Iceland is 5.5 times more expensive than Sri Lanka.

If you lived in Iceland instead of Sri Lanka, you would:

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pay 5.0 times more for restaurants

 
Sri Lanka
Iceland
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $2.68
LKR813.07
$19.51
ISK2,713
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.46
LKR1,959.06
$16.45
ISK2,287
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.64
LKR193.24
$2.70
ISK376

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pay 2.2 times more for groceries

 
Sri Lanka
Iceland
Bread
1 loaf
$0.58
LKR177.12
$3.16
ISK439
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.28
LKR1,906.33
$6.72
ISK934
Milk (1 gallon) $5.98
LKR1,815.40
$6.27
ISK872

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pay 5.4 times more for transportation

 
Sri Lanka
Iceland
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.75
LKR1,439.89
$8.42
ISK1,171
Monthly public transit pass $6.21
LKR1,883.52
$68.29
ISK9,496
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $33,035.83
LKR10,023,345.58
$39,714.69
ISK5,521,946

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pay 7.7 times more for housing

 
Sri Lanka
Iceland
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$14.05
LKR4,262.07
$74.47
ISK10,355
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $150.86
LKR45,773.50
$1,518.94
ISK211,194
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $101.60
LKR30,824.85
$1,325.48
ISK184,295

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pay 10.9 times more for childcare

 
Sri Lanka
Iceland
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $24.77
LKR7,514.11
$254.97
ISK35,451
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $520.09
LKR157,798.20
$5,993.83
ISK833,384

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pay 3.5 times more for entertainment and sports

 
Sri Lanka
Iceland
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.01
LKR610.93
$9.37
ISK1,303
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.33
LKR706.02
$4.61
ISK641
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$7.45
LKR2,261.67
$11.22
ISK1,560

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pay 3.8 times more for clothing

 
Sri Lanka
Iceland
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$27.19
LKR8,248.85
$108.23
ISK15,049
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$18.21
LKR5,526.17
$59.73
ISK8,305
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$54.88
LKR16,650.22
$146.94
ISK20,431

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