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Sri Lanka Forecast: Unemployment Rate

1990 - 2023 | Yearly | % | International Monetary Fund - World Economic Outlook

Sri Lanka’s Unemployment Rate is forecasted to be 4.40 % in Dec 2018 as reported by International Monetary Fund - World Economic Outlook. It records no change from the last reported number of 4.40 % in Dec 2017. Looking ahead, Sri Lanka’s Unemployment Rate is projected to stand at 4.40 % in Dec 2023. The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: Unemployment Rate.

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What is Sri Lanka's Forecast: Unemployment Rate in 2023?

Last

4.40

2023
Previous

4.40

2022
Min

4.00

2012
Max

15.90

1990
Unit

%

Frequency

yearly

Range

1990 - 2023

Updated on 17 Apr 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

4.40

2023

4.40

2022

4.00

2012

15.90

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 17 Apr 2018

View Sri Lanka's Forecast: Unemployment Rate from 1990 to 2023 in the chart:

Sri Lanka Forecast: Unemployment Rate

Series Details
Series ID

260800801

Name

Sri Lanka Forecast: Unemployment Rate

Country

Sri Lanka

Frequency

Yearly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

International Monetary Fund - World Economic Outlook

First Date

1990

Last Date

2023

Last Updated

17 Apr 2018

Statistics
Mean

7.62

Variance

13.28

Standard deviation

3.64

Skewness

0.89

Kurtosis

-0.39

Coefficient variation

0.48

Median

6.40

Max
1990

15.90

Min
2012

4.00

Previous observation
2022

4.40

Last observation
2023

4.40

Number of Observations

34

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Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

