Sri Lanka Employed Persons

2012 - 2020 | Quarterly | Person | CEIC Data

Sri Lanka Employed Persons was reported at 8,031,233.000 Person in Dec 2020. It recorded an increase from the previous number of 7,967,695.000 Person for Sep 2020. Sri Lanka Employed Persons data is updated quarterly, averaging 7,967,695.000 Person from Jun 2012 to Dec 2020, with 35 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 8,299,911.000 Person in Dec 2017 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.

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Sri Lanka Employed Persons

What was Sri Lanka's Employed Persons in Dec 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
8,031,233.000 Dec 2020 7,967,695.000 Sep 2020 7,339,261.000 Jun 2012 8,299,911.000 Dec 2017 Person quarterly Jun 2012 - Dec 2020

Employed Persons by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person) 1,108,283.667 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1996 - Mar 2021
Algeria (Person) 11,001,000.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Argentina (Person) 11,982,000.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2021
Armenia (Person) 779,000.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - May 2021
Australia (Person) 13,154,234.655 Jun 2021 monthly Feb 1978 - Jun 2021
Austria (Person) 3,858,400.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1950 - Jun 2021
Azerbaijan (Person) 4,890,400.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Bahrain (Person) 685,204.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
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) 4,918,300.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1980 - Mar 2021
Bolivia (Person) 2,165,001.000 Jun 2011 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2011
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Person) 813,454.000 Apr 2021 monthly Mar 2007 - Apr 2021
Botswana (Person) 477,716.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2007 - Dec 2020
Brazil (Person) 85,650,000.000 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
Brunei (Person) 221,711.000 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Bulgaria (Person) 3,028,700.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Cambodia (Person) 8,805,000.000 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Canada (Person) 18,789,900.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Jun 2021
Chile (Person) 8,041,110.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - May 2021
China (Person) 750,640,000.000 2020 yearly 1949 - 2020
Colombia (Person) 20,683,442.040 May 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2021
Croatia (Person) 1,540,637.000 May 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - May 2021
Cyprus (Person) 414,668.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2002 - Mar 2021
Czech Republic (Person) 5,301,981.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Denmark (Person) 2,977,629.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2021
Ecuador (Person) 7,705,133.061 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2021
Egypt (Person) 27,129,000.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2021
Estonia (Person) 652,700.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1997 - Sep 2020
European Union (Person) 194,471,400.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Finland (Person) 2,539,000.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 2003 - May 2021
France (Person) 28,155,800.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1978 - Mar 2021
Georgia (Person) 622,746.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Germany (Person) 44,647,000.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - May 2021
Ghana (Person) 9,270,939.000 2015 yearly 2013 - 2015
Greece (Person) 3,714,600.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (Person) 3,630,400.000 May 2021 monthly Oct 1981 - May 2021
Hungary (Person) 4,615,983.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Iceland (Person) 189,900.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2021
India (Person) 497,615,644.000 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Indonesia (Person) 120,647,700.000 Feb 2016 monthly Feb 2012 - Feb 2016
Ireland (Person) 2,230,600.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Israel (Person) 3,885,500.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Apr 2021
Italy (Person) 22,427,044.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2021
Japan (Person) 66,450,000.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1953 - May 2021
Jordan (Person) 1,197,252.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Kazakhstan (Person) 8,798,000.000 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2020
Kenya (Person) 18,142,700.000 2019 yearly 2008 - 2019
South Korea (Person) 27,331,000.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Jun 2021
Kosovo (Person) 371,600.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2016 - Sep 2020
Kuwait (Person) 2,729,500.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan (Person) 548,200.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2021
Laos (Person) 3,474,582.000 2014 yearly 1994 - 2014
Latvia (Person) 879,000.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2021
Lithuania (Person) 1,351,800.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Luxembourg (Person) 485,646.700 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Macau SAR, China (Person) 378,700.000 May 2021 monthly Sep 1996 - May 2021
North Macedonia (Person) 793,121.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
Malaysia (Person) 15,370,800.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - May 2021
Malta (Person) 297,059.000 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 2002 - Dec 2020
Mauritius (Person) 481,900.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
Mexico (Person) 52,973,270.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2021
Moldova (Person) 798,054.225 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Mongolia (Person) 1,054,900.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2006 - Mar 2021
Montenegro (Person) 151,252.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2021
Morocco (Person) 10,755,000.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2021
Myanmar (Person) 203,248.000 2017 yearly 1985 - 2017
Nepal (Person) 7,086,000.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Netherlands (Person) 9,011,000.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2021
New Zealand (Person) 2,750,000.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2021
Nigeria (Person) 46,488,079.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Norway (Person) 2,709,000.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1989 - Nov 2020
Oman (Person) 1,855,674.000 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Pakistan (Person) 57,529,123.000 Jun 2015 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2015
Palestinian Territory (Person) 955,000.000 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Panama (Person) 1,063,250.000 Aug 2017 monthly Mar 2008 - Aug 2017
Paraguay (Person) 3,454,040.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2020
Peru (Person) 4,409,100.000 May 2021 monthly Mar 2001 - May 2021
Philippines (Person) 43,269,000.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1982 - Mar 2021
Poland (Person) 16,433,000.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1992 - Mar 2021
Portugal (Person) 4,734,500.000 May 2021 monthly Feb 1998 - May 2021
Qatar (Person) 2,107,701.000 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Romania (Person) 8,356,000.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2021
Russia (Person) 71,600,000.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2021
Saudi Arabia (Person) 13,318,698.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2020
Serbia (Person) 2,266,000.000 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 2014 - Apr 2021
Singapore (Person) 3,617,400.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2021
Slovakia (Person) 2,501,800.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2021
