Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 0.90 £ 0.65-2.88
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10.79 £ 6.29-25.18
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.06 £ 2.70-3.67
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.08 £ 0.65-1.80
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 £ 1.26-3.13
Cappuccino (regular) 1.41 £ 0.54-2.70
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.34 £ 0.22-0.72
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.16 £ 0.13-0.36
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.19 £ 2.04-3.74
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.23 £ 0.20-0.52
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.20 £ 0.16-0.29
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.90 £ 0.65-1.17
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.44 £ 1.63-6.53
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.01 £ 0.73-1.47
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.70 £ 1.21-2.28
Apples (1 lb) 0.84 £ 0.33-1.31
Banana (1 lb) 0.26 £ 0.16-0.49
Oranges (1 lb) 0.71 £ 0.24-1.31
Tomato (1 lb) 0.26 £ 0.13-0.41
Potato (1 lb) 0.30 £ 0.16-0.41
Onion (1 lb) 0.26 £ 0.16-0.41
Lettuce (1 head) 0.52 £ 0.18-1.44
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.30 £ 0.23-0.43
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.19 £ 3.42-12.59
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.11 £ 0.72-1.62
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.66 £ 1.26-2.34
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.04 £ 4.32-6.65
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.11 £ 0.07-0.27
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 5.39 £ 2.34-8.99
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.22 £ 0.18-0.36
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.29 £ 0.23-0.35
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 0.43 £ 0.36-0.86
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.96 £ 1.61-2.18
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,220.23 £ 17,983.25-25,176.54
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,094.09 £ 17,983.25-28,773.19
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 33.54 £ 14.39-71.93
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.01 £ 0.01-0.01
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 11.63 £ 6.47-21.58
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9.79 £ 3.60-17.98
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4.02 £ 1.80-7.19
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2.52 £ 1.62-3.60
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 30.51 £ 14.39-89.92
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 750.22 £ 323.70-1,798.32
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 16.54 £ 8.99-35.97
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 11.85 £ 5.39-17.98
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 33.96 £ 16.18-64.74
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 19.64 £ 12.59-28.77
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 173.54 £ 71.93-539.50
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 81.26 £ 44.96-179.83
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 453.90 £ 179.83-1,078.99
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 182.23 £ 107.90-449.58
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 186.55 £ 71.93-501.21
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 70.26 £ 35.97-133.65
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 170.90 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.67 8.20-18.00

Prices in Sri Lanka

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