12.40

2023

12.65

2022

2.81

1982

26.50

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Algeria

17.65

2023

15.93

2022

9.83

2013

29.50

2000

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Argentina

6.00

2023

6.08

2022

3.00

1980

22.45

2002

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Armenia

18.15

2023

18.25

2022

16.20

2013

38.40

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Australia

4.98

2023

4.96

2022

4.25

2008

10.86

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Austria

5.10

2023

5.10

2022

1.60

1980

6.03

2016

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Azerbaijan

4.87

2023

4.89

2022

4.87

2023

11.78

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Bahamas

7.76

2023

7.85

2022

6.90

2001

15.89

2011

%

yearly

1986 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Bahrain

3.85

2023

3.85

2022

3.36

2015

5.60

2007

%

yearly

2007 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Barbados

9.52

2023

9.56

2022

7.42

2007

24.41

1993

%

yearly

1981 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Belarus

1.02

2023

1.02

2022

0.10

1991

4.02

1996

%

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Belgium

6.61

2023

6.65

2022

6.45

1991

11.50

1982

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Belize

14.70

2023

13.95

2022

7.97

2016

15.00

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Bhutan

3.20

2023

3.20

2022

2.30

2005

4.00

2009

%

yearly

2004 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Bolivia

4.00

2023

4.00

2022

3.23

2012

8.71

2003

%

yearly

2000 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Bosnia and Herzegovina

24.50

2023

23.50

2022

20.50

2017

70.00

1995

%

yearly

1995 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Brazil

9.50

2023

9.50

2022

6.79

2014

14.70

1999

%

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Brunei

6.90

2023

6.90

2022

6.90

2023

9.30

2011

%

yearly

2011 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Bulgaria

5.45

2023

5.45

2022

0.03

1989

18.13

2000

%

yearly

1989 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Canada

6.50

2023

6.39

2022

6.03

2007

12.00

1983

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Cape Verde

8.50

2023

8.50

2022

8.50

2023

26.00

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Chile

6.00

2023

5.97

2022

5.80

2019

21.00

1983

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
China

4.00

2023

4.00

2022

1.80

1985

4.90

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Colombia

9.00

2023

9.00

2022

4.91

1994

15.58

2002

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Costa Rica

7.63

2023

7.63

2022

3.77

1989

9.74

2015

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Croatia

10.00

2023

10.50

2022

9.91

1997

21.78

2002

%

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Cyprus

6.52

2023

6.99

2022

1.80

1990

16.07

2014

%

yearly

1982 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Czech Republic

3.50

2023

3.50

2022

2.89

2017

8.76

2000

%

yearly

1995 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Denmark

5.80

2023

5.80

2022

3.46

2008

9.53

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Dominican Republic

5.10

2023

5.10

2022

4.64

2008

9.54

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Ecuador

4.52

2023

4.52

2022

3.80

2014

13.11

1999

%

yearly

1988 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Egypt

6.34

2023

6.97

2022

6.34

2023

13.37

2014

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
El Salvador

7.05

2023

7.05

2022

5.88

2008

10.15

1988

%

yearly

1988 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Estonia

6.08

2023

6.25

2022

4.59

2007

16.71

2010

%

yearly

1993 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Fiji

4.50

2023

4.50

2022

3.74

1996

12.00

1988

%

yearly

1986 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Finland

6.97

2023

7.03

2022

3.11

1989

16.70

1994

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
France

7.29

2023

7.53

2022

6.35

1980

10.89

1997

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Georgia

11.76

2016

11.95

2015

7.55

1997

16.85

2009

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-10
Germany

3.38

2023

3.42

2022

3.36

1980

11.01

2005

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Greece

14.74

2023

15.00

2022

2.66

1980

27.48

2013

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Honduras

6.01

2023

6.06

2022

2.90

2007

7.38

2015

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Hong Kong

3.09

2023

3.09

2022

1.08

1989

7.92

2003

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Hungary

2.45

2023

2.72

2022

0.04

1985

11.29

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Iceland

4.00

2023

4.00

2022

0.31

1980

7.56

2010

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Indonesia

5.00

2023

5.00

2022

1.52

1984

11.24

2005

%

yearly

1984 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Iran

10.29

2023

11.20

2022

9.09

1996

16.63

2001

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Ireland

4.97

2023

5.05

2022

4.20

2001

19.00

1991

%

yearly

1985 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Israel

4.24

2023

4.24

2022

4.24

2023

13.40

2003

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Italy

9.65

2023

9.85

2022

6.13

2007

12.63

2014

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Jamaica

9.01

2023

9.48

2022

9.01

2023

27.58

1982

