Cost of living in Sri Lanka in 2019

Cost of living in Sri Lanka

Prices were updated: May 2018

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Food prices$LKR
A loaf of bread (400 g) 0.52$ 91.92 LKR
Milk (1 l) 1.36$ 240.39 LKR
Eggs (12) 1.33$ 235.09 LKR
Local cheese (1 kg) 9.63$ 1702.20 LKR
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 4.51$ 797.19 LKR
White rice (1 kg) 0.66$ 116.66 LKR
Onion (1 kg) 0.93$ 164.39 LKR
Salad (1 kg) 0.79$ 139.64 LKR
Potato (1 kg) 1.08$ 190.90 LKR
Tomatoes (1 kg) 1.28$ 226.25 LKR
Bananas (kg) 1.19$ 210.34 LKR
Apples (kg) 2.60$ 459.58 LKR
Orange (1 kg) 1.80$ 318.17 LKR
Beef (1 kg) 5.65$ 998.69 LKR
Pork (1 kg) 5.20$ 919.15 LKR
Mineral water (1.5 l) 0.65$ 114.89 LKR
Restaurants$LKR
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 2.00$ 353.52 LKR
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 6.50$ 1148.94 LKR
Cappuccino (regular) 2.50$ 441.90 LKR
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 0.65$ 114.89 LKR
Water (330 ml bottle) 0.35$ 61.87 LKR
Big Mac meal 4.90$ 866.12 LKR
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 13.00$ 2297.88 LKR
Alcohol$LKR
Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l) 1.85$ 327.01 LKR
Imported beer (0,33 l) 2.80$ 494.93 LKR
Wine (700 ml) 12.80$ 2262.53 LKR
Vodka, rum, brandy 15.20$ 2686.75 LKR
Pack of cigarettes 7.00$ 1237.32 LKR
Hotels and hostels$LKR
Hostel (for 1 person) 18.00$ 3181.68 LKR
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 34.00$ 6009.84 LKR
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 67.00$ 11842.92 LKR
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 133.00$ 23509.08 LKR
Apartments for rent$LKR
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 340.00$ 60098.40 LKR
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 170.00$ 30049.20 LKR
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 790.00$ 139640.40 LKR
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 380.00$ 67168.80 LKR
Internet (60 Mbps) 17.00$ 3004.92 LKR
Transportation$LKR
Public transport (1 way ticket) 0.15$ 26.51 LKR
Public transport (Monthly pass) 6.70$ 1184.29 LKR
Taxi Start 0.40$ 70.70 LKR
Taxi (1 km) 0.40$ 70.70 LKR
Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 0.90$ 159.08 LKR
Petrol (gas) 0.81$ 143.18 LKR
Personal care$LKR
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 2.29$ 404.78 LKR
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 3.30$ 583.31 LKR
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …) 3.65$ 645.17 LKR
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 3.32$ 586.84 LKR
Tube of toothpaste 0.92$ 162.62 LKR
Visit to private doctor 16.00$ 2828.16 LKR
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 3.50$ 618.66 LKR
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 2.65$ 468.41 LKR
Entertainment$LKR
1 ticket to the movie 4.00$ 707.04 LKR
1 ticket to the theatre 12.00$ 2121.12 LKR
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 8.00$ 1414.08 LKR
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 20.00$ 3535.20 LKR
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 5.30$ 936.83 LKR
Other prices$LKR
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 36.00$ 6363.36 LKR
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 20.00$ 3535.20 LKR
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 57.00$ 10075.32 LKR
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 38.00$ 6716.88 LKR
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