Sri Lanka: Cost of living

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 Sri Lanka

Cost of living index, world average = 100

 Latest value 52.19
 Year 2017
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2017 - 2017
 Average 52.19
 Min - Max 52.19 - 52.19
 Source World Bank International Comparison Program
The cost of living index is a broad measure of the prices paid by households and non-profit organizations that provide services to households in Sri Lanka and other countries. The index incorporates all goods and services in the typical household consumption basket in individual countries with appropriate weights. It is designed to allow comparison across countries. The data are from the World Bank International Comparison Program which updates the price information every seven years. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time. The value of that indicator for 2017 is 52.19 index points.
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Definition: The cost of living index summarizes the level of prices paid by households and non-profit organizations that provide services to households. It incorporates all goods and services in the average consumption basket with appropriate weights. The data are from the World Bank International Comparison Program.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Cost of living 52.19 2017 index points
 Food prices 85.113 2017 index points
 Fruit prices 98.52 2017 index points
 Vegetable prices 92.48 2017 index points
 Bread and cereal prices 72.97 2017 index points
 Milk, cheese, and eggs prices 94.28 2017 index points
 Meat prices 100.37 2017 index points
 Fish and seafood prices 61.32 2017 index points
 Alcohol beverage prices 204.91 2017 index points
 Clothing and footwear prices 44.55 2017 index points
 Housing and utilities prices 32.959 2017 index points
 Furniture and household maintenance prices 51.92 2017 index points
 Healthcare prices 19.65 2017 index points
 Transport prices 74.58 2017 index points
 Hotel and restaurant prices 49.53 2017 index points
 Vehicle prices 150.75 2017 index points
 Communication prices 50.63 2017 index points
 Recreation and culture prices 48.69 2017 index points
 Education prices 14.16 2017 index points
 Machinery and equipment prices 105.32 2017 index points
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