Cost of Living in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$254
$658
🛋️ Without rent
$171
$473
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$83.1
$186
🍽️ Food
$130
$328
🚐 Transport
$6.79
$19.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$84.1
😀 Quality of life
41
🏙️ Population
116K

The average cost of living in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is $254, which is in the top 0.4% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 9258th out of 9294 in our global list and 8th out of 10 in Sri Lanka.

The median after-tax salary is $84.1, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months. Ranked 6951st (TOP 75%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 5th best city to live in Sri Lanka. With an estimated population of 116K, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is the 6th largest city in Sri Lanka.

Why living in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte costs 3 times more than the average salary? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 9 km Colombo Ratmalana Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 17.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 1650 University of Colombo
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Prices in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$3.91
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.99
 Cappuccino
$0.97
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.28
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$72.6
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$31
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$274
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$91.6
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
13.53%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1379
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$876
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$2.51
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.41
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.7
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.38
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.08
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.92
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.46
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.65
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.69
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.17
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.75
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.79
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.21
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.29
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.27
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.8
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.44
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$7.28
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.96
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$6.18
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.46
👖 Brand Jeans
$29
👟 Brand Sneakers
$52.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$15.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$927

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