Cost of living and prices in Sri Lanka, prices of food, rent, shopping, etc. Updated Mar 2021

Sri Lanka is country located in Southern Asia. Bordered by India. Sri Lanka covers an area of 65,610 square kilometres. Sri Lanka has a population of 21,513,990 and a population density of 327.91 people per square kilometre. The official languages of Sri Lanka are Sinhalese, Tamil. Sri Lanka gross domestic product (GDP) is $65,120,000,000. GDP per capita is $ 3027. The currency in Sri Lanka is Sri Lankan rupee. Top level domains in Sri Lanka: .lk

Estimated cost of living for a month without rent

343.57 USD

Total cost of living for two person with average consumption for one month will be 343.57 USD, no rent price included. Click here to calculate cost-of-living estimate in Sri Lanka

Cost of Living Estimate

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Restaurants prices

Meal in Inexpensive Restaurant
1.29 $
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
7.70 $
McMeal at McDonalds or Alternative Combo Meal
3.72 $
Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Draught
1.79 $
Cappuccino
1.87 $
Coca-Cola, 0.33 liter Bottle
0.37 $
Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle
2.22 $

Markets prices

Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle
2.06 $
Water, 0.33 liter Bottle
0.24 $
Milk, Regular,1 liter
0.85 $
Loaf of Fresh White Bread, 0.5 kg
0.34 $
White Rice, 1 kg
0.47 $
Eggs, 12 pack
0.98 $
Local Cheese, 1 kg
6.59 $
Chicken Breasts, Boneless and Skinless, 1 kg
3.04 $
Beef Round or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat, 1 kg
3.54 $
Apples, 1 kg
1.60 $
Banana, 1 kg
0.71 $
Oranges, 1 kg
1.40 $
Tomato, 1 kg
0.90 $
Potato, 1 kg
0.74 $
Onion, 1 kg
0.66 $
Lettuce, 1 head
0.74 $
Water, 1.5 liter Bottle
0.48 $
Bottle of Wine, Mid-Range Price
9.24 $
Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Bottle
1.53 $
Pack of Cigarettes
5.13 $

Transportation prices

One-way Ticket, Local Transport
0.10 $
Monthly Pass, Regular Price
5.00 $
Taxi Start, Normal Tariff
0.26 $
Taxi, price for 1 km, Normal Tariff
0.22 $
Taxi, price for 1 hour Waiting, Normal Tariff
0.62 $
Gasoline, 1 liter
0.62 $
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
24,123.56 $
Honda Civic 1.6 Or Alternative New Car
29,846.48 $

Utilities Per Month prices

Basic utilities for 85m2 Apartment including Electricity, Heating or Cooling, Water and Garbage
44.45 $
Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local, price per 1 min, No Discounts or Plans
0.02 $
Internet, 60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL
12.69 $

Sports And Leisure prices

Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
11.41 $
Tennis Court Rent, 1 Hour on Weekend
5.83 $

Salaries And Financing prices

Cinema ticket, 1 Seat
2.57 $
Average Monthly Net Salary, After Tax
209.19 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages for 20 Years Fixed-Rate, Yearly, Fixed-Rate
0 %

Childcare prices

Private Preschool or Kindergarten, Monthly for 1 Child
32.01 $
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
2,515.01 $

Clothing And Shoes prices

Pair of Jeans in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc.
22.44 $
Summer Dress in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc.
19.68 $
Pair of Running Shoes, Mid-Range Price
37.10 $
Pair of Leather Business Shoes
25.10 $

Rent Per Month prices

One bedroom apartment in city centre
174.32 $
One bedroom apartment outside of city centre
95.30 $
Three bedroom apartment in city centre
449.72 $
Three bedroom apartment outside of city centre
204.19 $

Buy Apartment prices

Price per m2 to Buy Apartment in City Center
1,174.22 $
Price per m2 to Buy Apartment Outside of City Center
614.11 $