Cost of Living Comparison

RON
COMPARED TO
LKR

Sri Lanka is 34.7% cheaper than Romania.

If you lived in Sri Lanka instead of Romania, you would:
local_dining

pay 56.6% less for restaurants

  Romania help_outline Sri Lanka help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $5.49
RON21.97
$1.37
Rs210.31
-75.1%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.69
RON18.78
$3.93
Rs603.38
-16.3%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.21
RON4.86
$0.51
Rs78.80
-57.8%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.04
RON4.18
$0.24
Rs36.35
-77.3%
Average -56.6%

Romania vs. Sri Lanka - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 10.2% more for groceries

  Romania help_outline Sri Lanka help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.65
RON2.61
$0.37
Rs56.67
-43.5%
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.78
RON11.12
$6.01
Rs922.78
+116.3%
Milk (1 gallon) $4.00
RON16.02
$3.69
Rs567.13
-7.7%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.29
RON9.16
$1.11
Rs170.83
-51.4%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.19
RON8.75
$1.38
Rs212.04
-36.9%
Apples (1 lb) $0.46
RON1.84
$0.92
Rs141.46
+100.5%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.59
RON2.37
$0.31
Rs48.24
-47.0%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.56
RON2.22
$0.78
Rs120.22
+41.0%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.61
RON2.45
$0.34
Rs52.55
-44.1%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.29
RON1.15
$0.45
Rs68.76
+56.1%
Onions (1 lb) $0.31
RON1.22
$0.39
Rs60.18
+28.4%
Average +10.2%

Romania vs. Sri Lanka - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 32.2% less for transportation

  Romania help_outline Sri Lanka help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.93
RON19.73
$2.67
Rs410.26
-45.8%
Monthly public transit pass $19.27
RON77.16
$6.71
Rs1,030.23
-65.2%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $18,459.03
RON73,893.36
$25,186.16
Rs3,868,593.69
+36.4%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $5.41
RON21.67
$2.48
Rs380.21
-54.3%
Average -32.2%

Romania vs. Sri Lanka - Cost of transportation
home

pay 18.7% less for housing

  Romania help_outline Sri Lanka help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$9.57
RON38.30
$15.92
Rs2,444.81
+66.3%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $274.45
RON1,098.65
$200.76
Rs30,836.34
-26.9%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $192.88
RON772.13
$105.70
Rs16,236.19
-45.2%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$86.25
RON345.28
$26.71
Rs4,103.14
-69.0%
Average -18.7%

Romania vs. Sri Lanka - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 87.3% less for childcare

  Romania help_outline Sri Lanka help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $253.12
RON1,013.26
$27.38
Rs4,205.84
-89.2%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $6,027.36
RON24,128.11
$877.29
Rs134,752.11
-85.4%
Average -87.3%

Romania vs. Sri Lanka - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 6.1% less for entertainment and sports

  Romania help_outline Sri Lanka help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.38
RON5.52
$1.63
Rs250.28
+18.3%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.53
RON6.13
$1.79
Rs275.20
+17.1%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.74
RON18.99
$6.58
Rs1,011.29
+38.8%
Monthly membership at local gym $31.37
RON125.57
$14.57
Rs2,237.53
-53.6%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $5.88
RON23.53
$2.87
Rs440.41
-51.2%
Average -6.1%

Romania vs. Sri Lanka - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 52.1% less for clothing

  Romania help_outline Sri Lanka help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$53.39
RON213.72
$22.07
Rs3,389.92
-58.7%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$32.51
RON130.15
$15.83
Rs2,430.77
-51.3%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$66.52
RON266.27
$41.48
Rs6,371.59
-37.6%
Men's business shoes (leather) $74.86
RON299.66
$29.26
Rs4,494.95
-60.9%
Average -52.1%

Romania vs. Sri Lanka - Cost of clothing
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