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Sri Lanka External Debt: % of GDP

1994 - 2016 | Yearly | % | CEIC

Sri Lanka's External Debt accounted for 58.5 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2016, compared with the ratio of 59.0 % in the previous year. Sri Lanka's External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1994 to Dec 2016. The data reached an all-time high of 71.6 % in Dec 1994 and a record low of 38.8 % in Dec 2008. CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from annual External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. The Central Bank of Sri Lanka provides External Debt in local currency based on BPM6. The Department of Census and Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency based on SNA 2008. External Debt as % of Nominal GDP prior to 2011 is calculated from External Debt based on BPM5 and Nominal GDP based on SNA 1993. Nominal GDP prior to 2002 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

In the latest reports of Sri Lanka, Current Account recorded a deficit of 795.4 USD mn in Jun 2017. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 394.9 USD mn in Jun 2017. Sri Lanka's Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 18.5 USD mn in Jun 2017. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 1.3 USD bn in Jun 2017. The country's External Debt reached 49,146.6 in Jun 2017. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 20.5 USD bn in Jun 2017.

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What was Sri Lanka's External Debt: % of GDP in 2016?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

58.5

2016

59.0

2015

38.8

2008

71.6

1994

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2017

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External Debt: % of Nominal GDP: Annual: Sri Lanka

Series Details
Series ID

283882302

Name

External Debt: % of Nominal GDP: Annual: Sri Lanka

Country

Sri Lanka

Frequency

Yearly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Generate

First Date

1994

Last Date

2016

Last Updated

28 Aug 2017

Statistics
Mean

54.39

Variance

69.20

Standard deviation

8.32

Skewness

0.03

Kurtosis

0.10

Coefficient variation

0.15

Median

55.41

Max
1994

NaN

Min
2008

NaN

Previous observation
2015

58.98

Last observation
2016

58.49

Number of Observations

23

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More Countries for External Debt: % of GDP

Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
United States

96.8

2016

97.7

2015

60.3

2003

99.9

2011

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Canada

115.8

2016

110.4

2015

57.4

2007

115.8

2016

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017
France

212.5

2016

209.2

2015

121.9

2004

212.5

2016

%

yearly

2004 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Germany

146.9

2016

147.1

2015

93.5

1999

165.1

2012

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Italy

123.4

2016

125.3

2015

79.2

2002

125.3

2015

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Japan

74.0

2016

66.9

2015

28.1

2003

74.0

2016

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
United Kingdom

307.9

2016

288.9

2015

116.0

1987

403.1

2008

%

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Austria

165.1

2016

171.7

2015

80.9

1997

205.6

2008

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Belgium

273.9

2016

256.0

2015

244.9

2013

323.3

2008

%

yearly

2007 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Bulgaria

70.7

2016

73.6

2015

57.2

2003

101.3

2009

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Cyprus

592.0

2016

572.7

2015

180.7

2004

686.7

2009

%

yearly

2004 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Czech Republic

73.9

2016

69.5

2015

28.8

1995

73.9

2016

%

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Denmark

160.4

2016

157.0

2015

142.9

2005

185.4

2010

%

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Estonia

90.4

2016

94.3

2015

32.9

1996

122.1

2009

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Finland

203.5

2016

218.8

2015

64.6

1991

227.5

2012

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Greece

247.8

2016

250.4

2015

91.1

2003

250.4

2015

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Hungary

120.7

2016

131.8

2015

104.7

2006

180.7

2011

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Iceland

116.6

2016

176.0

2015

54.4

1990

958.0

2008

%

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Ireland

766.3

2016

844.1

2015

399.2

2002

1,091.5

2010

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Latvia

142.7

Sep 2017

145.5

Jun 2017

54.7

Mar 2000

168.1

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Lithuania

85.6

2016

75.7

2015

28.3

1996

86.7

2009

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Argentina

33.4

2016

26.6

2015

25.5

2013

104.0

2004

%

yearly

2004 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Luxembourg

7,091.4

2016

6,940.6

2015

2,702.0

2002

7,091.4

2016

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Malta

872.5

2016

961.2

2015

495.3

2004

1,151.8

2012

%

yearly

2004 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Bolivia

21.5

2016

20.0

2015

14.6

2008

77.6

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Netherlands

548.4

2016

555.9

2015

365.5

2003

555.9

2015

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Norway

169.3

2016

171.6

2015

95.8

2004

171.8

2008

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Brazil

30.5

2016

30.1

2015

15.9

2011

45.1

2002

%

yearly

1992 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Poland

75.9

2016

71.8

2015

32.4

1996

83.7

1990

%

yearly

1986 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Chile

66.2

2016

64.9

2015

25.1

1973

119.7

1986

%

yearly

1971 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Portugal

215.8

2016

222.3

2015

63.4

1996

237.7

2012

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Colombia

42.6

2016

37.9

2015

19.0

2008

47.4

1987

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Romania

54.8

2016

57.4

2015

2.0

1989

75.5

2012

%

yearly

1980 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Slovakia

90.9

2016

85.2

2015

28.9

1995

90.9

2016

%

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Slovenia

110.9

2016

120.1

2015

48.8

2002

125.5

2014

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Ecuador

34.5

2016

27.8

2015

18.1

2012

115.8

1989

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Mexico

38.5

2016

35.8

2015

17.7

2006

38.5

2016

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Spain

166.9

2016

168.6

2015

74.4

2000

168.6

2015

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Panama

30.6

2016

30.0

2015

27.0

2012

65.2

1995

%

yearly

1993 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Sweden

176.0

2016

178.0

2015

91.8

1997

201.4

2009

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Paraguay

57.4

2016

58.3

2015

52.6

2014

244.8

2002

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Switzerland

261.2

2016

255.2

2015

176.4

1999

296.0

2007

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Peru

38.2

2016

38.1

2015

28.5

2011

80.1

1993

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Uruguay

76.7

2016

81.6

2015

38.2

2011

109.8

2003

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Venezuela

22.7

2014

33.0

2013

17.2

2008

48.6

2003

%

yearly

1997 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Algeria

2.4

2016

1.8

2015

1.7

2014

75.1

1995

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Australia

125.1

2016

128.5

2015

43.3

1988

128.5

2015

%

yearly

1988 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Bangladesh

11.7

2016

12.3

2015

11.7

2016

34.0

1997

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Cambodia

48.7

2016

48.6

2015

27.6

2010

48.7

2016

%

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
China

12.7

2016

12.6

2015

5.1

1985

17.0

2014

%

yearly

1985 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Botswana

10.1

2017

11.5

2016

3.1

2009

13.9

2013

%

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Hong Kong

414.0

2016

420.2

2015

218.2

2002

446.4

2014

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017
India

20.2

2017

23.5

2016

10.7

1980

37.5

1992

%

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Israel

27.6

2016

28.7

2015

27.6

2016

58.5

2002

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Indonesia

34.2

2016

36.1

2015

25.3

2011

58.3

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Jordan

70.4

2016

70.0

2015

18.6

1970

223.3

1991

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
South Korea

27.0

2016

28.6

2015

17.8

1994

40.6

1998

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Malawi

39.4

2014

33.6

2013

15.0

2006

39.4

2014

%

yearly

2006 - 2014

Updated on 2017
Malaysia

74.5

2016

72.3

2015

52.9

2010

74.5

2016

%

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Laos

37.7

2016

39.5

2015

36.5

2011

101.0

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nepal

17.3

2016

16.1

2015

16.1

2015

47.9

2002

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017
New Zealand

100.8

2016

101.1

2015

76.9

1994

123.4

2008

%

yearly

1993 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Pakistan

27.3

2017

26.5

2016

24.1

2015

41.8

2002

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Philippines

24.5

2016

26.5

2015

24.5

2016

76.4

2001

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Singapore

452.5

2016

443.9

2015

423.0

2012

508.8

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Sri Lanka

58.5

2016

59.0

2015

38.8

2008

71.6

1994

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Taiwan

32.5

2016

30.2

2015

10.5

2000

33.5

2014

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Thailand

34.3

Jun 2017

33.5

Mar 2017

26.4

Jun 2009

37.4

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Vietnam

26.3

2015

25.8

2014

22.0

2008

29.7

2004

%

yearly

2002 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Albania

73.5

2016

74.7

2015

14.8

1996

89.2

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Armenia

94.1

2016

84.5

2015

29.6

2008

94.1

2016

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Azerbaijan

18.9

Jun 2017

20.4

Dec 2016

5.1

Sep 2008

23.0

Dec 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2001 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Belarus

