Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Summary of cost of living in Sri Lanka:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.76 $ 1.30-4.86
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 17.67 $ 9.73-35.67
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.49 $ 4.86-8.11
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.95 $ 1.23-2.92
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.59 $ 1.62-4.22
Cappuccino (regular) 2.16 $ 1.14-3.89
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.64 $ 0.36-0.97
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.32 $ 0.23-0.49
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.78 $ 4.05-6.63
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.54 $ 0.36-1.18
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.34 $ 0.26-0.44
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.01 $ 1.17-2.53
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.00 $ 1.47-13.83
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.17 $ 1.32-3.24
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.31 $ 2.21-4.41
Apples (1 lb) 2.89 $ 0.74-4.41
Banana (1 lb) 0.41 $ 0.18-0.84
Oranges (1 lb) 2.44 $ 0.46-4.41
Tomato (1 lb) 0.60 $ 0.24-1.18
Potato (1 lb) 0.49 $ 0.28-0.74
Onion (1 lb) 0.39 $ 0.22-0.69
Lettuce (1 head) 1.21 $ 0.32-2.59
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.53 $ 0.32-0.65
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.35 $ 6.49-19.46
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $ 1.23-2.43
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 $ 1.46-3.89
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.49 $ 5.51-9.73
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.16 $ 0.12-0.32
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 5.76 $ 3.24-8.11
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.39 $ 0.32-0.65
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.52 $ 0.47-0.78
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 0.65 $ 0.32-0.97
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.70 $ 3.47-5.23
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,430.48 $ 19,458.29-45,402.68
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 36,516.10 $ 25,944.39-48,645.73
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 44.50 $ 19.46-94.76
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 4.88 $ 2.88-8.11
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 13.13 $ 6.49-32.43
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 12.04 $ 6.49-24.32
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 5.31 $ 1.95-8.11
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.24 $ 2.11-4.86
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 27.74 $ 12.97-97.29
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 525.26 $ 194.58-972.91
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 25.93 $ 12.97-48.65
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 17.10 $ 7.46-31.07
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 54.61 $ 27.57-97.29
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 32.16 $ 16.22-64.86
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 204.64 $ 97.29-389.17
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 109.21 $ 64.86-243.23
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 601.51 $ 259.44-1,297.22
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 247.07 $ 113.51-486.46
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 142.78 $ 90.39-236.51
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 100.72 $ 54.23-271.16
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 190.37 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 17.94 14.00-25.00

Prices in Sri Lanka

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Last update: February 2024
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