Cost of living in Sri Lanka

Name Sri Lanka
Country ISO codes LK / LKA
Continent Asia
Continent code AS
Capital Colombo
Area 6271
DD coordinates 7.877422 / 80.700343
DMS coordinates 7°52'38.72" N / 80°42'1.23" E
UTM coordinates 44N 466968.08569797 870758.56428869
Total cities 11016
Flag of Sri Lanka


Family of three estimated monthly costs are 963,22$ without rent.

A single person estimated monthly costs of living are 275,04$ without rent.

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,26$
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 12,57$
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4,27$
Cappuccino (Regular) 1,93$
Coke/Pepsi (0,33 liter bottle) 0,49$
Water (0,33 liter bottle) 0,23$
Domestic Beer (0,5 liter draught) 1,51$
Imported Beer (0,33 liter bottle) 2,77$
Milk (Regular, 1 liter) 1,17$
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0,34$
Rice (White, 1kg) 0,58$
Eggs (Regular, 12) 1,23$
Local Cheese (1kg) 10,55$
Chicken Fillets (1kg) 3,03$
Beef Round (1kg) 5,29$
Apples (1kg) 2,50$
Banana (1kg) 0,83$
Oranges (1kg) 2,15$
Tomato (1kg) 0,76$
Potato (1kg) 0,91$
Onion (1kg) 0,76$
Lettuce (1 head) 0,74$
Water (1,5 liter bottle) 0,42$
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7,04$
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9,30$
Domestic Beer (0,5 liter bottle) 1,57$
Imported Beer (0,33 liter bottle) 2,26$
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0,15$
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 6,79$
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0,30$
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0,25$
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 0,70$
Gasoline (1 liter) 0,71$
Volkswagen Golf 1,4 90 KW Trendline (or Equivalent New Car) 30 174,81$
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1,6l 97kW Comfort (or Equivalent New Car) 33 228,22$
Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 47,23$
1 min of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0,01$
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 15,31$
Sports and Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 13,81$
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 5,96$
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3,39$
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 45,54$
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1 012,29$
Clothing and Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 or Similar) 22,53$
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M) 16,23$
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 47,23$
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 27,11$
Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 247,66$
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 111,49$
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 639,24$
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 249,12$
Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2 800,60$
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1 065,90$
Salaries and Financing
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 246,55$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14,01$

Sri Lanka on map

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