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Japan

2.87

2023

2.87

2022

2.02

1980

5.36

2002

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Jordan

15.28

2016

13.07

2015

5.36

1984

19.60

1993

%

yearly

1984 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-10
Kazakhstan

4.95

2023

4.95

2022

4.95

2023

13.46

1999

%

yearly

1994 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
South Korea

3.10

2023

3.10

2022

2.06

1996

6.95

1998

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Kuwait

1.13

2023

1.13

2022

0.50

1992

7.18

1994

%

yearly

1981 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Kyrgyzstan

7.03

2023

7.03

2022

4.11

1994

12.55

2002

%

yearly

1994 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Latvia

7.85

2023

7.83

2022

3.18

1992

20.71

1996

%

yearly

1992 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Lithuania

6.45

2023

6.55

2022

4.25

2007

17.81

2010

%

yearly

1999 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Luxembourg

5.05

2023

5.04

2022

0.72

1980

7.08

2014

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Macau

1.85

2023

1.85

2022

1.70

2014

6.38

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Macedonia

21.53

2023

21.63

2022

21.53

2023

37.25

2005

%

yearly

1996 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Malaysia

2.75

2023

2.75

2022

2.44

1997

8.26

1986

%

yearly

1985 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Malta

4.74

2023

4.74

2022

3.97

2017

12.50

1984

%

yearly

1983 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Mauritius

5.41

2023

5.41

2022

2.73

1991

20.56

1982

%

yearly

1982 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Mexico

3.43

2023

3.40

2022

0.90

1981

6.23

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Moldova

4.00

2023

4.00

2022

2.90

1993

15.00

1994

%

yearly

1993 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Mongolia

7.96

2023

7.96

2022

7.70

2011

11.60

2009

%

yearly

2007 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Morocco

8.26

2023

8.36

2022

8.26

2023

16.00

1995

%

yearly

1995 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Myanmar

4.00

2023

4.00

2022

4.00

2023

4.00

2023

%

yearly

1998 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Netherlands

4.40

2023

4.50

2022

3.06

2000

8.25

1983

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
New Zealand

4.50

2023

4.44

2022

3.58

2007

10.68

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Nicaragua

5.93

2023

6.33

2022

5.00

2007

16.90

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Nigeria

16.48

2017

13.38

2016

5.09

2010

16.48

2017

%

yearly

2010 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-17
Norway

3.70

2023

3.70

2022

1.65

1980

5.95

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Pakistan

6.39

2023

6.33

2022

3.07

1987

8.27

2003

%

yearly

1983 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Panama

5.82

2023

5.82

2022

4.05

2012

18.94

1989

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Paraguay

5.79

2023

5.80

2022

3.30

1995

10.80

2002

%

yearly

1983 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Peru

6.71

2023

6.71

2022

4.16

1988

9.90

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Philippines

5.50

2023

5.50

2022

5.47

2016

11.82

2004

%

yearly

1985 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Poland

4.10

2023

3.99

2022

3.87

2020

19.93

2002

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Portugal

5.45

2023

5.55

2022

3.86

1992

16.18

2013

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Romania

5.00

2023

5.00

2022

3.40

1990

10.99

1994

%

yearly

1985 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Russia

5.50

2023

5.50

2022

5.16

2014

13.30

1998

%

yearly

1992 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
San Marino

3.90

2023

4.67

2022

3.02

2007

9.18

2015

%

yearly

2001 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Sao Tome and Principe

9.72

2023

9.94

2022

9.72

2023

17.63

2002

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Saudi Arabia

5.60

2016

5.59

2015

4.34

1999

6.25

2006

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-17
Serbia

12.86

2023

13.15

2022

12.10

2000

24.60

2012

%

yearly

1997 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Seychelles

3.00

2023

3.00

2022

1.72

2008

7.70

1995

%

yearly

1995 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Singapore

2.10

2023

2.10

2022

1.43

1997

6.28

1982

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Slovakia

5.98

2023

6.12

2022

5.98

2023

19.46

2001

%

yearly

1993 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Slovenia

6.20

2023

5.87

2022

4.39

2008

10.14

2013

%

yearly

1992 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
South Africa

29.02

2023

28.89

2022

9.24

1980

29.02

2023

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Spain

13.61

2023

13.68

2022

8.23

2007

26.09

2013

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Sri Lanka

4.40

2023

4.40

2022

4.00

2012

15.90

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Sudan

15.62

2023

15.95

2022

12.03

2011

22.33

1981

%

yearly

1981 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Suriname

3.86

2023

4.61

2022

3.86

2023

13.77

2000

%

yearly

1994 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Sweden

6.60

2023

6.50

2022

2.02

1989

11.15

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Switzerland

2.81

2023

