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Sri Lanka Population

1948 - 2017 | Yearly | Person mn | CEIC Data

Sri Lanka's Population reached 21.7 million people in Jun 2018, compared with the previously reported figure of 21.4 million people in Jun 2017. Sri Lanka's population data is updated yearly, available from Jun 1948 to Jun 2018. The data reached an all-time high of 21.7 million people in Jun 2018 and a record low of 7.1 million people in Jun 1948. The Central Bank of Sri Lanka provides Mid-year Population.

In the latest reports, Sri Lanka's Unemployment Rate increased to 4.6 % in Jun 2018. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 51.1 % in Jun 2018.

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What was Sri Lanka's Population in 2017?

Last

21.4

2017
Previous

21.2

2016
Min

7.1

1948
Max

21.4

2017
Unit

Person mn

Frequency

yearly

Range

1948 - 2017

Updated on 29 Jun 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

21.4

2017

21.2

2016

7.1

1948

21.4

2017

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2017

Updated on 29 Jun 2018

View Sri Lanka's Population from 1948 to 2017 in the chart:

Sri Lanka Population

Series Details
Series ID

211489802

Name

Sri Lanka Population

Country

Sri Lanka

Frequency

Yearly

Unit

Person mn

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Data

First Date

1948

Last Date

2017

Last Updated

29 Jun 2018

Statistics
Mean

14.9

Variance

19.2

Standard deviation

4.4

Skewness

-0.2

Kurtosis

-1.2

Coefficient variation

0.3

Median

15.3

Max
2017

21.4

Min
1948

7.1

Previous observation
2016

21.2

Last observation
2017

21.4

Number of Observations

70

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Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

