Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 250.00 Rs 180.00-800.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,000.00 Rs 1,750.00-7,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 850.00 Rs 750.00-1,020.42
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 Rs 180.00-500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 573.64 Rs 350.00-870.00
Cappuccino (regular) 390.93 Rs 150.00-750.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 94.40 Rs 60.00-200.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 45.55 Rs 35.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 885.69 Rs 567.81-1,040.99
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 64.01 Rs 54.43-145.15
Rice (white), (1 lb) 54.92 Rs 44.45-81.65
Eggs (regular) (12) 248.89 Rs 180.00-324.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 955.35 Rs 453.59-1,814.37
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 282.17 Rs 204.12-408.23
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 472.17 Rs 336.11-635.03
Apples (1 lb) 232.87 Rs 90.72-362.87
Banana (1 lb) 73.42 Rs 45.36-136.08
Oranges (1 lb) 198.18 Rs 68.04-362.87
Tomato (1 lb) 72.07 Rs 36.29-113.40
Potato (1 lb) 84.47 Rs 45.36-113.40
Onion (1 lb) 71.68 Rs 45.36-113.40
Lettuce (1 head) 144.80 Rs 50.00-400.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 82.98 Rs 65.00-120.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 2,000.00 Rs 950.00-3,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 309.96 Rs 200.00-450.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 460.65 Rs 350.00-650.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,400.00 Rs 1,200.00-1,850.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 Rs 20.00-60.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,500.00 Rs 650.00-2,500.00
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) 120.00 Rs 100.00-240.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 544.37 Rs 446.68-605.67
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,900,000.00 Rs 5,000,000.00-7,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,733,018.87 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 9,326.73 Rs 4,000.00-20,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.51 Rs 1.77-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,232.37 Rs 1,800.00-6,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,723.36 Rs 1,000.00-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,117.11 Rs 500.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 700.00 Rs 450.00-1,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 8,482.64 Rs 4,000.00-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 208,589.74 Rs 90,000.00-500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,598.51 Rs 2,500.00-10,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,295.83 Rs 1,500.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 9,441.68 Rs 4,500.00-18,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 5,461.56 Rs 3,500.00-8,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 48,249.82 Rs 20,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 22,592.59 Rs 12,500.00-50,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 126,201.92 Rs 50,000.00-300,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 50,666.67 Rs 30,000.00-125,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 51,869.01 Rs 19,999.83-139,353.40
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 19,535.57 Rs 9,999.92-37,160.91
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 47,517.54 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.67 8.20-18.00

Prices in Sri Lanka

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