Sri Lanka Forecast: Real GDP Growth

1980 - 2025 | Yearly | % | International Monetary Fund

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Sri Lanka’s Real GDP Growth is forecasted to be -4.554 % in Dec 2020 as reported by International Monetary Fund. It records an increase from the last reported number of 2.283 % in Dec 2019. Looking ahead, Sri Lanka’s Real GDP Growth is projected to stand at 4.785 % in Dec 2025. The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: Gross Domestic Product: Constant Prices: YoY.

What is Sri Lanka's Forecast: Real GDP Growth in 2025?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

4.785

% 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025

4.657

% 2024 yearly 1980 - 2025

-4.554

2020

12.162

1996

%

yearly

1980 - 2025

Updated on 30 Oct 2020

Forecast: Real GDP Growth by Country Comparison

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Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (%)

4.012

2025

yearly

2003 - 2025

Albania (%)

3.429

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Algeria (%)

0.949

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Angola (%)

2.892

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Antigua and Barbuda (%)

3.670

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Argentina (%)

1.703

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Armenia (%)

4.500

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Aruba (%)

1.100

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Australia (%)

2.542

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Austria (%)

1.646

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Azerbaijan (%)

1.704

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Bahamas (%)

1.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bahrain (%)

3.288

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Barbados (%)

1.840

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Belarus (%)

1.284

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Belgium (%)

1.350

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Belize (%)

2.003

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Benin (%)

7.020

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bhutan (%)

5.987

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bolivia (%)

3.700

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bosnia and Herzegovina (%)

3.500

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Botswana (%)

4.105

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Brazil (%)

2.218

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Brunei (%)

1.847

2025

yearly

1986 - 2025

Bulgaria (%)

2.900

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Burkina Faso (%)

5.563

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Burundi (%)

2.608

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Cambodia (%)

6.900

2025

yearly

1988 - 2025

Cameroon (%)

5.421

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Canada (%)

1.700

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Cape Verde (%)

6.199

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Central African Republic (%)

4.955

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Chad (%)

3.810

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Chile (%)

2.507

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

China (%)

5.494

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Colombia (%)

3.746

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Comoros (%)

4.177

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Congo, Republic of (%)

2.325

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Costa Rica (%)

3.200

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Croatia (%)

3.000

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Cyprus (%)

2.511

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Czech Republic (%)

2.515

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Congo, Democratic Republic of (%)

4.265

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Denmark (%)

1.700

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Djibouti (%)

6.000

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Dominica (%)

1.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Dominican Republic (%)

5.036

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ecuador (%)

2.285

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Egypt (%)

5.567

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

El Salvador (%)

2.245

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Equatorial Guinea (%)

-2.189

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Eritrea (%)

3.949

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Estonia (%)

3.000

2025

yearly

1994 - 2025

Eswatini (%)

2.093

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ethiopia (%)

7.964

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Fiji (%)

2.200

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Finland (%)

1.270

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

France (%)

1.678

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Gabon (%)

4.496

2025

yearly

1981 - 2025

Gambia (%)

5.800

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Georgia (%)

5.200

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Germany (%)

1.198

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ghana (%)

4.452

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Greece (%)

1.011

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Grenada (%)

2.735

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Guatemala (%)

3.251

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Guinea (%)

4.962

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Guinea-Bissau (%)

5.000

2025

yearly

1981 - 2025

Guyana (%)

1.143

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Haiti (%)

1.400

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Honduras (%)

3.740

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Hong Kong SAR, China (%)

2.886

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Hungary (%)

2.600

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Iceland (%)

1.820

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

India (%)

7.182

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Indonesia (%)

5.073

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Iran (%)

1.151

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Iraq (%)

0.931

2025

yearly

1999 - 2025

Ireland (%)

2.645

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Israel (%)

4.028

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Italy (%)

0.883

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ivory Coast (%)

6.497

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Jamaica (%)

2.092

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Japan (%)

0.563

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Jordan (%)

3.300

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Kazakhstan (%)

3.149

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Kenya (%)

5.784

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Kiribati (%)

1.758

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

South Korea (%)

2.448

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Kosovo (%)

4.000

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Kuwait (%)

