Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Cost of living in Sri Lanka is 55.35% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Sri Lanka is, on average, 77.65% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1.01 £ 0.73-2.02
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10.09 £ 6.05-36.31
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.43 £ 3.03-4.03
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.21 £ 0.73-1.82
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.22 £ 1.41-3.23
Cappuccino (regular) 1.61 £ 0.61-3.03
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.40 £ 0.24-0.81
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.19 £ 0.14-0.40
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.45 £ 2.44-3.97
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.27 £ 0.22-0.73
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.20 £ 0.16-0.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.99 £ 0.68-1.23
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.61 £ 1.37-7.32
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.11 £ 0.82-1.65
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.88 £ 1.36-2.56
Apples (1 lb) 0.83 £ 0.34-1.37
Banana (1 lb) 0.30 £ 0.15-0.55
Oranges (1 lb) 0.76 £ 0.27-1.46
Tomato (1 lb) 0.27 £ 0.13-0.46
Potato (1 lb) 0.31 £ 0.15-0.46
Onion (1 lb) 0.28 £ 0.18-0.40
Lettuce (1 head) 0.60 £ 0.20-1.61
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.34 £ 0.28-0.48
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.86 £ 4.84-12.10
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.23 £ 0.65-1.82
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 £ 1.41-2.62
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.65 £ 4.84-7.26
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.10 £ 0.06-0.20
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 4.03 £ 2.42-8.77
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.24 £ 0.20-0.40
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.32 £ 0.26-0.49
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 0.61 £ 0.40-0.97
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.17 £ 1.79-2.52
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,187.58 £ 18,153.47-28,238.74
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,763.52 £ 20,170.53-32,272.84
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 35.77 £ 16.14-80.68
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) 13.39 £ 7.26-24.20
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 10.99 £ 4.03-20.17
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4.47 £ 2.02-8.07
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2.82 £ 1.82-4.03
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 33.51 £ 16.14-80.68
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 742.17 £ 403.41-2,017.05
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 18.33 £ 10.09-34.29
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 13.94 £ 6.05-24.20
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 38.02 £ 16.14-60.51
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 20.99 £ 12.10-32.27
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 223.00 £ 100.85-605.12
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 100.23 £ 60.51-242.05
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 517.28 £ 201.71-1,210.23
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 214.80 £ 112.95-524.43
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 184.22 £ 93.69-562.17
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 73.88 £ 40.34-149.91
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 196.23 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.58 10.00-18.00

Prices in Sri Lanka

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Last update: November 2020
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