Sri Lanka Motor Vehicles Sales

2005 - 2019 | Yearly | Unit | CEIC Data

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Sri Lanka's Motor Vehicles Sales recorded 9,545 units in Dec 2019, compared with 13,081 units in the previous year. Sri Lanka's 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.

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

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

9,545

Unit 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019

13,081

Unit 2018 yearly 2005 - 2019

3,000

2010

34,900

2016

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2019

Updated on 13 Mar 2020

Motor Vehicles Sales by Country Comparison

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All Countries/Regions
Asia and Oceania
Europe and Central Asia
Middle East and Africa
North and South America
Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Unit)

3,400

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Algeria (Unit)

125,000

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Argentina (Unit)

28,346

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Aug 2020

Armenia (Unit)

1,210

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Australia (Unit)

60,986

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2020

Austria (Unit)

382,333

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

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)

644,041

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

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)

183,401

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Aug 2020

Brunei (Unit)

1,030

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2010 - Jul 2020

Bulgaria (Unit)

43,767

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Cambodia (Unit)

4,567

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Canada (Unit)

158,678

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1946 - Jul 2020

Chile (Unit)

385,737

2019

yearly

1997 - 2019

China (Unit)

2,185,812

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2020

Colombia (Unit)

259,516

2019

yearly

1997 - 2019

Croatia (Unit)

72,072

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Cyprus (Unit)

14,250

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Czech Republic (Unit)

8,358

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 2011 - Dec 2019

Denmark (Unit)

264,256

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Ecuador (Unit)

120,516

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Egypt (Unit)

170,000

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Estonia (Unit)

37,211

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Finland (Unit)

155,147

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

France (Unit)

2,693,977

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Georgia (Unit)

3,400

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Germany (Unit)

4,017,059

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Greece (Unit)

122,366

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Hong Kong SAR, China (Unit)

34,116

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Hungary (Unit)

162,659

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Iceland (Unit)

13,137

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

India (Unit)

254,314

Aug 2020

monthly

May 2001 - Aug 2020

Indonesia (Unit)

37,291

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1989 - Aug 2020

Iran (Unit)

655,515

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Ireland (Unit)

142,494

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Israel (Unit)

258,622

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Italy (Unit)

2,131,916

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Ivory Coast (Unit)

11,165

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Japan (Unit)

326,436

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Aug 2020

Jordan (Unit)

22,000

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Kazakhstan (Unit)

97,474

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Kenya (Unit)

5,643

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

South Korea (Unit)

134,030

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2020

Kuwait (Unit)

113,000

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

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)

57,552

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 1994 - Jul 2020

Malta (Unit)

8,495

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Mauritius (Unit)

10,439

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Mexico (Unit)

79,362

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Aug 2020

Moldova (Unit)

6,875

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Mongolia (Unit)

3,800

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Morocco (Unit)

165,916

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Myanmar (Unit)

21,707

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Nepal (Unit)

21,805

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Netherlands (Unit)

538,742

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

New Zealand (Unit)

154,479

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Nigeria (Unit)

9,800

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Norway (Unit)

189,823

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Oman (Unit)

63,500

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Pakistan (Unit)

12,026

Aug 2020

monthly

Jul 2005 - Aug 2020

Panama (Unit)

1,112

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jul 2020

Paraguay (Unit)

27,874

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Peru (Unit)

155,697

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Philippines (Unit)

20,542

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Jul 2020

Poland (Unit)

656,265

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Portugal (Unit)

18,101

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jul 2020

Qatar (Unit)

47,550

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Romania (Unit)

189,025

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Russia (Unit)

137,517

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Aug 2020

Saudi Arabia (Unit)

528,883

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Serbia (Unit)

29,250

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Singapore (Unit)

5,835

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2010 - Jul 2020

Slovakia (Unit)

113,863

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Slovenia (Unit)

84,503

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

South Africa (Unit)

33,515

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2020

Spain (Unit)

1,501,260

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Sri Lanka (Unit)

9,545

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Sudan (Unit)

1,696

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Sweden (Unit)

418,478

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Switzerland (Unit)

356,039

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Syria (Unit)

12,700

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Taiwan (Unit)

13,568

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Aug 2020

Tajikistan (Unit)

2,450

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Thailand (Unit)

68,883

Aug 2020

monthly

Dec 1991 - Aug 2020

Tunisia (Unit)

48,700

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Turkey (Unit)

