Cost of Living Comparison

USD
COMPARED TO
LKR

British Virgin Islands is 17.6 times more expensive than Sri Lanka.

If you lived in Sri Lanka instead of British Virgin Islands, you would:
local_dining

pay 5.0% less for restaurants

  British Virgin Islands help_outline Sri Lanka help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant ?? $1.44
Rs220.73
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
?? $4.25
Rs652.85
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) ?? $0.57
Rs87.86
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.30 $0.29
Rs43.79
-5.0%

British Virgin Islands vs. Sri Lanka - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay (unknown) more for groceries

  British Virgin Islands Sri Lanka help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
?? $0.39
Rs59.88
Local cheese (8 oz) ?? $4.34
Rs666.06
Milk (1 gallon) ?? $3.93
Rs604.35
Eggs
1 dozen
?? $1.19
Rs183.06
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) ?? $1.65
Rs253.73
Apples (1 lb) ?? $0.94
Rs144.87
Bananas (1 lb) ?? $0.34
Rs51.69
Oranges (1 lb) ?? $0.60
Rs91.69
Tomatoes (1 lb) ?? $0.30
Rs45.69
Potatoes (1 lb) ?? $0.36
Rs54.67
Onions (1 lb) ?? $0.30
Rs46.25

British Virgin Islands vs. Sri Lanka - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 97.9% less for transportation

  British Virgin Islands help_outline Sri Lanka help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.50 $2.86
Rs439.69
-36.4%
Monthly public transit pass ?? $5.25
Rs806.92
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) ?? $27,323.54
Rs4,196,895.54
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $149.42 $2.47
Rs380.15
-98.3%

British Virgin Islands vs. Sri Lanka - Cost of transportation
home

pay 91.3% less for housing

  British Virgin Islands help_outline Sri Lanka help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$100.00 $13.67
Rs2,099.93
-86.3%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,750.00 $183.06
Rs28,118.43
-89.5%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,400.00 $85.29
Rs13,100.53
-93.9%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$248.53 $22.33
Rs3,429.33
-91.0%

British Virgin Islands vs. Sri Lanka - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 95.4% less for childcare

  British Virgin Islands help_outline Sri Lanka help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $850.00 $26.66
Rs4,095.10
-96.9%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $16,500.00 $773.84
Rs118,861.82
-95.3%

British Virgin Islands vs. Sri Lanka - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 79.1% less for entertainment and sports

  British Virgin Islands help_outline Sri Lanka help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) ?? $1.95
Rs299.69
Cappuccino in mid-range area $5.00 $1.73
Rs266.43
-65.3%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
?? $6.15
Rs945.08
Monthly membership at local gym $80.00 $16.04
Rs2,464.29
-79.9%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema ?? $3.20
Rs491.19

British Virgin Islands vs. Sri Lanka - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 73.4% less for clothing

  British Virgin Islands help_outline Sri Lanka help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$90.00 $26.14
Rs4,015.49
-71.0%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
?? $21.41
Rs3,288.56
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$130.00 $39.43
Rs6,057.10
-69.7%
Men's business shoes (leather) $120.00 $24.93
Rs3,829.95
-79.2%

British Virgin Islands vs. Sri Lanka - Cost of clothing
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