2.440

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Kyrgyzstan (%)

4.136

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Laos (%)

6.076

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Latvia (%)

2.998

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Lebanon (%)

-25.000

2020

yearly

1980 - 2020

Lesotho (%)

2.113

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Liberia (%)

5.392

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Libya (%)

0.300

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Lithuania (%)

2.218

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Luxembourg (%)

2.451

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Macau SAR, China (%)

6.024

2025

yearly

2002 - 2025

North Macedonia (%)

3.540

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Madagascar (%)

4.960

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Malawi (%)

6.250

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Malaysia (%)

5.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Maldives (%)

5.943

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Mali (%)

5.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Malta (%)

4.515

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Marshall Islands (%)

1.800

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Mauritania (%)

4.284

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Mauritius (%)

3.300

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Mexico (%)

2.115

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Micronesia (%)

0.600

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Moldova (%)

4.200

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Mongolia (%)

4.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Montenegro (%)

3.000

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Morocco (%)

3.740

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Mozambique (%)

11.212

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Myanmar (%)

6.502

2025

yearly

1999 - 2025

Namibia (%)

2.659

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Nauru (%)

0.549

2025

yearly

2005 - 2025

Nepal (%)

5.019

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Netherlands (%)

1.538

2025

yearly

1981 - 2025

New Zealand (%)

2.478

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Nicaragua (%)

2.100

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Niger (%)

6.016

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Nigeria (%)

2.513

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Norway (%)

1.833

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Oman (%)

3.055

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Pakistan (%)

5.024

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Palau (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Palestinian Territory (%)

2.001

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Panama (%)

5.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Papua New Guinea (%)

3.164

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Paraguay (%)

4.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Peru (%)

3.797

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Philippines (%)

6.478

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Poland (%)

2.368

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Portugal (%)

1.700

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Puerto Rico (%)

-0.300

2025

yearly

1981 - 2025

Qatar (%)

2.472

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Romania (%)

3.505

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Russia (%)

1.795

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Rwanda (%)

6.068

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Saint Kitts and Nevis (%)

2.695

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Saint Lucia (%)

1.841

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (%)

2.738

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Samoa (%)

2.178

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

San Marino (%)

0.500

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Sao Tome and Principe (%)

4.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Saudi Arabia (%)

2.637

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Senegal (%)

6.028

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Serbia (%)

4.017

2025

yearly

1999 - 2025

Seychelles (%)

3.961

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Sierra Leone (%)

4.608

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Singapore (%)

2.470

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Slovakia (%)

2.464

2025

yearly

1994 - 2025

Slovenia (%)

2.348

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Solomon Islands (%)

2.988

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Somalia (%)

3.900

2025

yearly

2012 - 2025

South Africa (%)

2.340

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Spain (%)

1.450

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Sri Lanka (%)

4.785

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Sudan (%)

4.542

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Suriname (%)

2.090

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Sweden (%)

2.039

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Switzerland (%)

1.306

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Syria (%)

3.440

2010

yearly

1980 - 2010

Taiwan (%)

2.056

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Tajikistan (%)

4.000

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Tanzania (%)

6.672

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Thailand (%)

3.674

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Timor-Leste (%)

2.550

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Togo (%)

5.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Trinidad and Tobago (%)

1.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Tunisia (%)

2.998

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Turkey (%)

3.494

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Turkmenistan (%)

4.980

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Tuvalu (%)

2.981

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Uganda (%)

9.289

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ukraine (%)

3.995

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

United Arab Emirates (%)

2.573

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

United Kingdom (%)

1.633

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

United States (%)

1.831

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Uruguay (%)

2.400

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Uzbekistan (%)

5.500

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Vanuatu (%)

3.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Venezuela (%)

-5.000

2022

yearly

1980 - 2022

Vietnam (%)

6.630

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Yemen (%)

6.217

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Zambia (%)

1.210

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Zimbabwe (%)

2.160

2025

yearly

1999 - 2025

Sri Lanka Key Series

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All Indicators
National Accounts
Production
Government and Public Finance
Demographic and Labour Market
Domestic Trade and Household Survey
Inflation
Foreign Trade
Balance of Payments
Monetary
Banking Statistics
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Business and Economic Survey
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

