Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 300.00 Rs 150.00-800.00
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) 900.00 Rs 750.00-1,050.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 330.00 Rs 200.00-500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 591.32 Rs 350.00-870.00
Cappuccino (regular) 385.10 Rs 150.00-700.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 92.61 Rs 60.00-200.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 46.49 Rs 35.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 940.12 Rs 567.81-1,135.62
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 68.19 Rs 54.43-163.29
Rice (white), (1 lb) 59.15 Rs 45.36-90.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 266.49 Rs 180.00-360.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 985.91 Rs 453.59-1,814.37
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 307.91 Rs 215.46-430.91
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 503.75 Rs 362.87-725.75
Apples (1 lb) 275.68 Rs 90.72-408.23
Banana (1 lb) 75.03 Rs 45.36-158.76
Oranges (1 lb) 225.72 Rs 68.04-427.28
Tomato (1 lb) 83.96 Rs 36.29-158.76
Potato (1 lb) 92.97 Rs 45.36-136.08
Onion (1 lb) 77.42 Rs 45.36-136.08
Lettuce (1 head) 160.93 Rs 50.00-400.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 84.53 Rs 70.00-120.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 2,000.00 Rs 1,200.00-3,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 317.52 Rs 200.00-450.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.43 Rs 350.00-750.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,400.00 Rs 1,200.00-2,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Rs 20.00-100.00
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 64.37-104.61
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 Rs 100.00-240.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 599.81 Rs 492.10-783.58
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,000,000.00 Rs 5,000,000.00-7,800,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 7,122,224.49 Rs 6,000,000.00-9,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 9,935.73 Rs 4,500.00-20,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.41 Rs 1.40-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,122.21 Rs 1,500.00-6,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,568.05 Rs 1,000.00-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,153.12 Rs 500.00-2,000.00
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 8,618.59 Rs 4,000.00-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 199,190.48 Rs 90,000.00-600,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,799.75 Rs 2,500.00-12,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,490.57 Rs 1,500.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 9,868.69 Rs 4,500.00-20,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 5,856.52 Rs 3,000.00-12,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 52,847.21 Rs 20,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 23,860.94 Rs 12,000.00-50,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 130,055.55 Rs 50,000.00-300,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 50,224.14 Rs 25,000.00-100,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 55,356.61 Rs 19,999.83-139,353.40
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 24,457.92 Rs 10,664.25-46,451.13
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 47,382.81 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.08 8.50-17.00

Prices in Sri Lanka

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