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Sri Lanka Forecast: Unemployment Rate

1990 - 2022 | Yearly | % | International Monetary Fund - World Economic Outlook

Sri Lanka’s Unemployment Rate is forecasted to be 4.00 % in Dec 2018 as reported by International Monetary Fund - World Economic Outlook. It records no change from the last reported number of 4.00 % in Dec 2017. Looking ahead, Sri Lanka’s Unemployment Rate is projected to stand at 4.00 % in Dec 2022. 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 2022?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

4.00

2022

4.00

2021

4.00

2022

15.90

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017

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IMF Forecast: Unemployment Rate: EMDE: Emerging and Developing Asia: Sri Lanka

Series Details
Series ID

260800801

Name

IMF Forecast: Unemployment Rate: EMDE: Emerging and Developing Asia: Sri Lanka

Country

Sri Lanka

Frequency

Yearly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

International Monetary Fund - World Economic Outlook

First Date

1990

Last Date

2022

Last Updated

18 Apr 2017

Statistics
Mean

7.59

Variance

14.27

Standard deviation

3.78

Skewness

0.79

Kurtosis

-0.56

Coefficient variation

0.50

Median

6.60

Max
1990

NaN

Min
2022

NaN

Previous observation
2021

4.00

Last observation
2022

4.00

Number of Observations

33

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Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