21,083.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2020

Real GDP Growth (%)

-1.6

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Nominal GDP Growth (%)

1.917

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2020

GDP per Capita (USD)

3,852.000

2019

yearly

1959 - 2019

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

3.6

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

14,869.872

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

70.5

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

1,947.079

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

9.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Investment: % of GDP (%)

25.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn)

4,918.586

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Gross National Product (GNP) (USD mn)

20,533.482

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Gross Savings Rate (%)

20.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

17,747.941

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

5,095.475

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

4.785

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Total Trade of Goods & Services: % of Nominal GDP (%)

48.983

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: GCF: Gross Fixed Capital Formation (LKR mn)

897,204.152

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: GCF: Changes in Inventories (LKR mn)

66,479.812

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: Goods & Services (LKR mn)

-193,257.840

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: Goods & Services: Exports (LKR mn)

845,285.679

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: Goods & Services: Imports (LKR mn)

1,038,543.519

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: Gross National Income (LKR mn)

3,745,533.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: Gross Value Added (LKR mn)

3,616,577.134

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: Taxes less Subsidies on Products (LKR mn)

229,322.533

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at Market Price (LKR mn)

3,845,899.667

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: Final Consumption Expenditure (FCE) (LKR mn)

3,067,596.771

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: Gross National Disposable Product (LKR mn)

15,614,582.000

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

Gross Domestic Product per Capita: at Current Price: USD (USD)

3,852.000

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

GDP: 2010p: Goods & Services: Exports (LKR mn)

409,263.933

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: 2010p: Goods & Services: Imports (LKR mn)

673,430.242

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: 2010p: Gross Value Added (LKR mn)

2,200,368.547

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: 2010p: Taxes less Subsidies on Products (LKR mn)

92,220.829

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2010p: at Market Price (LKR mn)

2,292,589.376

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption Expenditure (FCE) (LKR mn)

1,979,591.555

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: 2010p: FCE: Households (LKR mn)

1,772,989.626

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: 2010p: FCE: Government (LKR mn)

206,601.929

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: 2010p: Gross Capital Formation (GCF) (LKR mn)

577,163.754

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: 2010p: GCF: Gross Fixed Capital Formation (LKR mn)

565,426.816

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing (LKR mn)

282,411.498

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: Industry (LKR mn)

1,092,138.905

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: Industry: Construction (LKR mn)

245,725.952

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: Services: Information & Communication (LKR mn)

31,728.376

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: Services: Financial & Insurance Activities (LKR mn)

203,860.129

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: Services: Real Estate activities: incl Ownership of Dwelling (LKR mn)

239,690.559

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: Services: Others: incl Own-Services (LKR mn)

393,431.152

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: 2010p: Agriculture (LKR mn)

153,734.771

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: 2010p: Industry (LKR mn)

679,127.035

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: 2010p: Industry: Construction (LKR mn)

148,966.365

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: 2010p: Serv: Information & Communication (LKR mn)

19,180.395

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: 2010p: Serv: Financial & Insurance Activities (LKR mn)

172,881.305

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: 2010p: Serv: Real Estate Activities: incl Ownership of Dwelling (LKR mn)

151,068.338

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: 2010p: Serv: Others: incl Own-Services (LKR mn)

248,905.023

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: Implicit Price Deflator (2010=100)

167.750

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

LK: GDP: sa: Household Consumption Expenditure including NPISHs (LKR mn)

10,649,734.367

2018

yearly

1977 - 2018

LK: GDP: sa: Gross Fixed Capital Formation (LKR mn)

4,203,533.968

2018

yearly

1963 - 2018

LK: GDP: sa: Imports of Goods and Services (LKR mn)

5,179,077.212

2018

yearly

1969 - 2018

Production Last Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%)

1.1

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2016 - Sep 2020

Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

215,849.000

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

Industrial Production Index (IPI): 2015=100: Manufacturing (2015=100)

108.400

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2015 - Sep 2020

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%)

-7.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2014 - Mar 2020

Tax Revenue (USD mn)

9,715.872

2019

yearly

1990 - 2019

Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%)

8.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2020

National Government Debt (USD mn)