2.85

2022

0.19

1981

5.20

1997

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Syria

8.61

2010

8.14

2009

8.09

2005

16.76

1997

%

yearly

1997 - 2010

Updated on 2015-10-23
Taiwan

3.66

2023

3.66

2022

1.23

1980

5.85

2009

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Tajikistan

2.49

2011

2.20

2010

2.10

2009

2.50

2007

%

yearly

2003 - 2011

Updated on 2015-10-23
Thailand

0.70

2023

0.70

2022

0.66

2011

3.33

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Trinidad and Tobago

3.71

2023

3.79

2022

3.30

2014

22.24

1987

%

yearly

1981 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Tunisia

13.80

2023

14.00

2022

12.40

2007

18.89

2011

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Turkey

10.55

2023

10.55

2022

6.00

2000

13.05

2009

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Ukraine

7.97

2023

8.07

2022

6.35

2007

14.80

1995

%

yearly

1995 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
United Kingdom

4.50

2023

4.50

2022

4.40

2018

11.75

1984

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
United States

3.86

2023

3.59

2022

3.42

2020

9.71

1982

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Uruguay

7.18

2023

7.18

2022

6.32

2012

17.15

2003

%

yearly

1983 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Venezuela

44.31

2023

42.33

2022

6.70

2014

44.31

2023

%

yearly

1999 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Vietnam

2.20

2023

2.20

2022

2.10

2014

12.33

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17

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1995 - 2016

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1990 - 2017

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Sep 2017

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Mar 1977 - Dec 2017

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Direct Investment Abroad

17.9

Dec 2017

17.9

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Updated on 2018-04-30
Domestic Credit

49,693.5

Feb 2018

49,378.3

Jan 2018

4,964.3

Feb 1996

49,693.5

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Domestic Credit Growth

9.6

Feb 2018

10.8

Jan 2018

-1.0

Apr 2010

42.7

Mar 2012

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Electricity Production

1,267

Jan 2018

1,211

Dec 2017

452

Sep 2001

1,306

Aug 2017

GWh

monthly

Aug 1998 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-25
Employed Persons

8,299,911.00

Dec 2017

8,163,869.00

Sep 2017

7,339,261.00

Jun 2012

8,299,911.00

Dec 2017

Person

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Equity Market Index

6,531.1

Apr 2018

6,476.8

Mar 2018

137.5

Nov 1988

7,798.0

Feb 2011

1985=100

monthly

Jan 1987 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Exchange Rate against USD

156.186

Apr 2018

155.639

Mar 2018

4.762

Nov 1967

156.186

Apr 2018

LKR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-01
Exports: ICT Goods

41,275.35

2016

36,502.32

2015

23,880.33

2009

148,842.11

2000

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Exports: Medicament

19.47

2014

7.76

2012

7.76

2012

19.47

2014

USD th

yearly

2005 - 2014

Updated on 2017-06-16
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

33.33

2016

0.02

2009

0.02

2009

33.33

2016

USD th

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
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 2017-06-15
Exports: Television

500.29

2016

2,528.36

2015

1.34

2009

6,273.47

2003

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
External Debt

51,823.8

Dec 2017

49,590.9

Sep 2017

37,098.1

Dec 2012

51,823.8

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-13
External Debt: % of GDP

59.6

2017

57.9

2016

38.8

2008

60.5

1994

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
External Debt: Short Term

7,692.6

Dec 2017

6,693.3

Sep 2017

6,419.0

Dec 2012

7,756.1

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

9.5

2017

9.9

2016

2.3

2006

11.4

2011

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

4.90

2023

4.90

2022

1.48

1985

26.14

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-2.76

2023

-2.59

2022

-4.62

2011

-0.05

1984

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

5.33

2023

5.40

2022

-16.35

2009

18.26

2000

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

17,673.80

2023

16,732.40

2022

1,135.08

1980

17,673.80

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Expenditure

4,481.29

2023

4,095.25

2022

99.81

1990

4,481.29

2023

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Net Debt

15,470.81

2023

14,512.04

2022

310.78

1990

15,470.81

2023

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Revenue

3,681.21

2023

3,357.07

2022

74.66

1990

3,681.21

2023

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

5,672.17

2023

5,348.77

2022

344.06

1980

5,672.17

2023

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Population

22.95

2023

22.69

2022

14.60

1980

22.95

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

5.00

2023

4.90

2022

-3.13

1992

12.16

1996

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Foreign Direct Investment

963.5

Dec 2017

46.5

Sep 2017

-0.8

Mar 1977

963.5

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

4.2

Dec 2017

0.2

Sep 2017

0.2

Sep 2017

4.2

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Foreign Exchange Reserves

6,353.3

Mar 2018

6,906.5

Feb 2018

38.0

Apr 1970

8,501.4

Aug 2011

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1956 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