76.6

Jun 2017

75.1

Mar 2017

16.0

Dec 2000

78.5

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina

29.7

2016

30.4

2015

16.6

2008

43.5

1999

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Croatia

85.6

2016

100.3

2015

42.2

1998

108.5

2013

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Georgia

109.1

2016

107.7

2015

36.5

2006

109.1

2016

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Kazakhstan

112.4

Jun 2017

114.9

Mar 2017

63.5

Dec 2013

121.4

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Kyrgyzstan

120.1

2016

115.3

2015

81.8

2008

120.6

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Macedonia

73.5

2016

69.4

2015

45.4

2004

73.5

2016

%

yearly

2004 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Moldova

97.7

2016

98.6

2015

63.8

2008

133.8

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Mongolia

220.7

2016

193.3

2015

26.9

1992

220.7

2016

%

yearly

1992 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Mauritius

1,535.2

2016

1,353.0

2015

1,128.6

2014

2,059.1

2011

%

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Montenegro

61.9

2016

65.6

2015

32.6

2006

69.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Russia

40.1

2016

38.0

2015

26.3

2011

90.9

1999

%

yearly

1993 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Serbia

76.5

2016

78.3

2015

48.3

2004

135.0

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Tajikistan

32.7

2016

27.9

2015

22.7

2014

108.2

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Turkey

46.9

2016

46.2

2015

26.1

1990

55.8

2001

%

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Ukraine

121.7

2016

130.4

2015

11.8

1993

130.4

2015

%

yearly

1993 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Morocco

47.1

2016

44.0

2015

19.7

1974

124.8

1985

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nigeria

2.8

2016

2.2

2015

1.1

2008

56.1

1991

%

yearly

1985 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Qatar

83.0

2010

85.7

2009

40.0

2005

85.7

2009

%

yearly

2000 - 2010

Updated on 2015
South Africa

48.3

2016

39.1

2015

18.9

2005

48.3

2016

%

yearly

1985 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Sudan

40.6

2016

45.4

2015

40.6

2016

132.3

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Tunisia

55.8

2012

52.6

2011

49.4

2008

62.6

2003

%

yearly

2002 - 2012

Updated on 2016
Yemen

20.9

2013

22.6

2012

19.4

2008

34.2

2004

%

yearly

2004 - 2013

Updated on 2016
Egypt

33.6

Jun 2017

31.5

Mar 2017

12.0

Sep 2012

41.5

Jun 2003

%

quarterly

Jun 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Ivory Coast

28.2

2014

26.2

2013

26.2

2013

97.6

1994

%

yearly

1994 - 2014

Updated on 2017
European Union

127.7

2016

127.8

2015

111.8

2009

127.8

2015

%

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Kenya

26.5

2016

25.8

2015

18.4

2011

26.5

2016

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Iran

2.0

2017

1.9

2016

1.2

2015

36.2

1994

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Lebanon

54.1

2015

52.9

2014

51.5

2011

90.9

2006

%

yearly

2004 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Kosovo

33.7

2016

33.3

2015

15.0

2007

33.7

2016

%

yearly

2007 - 2016

Updated on 2017

More Indicators for Sri Lanka

Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP

79.3

2016

77.6

2015

68.7

2012

103.2

2001

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Business Confidence: Net Balance

9.6

Oct 2017

18.0

Sep 2017

-16.8

Apr 2016

34.6

May 2015

% Point

monthly

May 2015 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Foreign Direct Investment

394.9

Jun 2017

114.4

Mar 2017

-0.8

Mar 1977

636.4

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Total Imports Growth

10.5

Sep 2017

12.6

Aug 2017

-52.3

Apr 2009

99.7

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Money Supply M2

36,012.43

Sep 2017

35,422.04

Aug 2017

3,215.06

Jan 1994

36,012.43

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Forecast: Government Revenue

