Sri Lanka Forecast: Government Expenditure

1990 - 2027 | Yearly | LKR bn | International Monetary Fund

Key information about Sri Lanka Forecast: Government Expenditure

  • Sri Lanka Government Expenditure is forecasted to be 3,979.120 LKR bn in Dec 2022 as reported by International Monetary Fund.
  • It records an increase from the last reported number of 3,523.292 LKR bn in Dec 2021.
  • Looking ahead, Sri Lanka Government Expenditure is projected to stand at 7,185.828 LKR bn in Dec 2027.
  • The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: General Government Total Expenditure.

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Sri Lanka Forecast: Government Expenditure

What is Sri Lanka's Forecast: Government Expenditure in 2027?

Sri Lanka Government Expenditure is forecasted to be 3,979.120 LKR bn in Dec 2022 as reported by International Monetary Fund. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
7,185.828 2027 6,657.962 2026 99.814 1990 7,185.828 2027 LKR bn yearly 1990 - 2027

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (AFA bn) 432.266 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Albania (ALL bn) 759.493 2027 yearly 1997 - 2027
Algeria (DZD bn) 14,743.139 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Andorra (%) 35.229 2027 yearly 2001 - 2027
Angola (AOA bn) 16,504.541 2027 yearly 1996 - 2027
Antigua and Barbuda (XCD bn) 1.339 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Argentina (ARS bn) 109,556.099 2027 yearly 1993 - 2027
Armenia (AMD bn) 3,130.668 2027 yearly 2005 - 2027
Aruba (%) 23.806 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
Australia (AUD bn) 1,057.212 2027 yearly 1988 - 2027
Austria (EUR bn) 262.943 2027 yearly 1988 - 2027
Azerbaijan (AZN bn) 45.406 2027 yearly 1994 - 2027
Bahamas (BSD bn) 3.643 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Bahrain (BHD bn) 4.987 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Bangladesh (BDT bn) 7,011.275 2024 yearly 1980 - 2024
Barbados (BBD bn) 3.951 2028 yearly 1995 - 2028
Belarus (BYN bn) 109.571 2027 yearly 2001 - 2027
Belgium (EUR bn) 345.829 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Belize (BZD bn) 1.682 2027 yearly 1996 - 2027
Benin (XOF bn) 2,802.146 2027 yearly 1989 - 2027
Bhutan (BTN bn) 100.852 2027 yearly 1981 - 2027
Bolivia (BOB bn) 143.080 2027 yearly 1984 - 2027
Bosnia and Herzegovina (BAM bn) 22.142 2027 yearly 1998 - 2027
Botswana (BWP bn) 94.260 2028 yearly 1981 - 2028
Brazil (BRL bn) 4,223.004 2027 yearly 1996 - 2027
Brunei (BND bn) 6.229 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Bulgaria (BGN bn) 74.870 2027 yearly 1998 - 2027
Burkina Faso (XOF bn) 3,750.558 2027 yearly 1985 - 2027
Burundi (BIF bn) 3,828.206 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Cambodia (KHR bn) 48,973.231 2027 yearly 1996 - 2027
Cameroon (XAF bn) 6,998.387 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Canada (CAD bn) 1,390.376 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Cape Verde (CVE bn) 84.942 2027 yearly 1994 - 2027
Central African Republic (XAF bn) 395.219 2027 yearly 1988 - 2027
Chad (XAF bn) 1,494.017 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
Chile (CLP bn) 84,593.530 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
China (RMB bn) 57,711.343 2027 yearly 1982 - 2027
Colombia (COP bn) 571,821.857 2027 yearly 1982 - 2027
Comoros (KMF bn) 147.168 2027 yearly 1984 - 2027
Congo (XAF bn) 2,293.770 2027 yearly 1989 - 2027
Costa Rica (CRC bn) 9,871.976 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Croatia (HRK bn) 273.504 2027 yearly 1992 - 2027
Cyprus (EUR bn) 13.179 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
Czech Republic (CZK bn) 3,519.055 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
Democratic Republic of Congo (CDF bn) 37,636.856 2027 yearly 1996 - 2027
Denmark (DKK bn) 1,594.725 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Djibouti (DJF bn) 198.321 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Dominica (XCD bn) 1.004 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Dominican Republic (DOP bn) 1,628.554 2027 yearly 1997 - 2027
Ecuador (USD bn) 37.689 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Egypt (EGP bn) 3,795.815 2027 yearly 1999 - 2027
El Salvador (SVC bn) 12.741 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Equatorial Guinea (XAF bn) 976.516 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Eritrea (ERN bn) 17.767 2027 yearly 1992 - 2027
Estonia (EUR bn) 19.215 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
Swaziland (SZL bn) 27.078 2028 yearly 1981 - 2028
Ethiopia (ETB bn) 3,036.736 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Fiji (FJD bn) 4.299 2027 yearly 1992 - 2027
Finland (EUR bn) 160.410 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
France (EUR bn) 1,656.161 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Gabon (XAF bn) 2,356.514 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Gambia (GMD bn) 41.749 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Georgia (GEL bn) 28.966 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
Germany (EUR bn) 2,154.451 2027 yearly 1991 - 2027
Ghana (GHS bn) 234.411 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Greece (EUR bn) 108.140 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Grenada (XCD bn) 1.091 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Guatemala (GTQ bn) 135.165 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
Guinea (GNF bn) 70,733.076 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Guinea-Bissau (GWP bn) 299.258 2027 yearly 1991 - 2027
Guyana (GYD bn) 785.201 2027 yearly 1997 - 2027
Haiti (HTG bn) 502.483 2027 yearly 1997 - 2027
Honduras (HNL bn) 294.922 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Hong Kong SAR, China (HKD bn) 883.321 2028 yearly 1982 - 2028
Hungary (HUF bn) 38,014.445 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
Iceland (ISK bn) 1,996.103 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