7.98

Dec 2017

7.34

Sep 2017

5.01

Mar 2017

11.70

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

3.5

Feb 2018

3.3

Jan 2018

0.6

Jun 1989

5.8

May 2014

NA

monthly

Jan 1982 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Foreign Portfolio Investment

219.41

Dec 2017

480.55

Sep 2017

-756.02

Sep 2015

1,943.02

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
GDP Deflator Growth

7.9

Dec 2017

10.0

Sep 2017

-3.5

Dec 2011

13.3

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
GDP per Capita

4,065.00

2017

3,857.00

2016

140.00

1962

4,065.00

2017

USD

yearly

1959 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Gold Reserves

841.49

Apr 2018

894.92

Mar 2018

0.00

Dec 1977

985.64

Sep 2013

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1977 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Government Debt: % of GDP

77.6

2017

78.8

2016

68.7

2012

102.3

2004

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

6,385.41

Dec 2017

5,346.46

Sep 2017

2,980.12

Jun 2010

6,385.41

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Gross National Product

22,321.50

Dec 2017

21,183.94

Sep 2017

12,223.55

Mar 2010

22,321.50

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Gross Savings Rate

31.0

Dec 2017

25.5

Sep 2017

13.9

Mar 2010

32.9

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Household Debt

6,865.7

Dec 2017

6,616.5

Sep 2017

2,814.8

Jun 2010

6,865.7

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Household Debt: % of GDP

7.9

2017

7.5

2016

6.3

2014

8.0

2012

%

yearly

2010 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Household Expenditure per Capita

1,224.39

2016

991.33

2013

174.95

1981

1,224.39

2016

USD

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
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 2018-04-30
Imports: ICT Goods

965,194.30

2016

799,936.41

2015

189,449.65

2001

965,194.30

2016

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
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 2017-06-16
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 2017-06-16
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 2017-06-15
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 2017-06-15
Industrial Production Index Growth

-0.4

Oct 2017

4.6

Sep 2017

-11.4

Apr 2016

26.3

Jul 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2010 - Oct 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Investment: % of GDP

39.1

Dec 2017

31.1

Sep 2017

21.1

Mar 2010

44.0

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Labour Force Participation Rate

54.1

Dec 2017

53.6

Sep 2017

51.5

Jun 2012

54.7

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Labour Productivity Growth

-0.44

Dec 2017

0.80

Sep 2017

-1.06

Jun 2017

9.55

Dec 2014

%

quarterly

Jun 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

69.42

2017

61.91

2016

33.36

2005

69.42

2017

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017-09-29
Liquid Assets Ratio

32.2

2014

31.9

2013

26.6

2012

35.2

2009

%

yearly

2006 - 2014

Updated on 2016-05-25
Long Term Interest Rate

11.18

Mar 2018

14.23

Mar 2016

7.88

Dec 2014

14.23

Mar 2016

% pa

monthly

Jan 2012 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

21.8

2017

23.1

2016

7.5

2000

34.5

2010

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Minerals Production

248,890.00

2016

182,928.00

2015

174,311.00

2013

363,672.00

2014

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Money Supply M1

5,404.70

Mar 2018

4,980.50

Feb 2018

1,168.07

Jan 1994

5,404.70

Mar 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-11
Money Supply M2

37,646.58

Feb 2018

37,328.08

Jan 2018

3,215.06

Jan 1994

37,646.58

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
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 2017-06-27
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

