Sri Lanka Motor Vehicles Sales

2005 - 2019 | Yearly | Unit | CEIC Data

Key information about Sri Lanka Motor Vehicles Sales

  • Sri Lanka Motor Vehicles Sales recorded 9,545 units in Dec 2019, compared with 13,081 units in the previous year.
  • Sri Lanka Motor Vehicles Sales is updated yearly, available from 2005 to 2019, with an averaged number of 9,500 units.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 34,900 units in Dec 2016 and a record low of 3,000 units in Dec 2010.

CEIC calculates annual Motor Vehicles Sales from semiannual Motor Vehicles Sales. The International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers provides year-to-date Motor Vehicles Sales.

View Sri Lanka's Motor Vehicles Sales from 2005 to 2019 in the chart:

Sri Lanka Motor Vehicles Sales

What was Sri Lanka's Motor Vehicles Sales in 2019?

Sri Lanka Motor Vehicles Sales recorded 9,545 units in Dec 2019, compared with 13,081 units in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
9,545 2019 13,081 2018 3,000 2010 34,900 2016 Unit yearly 2005 - 2019

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Unit) 3,400 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Algeria (Unit) 125,000 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Argentina (Unit) 30,861 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2022
Armenia (Unit) 1,210 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Australia (Unit) 81,065 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2022
Austria (Unit) 306,176 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Azerbaijan (Unit) 6,700 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Bahrain (Unit) 30,200 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Bangladesh (Unit) 4,900 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Belarus (Unit) 63,275 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Belgium (Unit) 462,536 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Bolivia (Unit) 29,884 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Unit) 11,358 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Botswana (Unit) 1,050 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Brazil (Unit) 147,237 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Brunei (Unit) 1,285 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2010 - Nov 2020
Bulgaria (Unit) 34,472 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Cambodia (Unit) 4,567 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Canada (Unit) 144,597 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1946 - Mar 2022
Chile (Unit) 39,165 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Apr 2022
China (Unit) 1,180,903 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Colombia (Unit) 22,278 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Croatia (Unit) 54,330 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Cyprus (Unit) 14,250 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Czech Republic (Unit) 9,212 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2020
Denmark (Unit) 221,937 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Ecuador (Unit) 109,707 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Egypt (Unit) 277,805 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Estonia (Unit) 37,211 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Finland (Unit) 115,291 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
France (Unit) 2,142,284 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Georgia (Unit) 3,400 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Germany (Unit) 2,973,319 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Ghana (Unit) 5,700 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Greece (Unit) 112,364 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (Unit) 34,116 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Hungary (Unit) 150,387 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Iceland (Unit) 13,137 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
India (Unit) 340,832 Mar 2022 monthly May 2001 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (Unit) 98,536 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Mar 2022
Iran (Unit) 655,515 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Ireland (Unit) 136,126 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Israel (Unit) 306,012 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Italy (Unit) 1,664,483 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Ivory Coast (Unit) 11,165 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Japan (Unit) 299,620 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Apr 2022
Jordan (Unit) 22,000 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Kazakhstan (Unit) 113,600 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Kenya (Unit) 5,643 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
South Korea (Unit) 143,426 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2022
Kuwait (Unit) 100,157 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan (Unit) 1,505 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Laos (Unit) 10,400 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Latvia (Unit) 19,488 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Lebanon (Unit) 23,383 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Lithuania (Unit) 47,382 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Luxembourg (Unit) 60,239 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
North Macedonia (Unit) 4,660 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Malawi (Unit) 1,538 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Malaysia (Unit) 73,222 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 1994 - Mar 2022
Malta (Unit) 8,495 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Mauritius (Unit) 10,439 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Mexico (Unit) 86,734 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2022
Moldova (Unit) 6,875 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Mongolia (Unit) 3,800 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Morocco (Unit) 175,435 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Myanmar (Unit) 21,707 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Nepal (Unit) 21,805 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Netherlands (Unit) 405,061 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
New Zealand (Unit) 165,459 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
Nigeria (Unit) 9,800 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Norway (Unit) 217,572 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Oman (Unit) 63,500 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Pakistan (Unit) 23,185 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2005 - Apr 2022
Palestinian Territory (Unit) 109 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Panama (Unit) 3,704 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2022
Paraguay (Unit) 27,874 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Peru (Unit) 152,856 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Philippines (Unit) 25,149 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2022
Poland (Unit) 554,613 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Portugal (Unit) 14,516 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Qatar (Unit) 47,550 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Romania (Unit) 144,222 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Russia (Unit) 32,706 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2022