India (INR bn) 128,079.075 2028 yearly 1989 - 2028
Indonesia (IDR bn) 4,632,886.626 2027 yearly 1993 - 2027
Iran (IRR bn) 48,431,375.310 2028 yearly 1991 - 2028
Iraq (IQD bn) 173,435.685 2027 yearly 2004 - 2027
Ireland (EUR bn) 132.588 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Israel (ILS bn) 845.278 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Italy (EUR bn) 1,074.503 2027 yearly 1988 - 2027
Ivory Coast (XOF bn) 11,225.434 2027 yearly 1997 - 2027
Jamaica (JMD bn) 896.290 2028 yearly 1991 - 2028
Japan (JPY bn) 224,526.788 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Jordan (JOD bn) 12.068 2027 yearly 1985 - 2027
Kazakhstan (KZT bn) 29,176.239 2027 yearly 2002 - 2027
Kenya (KES bn) 5,190.245 2027 yearly 1982 - 2027
Kiribati (AUD bn) 0.422 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
South Korea (KRW bn) 684,811.974 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
Kosovo (EUR bn) 3.434 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Kuwait (KWD bn) 24.751 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Kyrgyzstan (KGS bn) 466.818 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
Laos (LAK bn) 50,372.610 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Latvia (LVL bn) 17.642 2027 yearly 1998 - 2027
Lebanon (LBP bn) 20,929.559 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Lesotho (LSL bn) 25.316 2028 yearly 1983 - 2028
Liberia (LRD bn) 1.478 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Libya (LYD bn) 128.771 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -11.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 6,562.001 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 7.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 86,754.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 99.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (LKR bn) 7,185.828 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (LKR bn) 39,280.396 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (LKR bn) 3,741.173 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Government Debt: Domestic (LKR mn) 11,097,223.307 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Government Debt: Foreign (LKR mn) 6,492,150.071 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Government Expenditure & LR: Recurrent (LKR mn) 660,202.714 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Government Expenditure & LR: Capital & Net Lending (LKR mn) 481,120.898 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Government Expenditure & Lending Minus Repayments (LR) (LKR mn) 1,141,323.612 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Overall Fiscal Surplus/Deficit (LKR mn) -729,688.451 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Government Revenue & Grants​: Revenue (LKR mn) 406,313.221 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.238 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -729.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Apr 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 969.8 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Apr 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 18.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Apr 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 5,973.126 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 6,311.358 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 3,346.415 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,699.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Apr 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) -0.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Apr 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 433,163.684 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 117,112.792 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 291.424 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1978 - Feb 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 51.197 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1978 - Feb 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 26.563 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2016 - Feb 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 471.051 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2016 - Feb 2022
Exports: Italy (USD mn) 455.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Exports: United States of America (USD mn) 2,500.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Exports: United Kingdom (USD mn) 908.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Exports: India (USD mn) 606.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Exports: Germany (USD mn) 570.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Imports: Intermediate Goods (LKR mn) 382,233.290 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2022
Imports: Intermediate Goods: Textiles & Textile Articles (LKR mn) 61,607.914 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Imports: Investment Goods (LKR mn) 85,080.613 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2022
Imports: Consumer Goods (LKR mn) 75,315.877 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2022
Imports: Intermediate Goods: Fuel (LKR mn) 162,952.322 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2022
Imports: India (USD mn) 3,079.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Imports: United Arab Emirates (USD mn) 1,035.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Imports: China (USD mn) 3,579.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Imports: Japan (USD mn) 528.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Imports: Singapore (USD mn) 692.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Export Volume Index (EVoI): 2010=100 (2010=100) 162.128 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2022
Import Volume Index (IVoI): 2010=100 (2010=100) 141.742 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2022
