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Food Prices in Sri Lanka

Recommended Minimum Amount of Money for food (2400 calories, Western food types)

Milk (regular), (0.25 liter) 41.65 Rs
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 16.61 Rs
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 9.02 Rs
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 38.17 Rs
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 128.49 Rs
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.15 kg) 88.86 Rs
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 103.32 Rs
Apples (0.30 kg) 93.53 Rs
Banana (0.25 kg) 34.79 Rs
Oranges (0.30 kg) 82.17 Rs
Tomato (0.20 kg) 35.22 Rs
Potato (0.20 kg) 29.14 Rs
Onion (0.10 kg) 12.78 Rs
Lettuce (0.20 head) 28.71 Rs
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person742.45 Rs
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
23,016.01 Rs

Recommended Minimum Amount of Money for food (2400 calories, Asian food types)

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 6.64 Rs
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 22.56 Rs
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 38.17 Rs
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.20 kg) 118.48 Rs
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 68.88 Rs
Apples (0.25 kg) 77.94 Rs
Banana (0.25 kg) 34.79 Rs
Oranges (0.15 kg) 41.08 Rs
Tomato (0.20 kg) 35.22 Rs
Potato (0.20 kg) 29.14 Rs
Onion (0.10 kg) 12.78 Rs
Lettuce (0.10 head) 14.36 Rs
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person500.03 Rs
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
15,501.03 Rs

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

[ Edit ] Range
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 630.68 Rs 378.54-813.86
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 60.27 Rs 49.90-90.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 40.93 Rs 36.29-54.43
Eggs (regular) (12) 190.83 Rs 160.00-220.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 582.82 Rs 340.19-1,088.62
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 268.71 Rs 204.12-353.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 312.44 Rs 217.72-453.59
Apples (1 lb) 141.41 Rs 81.56-226.80
Banana (1 lb) 63.13 Rs 31.75-108.86
Oranges (1 lb) 124.23 Rs 68.04-170.10
Tomato (1 lb) 79.88 Rs 54.43-113.40
Potato (1 lb) 66.08 Rs 40.82-90.72
Onion (1 lb) 57.95 Rs 36.29-90.72
Lettuce (1 head) 143.57 Rs 50.00-250.00


Last update: December 2017
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