Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1.26 $ 0.70-2.64
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10.15 $ 5.57-18.37
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.34 $ 2.78-4.31
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.09 $ 0.61-1.95
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.49 $ 1.06-2.50
Cappuccino (regular) 1.31 $ 0.56-1.95
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.32 $ 0.22-0.70
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.16 $ 0.13-0.33
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.78 $ 2.11-4.74
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.37 $ 0.16-0.53
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.27 $ 0.16-0.35
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.15 $ 0.67-1.67
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.75 $ 1.14-5.68
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.29 $ 0.82-2.02
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.99 $ 1.14-2.78
Apples (1 lb) 1.15 $ 0.38-1.89
Banana (1 lb) 0.26 $ 0.15-0.50
Oranges (1 lb) 0.89 $ 0.25-1.89
Tomato (1 lb) 0.42 $ 0.15-1.16
Potato (1 lb) 0.36 $ 0.23-0.61
Onion (1 lb) 0.30 $ 0.19-0.44
Lettuce (1 head) 0.69 $ 0.22-1.11
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.30 $ 0.19-0.45
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.12 $ 3.34-9.74
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.04 $ 0.56-1.67
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.66 $ 1.03-2.78
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.45 $ 3.90-5.57
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.14 $ 0.08-0.28
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2.78 $ 1.39-5.57
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.25 $ 0.17-0.42
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.31 $ 0.22-0.45
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 0.33 $ 0.22-0.67
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.96 $ 1.86-4.42
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,045.77 $ 16,697.18-36,177.22
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,076.00 $ 22,262.91-36,177.22
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 24.21 $ 13.91-41.74
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) 9.44 $ 4.17-18.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9.31 $ 4.17-19.48
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3.37 $ 1.67-4.17
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2.23 $ 1.39-3.34
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 31.10 $ 16.70-83.49
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 526.84 $ 200.37-1,113.15
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 20.56 $ 8.35-41.74
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 11.87 $ 5.01-27.83
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 42.68 $ 22.26-66.79
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 23.70 $ 11.13-55.66
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 211.75 $ 69.57-417.43
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 81.16 $ 27.83-208.71
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 471.54 $ 222.63-834.86
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 187.93 $ 83.49-417.43
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 139.96 $ 81.44-202.95
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 81.35 $ 42.01-139.61
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 139.14 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.87 9.50-18.00

Prices in Sri Lanka

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