Terms of Trade Index: 2010=100 (2010=100) 77.607 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 4.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,139.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 178.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -21.447 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -21.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 0.107 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 50,724.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2012 - Dec 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 57.7 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 8,416.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2012 - Dec 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 9.6 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -3.333 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -55,740.330 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income (PI) (USD mn) -505.551 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: Liabilities (USD mn) 1,145.070 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Credit (USD mn) 943.165 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Credit (USD mn) 5,443.248 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Debit (USD mn) 287.199 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: Secondary Income: Debit (USD mn) 66.500 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Debit (USD mn) 5,699.886 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: Liabilities: Direct Investment (DI) (USD mn) 178.747 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current & CA: Credit (USD mn) 5,458.353 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) 529.138 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: Assets: Direct Investment (DI) (USD mn) 4.360 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital Account (CP) (USD mn) 9.405 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: Liabilities: Portfolio Investment (PO) (USD mn) -21.447 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) 5.700 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: Liabilities: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn) 987.770 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: Assets (USD mn) 23.037 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 23.587 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: Assets: Portfolio Investment (PO) (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: Secondary Income: Credit (USD mn) 916.404 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Credit (USD mn) 3,560.093 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Credit (USD mn) 15.105 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: Assets: Reserve Assets (RA) (USD mn) 411.418 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current & CA: Debit (USD mn) 6,588.423 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: Secondary Income (USD mn) 849.904 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn) -2,139.793 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Debit (USD mn) 6,582.723 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) -1,139.474 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) 655.966 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current & Capital Account (USD mn) -1,130.069 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: Assets: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn) -392.741 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: Liabilities: Financial Derivatives (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2018
BoP: FA: Assets: 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
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (USD mn) -55,740.330 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2013 - Dec 2021
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 64,498.127 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2013 - Dec 2021
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 8,757.797 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2013 - Dec 2021
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) 4,735.714 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 29,522.982 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2022
M2 Growth (%) 14.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Apr 2022 monthly Mar 1997 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 1,602.2 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 0.9 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Apr 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 27.830 May 2022 monthly Dec 1977 - May 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 59,144.020 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Dec 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 12.8 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 46,414.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 28.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 8,691.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2010 - Dec 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 29,131.610 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1983 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 17.33 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1984 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 38.03 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
ORA: Foreign Currency Reserves in Convertible FC (FCR) (USD mn) 1,805.227 May 2022 monthly Nov 2013 - May 2022
Official Reserve Assets (ORA) (USD mn) 1,919.875 May 2022 monthly Nov 2013 - May 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) -15.8 Apr 2022 monthly May 2016 - Apr 2022
Business Sentiment Index: Business Condition: Current Quarter (Index) 100.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2014 - Dec 2021
Purchasing Managers Index: Manufacturing (Index) 50.300 May 2022 monthly May 2015 - May 2022

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