Cost of Living in Galle

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$237
$650
🛋️ Without rent
$170
$468
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$67.5
$182
🍽️ Food
$134
$342
🚐 Transport
$9.82
$28
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$194
😀 Quality of life
38
🏙️ Population
93.1K

The average cost of living in Galle is $237, which is in the top 0.2% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 9277th out of 9294 in our global list and 10th out of 10 in Sri Lanka.

The median after-tax salary is $194, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months. Ranked 7361st (TOP 79%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 7th best city to live in Sri Lanka. With an estimated population of 93.1K, Galle is the 8th largest city in Sri Lanka.

✈️ Closest airport 12 km Koggala Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 16.1 µg/m³
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Prices in Galle

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.96
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$5.58
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.79
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.84
 Cappuccino
$1.31
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$56.7
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$37.5
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$110
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$154
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$5.55
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
14.67%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1378
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$860
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$4.78
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.88
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.01
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.99
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.13
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.03
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.66
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.69
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.74
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.17
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.28
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.26
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.78
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.44
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$4.91
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.39
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$6.21
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.48
👖 Brand Jeans
$18.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$38.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$28.1
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$701

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