Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Summary about cost of living in Sri Lanka:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 250.00 Rs 180.00-800.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,500.00 Rs 1,700.00-7,643.30
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 850.00 Rs 750.00-1,058.67
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 Rs 190.00-456.98
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 550.00 Rs 350.00-870.00
Cappuccino (regular) 397.83 Rs 150.00-700.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 100.82 Rs 60.00-200.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 47.72 Rs 35.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 867.37 Rs 605.67-984.21
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 63.61 Rs 54.43-174.95
Rice (white), (1 lb) 51.60 Rs 43.09-67.13
Eggs (regular) (12) 244.60 Rs 168.00-306.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 964.06 Rs 430.91-1,814.37
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 273.62 Rs 204.12-408.23
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 469.67 Rs 349.91-635.03
Apples (1 lb) 219.69 Rs 87.48-362.87
Banana (1 lb) 75.17 Rs 40.82-134.26
Oranges (1 lb) 190.27 Rs 68.04-294.84
Tomato (1 lb) 69.37 Rs 31.75-113.40
Potato (1 lb) 84.51 Rs 45.36-113.40
Onion (1 lb) 72.66 Rs 45.36-113.40
Lettuce (1 head) 171.73 Rs 75.00-450.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 83.60 Rs 70.00-120.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,850.00 Rs 1,200.00-3,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 311.52 Rs 160.00-450.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 435.99 Rs 350.00-600.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,400.00 Rs 1,200.00-1,800.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 Rs 15.00-60.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 Rs 600.00-2,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 60.00 Rs 50.00-100.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 80.47 Rs 64.37-96.56
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 140.00 Rs 100.00-240.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 535.45 Rs 442.89-609.45
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,000,000.00 Rs 5,000,000.00-7,286,873.80
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,596,808.51 Rs 5,000,000.00-8,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 9,055.77 Rs 4,000.00-20,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.60 Rs 1.50-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,171.61 Rs 1,800.00-6,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,723.03 Rs 1,000.00-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,140.24 Rs 500.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 650.00 Rs 450.00-1,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 8,665.73 Rs 4,000.00-20,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 198,382.35 Rs 100,000.00-500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,378.33 Rs 2,500.00-8,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,438.98 Rs 1,500.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 9,041.19 Rs 4,000.00-15,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 5,329.06 Rs 3,500.00-8,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 54,210.53 Rs 25,000.00-192,853.21
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 24,732.14 Rs 15,000.00-65,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 128,701.92 Rs 50,000.00-300,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 53,050.00 Rs 28,000.00-130,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 55,247.95 Rs 27,870.68-139,353.40
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 19,644.08 Rs 9,999.92-37,160.91
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 49,484.62 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.16 9.50-18.00

Prices in Sri Lanka

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