Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Summary of cost of living in Sri Lanka:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 825.00 Rs 400.00-1,500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,450.00 Rs 3,000.00-11,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2,000.00 Rs 1,500.00-2,500.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 580.00 Rs 370.00-900.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 800.00 Rs 500.00-1,300.00
Cappuccino (regular) 661.45 Rs 350.00-1,200.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 194.92 Rs 120.00-300.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 100.32 Rs 70.00-150.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,783.53 Rs 1,249.19-2,044.12
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 168.24 Rs 117.93-362.87
Rice (white), (1 lb) 104.32 Rs 81.65-136.08
Eggs (regular) (12) 621.05 Rs 360.00-780.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,578.72 Rs 453.59-4,082.34
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 669.43 Rs 408.23-997.90
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,014.99 Rs 680.39-1,360.78
Apples (1 lb) 878.49 Rs 226.80-1,360.78
Banana (1 lb) 127.69 Rs 54.43-258.55
Oranges (1 lb) 744.88 Rs 204.12-1,360.78
Tomato (1 lb) 187.44 Rs 72.57-362.87
Potato (1 lb) 150.17 Rs 86.18-226.80
Onion (1 lb) 120.24 Rs 68.04-213.55
Lettuce (1 head) 373.17 Rs 100.00-800.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 163.44 Rs 100.00-200.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3,500.00 Rs 2,000.00-6,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 524.33 Rs 375.00-700.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 751.83 Rs 450.00-1,200.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,000.00 Rs 1,680.00-3,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 50.00 Rs 38.00-100.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,775.00 Rs 1,000.00-2,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 120.00 Rs 100.00-200.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 160.93 Rs 150.00-241.40
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 200.00 Rs 100.00-300.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,447.13 Rs 1,071.27-1,612.59
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 10,000,000.00 Rs 6,000,000.00-14,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 11,259,807.24 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 13,720.99 Rs 6,000.00-29,218.75
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,504.72 Rs 888.00-2,500.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,047.83 Rs 2,000.00-10,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,764.71 Rs 2,000.00-7,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,636.84 Rs 600.00-2,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,000.00 Rs 650.00-1,500.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 8,554.05 Rs 4,000.00-30,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 161,965.52 Rs 60,000.00-300,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 8,080.85 Rs 4,000.00-15,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,274.19 Rs 2,300.00-9,580.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 16,838.46 Rs 8,500.00-30,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,815.38 Rs 5,000.00-20,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 63,102.56 Rs 30,000.00-120,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 33,675.00 Rs 20,000.00-75,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 185,476.19 Rs 80,000.00-400,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 76,185.71 Rs 35,000.00-150,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 44,026.87 Rs 27,870.68-72,928.28
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 31,066.18 Rs 16,722.41-83,612.04
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 58,725.00 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 17.94 14.00-25.00

Prices in Sri Lanka

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