Sri Lanka Employed Persons

2012 - 2022 | Quarterly | Person | CEIC Data

Key information about Sri Lanka Employed Persons

  • Sri Lanka Employed Persons was reported at 8,177,045.000 Person in Jun 2022
  • It recorded a decrease from the previous number of 8,388,531.000 Person for Mar 2022
  • Sri Lanka Employed Persons data is updated quarterly, averaging 7,977,000.000 Person from Jun 2012 to Jun 2022, with 41 observations
  • The data reached an all-time high of 8,388,531.000 Person in Mar 2022 and a record low of 7,339,261.000 Person in Jun 2012
  • Sri Lanka Employed Persons data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by CEIC Data
  • The data is categorized under World Trend Plus’s Global Economic Monitor – Table: Employed Persons: Quarterly: Asia

The Department of Census and Statistics provides quarterly Employed Persons.

View Sri Lanka's Employed Persons from Jun 2012 to Jun 2022 in the chart:

Sri Lanka Employed Persons

What was Sri Lanka's Employed Persons in Jun 2022?

Sri Lanka Employed Persons was reported at 8,177,045.000 Person in Jun 2022 See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
8,177,045.000 Jun 2022 8,388,531.000 Mar 2022 7,339,261.000 Jun 2012 8,388,531.000 Mar 2022 Person quarterly Jun 2012 - Jun 2022

