Cost of living in Sri Lanka

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These numbers reflect the average prices of 7 cities in Sri Lanka, such as Negombo, Galle, Kandy, Colombo, Jaffna, and more. To view the cost of living in a specific city in Sri Lanka, search for a city above.
 
Cost
Range
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $2.68
LKR816.56
$1.63 - $6.29
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.46
LKR1,967.48
$5.24 - $8.95
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.64
LKR194.08
$0.47 - $1.45

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Cost
Range
Bread
1 loaf
$0.58
LKR177.88
$0.44 - $1.59
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.28
LKR1,914.53
$1.70 - $16.06
Milk (1 gallon) $5.98
LKR1,823.21
$4.78 - $6.97

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Cost
Range
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.75
LKR1,446.09
$4.30 - $5.56
Monthly public transit pass $6.21
LKR1,891.62
$5.27 - $7.76
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $33,035.83
LKR10,066,459.25
$24,463.33 - $47,929.75

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Cost
Range
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$14.05
LKR4,280.40
$7.40 - $48.26
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $150.86
LKR45,970.39
$110.94 - $249.59
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $101.60
LKR30,957.44
$64.55 - $156.41

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Cost
Range
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $24.77
LKR7,546.43
$15.48 - $116.47
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $520.09
LKR158,476.95
$225.61 - $1,298.06

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Cost
Range
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.01
LKR613.56
$1.42 - $3.49
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.33
LKR709.06
$1.45 - $3.88
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$7.45
LKR2,271.40
$6.14 - $10.58

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Cost
Range
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$27.19
LKR8,284.33
$13.15 - $66.24
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$18.21
LKR5,549.94
$7.92 - $37.95
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$54.88
LKR16,721.83
$28.12 - $112.83

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