Colombo (Western Province, Sri Lanka) has 752,993 inhabitants, and a size (surface area) of 37.31 km². It is near Galkissa. The Vore provides the cost of living in Colombo, and the salary required to live there.

Local information & average prices

Center map
Minimum wage (Year)$883
Income per capita (GDP - PPP)$11,189
Average salary (Month)$241.63

Local alcohol information & average prices

Drink a beer at Breeze Bar & Sky Lounge or go clubbing in Colombo? Or buy your pre-drinks and cigarettes at a local shop? The alcohol price level is rated /100. The Vore provides Colombo's alcohol prices, and shows you the best local places.
Legal drinking age
Legal smoking ageN/A
Price pack of cigarettes$5.38
Local beer brands
Price of coffee$2.57


Price of local beer (0,5L)$2.08

Most popular pubs/bars in Colombo

No bars listed.

Most popular clubs in Colombo

Price of a cocktail$

No clubs listed.

Where to buy alcohol in Colombo? Supermarkets & Liquor stores

Price of supermarket beer (0.5L)$1.88
Price of local wine (bottle)$13.40

No supermarkets/liquor stores listed.

General real estate information & average prices

Interested in buying or renting a house or apartment in Colombo? Or right next to Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple? The real estate price level is (/100). The Vore talks Colombo's housing prices, mortgage interest rates, and the best neighborhoods.

Monthly costs of renting

Rent in city centre$290
Rent in cheaper area$150
Costs of internet$18
Costs of electricity, water and heating$95


Apartment city centre buy price (per m2)$1,410
Cheaper area apartment (per m2)$840
Mortgage interest rate12.93%

Colombo's Neighborhoods

Real estate agents in Colombo

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Useful websites for finding a place in Colombo:

Local public transportation information & average prices

Going to take a bus in Colombo? A taxi?The public transport price level is (/100) in Colombo. The Vore provides public transport prices, distances, what to tip, and how long journeys takes!
The city is and in terms of traveling costs it's .
Average taxi priceStart price:$0.43 + $0.39(per km)
How much to tip a taxi driver
Price of bus/metro ticket$0.18
Price monthly public transport pass$6.45
Gas price$0.90

Train companies in Colombo

Bus companies

Taxi companies in Colombo

Local food information & average prices

Going to eat at The Lagoon & Paradise Road the Gallery in Colombo? Or buy food? The price level of food in Colombo is (/100). The Vore provides Colombo's restaurant & food prices, and shows you the best local places.
The city is and in terms of food costs it's .
Price of budget restaurant$2.34
Price of local food restaurant$7.00
Fastfood prices (like McDonalds)$5.64
Price of bread$0.56
Price of milk$4.71

Best food places

Most popular restaurants in Colombo

No restaurants listed.

Great local market places in Colombo

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List of supermarkets in Colombo

No supermarkets listed.