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Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Cost of living in Sri Lanka is 52.86% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Sri Lanka is 81.70% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1.14 £ 0.88-1.99
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 11.03 £ 6.62-15.45
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.31 £ 2.56-4.41
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.54 £ 0.88-2.21
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.77 £ 1.32-3.09
Cappuccino (regular) 1.62 £ 0.88-2.21
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.42 £ 0.22-0.75
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.22 £ 0.15-0.44
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.34 £ 2.17-3.84
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.28 £ 0.22-0.40
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.20 £ 0.16-0.28
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.91 £ 0.79-1.10
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.56 £ 1.60-6.01
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.33 £ 1.00-1.70
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.83 £ 1.20-2.70
Apples (1 lb) 0.88 £ 0.50-1.40
Banana (1 lb) 0.32 £ 0.20-0.52
Oranges (1 lb) 0.74 £ 0.30-1.30
Tomato (1 lb) 0.32 £ 0.15-0.50
Potato (1 lb) 0.31 £ 0.20-0.40
Onion (1 lb) 0.29 £ 0.18-0.40
Lettuce (1 head) 0.65 £ 0.33-1.77
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.41 £ 0.31-0.66
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.83 £ 6.62-13.24
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.20 £ 0.71-1.77
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 £ 1.10-2.38
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.86 £ 4.41-5.30
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.09 £ 0.05-0.20
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 4.41 £ 2.65-6.62
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.26 £ 0.22-0.31
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.36 £ 0.28-0.43
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 0.53 £ 0.44-0.88
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.34 £ 2.06-2.62
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,276.57 £ 16,772.90-33,104.41
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,086.61 £ 19,862.64-39,725.29
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 29.79 £ 13.24-53.85
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.01 £ 0.01-0.02
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 11.00 £ 6.62-22.07
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 12.31 £ 6.16-22.07
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4.18 £ 1.32-8.83
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2.65 £ 1.99-3.53
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 25.82 £ 8.83-52.97
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 712.01 £ 353.11-1,765.57
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 21.20 £ 11.03-37.52
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 14.81 £ 8.83-26.48
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 37.16 £ 19.86-66.21
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 22.80 £ 13.24-35.31
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 169.73 £ 88.28-353.11
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 78.01 £ 39.73-141.25
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 411.44 £ 220.70-772.44
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 175.31 £ 88.28-353.11
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 131.91 £ 61.51-264.83
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 64.50 £ 34.86-110.35
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 192.21 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.51 0.05-0.08

Prices in Sri Lanka

These data are based on 3584 entries in the past 18 months from 420 different contributors.
Last update: April 2019
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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