12.75

2022

13.00

2021

2.81

1982

26.50

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Algeria

15.78

2022

15.43

2021

9.83

2013

29.50

2000

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Argentina

6.07

2022

6.48

2021

3.00

1980

22.45

2002

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Armenia

18.25

2022

18.35

2021

16.20

2013

38.40

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Australia

4.78

2022

4.88

2021

4.25

2008

10.86

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Austria

5.20

2022

5.10

2021

1.60

1980

6.01

2016

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Azerbaijan

6.05

2022

6.05

2021

6.05

2022

9.66

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Bahamas

9.53

2022

9.49

2021

6.90

2001

15.89

2011

%

yearly

1986 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Bahrain

3.82

2022

3.82

2021

3.36

2015

5.60

2007

%

yearly

2007 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Barbados

9.07

2022

9.31

2021

7.42

2007

24.41

1993

%

yearly

1981 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Belarus

1.02

2022

1.02

2021

0.10

1991

4.02

1996

%

yearly

1991 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Belgium

7.06

2022

7.11

2021

6.45

1991

11.50

1982

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Belize

17.07

2022

15.97

2021

8.20

2008

17.07

2022

%

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Bhutan

3.20

2022

3.20

2021

2.30

2005

4.00

2009

%

yearly

2004 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Bolivia

4.00

2022

4.00

2021

3.23

2012

8.71

2003

%

yearly

2000 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina

23.50

2022

24.00

2021

20.50

2017

70.00

1995

%

yearly

1995 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Brazil

10.00

2022

10.08

2021

3.35

1989

13.10

2017

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Brunei

6.90

2022

6.90

2021

6.90

2022

9.30

2011

%

yearly

2011 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Bulgaria

6.10

2022

6.14

2021

0.03

1989

18.13

2000

%

yearly

1989 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Canada

6.35

2022

6.29

2021

6.03

2007

12.00

1983

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Cape Verde

8.50

2022

8.50

2021

8.50

2022

26.00

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Chile

6.30

2022

6.33

2021

5.93

2013

21.00

1983

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
China

4.02

2022

4.02

2021

1.80

1985

4.90

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Colombia

9.00

2022

9.00

2021

4.91

1994

15.58

2002

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Costa Rica

7.63

2022

7.63

2021

3.77

1989

9.74

2015

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Croatia

12.00

2022

12.50

2021

9.91

1997

21.78

2002

%

yearly

1991 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Cyprus

7.71

2022

8.50

2021

1.80

1990

16.07

2014

%

yearly

1982 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Czech Republic

3.50

2022

3.50

2021

2.80

2017

8.82

2000

%

yearly

1995 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Denmark

5.80

2022

5.80

2021

3.46

2008

9.53

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Dominican Republic

5.49

2022

5.49

2021

4.64

2008

9.54

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Ecuador

4.86

2022

5.05

2021

3.80

2014

13.11

1999

%

yearly

1988 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Egypt

5.35

2022

7.06

2021

5.35

2022

13.37

2014

%

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
El Salvador

7.15

2022

7.15

2021

5.88

2008

10.15

1988

%

yearly

1988 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Estonia

10.12

2022

10.10

2021

4.59

2007

16.71

2010

%

yearly

1993 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Fiji

5.50

2022

5.50

2021

3.74

1996

12.00

1988

%

yearly

1986 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Finland

7.03

2022

7.23

2021

3.11

1989

16.70

1994

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
France

7.78

2022

8.02

2021

6.35

1980

10.89

1997

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Georgia

11.76

2016

11.95

2015

7.55

1997

16.85

2009

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Germany

3.53

2022

3.57

2021

3.36

1980

11.01

2005

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Greece

17.10

2022

17.80

2021

2.66

1980

27.48

2013

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Honduras

5.08

2022

5.18

2021

2.90

2007

7.38

2015

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Hong Kong

2.48

2022

2.48

2021

1.08

1989

7.92

2003

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Hungary

4.00

2022

4.08

2021

0.04

1985

11.29

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Iceland

4.00

2022

4.00

2021

0.31

1980

7.56

2010

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Indonesia

5.00

2022

5.00

2021

1.52

1984

11.24

2005

%

yearly

1984 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Iran

12.20

2022

12.22

2021

9.09

1996

16.63

2001

%

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Ireland

5.68

2022

5.68

2021

3.92

2001

19.00

1991

%

yearly

1985 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Israel

4.49

2022

4.49

2021

4.30

2017

13.40

2003

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Italy

9.68

2022

9.98

2021

6.14

2007

12.63

2014

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Jamaica

9.48

2022

9.97

2021

9.48

2022

27.58

1982

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Japan

2.90

2022

2.90

2021

2.02

1980

5.36

2002

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Jordan

15.28

2016

13.07

2015

5.36

1984

19.60

1993

%

yearly

1984 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Kazakhstan

4.95

2022

4.95

2021

4.95

2022

13.46

1999

%

yearly

1994 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Kuwait

2.07

2022

2.07

2021

0.50

1992

7.18

1994

%

yearly

1981 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Kyrgyzstan

7.28

2022

7.28

2021

4.11

1994

12.55

2002

%

yearly

1994 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Latvia

8.15

2022

8.19

2021

3.18

1992

20.71

1996

%

yearly

1992 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Lithuania

4.95

2022

5.20

2021

4.25

2007

17.81

2010

%

yearly

1999 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Luxembourg

5.17

2022

5.20

2021

0.72

1980

7.11

2014

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Macau

1.85

2022

1.89

2021

1.70

2014

6.38

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Macedonia

22.45

2022

22.55

2021

22.45

2022

37.25

2005

%

yearly

1996 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Malaysia

2.75

2022

2.75

2021

2.44

1997

8.26

1986

%

yearly

1985 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Malta

4.80

2022

4.80

2021

4.40

2017

12.50

1984

%

yearly

1983 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Mauritius

4.34

2022

5.29

2021

2.73

1991

20.56

1982

%

yearly

1982 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Mexico

3.53

2022

3.53

2021

0.90

1981

6.23

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Moldova

4.20

2022

4.20

2021

2.90

1993

15.00

1994

%

yearly

1993 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Mongolia

7.96

2022

7.96

2021

7.70

2011

11.60

2009

%

yearly

2007 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Morocco

