Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Summary of cost of living in Sri Lanka:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.47 £ 1.30-3.90
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 15.61 £ 8.33-28.63
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.20 £ 4.16-6.77
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.56 £ 1.17-2.60
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.34 £ 1.56-3.90
Cappuccino (regular) 1.87 £ 0.78-3.12
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.54 £ 0.39-0.91
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.28 £ 0.21-0.39
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.81 £ 3.94-5.42
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.45 £ 0.33-0.94
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.28 £ 0.24-0.35
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.70 £ 1.09-2.03
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.17 £ 1.30-11.80
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.78 £ 1.22-2.72
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.72 £ 1.89-3.54
Apples (1 lb) 2.46 £ 0.59-3.54
Banana (1 lb) 0.36 £ 0.18-0.71
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 £ 0.71-3.54
Tomato (1 lb) 0.47 £ 0.19-0.94
Potato (1 lb) 0.38 £ 0.21-0.59
Onion (1 lb) 0.35 £ 0.18-0.68
Lettuce (1 head) 0.97 £ 0.26-2.08
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.44 £ 0.26-0.52
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.02 £ 5.20-15.61
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.48 £ 1.04-1.95
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 £ 1.17-3.12
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.51 £ 5.20-8.33
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.13 £ 0.10-0.26
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 5.20 £ 2.60-6.51
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.31 £ 0.26-0.52
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.42 £ 0.38-0.75
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 0.52 £ 0.26-0.78
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.93 £ 3.41-4.24
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,039.60 £ 19,518.48-36,434.49
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,232.06 £ 20,819.71-41,639.42
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 38.11 £ 20.82-78.07
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 3.82 £ 2.31-6.51
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 12.15 £ 5.99-29.93
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 10.07 £ 5.20-24.52
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4.32 £ 1.56-7.81
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2.60 £ 1.95-4.16
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 21.77 £ 10.41-91.09
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 386.79 £ 156.15-780.74
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 21.66 £ 10.41-39.04
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 15.20 £ 6.51-26.02
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 46.93 £ 22.12-91.09
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 28.46 £ 15.61-52.05
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 159.89 £ 91.09-312.30
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 93.09 £ 52.05-195.18
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 466.69 £ 195.18-936.89
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 196.96 £ 91.09-390.37
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 126.57 £ 83.28-193.42
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 107.64 £ 48.35-234.22
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 161.84 £
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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