3,612.56

2022

3,256.48

2021

74.66

1990

3,612.56

2022

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Teledensity: Fixed Line

11.39

2016

15.21

2015

0.23

1960

17.24

2011

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Real GDP Growth

4.0

Jun 2017

3.8

Mar 2017

0.5

Dec 2013

16.1

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Labour Productivity Growth

-0.10

Jun 2017

0.51

Mar 2017

-0.10

Jun 2017

9.55

Dec 2014

%

quarterly

Jun 2013 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Domestic Credit Growth

15.9

Sep 2017

16.9

Aug 2017

-1.0

Apr 2010

42.7

Mar 2012

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

23.2

2016

26.8

2015

7.5

2000

34.5

2010

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports

1,666.7

Sep 2017

1,856.9

Aug 2017

91.0

Feb 1983

1,986.4

Nov 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

14.66

Oct 2017

13.85

Sep 2017

-4.21

Jan 2016

42.83

May 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

5,340.46

2022

4,986.48

2021

344.06

1980

5,340.46

2022

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

33.33

2016

0.02

2009

0.02

2009

33.33

2016

USD th

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Public Consumption: % of GDP

8.3

Jun 2017

8.0

Mar 2017

7.0

Mar 2012

9.6

Jun 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Equity Market Index

6,411.8

Nov 2017

6,617.4

Oct 2017

137.5

Nov 1988

7,798.0

Feb 2011

1985=100

monthly

Jan 1987 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Domestic Credit

48,295.8

Sep 2017

48,005.3

Aug 2017

4,964.3

Feb 1996

48,295.8

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.6

2016

3.2

2015

2.6

2016

15.8

1999

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Visitor Arrivals

167,511

Nov 2017

152,429

Oct 2017

7,650

Jun 1987

224,791

Dec 2016

Person

monthly

Jan 1979 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Core CPI Change

4.15

Oct 2017

4.59

Sep 2017

3.00

Jan 2016

7.45

Jun 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2015 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Forecast: Government Expenditure

4,351.47

2022

3,932.88

2021

99.81

1990

4,351.47

2022

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

8,600.00

Dec 2016

4,100.00

Jun 2016

700.00

Jun 2012

8,600.00

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Population

21.4

2017

21.2

2016

7.1

1948

21.4

2017

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Capital Adequacy Ratio

15.6

2016

15.3

2015

8.6

2001

17.5

2013

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Household Debt: % of GDP

7.5

2016

7.0

2015

6.3

2014

8.0

2012

%

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Short Term Interest Rate

10.05

Nov 2017

10.06

Oct 2017

6.57

Jan 2015

26.17

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jul 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Gold Reserves

917.07

Nov 2017

912.74

Oct 2017

0.00

Dec 1977

985.64

Sep 2013

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1977 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Forecast: Government Net Debt

14,351.32

2022

13,461.87

2021

310.78

1990

14,351.32

2022

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

26,300.00

Dec 2016

11,300.00

Jun 2016

2,000.00

Dec 2010

26,300.00

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
GDP Deflator Growth

4.6

Jun 2017

7.3

Mar 2017

-3.5

Dec 2011

13.3

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Unemployment Rate

4.50

Jun 2017

4.10

Mar 2017

3.90

Dec 2012

5.10

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Direct Investment Abroad

18.5

Jun 2017

18.5

Mar 2017

13.2

Dec 2015

59.2

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Long Term Interest Rate

10.31

Sep 2017

11.06

Sep 2016

7.88

Dec 2014

13.93

Mar 2016

% pa

monthly

Jan 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Total Exports

1,011.0

Sep 2017

1,000.6

Aug 2017

55.9

Apr 1983

1,070.1

Mar 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Bank Lending Rate

11.43

Nov 2017

11.32

Oct 2017

6.35

Dec 2014

22.86

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Jun 1989 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Producer Price Index Growth

17.3

Sep 2017

16.7

Aug 2017

-3.4

Jan 2016

20.3

Apr 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2015 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Trade Balance

-655.6

Sep 2017

-856.3

Aug 2017

-1,100.6

Nov 2011

110.1

Aug 2002

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Tax Revenue

10,043.95

2016

9,978.04

2015

1,527.06

1990

10,043.95

2016

USD mn

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

17,737.84

2022

16,655.71

2021

1,135.08

1980

17,737.84

2022

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Exchange Rate against USD

153.593

Nov 2017

153.490

Oct 2017

4.762

Nov 1967

153.593

Nov 2017

LKR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves

6,331.2

Nov 2017

6,517.4

Oct 2017

38.0

Apr 1970

8,501.4

Aug 2011

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1956 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Visitor Arrivals Growth