8.36

2022

8.46

2021

8.36

2022

16.00

1995

%

yearly

1995 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Myanmar

4.00

2022

4.00

2021

4.00

2022

4.00

2022

%

yearly

1998 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Netherlands

4.50

2022

4.60

2021

3.06

2000

8.25

1983

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
New Zealand

4.76

2022

4.69

2021

3.58

2007

10.68

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Nicaragua

6.33

2022

6.73

2021

5.00

2007

16.90

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Nigeria

13.38

2016

9.00

2015

5.09

2010

13.38

2016

%

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Norway

3.70

2022

3.70

2021

1.65

1980

5.95

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Pakistan

6.33

2022

6.26

2021

3.07

1987

8.27

2003

%

yearly

1983 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Panama

5.35

2022

5.35

2021

4.05

2012

18.94

1989

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Paraguay

6.23

2022

6.17

2021

3.30

1995

10.80

2002

%

yearly

1983 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Peru

6.71

2022

6.71

2021

4.16

1988

9.90

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Philippines

5.50

2022

5.50

2021

5.50

2022

11.82

2004

%

yearly

1985 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Poland

3.84

2022

3.79

2021

3.78

2020

19.93

2002

%

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Portugal

7.16

2022

7.62

2021

3.86

1992

16.18

2013

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Romania

6.00

2022

6.00

2021

3.40

1990

10.99

1994

%

yearly

1985 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Russia

5.50

2022

5.50

2021

5.20

2014

13.30

1998

%

yearly

1992 - 2022

Updated on 2017
San Marino

4.67

2022

5.50

2021

3.02

2007

9.18

2015

%

yearly

2001 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Sao Tome and Principe

9.94

2022

10.39

2021

9.94

2022

17.63

2002

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Saudi Arabia

5.60

2016

5.59

2015

4.34

1999

6.25

2006

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Serbia

13.97

2022

14.41

2021

12.10

2000

24.60

2012

%

yearly

1997 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Seychelles

3.00

2022

3.00

2021

1.72

2008

7.70

1995

%

yearly

1995 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Singapore

2.10

2022

2.10

2021

1.43

1997

6.28

1982

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Slovakia

5.70

2022

5.68

2021

5.68

2021

19.46

2001

%

yearly

1993 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Slovenia

6.79

2022

6.60

2021

4.39

2008

10.14

2013

%

yearly

1992 - 2022

Updated on 2017
South Africa

28.59

2022

28.60

2021

9.24

1980

28.60

2020

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
South Korea

3.10

2022

3.10

2021

2.06

1996

6.95

1998

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Spain

13.91

2022

13.92

2021

8.23

2007

26.09

2013

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Sri Lanka

4.00

2022

4.00

2021

4.00

2022

15.90

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Sudan

15.95

2022

16.27

2021

12.03

2011

22.33

1981

%

yearly

1981 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Suriname

6.17

2022

6.94

2021

6.00

2013

13.77

2000

%

yearly

1994 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Sweden

6.40

2022

6.40

2021

2.02

1989

11.15

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Switzerland

2.85

2022

2.89

2021

0.19

1981

5.20

1997

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Syria

8.61

2010

8.14

2009

8.09

2005

16.76

1997

%

yearly

1997 - 2010

Updated on 2015
Taiwan

3.72

2022

3.72

2021

1.23

1980

5.85

2009

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Tajikistan

2.49

2011

2.20

2010

2.10

2009

2.50

2007

%

yearly

2003 - 2011

Updated on 2015
Thailand

0.70

2022

0.70

2021

0.66

2011

3.33

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Trinidad and Tobago

3.91

2022

3.99

2021

3.30

2014

22.24

1987

%

yearly

1981 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Tunisia

12.00

2022

12.00

2021

12.00

2022

18.89

2011

%

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Turkey

10.17

2022

10.30

2021

6.00

2000

13.05

2009

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Ukraine

7.97

2022

8.17

2021

6.35

2007

14.80

1995

%

yearly

1995 - 2022

Updated on 2017
United Kingdom

4.50

2022

4.50

2021

4.39

2017

11.75

1984

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
United States

4.72

2022

4.52

2021

3.97

2000

9.71

1982

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Uruguay

7.19

2022

7.19

2021

6.32

2012

17.15

2003

%

yearly

1983 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Venezuela

37.87

2022

36.25

2021

6.70

2014

37.87

2022

%

yearly

1999 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Vietnam

2.33

2022

2.33

2021

2.10

2014

12.33

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017

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

79.3

2016

77.6

2015

68.7

2012

102.3

2004

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Business Confidence: Net Balance

17.6

Nov 2017

9.6

Oct 2017

-16.8

Apr 2016

34.6

May 2015

% Point

monthly

May 2015 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 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

12.0

Nov 2017

0.2

Oct 2017

-52.3

Apr 2009

99.7

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Money Supply M2

36,134.25

Nov 2017

36,044.64

Oct 2017

3,215.06

Jan 1994

36,134.25

Nov 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

3.3

Sep 2017

4.0

Jun 2017

0.5

Dec 2013

16.1

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Labour Productivity Growth

-0.13

Jun 2017

0.51

Mar 2017

-0.13

Jun 2017

9.55

Dec 2014

%

quarterly

Jun 2013 - Jun 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Domestic Credit Growth

13.1

Nov 2017

14.4

Oct 2017

-1.0

Apr 2010

42.7

Mar 2012

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

23.2

2016

26.8

2015

7.5

2000

34.5

2010

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports

1,940.4

Nov 2017

1,727.2

Oct 2017

91.0

Feb 1983

1,986.4

Nov 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

8.8

Sep 2017

8.6

Jun 2017

7.0

Mar 2012

9.6

Jun 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Equity Market Index

6,369.3

Dec 2017

6,411.8

Nov 2017

137.5

Nov 1988

7,798.0

Feb 2011

1985=100

monthly

Jan 1987 - Dec 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Domestic Credit

48,249.0

Nov 2017

48,171.8

Oct 2017

4,964.3

Feb 1996

48,295.8

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

928.07

Dec 2017

917.07

Nov 2017

0.00

Dec 1977

985.64

Sep 2013

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1977 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

8.9

Sep 2017

4.9

Jun 2017

-3.5

Dec 2011

13.3

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Unemployment Rate

4.20

Sep 2017

4.50

Jun 2017

3.90

Dec 2012

5.10

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Direct Investment Abroad

18.5

Sep 2017

18.5

Jun 2017

13.2

Dec 2015

59.2

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 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

940.9

Nov 2017

975.6

Oct 2017

55.9

Apr 1983

1,070.1

Mar 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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
External Debt: % of GDP