Employed Persons by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person) 1,288,484.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1996 - Jun 2022
Algeria (Person) 11,001,000.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Argentina (Person) 12,993,000.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2022
Armenia (Person) 851,000.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2022
Australia (Person) 13,617,927.223 Oct 2022 monthly Feb 1978 - Oct 2022
Austria (Person) 3,939,100.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1950 - Oct 2022
Azerbaijan (Person) 5,026,100.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Bahrain (Person) 724,762.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2022
Bangladesh (Person) 60,828,000.000 2017 yearly 1996 - 2017
Belarus (Person) 4,334,800.000 Nov 2019 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2019
Belgium (Person) 5,110,100.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Sep 1980 - Sep 2022
Bolivia (Person) 6,595,707.409 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2015 - Sep 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Person) 842,124.000 Sep 2022 monthly Mar 2007 - Sep 2022
Botswana (Person) 477,716.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2007 - Dec 2020
Brazil (Person) 99,661,000.000 Oct 2022 monthly Mar 2012 - Oct 2022
Brunei (Person) 212,382.000 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Bulgaria (Person) 3,215,600.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Cambodia (Person) 8,805,000.000 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Canada (Person) 19,666,300.000 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Nov 2022
Chile (Person) 8,869,323.011 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Oct 2022
China (Person) 746,520,000.000 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Colombia (Person) 22,094.467 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Oct 2022
Croatia (Person) 1,620,411.000 Oct 2022 monthly Oct 1999 - Oct 2022
Cyprus (Person) 449,482.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2002 - Jun 2022
Czech Republic (Person) 5,490,943.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Denmark (Person) 3,163,804.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
Ecuador (Person) 8,338,869.440 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Sep 2022
Egypt (Person) 28,014,000.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2022
Estonia (Person) 680,100.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Sep 2022
European Union (Person) 203,268,000.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Finland (Person) 2,643,000.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jul 2003 - Oct 2022
France (Person) 29,884,700.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1978 - Sep 2022
Georgia (Person) 695,229.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
Germany (Person) 45,607,000.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Oct 2022
Ghana (Person) 9,270,939.000 2015 yearly 2013 - 2015
Greece (Person) 4,138,100.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Oct 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (Person) 3,648,600.000 Oct 2022 monthly Oct 1981 - Oct 2022
Hungary (Person) 4,669,316.000 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Feb 2022
Iceland (Person) 207,900.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2022
India (Person) 470,495,536.230 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Indonesia (Person) 120,647,700.000 Feb 2016 monthly Feb 2012 - Feb 2016
Ireland (Person) 2,554,300.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2022
Israel (Person) 4,179,139.813 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Oct 2022
Italy (Person) 23,230,668.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Oct 2022
Japan (Person) 67,430,000.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1953 - Sep 2022
Jordan (Person) 1,206,499.000 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Kazakhstan (Person) 8,813,400.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Oct 2022
Kenya (Person) 18,332,800.000 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
South Korea (Person) 28,167,000.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Oct 2022
Kosovo (Person) 363,383.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (Person) 2,729,500.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan (Person) 557,000.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2022
Laos (Person) 3,474,582.000 2014 yearly 1994 - 2014
Latvia (Person) 897,600.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Oct 2022
Lithuania (Person) 1,451,700.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Luxembourg (Person) 506,809.291 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2022
Macau SAR, China (Person) 363,000.000 Oct 2022 monthly Sep 1996 - Oct 2022
North Macedonia (Person) 694,376.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2022
Malaysia (Person) 16,052,200.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2022
Malta (Person) 323,943.000 Jun 2022 monthly Oct 2002 - Jun 2022
Mauritius (Person) 515,500.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2022
Mexico (Person) 57,440,441.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 1995 - Sep 2022
Moldova (Person) 879,545.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Mongolia (Person) 1,191,456.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Sep 2006 - Sep 2022
Montenegro (Person) 226,500.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2022
Morocco (Person) 10,750,000.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2022
Myanmar (Person) 316,570.000 2019 yearly 1985 - 2019
Nepal (Person) 7,086,000.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Netherlands (Person) 9,605,000.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Oct 2022
New Zealand (Person) 2,853,000.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Sep 2022
Nigeria (Person) 46,488,079.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Norway (Person) 2,850,000.000 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Aug 2022
Oman (Person) 1,875,052.000 2021 yearly 1986 - 2021
Pakistan (Person) 63,453,872.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2012 - Jun 2021
Palestinian Territory (Person) 1,036,000.000 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Panama (Person) 1,063,250.000 Aug 2017 monthly Mar 2008 - Aug 2017
Paraguay (Person) 3,517,762.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2022
Peru (Person) 4,994,200.000 Oct 2022 monthly Mar 2001 - Oct 2022
Philippines (Person) 47,391,000.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1982 - Jun 2022
Poland (Person) 16,690,000.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 1992 - Sep 2022
Portugal (Person) 4,881,000.000 Oct 2022 monthly Feb 1998 - Oct 2022
Qatar (Person) 2,128,766.000 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Romania (Person) 8,572,900.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Russia (Person) 72,100,000.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Oct 2022
Saudi Arabia (Person) 13,045,238.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2021
Serbia (Person) 2,294,000.000 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 2014 - Aug 2022
Singapore (Person) 3,845,100.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 1997 - Sep 2022
Slovakia (Person) 2,603,800.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Slovenia (Person) 884,685.000 Feb 2019 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2019
South Africa (Person) 15,765,403.664 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2022
Spain (Person) 20,545,700.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Sep 1976 - Sep 2022
Sri Lanka (Person) 8,177,045.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2012 - Jun 2022
Sudan (Person) 9,900,000.000 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Sweden (Person) 5,190,200.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Oct 2022
Switzerland (Person) 5,340,346.798 Sep 2022 quarterly Sep 1991 - Sep 2022
Syria (Person) 125,388.000 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Taiwan (Person) 11,406,000.000 Oct 2022 monthly Apr 1993 - Oct 2022
Tajikistan (Person) 2,463,400.000 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Thailand (Person) 39,582,900.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Sep 2022