74,644.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2020

Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

91.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2020

Forecast: Government Expenditure (LKR bn)

4,748.005

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Forecast: Government Net Debt (LKR bn)

23,368.660

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Forecast: Government Revenue (LKR bn)

2,958.922

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Government Debt: Foreign (LKR mn)

6,521,436.923

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2020

Government Debt: Domestic (LKR mn)

7,530,782.777

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2020

Overall Fiscal Surplus/Deficit (LKR mn)

-399,900.178

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2020

Government Revenue & Grants​: Revenue (LKR mn)

258,101.022

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2020

Government Expenditure & Lending Minus Repayments (LR) (LKR mn)

658,161.900

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2020

Government Expenditure & LR: Recurrent (LKR mn)

589,449.200

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2020

Government Expenditure & LR: Capital & Net Lending (LKR mn)

68,712.700

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2020

Demographic and Labour Market Last Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

21.9

2020

yearly

1948 - 2020

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

50.2

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2020

Employed Persons (Person)

7,977,000.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2020

Unemployment Rate (%)

5.40

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2020

Labour Productivity Growth (%)

0.39

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2013 - Mar 2020

Forecast: Population (Person mn)

22.618

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Employment (Person mn)

0.000

yearly

-

Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

4.400

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Labour Force (Person)

8,435,358.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2020

Labour Force: Female (Person)

2,839,390.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2016 - Jun 2020

Labour Force: Male (Person)

5,595,969.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2016 - Jun 2020

Employment: Major Group: Agriculture (Person)

2,159,609.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2015 - Jun 2020

Employment: Major Group: Industry (Person)

2,146,862.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2015 - Jun 2020

Employment: Major Group: Services (Person)

3,670,528.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2015 - Jun 2020

Unemployment (Person)

458,358.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2020

Unemployment: Female (Person)

231,509.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2016 - Jun 2020

Unemployment: Male (Person)

226,850.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2016 - Jun 2020

Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

9,545

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

-27.0

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

1,445.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

8,100.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Household Expenditure per Capita (USD)

1,224.392

2016

yearly

1981 - 2016

Household Income per Capita (USD)

1,385.427

2016

yearly

1981 - 2016

HIES: Household Size (Person)

3.800

2016

yearly

1981 - 2016

HIES: Household Income per Month: Per Capita (LKR)

16,377.000

2016

yearly

1981 - 2016

HIES: Household Income per Month (LKR)

62,237.000

2016

yearly

1981 - 2016

HIES: Household Expenditure per Month: Per Capita (LKR)

14,473.000

2016

yearly

2007 - 2016

HIES: Household Expenditure per Month (LKR)

54,999.000

2016

yearly

1981 - 2016

Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

5.5

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1960 - Oct 2020

Core CPI Change (%)

4.539

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2015 - Oct 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

12.655

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Sep 2020

Producer Price Index Growth (%)

7.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2015 - Sep 2020

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

5.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

CPI: Health (2013=100)

160.300

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2020

CPI: Transport (2013=100)

119.600

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Sep 2020

CPI: Restaurants & Hotels (2013=100)

123.900

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2020

CPI: Miscellaneous Good and Services (2013=100)

144.900

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Sep 2020

Consumer Price Index (CPI) (2013=100)

139.100

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2020

CPI: Core (2013=100)

140.500

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2020

CPI: Food & Non Alcoholic Beverages (2013=100)

145.600

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2020

CPI: Non Food (2013=100)

134.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2020

CPI: Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco (2013=100)

228.100

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2020

Producer Price Index (PPI) (4Q2013=100)

144.600

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Sep 2020

PPI: Agriculture (4Q2013=100)

177.400

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Sep 2020

PPI: Electricity & Water (4Q2013=100)

87.500

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Sep 2020

PPI: Manufacturing (4Q2013=100)

136.500

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Sep 2020

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

4.304

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Trade Balance (USD mn)

-524.9

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

1,000.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

4.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Sep 2020

Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

5,609.740

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

5,694.891

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

3,025.754

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Imports (USD mn)

1,524.9

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

-10.9

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Sep 2020

Imports: Medicament (USD th)

337,175.146

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

70,660.601

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Exports to USA (USD mn)

245.574

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1978 - Aug 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