63,621

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Aug 2020

Ukraine (Unit)

102,542

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

United Arab Emirates (Unit)

263,000

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

United Kingdom (Unit)

2,676,918

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

United States (Unit)

1,358,594

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Aug 2020

Uruguay (Unit)

40,605

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Venezuela (Unit)

279

May 2017

monthly

Jan 2007 - May 2017

Vietnam (Unit)

19,601

Aug 2020

monthly

Jul 2006 - Aug 2020

Yemen (Unit)

1,200

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

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 (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 $)

17,956.257

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

5,318.716

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

4.188

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

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

48.983

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: Gross Value Added (LKR mn)

3,576,732.744

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

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

577,163.754

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: Taxes less Subsidies on Products (LKR mn)

92,220.829

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: Goods & Services: Exports (LKR mn)

409,263.933

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: 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 (%)

2.3

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2016 - Jul 2020

Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

215,849.000

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

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

111.100

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2015 - Jul 2020

Capacity Utilization Rate (%)

81.000

2019

yearly

1987 - 2019

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)

75,485.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2020

Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

86.8

2019

yearly

1990 - 2019

Forecast: Government Expenditure (LKR bn)

4,711.848

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Forecast: Government Net Debt (LKR bn)

17,672.272

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Forecast: Government Revenue (LKR bn)

3,803.114

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Government Debt: Foreign (LKR mn)

6,646,313.263

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2020

Overall Fiscal Surplus/Deficit (LKR mn)

-335,759.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2020

Government Revenue & Grants​: Revenue (LKR mn)

405,274.400

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2020

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

742,992.400

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2020

Government Expenditure & LR: Recurrent (LKR mn)

647,955.900

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2020

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

95,036.500

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2020

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

21.8

2019

yearly

1948 - 2019

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

51.0

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Mar 2020

Employed Persons (Person)

8,020,446.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Mar 2020

Unemployment Rate (%)

5.70

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Mar 2020

Labour Productivity Growth (%)

0.39

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2013 - Mar 2020

Forecast: Population (Person mn)

23.209

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Employment (Person mn)

0.000

yearly

-

Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

5.000

2021

yearly

1990 - 2021

Population: Mid Year (Person th)

21,803.000

2019

yearly

1948 - 2019

Labour Force: Male (Person)

5,585,314.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2016 - Mar 2020

Unemployment (Person)

483,172.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Mar 2020

Average Daily Wage: Rubber Planting (LKR)

1,343.000

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1984 - May 2020

Average Daily Wage: Coconut Plucking (LKR)

1,750.000

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1984 - May 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 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 (%)

6.1

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1960 - Jul 2020

Core CPI Change (%)

4.498

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2015 - Jul 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

12.885

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jul 2020

Producer Price Index Growth (%)

7.8

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2015 - Jul 2020

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

4.650

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

CPI: Health (2013=100)

165.400

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Jul 2020

CPI: Restaurants & Hotels (2013=100)

122.900

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Jul 2020

CPI: Miscellaneous Good and Services (2013=100)

143.900

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Jul 2020

Consumer Price Index (CPI) (2013=100)

137.300

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Jul 2020

CPI: Core (2013=100)

139.400

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Jul 2020

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

142.800

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Jul 2020

CPI: Non Food (2013=100)

133.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Jul 2020

CPI: Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco (2013=100)

207.100

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Jul 2020

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

144.900

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Jul 2020

PPI: Agriculture (4Q2013=100)

177.300

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Jul 2020

PPI: Electricity & Water (4Q2013=100)

92.500

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Jul 2020

PPI: Manufacturing (4Q2013=100)

136.900

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Jul 2020

Wholesale Price Index: All Items (1974=100)

6,425.629

Jun 2020

monthly

Mar 1982 - Jun 2020

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Trade Balance (USD mn)

-208.7

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Jul 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

1,085.0

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Jul 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

8.7

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Jul 2020

Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

5,609.740

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

5,710.725

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

3,034.164

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Imports (USD mn)

1,293.7

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Jul 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

-24.6

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Jul 2020

Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

5.705

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Imports: Medicament (USD th)

335,636.156

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

70,338.082

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Exports to USA (USD mn)

75.287

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1978 - May 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

23.903

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1978 - May 2020

Total Exports to China (USD mn)

4.882

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2016 - May 2020

Total Imports from China (USD mn)