1,777.50

Dec 2017

8,600.00

Dec 2016

700.00

Jun 2012

8,600.00

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

14,228.30

Dec 2017

26,300.00

Dec 2016

2,000.00

Dec 2010

26,300.00

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicles Sales

16,006

2017

34,900

2016

3,000

2010

34,900

2016

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-54.1

2017

105.3

2016

-54.1

2017

166.7

2011

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Nominal GDP

23,113.3

Dec 2017

21,731.1

Sep 2017

4,097.0

Jun 2002

23,113.3

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Nominal GDP Growth

11.32

Dec 2017

13.13

Sep 2017

3.24

Dec 2015

24.05

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.5

2017

2.6

2016

2.5

2017

15.8

1999

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
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 2018-04-19
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 2018-04-19
P/E ratio

10.87

08 May 2018

10.91

04 May 2018

4.40

18 Jun 2001

29.53

14 Feb 2011

NA

daily

17 Aug 1998 - 08 May 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Policy Rate

7.25

Apr 2018

7.25

Mar 2018

6.00

Jan 2016

20.00

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1997 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Population

21.4

2017

21.2

2016

7.1

1948

21.4

2017

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Private Consumption Expenditure

13,798.15

Dec 2017

14,307.06

Sep 2017

9,288.00

Jun 2010

14,312.92

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Private Consumption: % of GDP

59.7

Dec 2017

65.8

Sep 2017

59.2

Dec 2016

77.3

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Public Consumption Expenditure

2,151.67

Dec 2017

1,875.11

Sep 2017

1,097.23

Mar 2010

2,151.67

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Public Consumption: % of GDP

9.3

Dec 2017

8.6

Sep 2017

7.0

Mar 2012

9.6

Jun 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Real Effective Exchange Rate

138.3

Mar 2018

139.6

Feb 2018

90.8

Feb 2004

155.1

Jan 2015

2005=100

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Real GDP Growth

3.2

Dec 2017

2.9

Sep 2017

0.5

Dec 2013

16.1

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Reserve Requirement Ratio

7.5

Apr 2018

7.5

Mar 2018

6.0

Dec 2015

12.0

Jul 1999

%

monthly

Mar 1997 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Short Term Interest Rate

10.03

Apr 2018

10.08

Mar 2018

6.57

Jan 2015

26.17

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jul 2000 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Tax Revenue

10,958.21

2017

10,043.95

2016

1,527.06

1990

10,958.21

2017

USD mn

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Teledensity: Fixed Line

11.92

2016

15.87

2015

0.23

1960

17.76

2011

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Mobile

124.03

2016

115.38

2015

0.00

1989

124.03

2016

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Total Deposits

46,095.37

Oct 2017

45,904.88

Sep 2017

6,984.58

Dec 2002

46,095.37

Oct 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2002 - Oct 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Total Exports

915.7

Feb 2018

965.4

Jan 2018

55.9

Apr 1983

1,070.1

Mar 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-11
Total Exports Growth

5.5

Feb 2018

11.6

Jan 2018

-50.3

Nov 1985

134.6

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Total Imports

1,978.0

Feb 2018

2,014.5

Jan 2018

91.0

Feb 1983

2,048.5

Dec 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-11
Total Imports Growth

22.8

Feb 2018

12.0

Jan 2018

-52.3

Apr 2009

99.7

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Tourism Revenue

3,925

2017

3,518

2016

1

1967

3,925

2017

USD mn

yearly

1966 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Tourism Revenue Growth

11.6

2017

18.0

2016

-23.2

1996

114.7

1972

%

yearly

1967 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Trade Balance

-1,062.3

Feb 2018

-1,049.1

Jan 2018

-1,100.6

Nov 2011

110.1

Aug 2002

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Unemployment Rate

4.00

Dec 2017

4.20

Sep 2017

3.90

Dec 2012

5.10

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Visitor Arrivals

180,429

Apr 2018

233,382

Mar 2018

7,650

Jun 1987

244,536

Dec 2017

Person

monthly

Jan 1979 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Visitor Arrivals Growth

12.6

Apr 2018

24.1

Mar 2018

-75.4

Aug 1983

227.7

Aug 1984

%

monthly

Jan 1980 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08