Guangzhou vs Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte - Cost of Living Comparison

Guangzhou Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
🚶 Cost of living one person
$760
$419
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2347
$1101
🏠 One person rent
$352
$150
🏘️ Family rent
$845
$372
🍽️ Food expenses
$244
$210
🚐 Transport expenses
$76.9
$13.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1143
$133
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
97
58
😀 Quality of life
77
42
🏙️ Population
18.7M
116K

The cost of living in Guangzhou is 82% more expensive than in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte. Cities ranked 6512th and 8790th ($760 vs $419) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 67th and 3rd in China and Sri Lanka, respectively. Check China vs Sri Lanka comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Guangzhou compared to 0.3 months in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte. Guangzhou ranked 6th best city to live in China vs Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte ranked 3rd in Sri Lanka, while ranked 651st and 7015th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Guangzhou vs Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

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Guangzhou Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.48
$2.31
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.1
$13.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$5.47
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.84
$1.56
 Cappuccino
$3.3
$1.86
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$0.62
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$453
$127
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$111
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1229
$356
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$669
$313
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$32.7
$24.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$50.6
$38.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$14
$11.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.74%
14.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11921
$1612
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5116
$1392
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.28
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.9
$5.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.53
$2.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.19
$1.3
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.95
$1.35
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.6
$0.69
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
$0.72
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.69
$1.85
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.66
$6.62
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.74
$3.91
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$6.96
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$3.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$0.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$4.19
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.04
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$1.02
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$0.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.04
$1.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.4
$9.39
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.88
$1.21
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.82
$5.63
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.44
$1.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.94
$3.1
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.52
$2.86
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$0.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$33.1
$16.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.95
$3.09
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$44.3
$8.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$8
$7.33
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$24.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$67.8
$56.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$632
$23.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$21121
$925

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Distance City Cost of living
19 km or 12 mi Foshan
$605
51 km or 32 mi Dongguan
$726
63 km or 39 mi Jiangmen
$692
65 km or 41 mi Qingyuan
$795
67 km or 42 mi Zhongshan
$576
83 km or 52 mi Zhaoqing
$766
100 km or 62 mi Zhuhai
$657
102 km or 63 mi Kaiping
$797
105 km or 65 mi Shenzhen
$1043
111 km or 69 mi Macau
$1601
118 km or 73 mi Huizhou
$608
127 km or 79 mi Yunfu
$798
131 km or 81 mi Kowloon
$2411
132 km or 82 mi Hong Kong
$2720
162 km or 100 mi Heyuan
$866
189 km or 117 mi Shaoguan
$819
194 km or 121 mi Yangjiang
$811
202 km or 126 mi Wuzhou
$788
205 km or 127 mi Lianzhou
$773
216 km or 134 mi Shanwei
$1073
225 km or 140 mi Hezhou
$771
281 km or 175 mi Gaozhou
$562
291 km or 181 mi Maoming
$495
298 km or 185 mi Chenzhou
$811
298 km or 185 mi Puning
$928
319 km or 198 mi Meizhou
$847
321 km or 199 mi Jieyang
$957
323 km or 201 mi Yulin
$664
345 km or 214 mi Ganzhou
$831
349 km or 217 mi Chaozhou
$808
352 km or 219 mi Shantou
$989
364 km or 226 mi Zhanjiang
$565
373 km or 232 mi Guigang
$644
384 km or 239 mi Guilin
$521
406 km or 252 mi Yongzhou
$626
414 km or 257 mi Liuzhou
$581
416 km or 259 mi Laibin
$592
424 km or 264 mi Hengyang
$607
440 km or 273 mi Longyan
$508
460 km or 286 mi Haikou
$620

Cities near Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

Distance City Cost of living
9.4 km or 5.8 mi Colombo
$526
23 km or 14 mi Gampaha
$389
36 km or 22 mi Negombo
$372
49 km or 30 mi Beruwala
$364
91 km or 57 mi Kandy
$360
101 km or 63 mi Galle
$281
126 km or 78 mi Matara
$417
169 km or 105 mi Anuradhapura
$489
235 km or 146 mi Trincomalee
$415
287 km or 178 mi Thoothukudi
$304
308 km or 192 mi Nagercoil
$266
317 km or 197 mi Tirunelveli
$292
377 km or 234 mi Thiruvananthapuram
$367
390 km or 242 mi Madurai
$330
407 km or 253 mi Varkala
$312
428 km or 266 mi Kollam
$300
440 km or 274 mi Dindigul
$311
442 km or 274 mi Thanjavur
$316
457 km or 284 mi Tiruchirappalli
$328
479 km or 297 mi Kottayam
$321
525 km or 326 mi Kochi
$387
526 km or 327 mi Ernakulam
$377
540 km or 335 mi Cuddalore
$314
542 km or 336 mi Tiruppur
$295
550 km or 342 mi Erode
$285
559 km or 348 mi Coimbatore
$338
559 km or 348 mi Pondicherry
$326
562 km or 349 mi Salem
$346
573 km or 356 mi Thrissur
$332
624 km or 388 mi Malappuram
$298
664 km or 413 mi Kozhikode
$388
676 km or 420 mi Vellore
$267
689 km or 428 mi Chennai
$424
700 km or 435 mi Mysore
$325
706 km or 439 mi Chittoor
$361
721 km or 448 mi Bangalore
$576
745 km or 463 mi Kannur
$299
753 km or 468 mi Tirupati
$375
755 km or 469 mi Madanapalle
$346
767 km or 476 mi Hulhumale
$1181