Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 450.00 Rs 250.00-950.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,000.00 Rs 2,000.00-6,600.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,100.00 Rs 850.00-1,500.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 375.40 Rs 200.00-600.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 570.00 Rs 330.00-900.00
Cappuccino (regular) 467.12 Rs 200.00-700.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 107.35 Rs 80.00-200.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 52.30 Rs 45.00-120.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,255.10 Rs 757.08-1,589.87
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 107.04 Rs 58.97-199.58
Rice (white), (1 lb) 85.85 Rs 56.70-124.74
Eggs (regular) (12) 370.58 Rs 240.00-480.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,006.86 Rs 408.23-2,041.17
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 425.28 Rs 294.84-657.71
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 692.39 Rs 408.23-907.19
Apples (1 lb) 391.92 Rs 136.08-680.39
Banana (1 lb) 89.77 Rs 54.43-181.44
Oranges (1 lb) 316.99 Rs 90.72-680.39
Tomato (1 lb) 129.52 Rs 54.43-272.16
Potato (1 lb) 121.79 Rs 81.65-181.44
Onion (1 lb) 104.85 Rs 68.04-158.76
Lettuce (1 head) 244.09 Rs 80.00-400.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 101.74 Rs 70.00-150.98
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 2,100.00 Rs 1,200.00-3,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 360.08 Rs 200.00-530.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 612.48 Rs 350.00-1,050.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,600.00 Rs 1,400.00-2,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 50.00 Rs 30.00-100.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 Rs 900.00-2,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 80.00 Rs 60.00-100.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 96.56 Rs 80.47-160.93
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 Rs 50.00-240.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 980.32 Rs 670.02-1,279.47
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,200,000.00 Rs 6,000,000.00-12,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 9,800,000.00 Rs 8,000,000.00-12,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 9,727.52 Rs 5,000.00-15,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.22 Rs 1.00-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,563.08 Rs 1,500.00-6,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,133.33 Rs 1,500.00-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,277.78 Rs 700.00-1,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 800.00 Rs 500.00-1,200.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 11,500.00 Rs 6,000.00-30,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 201,470.59 Rs 100,000.00-600,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,238.24 Rs 3,000.00-15,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,228.57 Rs 1,800.00-10,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 14,916.67 Rs 7,500.00-22,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 8,457.58 Rs 4,000.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 76,200.04 Rs 25,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 28,201.30 Rs 10,000.00-75,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 172,645.48 Rs 65,000.00-300,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 67,120.00 Rs 30,000.00-150,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 50,328.26 Rs 29,264.21-72,928.28
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 31,522.66 Rs 18,580.45-50,167.22
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 49,903.23 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.67 9.50-18.00

Prices in Sri Lanka

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