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 9.00 £ 6.12-29.12
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.06 £ 2.70-3.78
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.08 £ 0.68-1.80
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 £ 1.26-2.90
Cappuccino (regular) 1.39 £ 0.54-2.52
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.35 £ 0.22-0.72
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.17 £ 0.13-0.36
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.16 £ 2.04-3.68
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.22 £ 0.20-0.62
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.19 £ 0.16-0.24
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.88 £ 0.65-1.10
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.50 £ 1.55-6.53
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 0.99 £ 0.73-1.47
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.69 £ 1.14-2.29
Apples (1 lb) 0.80 £ 0.33-1.31
Banana (1 lb) 0.27 £ 0.15-0.48
Oranges (1 lb) 0.69 £ 0.24-1.31
Tomato (1 lb) 0.25 £ 0.13-0.41
Potato (1 lb) 0.30 £ 0.16-0.41
Onion (1 lb) 0.25 £ 0.16-0.39
Lettuce (1 head) 0.60 £ 0.18-1.62
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.30 £ 0.25-0.36
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.66 £ 3.42-12.60
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.14 £ 0.72-1.62
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.62 £ 1.26-2.16
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.04 £ 4.32-6.48
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.11 £ 0.07-0.27
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 4.86 £ 2.34-9.00
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) 0.50 £ 0.36-0.86
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.92 £ 1.59-2.18
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,601.70 £ 18,001.42-26,784.50
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,645.61 £ 18,001.42-28,802.26
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 33.88 £ 14.40-72.01
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) 11.05 £ 6.48-21.60
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9.77 £ 3.60-18.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4.25 £ 1.80-7.20
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2.43 £ 1.62-3.60
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 31.30 £ 14.40-90.01
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 685.60 £ 360.03-1,800.14
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 15.81 £ 9.00-30.60
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 11.36 £ 5.40-18.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 32.56 £ 14.40-54.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 19.09 £ 10.80-28.80
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 173.74 £ 72.01-540.04
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 78.36 £ 45.00-180.01
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 449.12 £ 180.01-1,170.09
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 174.74 £ 100.81-450.04
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 186.12 £ 72.01-501.71
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 70.84 £ 36.00-133.79
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 175.89 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.05 9.50-18.00

Prices in Sri Lanka

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