Slovenia (Person) 884,685.000 Feb 2019 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2019
South Africa (Person) 14,995,344.602 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Spain (Person) 19,206,800.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1976 - Mar 2021
Sri Lanka (Person) 8,031,233.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2012 - Dec 2020
Sudan (Person) 9,900,000.000 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Sweden (Person) 5,051,600.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2021
Switzerland (Person) 5,120,013.730 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1991 - Mar 2021
Syria (Person) 183,323.000 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Taiwan (Person) 11,414,000.000 May 2021 monthly Apr 1993 - May 2021
Tajikistan (Person) 2,463,400.000 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Thailand (Person) 38,761,600.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2020
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 (%) -11.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 6,565.962 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 7.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 81,714.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 101.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (LKR bn) 5,065.070 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (LKR bn) 27,169.760 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (LKR bn) 3,093.110 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Government Debt: Domestic (LKR mn) 9,636,412.033 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Government Debt: Foreign (LKR mn) 6,417,391.659 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Government Expenditure & Lending Minus Repayments (LR) (LKR mn) 765,477.730 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Government Expenditure & LR: Capital & Net Lending (LKR mn) 75,055.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Government Expenditure & LR: Recurrent (LKR mn) 690,422.730 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Overall Fiscal Surplus/Deficit (LKR mn) -399,670.660 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Government Revenue & Grants​: Revenue (LKR mn) 365,378.380 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 4.655 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -715.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - May 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 951.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 52.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - May 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 5,973.127 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 6,311.359 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 3,346.416 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,707.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Apr 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 61.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - May 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 433,163.684 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 117,112.793 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 252.900 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1978 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 50.014 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1978 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 22.775 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2016 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 323.995 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2016 - Feb 2021
Imports: Investment Goods (LKR mn) 61,498.277 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Imports: Intermediate Goods: Fuel (LKR mn) 65,970.561 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Imports: Intermediate Goods: Textiles & Textile Articles (LKR mn) 47,046.021 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Imports: Intermediate Goods (LKR mn) 208,647.989 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Imports: Consumer Goods (LKR mn) 50,619.896 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Import Volume Index (IVoI): 2010=100 (2010=100) 147.123 May 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - May 2021
Export Volume Index (EVoI): 2010=100 (2010=100) 137.433 May 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - May 2021
Terms of Trade Index: 2010=100 (2010=100) 92.351 May 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - May 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 4.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -630.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -2.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 124.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -78.234 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -5.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -10.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -1,138.683 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 49,211.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2012 - Dec 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 61.1 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 7,446.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2012 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 10.2 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.818 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -47,867.646 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
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: Liabilities (USD mn) 56,704.584 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2013 - Mar 2021
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (USD mn) -47,791.968 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2013 - Mar 2021
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 8,912.615 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2013 - Mar 2021
No of Registered Enterprises (Unit) 5,760.000 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 4.9 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 10.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 6,310.301 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 45,643.128 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
M2 Growth (%) 19.8 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 2.0 Jun 2021 monthly Mar 1997 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 3,574.4 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 2.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - May 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 381.260 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1977 - Jun 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 56,775.039 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jan 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 18.4 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 2003 - Nov 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 63,974.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 22.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 8,822.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2010 - Dec 2020
Total Loans (USD mn) 36,251.663 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1983 - Feb 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 16.06 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1984 - Mar 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 40.26 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Official Reserve Assets (ORA) (USD mn) 4,027.927 Jun 2021 monthly Nov 2013 - Jun 2021
ORA: Foreign Currency Reserves in Convertible FC (FCR) (USD mn) 3,574.415 Jun 2021 monthly Nov 2013 - Jun 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -33.8 Jun 2021 monthly May 2016 - Jun 2021
Business Sentiment Index: Business Condition: Current Quarter (Index) 88.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2014 - Mar 2021
Purchasing Managers Index: Manufacturing (Index) 50.400 Jun 2021 monthly May 2015 - Jun 2021

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