Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 250.00 Rs 150.00-800.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,000.00 Rs 1,750.00-8,031.72
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 850.00 Rs 750.00-1,080.02
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 Rs 190.00-466.20
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 550.00 Rs 350.00-870.00
Cappuccino (regular) 391.56 Rs 150.00-700.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 100.66 Rs 60.00-200.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 47.43 Rs 35.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 873.61 Rs 605.67-984.21
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 63.17 Rs 54.43-172.37
Rice (white), (1 lb) 51.82 Rs 43.54-67.13
Eggs (regular) (12) 243.37 Rs 168.00-306.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 976.23 Rs 430.91-1,814.37
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 271.24 Rs 204.12-408.23
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 479.41 Rs 336.11-635.03
Apples (1 lb) 222.61 Rs 90.72-362.87
Banana (1 lb) 74.91 Rs 40.82-134.26
Oranges (1 lb) 190.92 Rs 68.04-362.87
Tomato (1 lb) 70.70 Rs 31.75-113.40
Potato (1 lb) 82.82 Rs 45.36-113.40
Onion (1 lb) 71.56 Rs 45.36-113.40
Lettuce (1 head) 167.55 Rs 50.00-450.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 82.44 Rs 70.00-120.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,850.00 Rs 950.00-3,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 314.84 Rs 160.00-450.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 448.72 Rs 350.00-650.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,400.00 Rs 1,200.00-1,800.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 Rs 15.00-60.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,050.00 Rs 600.00-2,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 60.00 Rs 50.00-100.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 80.47 Rs 64.37-96.56
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 145.00 Rs 100.00-240.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 534.48 Rs 442.89-605.67
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,000,000.00 Rs 5,000,000.00-7,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,596,808.51 Rs 5,000,000.00-8,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 9,411.32 Rs 4,000.00-20,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.59 Rs 1.50-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,007.01 Rs 1,800.00-6,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,703.31 Rs 1,000.00-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,163.16 Rs 450.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 650.00 Rs 450.00-1,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 8,666.67 Rs 4,000.00-20,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 198,382.35 Rs 100,000.00-500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,362.13 Rs 2,500.00-8,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,262.75 Rs 1,500.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 9,048.95 Rs 4,000.00-15,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 5,333.24 Rs 3,500.00-8,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 49,483.66 Rs 20,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 22,350.00 Rs 12,500.00-50,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 125,265.96 Rs 50,000.00-325,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 50,055.56 Rs 28,000.00-125,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 53,058.60 Rs 27,870.68-139,353.40
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 20,515.06 Rs 10,664.25-37,160.91
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 49,108.33 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.25 9.50-18.00

Prices in Sri Lanka

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