162.516

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2016 - May 2020

Imports cif (LKR mn)

196,265.917

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Jun 2020

Exports fob (LKR mn)

166,268.482

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Jun 2020

Balance of Trade (LKR mn)

-38,781.584

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Jul 2020

Exports: Agricultural: Tea (LKR mn)

24,333.294

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Jul 2020

Exports: Agricultural: Rubber (LKR mn)

538.165

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Jul 2020

Exports: Agricultural: Coconut (LKR mn)

7,582.528

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - 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)

53,822.267

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jul 2020

Imports: Intermediate Goods (LKR mn)

136,465.081

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jul 2020

Imports: Intermediate Goods: Fuel (LKR mn)

37,226.262

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jul 2020

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

36,639.496

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jul 2020

Imports: Investment Goods (LKR mn)

50,013.633

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jul 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)

169.946

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2010 - Jul 2020

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

138.658

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2010 - Jul 2020

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

106.415

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2010 - Jul 2020

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

8.5

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Current Account Balance (USD mn)

-221.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Mar 2020

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

-1.0

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2020

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

153.0

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Mar 2020

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

0.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn)

-28.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

-1.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

-366.857

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn)

-338.731

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

External Debt (USD mn)

50,448.5

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Mar 2020

External Debt: % of GDP (%)

67.6

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

External Debt: Short Term (USD mn)

8,519.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Mar 2020

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

10.0

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

-2.613

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Net International Investment Position (USD mn)

-44,984.617

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Mar 2020

BoP: Capital Account (CP) (USD mn)

-0.160

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

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

393.144

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Secondary Income: Credit (USD mn)

1,600.386

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

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

2,649.662

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Capital Account: Credit (USD mn)

8.672

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current & Capital Account (USD mn)

-220.035

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

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

0.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Secondary Income (USD mn)

1,390.386

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

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

-2,384.997

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

BoP: FA: Assets (USD mn)

-156.454

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

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

4,502.700

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Secondary Income: Debit (USD mn)

210.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current & CA: Credit (USD mn)

6,309.055

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn)

7.140

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

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

8.511

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account (CA) (USD mn)

-221.108

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: FA: Liabilities (USD mn)

437.067

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

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

-558.108

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

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

650.881

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

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

-555.851

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

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

1,189.080

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

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

797.396

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

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

-366.857

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

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

153.043

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Credit (USD mn)

6,639.649

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

BoP: Current Account: Debit (USD mn)

7,521.524

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

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

1,986.476

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current & CA: Debit (USD mn)

6,529.090

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

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

63.859

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

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

619.710

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 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

Debt Service Payments: USD (USD mn)

5,773.000

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

Debt Service Payments: USD: Interest Payments (USD mn)

1,653.000

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

No of Registered Enterprises (Unit)

5,489.000

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

Monetary Last Frequency Range
Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

5,516.381

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

41,552.146

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2020

M2 Growth (%)

15.2

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jul 2020

Reserve Requirement Ratio (%)

2.0

Aug 2020

monthly

Mar 1997 - Aug 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

6,941.3

Aug 2020

monthly

Dec 1956 - Aug 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

8.470

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

5.1

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Jul 2020

Gold Reserves (USD mn)

423.850

Aug 2020

monthly

Dec 1977 - Aug 2020

Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

9.4

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

Total Deposits (USD mn)

50,594.297

May 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - May 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

11.7

Apr 2020

monthly

Dec 2003 - Apr 2020

Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

4.7

2019

yearly

1998 - 2019

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

56,784.4

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Jul 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

16.8

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Jul 2020

Household Debt (USD mn)

7,893.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2010 - Mar 2020

Total Loans (USD mn)

33,901.424

Jun 2020

monthly

Dec 1983 - Jun 2020

Total Loans Growth (%)

10.63

Jun 2020

monthly

Dec 1984 - Jun 2020

Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%)

38.54

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2020

Official Reserve Assets (ORA) (USD mn)

7,440.516

Aug 2020

monthly

Nov 2013 - Aug 2020

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

6,941.269

Aug 2020

monthly

Nov 2013 - Aug 2020

Monetary Survey: DBU: Money Supply M1 (LKR mn)

1,024,600.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2020

Monetary Survey: DBU: Money Supply M2 (LKR mn)

7,717,800.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2020

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

1,439,826.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2010 - Mar 2020

Banking Statistics Last Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%)