Tunisia (Person) 3,433,400.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2011 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -11.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2014 - Jun 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 6,562.001 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 8.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 68,158.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 122.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (LKR bn) 4,427.653 2022 yearly 1990 - 2022
Forecast: Government Net Debt (LKR bn) 31,121.366 2022 yearly 1990 - 2022
Forecast: Government Revenue (LKR bn) 2,093.930 2022 yearly 1990 - 2022
Government Debt: Domestic (LKR mn) 12,738,541.482 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Government Debt: Foreign (LKR mn) 11,525,857.912 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Government Expenditure & LR: Capital & Net Lending (LKR mn) 140,260.853 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Government Expenditure & LR: Recurrent (LKR mn) 750,651.569 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Overall Fiscal Surplus/Deficit (LKR mn) -418,390.919 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Government Expenditure & Lending Minus Repayments (LR) (LKR mn) 890,912.422 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Government Revenue & Grants​: Revenue (LKR mn) 471,668.187 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.839 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -205.5 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Sep 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,078.9 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Sep 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 4.3 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Sep 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 8,907.620 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 7,800.861 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 3,021.131 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,284.4 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Sep 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) -15.8 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Sep 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 440,256.326 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 445,689.567 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 351.194 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1978 - Aug 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 29.663 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1978 - Aug 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 31.853 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2016 - Aug 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 259.936 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2016 - Aug 2022
Exports: Germany (USD mn) 570.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Exports: India (USD mn) 606.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Exports: United States of America (USD mn) 2,500.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Exports: Italy (USD mn) 455.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Exports: United Kingdom (USD mn) 908.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Imports: Intermediate Goods: Fuel (LKR mn) 136,412.975 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2022
Imports: Investment Goods (LKR mn) 61,440.452 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2022
Imports: Consumer Goods (LKR mn) 72,868.880 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2022
Imports: Intermediate Goods: Textiles & Textile Articles (LKR mn) 83,887.336 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2022
Imports: Intermediate Goods (LKR mn) 330,996.872 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2022
Imports: United Arab Emirates (USD mn) 1,035.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Imports: India (USD mn) 3,079.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Imports: Japan (USD mn) 528.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Imports: China (USD mn) 3,579.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Import Volume Index (IVoI): 2010=100 (2010=100) 116.925 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Aug 2022
Export Volume Index (EVoI): 2010=100 (2010=100) 146.990 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Sep 2022
Terms of Trade Index: 2010=100 (2010=100) 91.291 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Sep 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 3.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -472.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 219.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 191.074 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 190.962 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 50,592.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2012 - Mar 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 57.7 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 8,606.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2012 - Jun 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 9.6 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -2.501 2022 yearly 1980 - 2022
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -48,902.988 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2013 - Jun 2022
BoP: Secondary Income: Debit (USD mn) 84.900 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Assets: Financial Derivatives (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2018
BoP: FA: Liabilities: Financial Derivatives (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2018
BoP: FA: Assets: Errors & Ommissions (USD mn) 192.632 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2018
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 8,292.003 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2013 - Jun 2022
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (USD mn) -48,902.988 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2013 - Jun 2022
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 57,194.991 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2013 - Jun 2022
No of Registered Enterprises (Unit) 5,760.000 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 4.5 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 10.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 4,222.652 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 28,731.670 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Aug 2022
M2 Growth (%) 9.6 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Sep 2022 monthly Mar 1997 - Sep 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 1,609.8 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Oct 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 1.3 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Sep 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 24.743 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1977 - Oct 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 59,325.939 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Jan 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 11.2 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 2003 - Jan 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 45,092.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 20.5 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Sep 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 8,691.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2010 - Dec 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 23,608.492 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1983 - Aug 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 12.74 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1984 - Jul 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 38.03 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Official Reserve Assets (ORA) (USD mn) 1,778.570 Sep 2022 monthly Nov 2013 - Sep 2022
ORA: Foreign Currency Reserves in Convertible FC (FCR) (USD mn) 1,609.806 Oct 2022 monthly Nov 2013 - Oct 2022
Commercial Banks: Loans: Personal Loans & Advances (LA) (LKR mn) 1,762,155.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2010 - Dec 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -44.0 Oct 2022 monthly May 2016 - Oct 2022
Business Sentiment Index: Business Condition: Current Quarter (Index) 35.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 2014 - Sep 2022
Purchasing Managers Index: Manufacturing (Index) 38.400 Oct 2022 monthly May 2015 - Oct 2022

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