39.825

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1978 - Aug 2020

Total Exports to China (USD mn)

15.925

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2016 - Aug 2020

Total Imports from China (USD mn)

271.754

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2016 - Jul 2020

Exports: Germany (USD mn)

648.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Exports: India (USD mn)

768.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Exports: Italy (USD mn)

528.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Exports: United Kingdom (USD mn)

998.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Exports: United States of America (USD mn)

3,141.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Imports: Consumer Goods (LKR mn)

49,318.270

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2020

Imports: Intermediate Goods (LKR mn)

163,447.078

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2020

Imports: Intermediate Goods: Fuel (LKR mn)

39,589.884

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2020

Imports: Intermediate Goods: Textiles & Textile Articles (LKR mn)

38,549.145

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2020

Imports: Investment Goods (LKR mn)

69,235.826

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2020

Imports: India (USD mn)

3,899.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Imports: Japan (USD mn)

875.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Imports: Singapore (USD mn)

964.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Imports: United Arab Emirates (USD mn)

1,669.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Imports: China (USD mn)

4,034.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Export Volume Index (EVoI): 2010=100 (2010=100)

158.650

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2010 - Sep 2020

Import Volume Index (IVoI): 2010=100 (2010=100)

173.040

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2010 - Sep 2020

Terms of Trade Index: 2010=100 (2010=100)

111.228

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2010 - Sep 2020

Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn)

8.5

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

Current Account Balance (USD mn)

-548.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Jun 2020

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

-1.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2020

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

114.6

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Jun 2020

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

0.6

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn)

-82.7

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

-1.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

-214.094

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn)

-131.374

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

External Debt (USD mn)

50,814.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Jun 2020

External Debt: % of GDP (%)

67.6

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

External Debt: Short Term (USD mn)

7,538.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Jun 2020

External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%)

10.0

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

-2.762

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Net International Investment Position (USD mn)

-46,962.776

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Jun 2020

BoP: Current Account (CA) (USD mn)

-548.360

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: Current & CA: Debit (USD mn)

4,306.963

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: Capital Account (CP) (USD mn)

2.456

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: FA: Liabilities: Portfolio Investment (PO) (USD mn)

-214.094

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn)

4.760

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: Secondary Income: Credit (USD mn)

1,379.607

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: FA: Assets: Portfolio Investment (PO) (USD mn)

0.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: FA: Assets (USD mn)

-1,242.267

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: Secondary Income: Debit (USD mn)

160.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Debit (USD mn)

3,171.881

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: FA: Liabilities: Direct Investment (DI) (USD mn)

114.609

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: Current & CA: Credit (USD mn)

3,761.059

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: Secondary Income (USD mn)

1,219.607

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn)

-1,408.748

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: FA: Assets: Reserve Assets (RA) (USD mn)

-956.687

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: FA: Assets: Direct Investment (DI) (USD mn)

8.511

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn)

103.195

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: Current & Capital Account (USD mn)

-545.904

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: FA: Assets: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn)

-294.090

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: Capital Account: Credit (USD mn)

7.216

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: FA: Liabilities (USD mn)

-1,438.245

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Credit (USD mn)

1,763.132

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Credit (USD mn)

562.435

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Debit (USD mn)

459.240

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: FA: Liabilities: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn)

-1,338.760

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: Current Account: Credit (USD mn)

3,753.843

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: Current Account: Debit (USD mn)

4,302.203

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: CA: Primary Income (PI) (USD mn)

-462.413

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn)

48.669

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn)

511.082

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

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

BoP: FA: Liabilities: Financial Derivatives (USD mn)

0.000

Dec 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2018

International Investment Position (IIP): Net (USD mn)

-46,962.776

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 2013 - Jun 2020

IIP: Liabilities (USD mn)

59,152.112

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 2013 - Jun 2020

IIP: Assets (USD mn)

12,189.336

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 2013 - Jun 2020

No of Registered Enterprises (Unit)

5,489.000

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

4.7

2019

yearly

1998 - 2019

Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

9.5

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2020

Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

5,888.488

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

44,292.473

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2020

M2 Growth (%)

21.1

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Oct 2020

Reserve Requirement Ratio (%)