0.2

Nov 2017

1.3

Oct 2017

-75.4

Aug 1983

227.7

Aug 1984

%

monthly

Jan 1980 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

5.20

2022

5.10

2021

-3.13

1992

12.16

1996

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-5.4

2016

-7.6

2015

-10.4

2001

-5.4

2013

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

8.8

Oct 2017

8.6

Sep 2017

-65.2

Feb 1959

32.5

Aug 1980

%

monthly

Jan 1958 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
External Debt

49,146.6

Jun 2017

46,515.5

Mar 2017

37,098.1

Dec 2012

49,146.6

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Real Effective Exchange Rate

144.6

Oct 2017

142.5

Sep 2017

90.8

Feb 2004

155.1

Jan 2015

2005=100

monthly

Jan 2003 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Gross National Product

20,005.91

Jun 2017

20,823.17

Mar 2017

12,223.55

Mar 2010

20,823.17

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Gross Savings Rate

24.6

Jun 2017

24.8

Mar 2017

13.9

Mar 2010

32.9

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Labour Force Participation Rate

53.9

Jun 2017

54.7

Mar 2017

51.5

Jun 2012

54.7

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

-3.9

Jun 2017

-3.2

Mar 2017

-11.8

Jun 2008

2.4

Sep 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
M2 Growth

21.2

Mar/2017

19.1

Feb/2017

8.0

Apr/1997

23.4

Apr/1996

%

monthly

Jan/1995 - Mar/2017

Updated on May/2017
Reserve Requirement Ratio

7.5

Nov 2017

7.5

Oct 2017

6.0

Dec 2015

12.0

Jul 1999

%

monthly

Mar 1997 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Private Consumption Expenditure

13,729.82

Jun 2017

14,370.68

Mar 2017

9,287.99

Jun 2010

14,924.43

Sep 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Investment: % of GDP

33.1

Jun 2017

32.5

Mar 2017

21.1

Mar 2010

44.0

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Business Confidence Growth

-3.4

Oct 2017

2.6

Sep 2017

-38.8

May 2016

20.0

May 2017

% Point

monthly

May 2016 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

1.9

Jun 2017

0.5

Mar 2017

0.4

Mar 2016

3.0

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Policy Rate

7.25

Nov 2017

7.25

Oct 2017

6.00

Jan 2016

20.00

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1997 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

5,301.64

Jun 2017

5,722.76

Mar 2017

2,980.12

Jun 2010

6,679.67

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-2.41

2022

-2.22

2021

-4.62

2011

-0.05

1984

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

4.00

2022

4.00

2021

4.00

2022

15.90

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Aluminum: Exports

3,128.36

2016

3,935.41

2015

101.00

1996

45,444.72

2005

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Industrial Production Index Growth

-1.8

Jul 2017

0.4

Jun 2017

-11.4

Apr 2016

26.2

Jul 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2010 - Jul 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Household Expenditure per Capita

1,224.39

2016

991.33

2013

174.95

1981

1,224.39

2016

USD

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2017
External Debt: Short Term

