Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1.27 £ 0.76-2.54
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10.15 £ 5.07-17.76
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.04 £ 2.54-4.06
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.01 £ 0.63-1.52
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 £ 1.01-2.54
Cappuccino (regular) 1.22 £ 0.63-1.78
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.32 £ 0.23-0.63
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.17 £ 0.13-0.37
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.80 £ 2.30-4.56
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.39 £ 0.16-0.69
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.26 £ 0.17-0.34
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.29 £ 0.61-1.83
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.91 £ 1.15-8.06
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.39 £ 0.75-2.19
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.19 £ 1.15-3.16
Apples (1 lb) 1.35 £ 0.35-2.30
Banana (1 lb) 0.28 £ 0.14-0.58
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 £ 0.23-2.30
Tomato (1 lb) 0.49 £ 0.17-1.15
Potato (1 lb) 0.39 £ 0.21-0.58
Onion (1 lb) 0.29 £ 0.18-0.46
Lettuce (1 head) 0.73 £ 0.25-1.27
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.33 £ 0.19-0.51
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.34 £ 3.55-8.88
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.01 £ 0.58-1.52
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.58 £ 0.94-2.54
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.25 £ 3.81-5.07
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.13 £ 0.08-0.25
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 3.81 £ 2.28-6.34
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.25 £ 0.16-0.51
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.33 £ 0.20-0.61
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 0.34 £ 0.25-0.63
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.48 £ 1.99-4.51
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,833.35 £ 15,222.23-30,444.46
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,490.18 £ 20,296.31-35,518.54
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 21.86 £ 12.69-45.67
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.01 £ 0.00-0.01
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 8.35 £ 3.81-15.22
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8.30 £ 3.81-15.22
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3.43 £ 1.52-5.07
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2.16 £ 1.27-3.81
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 24.28 £ 12.69-76.11
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 455.86 £ 164.91-1,014.82
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 18.45 £ 7.61-38.06
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 11.13 £ 5.07-19.03
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 37.22 £ 20.30-63.43
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 21.09 £ 11.42-38.06
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 174.88 £ 63.43-380.56
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 70.21 £ 38.06-190.28
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 407.09 £ 202.96-761.11
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 164.04 £ 76.11-380.56
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 121.44 £ 74.24-185.02
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 78.02 £ 42.43-149.75
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 134.95 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 15.04 10.00-22.00

Prices in Sri Lanka

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Last update: September 2022
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