Saudi Arabia (Unit) 556,559 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Serbia (Unit) 29,250 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Singapore (Unit) 2,913 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Feb 2022
Slovakia (Unit) 87,349 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Slovenia (Unit) 84,503 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
South Africa (Unit) 37,107 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2022
Spain (Unit) 1,034,063 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Sri Lanka (Unit) 9,545 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Sudan (Unit) 1,696 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Sweden (Unit) 343,880 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Switzerland (Unit) 272,249 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Syria (Unit) 12,700 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Taiwan (Unit) 18,009 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2022
Tajikistan (Unit) 2,450 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Thailand (Unit) 87,245 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1991 - Mar 2022
Tunisia (Unit) 48,700 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -12.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 6,561.904 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 7.6 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 (%) 104.6 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: Foreign (LKR mn) 6,492,150.071 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Government Debt: Domestic (LKR mn) 11,097,223.307 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
Overall Fiscal Surplus/Deficit (LKR mn) -729,688.451 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Government Expenditure & LR: Recurrent (LKR mn) 660,202.714 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Government Revenue & Grants​: Revenue (LKR mn) 406,313.221 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
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.238 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -762.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Mar 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,057.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Mar 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) -3.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Mar 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) 1,819.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Mar 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) -5.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Mar 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) 313.319 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1978 - Jan 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 46.904 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1978 - Jan 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 28.395 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2016 - Jan 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 337.831 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2016 - Jan 2022
Exports: Germany (USD mn) 570.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Exports: India (USD mn) 606.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
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
Imports: Intermediate Goods: Fuel (LKR mn) 86,691.717 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2022
Imports: Intermediate Goods: Textiles & Textile Articles (LKR mn) 63,772.978 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2022
Imports: Investment Goods (LKR mn) 77,913.146 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2022
Imports: Consumer Goods (LKR mn) 72,536.185 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2022
Imports: Intermediate Goods (LKR mn) 244,273.072 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2022
Imports: Singapore (USD mn) 692.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
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: Japan (USD mn) 528.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Imports: China (USD mn) 3,579.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Import Volume Index (IVoI): 2010=100 (2010=100) 169.649 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Jan 2022
Export Volume Index (EVoI): 2010=100 (2010=100) 167.734 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Jan 2022
Terms of Trade Index: 2010=100 (2010=100) 88.369 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Jan 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 (%) -5.0 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 (%) 60.9 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 8,416.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2012 - Dec 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 10.2 2020 yearly 1994 - 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: 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: 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: Current & CA: Debit (USD mn) 6,588.423 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 (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: 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: 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: Assets: Reserve Assets (RA) (USD mn) 411.418 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
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
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (USD mn) -55,740.330 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 (%) 10.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 5,481.379 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 34,735.517 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
M2 Growth (%) 13.7 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Apr 2022 monthly Mar 1997 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 1,617.9 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 0.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Mar 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 28.730 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1977 - Apr 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 57,791.511 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jun 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 20.0 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2003 - Jun 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 53,861.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 25.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 8,434.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2010 - Jun 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 40,288.514 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 1983 - Feb 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 15.71 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 1984 - Feb 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 40.18 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2021
Official Reserve Assets (ORA) (USD mn) 1,827.000 Apr 2022 monthly Nov 2013 - Apr 2022
ORA: Foreign Currency Reserves in Convertible FC (FCR) (USD mn) 1,617.863 Apr 2022 monthly Nov 2013 - Apr 2022
Commercial Banks: Loans: Personal Loans & Advances (LA) (LKR mn) 1,677,224.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2010 - Jun 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -18.4 Mar 2022 monthly May 2016 - Mar 2022
Business Sentiment Index: Business Condition: Current Quarter (Index) 100.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2014 - Dec 2021
Purchasing Managers Index: Manufacturing (Index) 57.800 Mar 2022 monthly May 2015 - Mar 2022

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