Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 455.12 Rs 250.00-950.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,650.00 Rs 2,000.00-8,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,200.00 Rs 1,000.00-1,550.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 Rs 220.00-700.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 570.00 Rs 390.00-900.00
Cappuccino (regular) 469.05 Rs 200.00-700.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 112.06 Rs 80.00-250.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 56.05 Rs 45.00-120.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,360.06 Rs 757.08-1,703.44
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 129.33 Rs 58.97-190.51
Rice (white), (1 lb) 94.70 Rs 56.70-124.74
Eggs (regular) (12) 408.13 Rs 240.00-600.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 989.34 Rs 408.23-2,041.17
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 461.30 Rs 294.84-680.39
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 714.70 Rs 408.23-959.62
Apples (1 lb) 414.96 Rs 136.08-680.39
Banana (1 lb) 91.72 Rs 54.43-181.44
Oranges (1 lb) 323.59 Rs 90.72-680.39
Tomato (1 lb) 151.96 Rs 54.43-417.31
Potato (1 lb) 128.90 Rs 81.65-217.72
Onion (1 lb) 108.36 Rs 68.04-158.76
Lettuce (1 head) 251.60 Rs 80.00-400.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 107.83 Rs 70.00-160.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 2,200.00 Rs 1,200.00-3,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 372.50 Rs 200.00-600.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 598.15 Rs 370.00-1,000.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,600.00 Rs 1,400.00-2,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 50.00 Rs 30.00-100.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 Rs 500.00-2,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 80.00 Rs 60.00-100.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 112.65 Rs 80.47-160.93
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 Rs 80.00-240.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,042.49 Rs 670.02-1,589.87
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 9,000,000.00 Rs 6,000,000.00-13,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 10,088,888.89 Rs 8,000,000.00-13,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 8,731.43 Rs 5,000.00-15,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.26 Rs 1.00-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,454.63 Rs 1,500.00-6,482.77
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,344.44 Rs 1,500.00-7,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,210.00 Rs 600.00-1,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 825.00 Rs 500.00-1,500.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,447.37 Rs 6,000.00-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 195,833.33 Rs 100,000.00-600,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,476.32 Rs 3,000.00-15,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,263.64 Rs 1,800.00-10,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 15,338.24 Rs 8,000.00-24,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 8,336.11 Rs 4,000.00-20,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 76,090.94 Rs 25,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 29,134.44 Rs 10,000.00-75,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 171,222.20 Rs 80,000.00-300,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 67,451.61 Rs 30,000.00-200,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 50,297.68 Rs 29,264.21-72,928.28
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 29,245.42 Rs 15,096.62-50,167.22
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 49,571.43 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.78 9.50-18.00

Prices in Sri Lanka

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