Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Summary of cost of living in Sri Lanka:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.92 € 1.53-4.60
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 18.42 € 9.82-33.76
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.14 € 4.91-7.98
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.84 € 1.38-3.07
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.76 € 1.84-4.60
Cappuccino (regular) 2.21 € 0.92-3.68
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.64 € 0.46-1.07
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.33 € 0.25-0.46
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.67 € 4.65-6.39
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.53 € 0.39-1.11
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.33 € 0.28-0.42
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.01 € 1.29-2.39
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.92 € 1.53-13.92
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.10 € 1.43-3.20
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.20 € 2.23-4.18
Apples (1 lb) 2.90 € 0.70-4.18
Banana (1 lb) 0.42 € 0.21-0.84
Oranges (1 lb) 2.40 € 0.84-4.18
Tomato (1 lb) 0.55 € 0.22-1.11
Potato (1 lb) 0.45 € 0.25-0.70
Onion (1 lb) 0.42 € 0.21-0.81
Lettuce (1 head) 1.14 € 0.31-2.46
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.52 € 0.31-0.61
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.82 € 6.14-18.42
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 € 1.23-2.30
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.37 € 1.38-3.68
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.67 € 6.14-9.82
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.15 € 0.12-0.31
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 6.14 € 3.07-7.67
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.37 € 0.31-0.61
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.49 € 0.44-0.89
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 0.61 € 0.31-0.92
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.64 € 4.02-5.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,890.58 € 23,020.15-42,970.95
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,994.86 € 24,554.83-46,040.30
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 44.94 € 24.55-92.08
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 4.47 € 2.73-7.67
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 14.33 € 7.06-35.30
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 11.88 € 6.14-29.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 5.09 € 1.84-9.21
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.07 € 2.30-4.91
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 25.68 € 12.28-107.43
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 456.18 € 184.16-920.81
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 25.25 € 12.28-46.04
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 17.93 € 7.67-30.69
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 55.35 € 26.09-107.43
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 33.56 € 18.42-61.39
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 191.19 € 107.43-368.32
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 109.80 € 61.39-230.20
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 550.41 € 230.20-1,104.97
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 232.29 € 107.43-460.40
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 149.27 € 98.22-228.12
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 126.95 € 57.03-276.24
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 191.04 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 18.26 15.00-25.00

Prices in Sri Lanka

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