-300.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 74.28 Rs 50.00-150.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,584.63 Rs 946.35-1,892.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 177.05 Rs 68.04-335.66
Rice (white), (1 lb) 104.15 Rs 68.04-133.81
Eggs (regular) (12) 570.63 Rs 240.00-780.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,236.54 Rs 453.59-3,175.15
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 595.80 Rs 317.52-907.19
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 913.37 Rs 544.31-1,247.38
Apples (1 lb) 602.28 Rs 136.08-1,133.98
Banana (1 lb) 113.99 Rs 54.43-226.80
Oranges (1 lb) 487.78 Rs 99.79-1,247.38
Tomato (1 lb) 186.83 Rs 72.57-408.23
Potato (1 lb) 156.88 Rs 90.72-226.80
Onion (1 lb) 112.81 Rs 81.65-163.29
Lettuce (1 head) 291.90 Rs 100.00-600.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 145.82 Rs 80.00-200.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 2,650.00 Rs 1,500.00-4,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 453.70 Rs 270.00-600.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 655.61 Rs 400.00-1,050.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,800.00 Rs 1,504.00-2,400.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 50.00 Rs 32.00-100.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,550.00 Rs 900.00-2,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 100.00 Rs 80.00-200.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 160.93 Rs 128.75-241.40
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 190.00 Rs 100.00-250.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,427.86 Rs 783.58-1,798.07
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 10,000,000.00 Rs 6,200,000.00-14,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 10,719,825.31 Rs 8,000,000.00-15,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 10,355.81 Rs 5,000.00-20,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.35 Rs 1.00-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,625.27 Rs 1,500.00-8,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,418.30 Rs 1,500.00-6,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,476.47 Rs 600.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 900.00 Rs 500.00-1,500.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 8,828.57 Rs 5,000.00-30,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 194,206.90 Rs 65,000.00-400,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,325.44 Rs 3,000.00-15,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,703.12 Rs 2,000.00-7,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 15,117.02 Rs 8,000.00-25,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 8,761.11 Rs 4,500.00-20,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 70,441.20 Rs 30,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 32,840.75 Rs 15,000.00-75,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 168,860.38 Rs 80,000.00-300,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 73,483.72 Rs 30,000.00-180,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 48,861.67 Rs 29,264.21-72,928.28
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 32,877.68 Rs 18,580.45-65,953.18
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 56,000.00 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 15.89 10.00-25.00

Prices in Sri Lanka

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