25.7

2018

yearly

2006 - 2018

Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

16.6

2019

yearly

1998 - 2019

Central Bank: Total Asset or Liabilities (LKR mn)

2,078,669.000

May 2020

monthly

Dec 1983 - May 2020

Commercial Banks: Total Asset or Liabilities (LKR mn)

10,394,251.000

May 2020

monthly

Dec 1983 - May 2020

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

6.660

Aug 2020

monthly

Jun 1989 - Aug 2020

Exchange Rate against USD (LKR/USD)

184.780

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

4.50

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Aug 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)

5.73

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Saving Deposits Rate: Commercial Bank: Middle (% pa)

3.850

Jun 2020

monthly

Dec 1983 - Jun 2020

Spot FX Rate: Com Banks: Sri Lanka Rupee to Euro (LKR/EUR)

221.934

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Aug 2020

Spot FX Rate: Com Banks: Sri Lanka Rupee to US Dollar (LKR/USD)

186.290

Aug 2020

monthly

Mar 1998 - Aug 2020

Energy Last Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

1,243

May 2020

monthly

Aug 1998 - May 2020

Tourism Last Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

0

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1979 - Aug 2020

Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

-100.0

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Aug 2020

Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

3,607

2019

yearly

1966 - 2019

Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

-17.7

2019

yearly

1967 - 2019

Visitor Arrivals: East Asia: China (Person)

0.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - Jul 2020

Visitor Arrivals: South Asia: India (Person)

0.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - Jul 2020

Visitor Arrivals: Western Europe: UK (Person)

0.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - Jul 2020

Visitor Arrivals: Western Europe: Germany (Person)

0.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - Jul 2020

Resident Departures (Person)

1,475,929.000

2018

yearly

1972 - 2018

Tourism Receipts: USD (USD mn)

272.30

Jun 2018

monthly

Jan 2009 - Jun 2018

Tourism Receipts (LKR mn)

712,027.000

2018

yearly

1966 - 2018

Average Length of Stay: Annual: Total (Night)

10.800

2018

yearly

1967 - 2018

Number of Hotels: Annual (Unit)

474.000

2019

yearly

1986 - 2019

Number of Hotel Rooms: Annual: Total (Unit)

24,831.000

2019

yearly

1966 - 2019

Hotel Room Occupancy Rate (%)

72.770

2018

yearly

2011 - 2018

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

15.8

Aug 2020

monthly

May 2015 - Aug 2020

Business Confidence Growth (% Point)

2.6

Aug 2020

monthly

May 2016 - Aug 2020

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

19.818

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2014 - Jun 2020

Purchasing Managers Index: Manufacturing (Index)

57.900

Aug 2020

monthly

May 2015 - Aug 2020

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

5,329.3

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - Aug 2020

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

19.0

2019

yearly

1991 - 2019

Market Capitalization (USD mn)

12,534.812

Aug 2020

monthly

Jul 1991 - Aug 2020

P/E ratio (NA)

9.640

18 Sep 2020

daily

17 Aug 1998 - 18 Sep 2020

CSE: Turnover Value: All Shares (LKR mn)

36,859.610

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - Aug 2020

CSE: Turnover: Volume: Total (Share mn)

1,601.334

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - Aug 2020

CSE: Market Capitalization: Equities (LKR bn)

2,316.189

Aug 2020

monthly

Jul 1991 - Aug 2020

CSE: Number of Listed Companies (Unit)

286.000

Aug 2020

monthly

Aug 1989 - Aug 2020

CSE: Dividend Yield: All Shares (% pa)

3.120

Aug 2020

monthly

Aug 1989 - Aug 2020

CSE: PE Ratio: All Shares (Unit)

8.980

Aug 2020

monthly

Aug 1989 - Aug 2020

CSE: PB Ratio: All Shares (Unit)

0.900

Aug 2020

monthly

Sep 1991 - Aug 2020

CSE: Capital Raised: New Listing (LKR mn)

1,953.300

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

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

55,917.600

2018

yearly

1997 - 2018

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

1,469.821

2015

yearly

2005 - 2015

Container Port Throughput (TEU)

7,000,000.000

2018

yearly

2008 - 2018

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)

22,528.222

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Television (USD th)

2,025.791

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

1,009,107.100

2017

yearly

2000 - 2017

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

404,252.696

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Television (USD th)

89,769.128

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Motor Vehicle New Registration (Unit)

29,176.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Jul 2020

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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