7,537.5

Jun 2017

7,463.9

Mar 2017

6,419.0

Dec 2012

7,653.1

Dec 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
P/E ratio

10.76

08 Dec 2017

10.77

07 Dec 2017

4.40

18 Jun 2001

29.53

14 Feb 2011

NA

daily

17 Aug 1998 - 08 Dec 2017

Updated on 08 Dec 2017
Tourism Revenue

3,518

2016

2,981

2015

1

1967

3,518

2016

USD mn

yearly

1966 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Employed Persons

8,138,728.00

Jun 2017

8,230,207.00

Mar 2017

7,339,261.00

Jun 2012

8,230,207.00

Mar 2017

Person

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

105.3

2016

9.7

2015

-40.0

2010

166.7

2011

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

5.00

2022

5.00

2021

1.48

1985

26.14

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

4.59

2022

4.73

2021

-16.35

2009

18.26

2000

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

481,183.06

2016

415,474.56

2015

49,273.59

2001

481,183.06

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Television

104,767.45

2016

94,452.56

2015

16,704.85

2009

104,767.45

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Number of Subscriber Mobile

25,797,199.00

2016

23,899,642.00

2015

0.00

1989

25,797,199.00

2016

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Container Port Throughput

5,550,000.00

2016

5,185,467.00

2015

3,464,297.00

2009

5,550,000.00

2016

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

69.42

2017

61.91

2016

33.36

2005

69.42

2017

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicament

19.47

2014

7.76

2012

7.76

2012

19.47

2014

USD th

yearly

2005 - 2014

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicament

221,577.65

2016

202,977.33

2015

22,505.90

1999

221,577.65

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP per Capita

3,835.00

2016

3,844.00

2015

140.00

1962

3,844.00

2015

USD

yearly

1959 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Private Consumption: % of GDP

67.1

Jun 2017

67.2

Mar 2017

59.5

Dec 2010

77.3

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Total Deposits

44,357.43

Jul 2017

43,719.32

Jun 2017

6,984.58

Dec 2002

44,357.43

Jul 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2002 - Jul 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Imports: ICT Goods

799,936.41

2015

651,807.67

2014

189,449.65

2001

799,936.41

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

17,939.43

2016

13,020.33

2015

2,323.78

2007

46,296.68

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exports: Television

500.29

2016

2,528.36

2015

1.34

2009

6,273.47

2003

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

2,479,802.00

2016

3,287,676.00

2015

22,772.00

1960

3,608,392.00

2011

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Teledensity: Mobile

118.49

2016

110.59

2015

0.00

1989

118.49

2016

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

34,725.29

2016

29,801.16

2015

3,119.00

1995

34,725.29

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Minerals Production

182,928.00

2015

363,672.00

2014

174,311.00

2013

363,672.00

2014

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017
National Government Debt

66,712.3

Jun 2017

64,590.6

Mar 2017

54,951.3

Mar 2014

66,712.3

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Nominal GDP

20,454.2

Jun 2017

21,400.6

Mar 2017

4,097.0

Jun 2002

21,400.6

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Household Income per Capita

1,385.43

2016

1,102.56

2013

125.25

1981

1,385.43

2016

USD

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Current Account Balance

-795.4

Jun 2017

-685.0

Mar 2017

-1,695.3

Dec 2011

274.0

Sep 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Electricity Production

1,306

Aug 2017

1,253

Jul 2017

452

Sep 2001

1,306

Aug 2017

GWh

monthly

Aug 1998 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

9.9

2016

10.1

2015

2.3

2006

11.4

2011

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Liquid Assets Ratio

32.2

2014

31.9

2013

26.6

2012

35.2

2009

%

yearly

2006 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Household Debt

6,380.4

Jun 2017

6,182.7

Mar 2017

2,814.8

Jun 2010

6,380.4

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales

34,900

2016

17,000

2015

3,000

2010

34,900

2016

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

3.8

Sep 2017

3.6

Aug 2017

0.6

Jun 1989

5.8

May 2014

NA

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Foreign Portfolio Investment

1,338.64

Jun 2017

-303.07

Mar 2017

-756.02

Sep 2015

1,943.18

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Total Exports Growth

12.6

Sep 2017

15.5

Aug 2017

-50.3

Nov 1985

134.6

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Tourism Revenue Growth

18.0

2016

22.6

2015

-23.2

1996

114.7

1972

%

yearly

1967 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nominal GDP Growth

8.77

Jun 2017

11.39

Mar 2017

2.73

Dec 2015

24.05

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

1,688.92

Jun 2017

1,720.22

Mar 2017

1,097.24

Mar 2010

1,926.60

Jun 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Money Supply M1

4,938.21

Sep 2017

4,958.51

Aug 2017

1,168.07

Jan 1994

5,218.72

Dec 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

7.20

Jun 2017

5.04

Mar 2017

5.04

Mar 2017

11.70

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Population

22.14

2022

21.99

2021

14.60

1980

22.14

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Registered

1,469.82

2015

1,313.71

2014

899.54

2005

1,469.82

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Exports: ICT Goods

36,502.32

2015

69,820.07

2014

23,880.33

2009

148,842.11

2000

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017