2.0

Nov 2020

monthly

Mar 1997 - Nov 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

5,379.3

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1956 - Oct 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

4.1

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2020

Gold Reserves (USD mn)

402.260

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1977 - Oct 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

11.6

Jun 2020

monthly

Dec 2003 - Jun 2020

Total Deposits (USD mn)

51,543.177

Jun 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Jun 2020

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

61,393.9

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Oct 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

22.9

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Oct 2020

Household Debt (USD mn)

7,464.5

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2010 - Jun 2020

Total Loans (USD mn)

35,163.318

Aug 2020

monthly

Dec 1983 - Aug 2020

Total Loans Growth (%)

13.19

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 1984 - Sep 2020

Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%)

38.54

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2020

Official Reserve Assets (ORA) (USD mn)

5,855.744

Oct 2020

monthly

Nov 2013 - Oct 2020

ORA: Foreign Currency Reserves in Convertible FC (FCR) (USD mn)

5,379.255

Oct 2020

monthly

Nov 2013 - Oct 2020

Commercial Banks: Loans: Personal Loans & Advances (LA) (LKR mn)

1,405,232.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2010 - Jun 2020

Banking Statistics Last Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%)

25.7

2018

yearly

2006 - 2018

Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

16.6

2019

yearly

1998 - 2019

Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa)

5.830

Nov 2020

monthly

Jun 1989 - Nov 2020

Exchange Rate against USD (LKR/USD)

184.377

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

4.50

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Nov 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

6.96

Jun 2020

monthly

Jul 2000 - Jun 2020

Long Term Interest Rate (% pa)

10.68

Oct 2019

monthly

Jan 2012 - Oct 2019

Real Effective Exchange Rate (2005=100)

130.4

Mar 2019

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2019

Short Term Government Bond Yield (% pa)

5.65

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

Energy Last Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

1,314

Sep 2020

monthly

Aug 1998 - Sep 2020

Oil Consumption (Barrel/Day th)

122.616

2019

yearly

1965 - 2019

Tourism Last Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

0

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 1979 - Nov 2020

Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

-100.0

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Nov 2020

Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

3,607

2019

yearly

1966 - 2019

Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

-17.7

2019

yearly

1967 - 2019

Resident Departures (Person)

1,441,462.000

2019

yearly

1972 - 2019

Tourism Receipts: USD (USD mn)

272.30

Jun 2018

monthly

Jan 2009 - Jun 2018

Hotel Room Occupancy Rate (%)

57.090

2019

yearly

2011 - 2019

Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence: Net Balance (% Point)

-19.4

Oct 2020

monthly

May 2015 - Oct 2020

Business Confidence Growth (% Point)

-34.6

Oct 2020

monthly

May 2016 - Oct 2020

Business Sentiment Index: Business Condition: Current Quarter (Index)

19.818

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2014 - Jun 2020

Purchasing Managers Index: Manufacturing (Index)

40.300

Oct 2020

monthly

May 2015 - Oct 2020

Financial Market Last Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (1985=100)

5,726.6

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - Oct 2020

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

19.0

2019

yearly

1991 - 2019

Market Capitalization (USD mn)

13,528.083

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 1991 - Oct 2020

P/E ratio (NA)

10.870

04 Dec 2020

daily

17 Aug 1998 - 04 Dec 2020

CSE: Capital Raised: Debt Market: Amount (LKR mn)

57,914.170

2019

yearly

1997 - 2019

Transport and Telecommunications Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th)

1,469.821

2015

yearly

2005 - 2015

Container Port Throughput (TEU)

7,230,000.000

2019

yearly

2008 - 2019

Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (2004=100)

72.460

2018

yearly

2004 - 2018

Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

2,473,875.000

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

30,282,984.000

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

11.653

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

142.651

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

65,608.530

2017

yearly

2000 - 2017

Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

22,465.763

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Television (USD th)

2,020.173

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

1,009,107.100

2017

yearly

2000 - 2017

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

406,106.307

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Television (USD th)

90,180.744

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Motor Vehicle New Registration: Goods Transport (Unit)

884.00

Dec 2017

monthly

Dec 2015 - Dec 2017

Airlines: Passengers Carried: Departures (Person)

5,387,742.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

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