58.5

2016

59.0

2015

38.8

2008

60.5

1994

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Producer Price Index Growth

14.8

Nov 2017

16.9

Oct 2017

-3.4

Jan 2016

20.3

Apr 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2015 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Trade Balance

-999.5

Nov 2017

-751.7

Oct 2017

-1,100.6

Nov 2011

110.1

Aug 2002

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

153.108

Dec 2017

153.593

Nov 2017

4.762

Nov 1967

153.593

Nov 2017

LKR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Foreign Exchange Reserves

6,952.9

Dec 2017

6,346.8

Nov 2017

38.0

Apr 1970

8,501.4

Aug 2011

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1956 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Visitor Arrivals Growth

8.8

Dec 2017

0.2

Nov 2017

-75.4

Aug 1983

227.7

Aug 1984

%

monthly

Jan 1980 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

-9.9

2009

-5.1

1992

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

8.4

Nov 2017

8.8

Oct 2017

-65.2

Feb 1959

32.5

Aug 1980

%

monthly

Jan 1958 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
External Debt

50,202.3

Sep 2017

49,242.4

Jun 2017

37,098.1

Dec 2012

50,202.3

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Real Effective Exchange Rate

144.8

Nov 2017

143.8

Oct 2017

90.8

Feb 2004

155.1

Jan 2015

2005=100

monthly

Jan 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Gross National Product

20,977.22

Sep 2017

20,091.11

Jun 2017

12,223.55

Mar 2010

20,977.22

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Gross Savings Rate

15.7

Sep 2017

24.6

Jun 2017

13.9

Mar 2010

32.9

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Labour Force Participation Rate

53.6

Sep 2017

53.9

Jun 2017

51.5

Jun 2012

54.7

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 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 Dec 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

Dec 2017

7.5

Nov 2017

6.0

Dec 2015

12.0

Jul 1999

%

monthly

Mar 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on Dec 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

21.6

Sep 2017

33.1

Jun 2017

21.1

Mar 2010

44.0

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Business Confidence Growth

0.8

Nov 2017

-3.4

Oct 2017

-38.8

May 2016

20.0

May 2017

% Point

monthly

May 2016 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.4

Sep 2017

1.5

Jun 2017

0.4

Sep 2017

3.0

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Policy Rate

7.25

Dec 2017

7.25

Nov 2017

6.00

Jan 2016

20.00

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

5,421.83

Sep 2017

5,469.99

Jun 2017

2,980.12

Jun 2010

6,279.63

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 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
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

3.0

Aug 2017

-2.9

Jul 2017

-11.4

Apr 2016

26.3

Jul 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2010 - Aug 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

6,709.5

Sep 2017

7,767.8

Jun 2017

6,419.0

Dec 2012

7,767.8

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
P/E ratio

10.61

16 Jan 2018

10.65

12 Jan 2018

4.40

18 Jun 2001

29.53

14 Feb 2011

NA

daily

17 Aug 1998 - 16 Jan 2018

Updated on 16 Jan 2018
Tourism Revenue

3,518

2016

2,981

2015

1

1967

3,518

2016

USD mn

yearly

1966 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Employed Persons

8,163,869.00

Sep 2017

8,138,728.00

Jun 2017

7,339,261.00

Jun 2012

8,230,207.00

Mar 2017

Person

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

75.5

Sep 2017

66.8

Jun 2017

59.5

Dec 2010

77.3

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Total Deposits

45,188.97

Aug 2017

44,357.43

Jul 2017

6,984.58

Dec 2002

45,188.97

Aug 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2002 - Aug 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

67,045.8

Sep 2017

66,712.3

Jun 2017

54,951.3

Mar 2014

67,045.8

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Nominal GDP

21,546.2

Sep 2017

20,522.1

Jun 2017

4,097.0

Jun 2002

21,546.2

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 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

3.3

Nov 2017

3.8

Oct 2017

0.6

Jun 1989

5.8

May 2014

NA

monthly

Jan 1982 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Foreign Portfolio Investment

480.55

Sep 2017

1,325.29

Jun 2017

-756.02

Sep 2015

1,943.18

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Total Exports Growth

16.2

Nov 2017

14.1

Oct 2017

-50.3

Nov 1985

134.6

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Tourism Revenue Growth

18.0

2016

22.6

2015

-23.2

1996

114.7

1972

%

yearly

1967 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nominal GDP Growth

12.49

Sep 2017

9.13

Jun 2017

2.73

Dec 2015

24.05

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 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

4,891.45

Nov 2017

4,841.93

Oct 2017

1,168.07

Jan 1994

5,218.72

Dec 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

7.41

Sep 2017

7.19

Jun 2017

5.04

Mar 2017

11.70

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 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