2.9

2017

2.9

2016

2.9

2017

3.2

1989

Person mn

yearly

1989 - 2017

Updated on 2018-02-12
Algeria

41.7

2017

40.8

2016

8.9

1950

41.7

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-28
Argentina

44.0

2017

43.6

2016

17.2

1950

44.0

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-01-02
Armenia

3.0

2017

3.0

2016

3.0

2017

3.6

1991

Person mn

yearly

1989 - 2017

Updated on 2018-01-31
Australia

24.8

2017

24.4

2016

7.7

1948

24.8

2017

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-21
Austria

8.8

2017

8.8

2016

6.9

1951

8.8

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-17
Azerbaijan

9.9

2017

9.8

2016

2.4

1927

9.9

2017

Person mn

yearly

1927 - 2017

Updated on 2018-02-19
Bahrain

1.5

2017

1.4

2016

0.1

1950

1.5

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Bangladesh

163.7

2018

161.8

2017

108.7

1990

163.7

2018

Person mn

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2018-06-15
Belarus

9.5

2017

9.5

2016

7.7

1953

10.2

1993

Person mn

yearly

1949 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Belgium

11.4

2017

11.3

2016

8.8

1953

11.4

2017

Person mn

yearly

1953 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
Bolivia

11.1

2017

10.9

2016

3.1

1950

11.1

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
Bosnia and Herzegovina

3.5

2016

3.5

2015

3.5

2016

3.8

2010

Person mn

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-01-04
Botswana

2.3

2017

2.3

2016

0.4

1950

2.3

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
Brazil

207.7

2017

206.1

2016

49.6

1948

207.7

2017

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Brunei

0.4

2017

0.4

2016

0.0

1950

0.4

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
Bulgaria

7.1

2017

7.1

2016

3.7

1900

9.0

1989

Person mn

yearly

1900 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-12
Cambodia

16.0

2017

15.8

2016

4.4

1950

16.0

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
Canada

36.7

2017

36.3

2016

14.0

1950

36.7

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
Chile

18.6

2017

18.4

2016

6.2

1950

18.6

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
China

1,390.1

2017

1,382.7

2016

541.7

1949

1,390.1

2017

Person mn

yearly

1949 - 2017

Updated on 2018-01-18
Colombia

49.3

2017

48.7

2016

10.8

1948

49.3

2017

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Croatia

4.1

2017

4.2

2016

4.1

2017

4.8

1990

Person mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-27
Cyprus

0.9

2016

0.8

2015

0.5

1976

0.9

2012

Person mn

yearly

1974 - 2016

Updated on 2017-11-27
Czech Republic

10.6

2017

10.6

2016

8.9

1950

10.6

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Denmark

5.8

2017

5.7

2016

2.4

1900

5.8

2017

Person mn

yearly

1900 - 2017

Updated on 2018-02-09
Ecuador

16.6

2017

16.4

2016

3.5

1950

16.6

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
Egypt

91.0

2016

89.0

2015

40.6

1980

91.0

2016

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-13
Estonia

1.3

2017

1.3

2016

1.3

2014

1.4

1999

Person mn

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-13
European Union

512.6

2017

511.5

2016

378.3

1950

512.6

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-17
Finland

5.5

2017

5.5

2016

0.4

1749

5.5

2017

Person mn

yearly

1749 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
France

67.2

2017

67.0

2016

42.1

1949

67.2

2017

Person mn

yearly

1949 - 2017

Updated on 2018-01-16
Georgia

3.7

2017

3.7

2016

3.5

1950

5.5

1991

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-18
Germany

82.5

2016

82.2

2015

69.3

1950

82.5

2002

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-01-16
Greece

11.2

2017

11.2

2016

7.7

1950

11.4

2010

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-05
Hong Kong

7.4

2017

7.4

2016

2.0

1950

7.4

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Hungary

9.8

2017

9.8

2016

9.2

1948

10.7

1979

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-26
Iceland

0.3

2017

0.3

2016

0.0

1786

0.3

2017

Person mn

yearly

1732 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-28
India

1,316.0

2018

1,299.0

2017

359.0

1951

1,316.0

2018

Person mn

yearly

1951 - 2018

Updated on 2018-01-05
Indonesia

305.7

2035

304.0

2034

69.5

1950

305.7

2035

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2035

Updated on 2018-05-02
Iran

81.1

2018

79.9

2017

16.4

1950

81.1

2018

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2018-07-17
Ireland

4.8

2017

4.7

2016

2.8

1961

4.8

2017

Person mn

yearly

1900 - 2017

Updated on 2017-09-28
Israel

8.8

2017

8.6

2016

1.2

1949

8.8

2017

Person mn

yearly

1949 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-05
Italy

59.4

2017

59.4

2016

46.6

1950

59.8

2011

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
Ivory Coast

24.3

2017

23.7

2016

2.6

1950

24.3

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
Japan

126.7

2017

126.9

2016

43.4

1899

128.1

2010

Person mn

yearly

1899 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-21
Jordan

10.1

2017

9.8

2016

0.4

1950

10.1

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Kenya

46.6

2017

45.4

2016

6.1

1950

46.6

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
South Korea

51.4

2017

51.2

2016

20.7

1956

51.4

2017

Person mn

yearly

1956 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Kosovo

1.8

2017

1.8

2016

1.8

2015

2.2

2010

Person mn

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-28
Kuwait

4.5

2017

4.4

2016

1.6

1993

4.5

2017

Person mn

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Kyrgyzstan

6.3

2017

6.1

2016

1.7

1950

6.3

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Laos

6.6

2016

6.5

2015

1.7

1950

6.8

2014

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-17
Latvia

1.9

2017

2.0

2016

1.9

2017

2.7

1989

Person mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-28
Lebanon

6.1

2017

6.0

2016

1.3

1950

6.1

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
Lithuania

2.8

2017

2.8

2016

2.7

1968

3.7

1991

Person mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-30
Luxembourg

0.6

2017

0.6

2016

0.3

1960

0.6

2017

Person mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Macau

0.7

2017

0.6

2016

0.2

1960

0.7

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-08
Macedonia

2.1

2017

2.1

2016

1.2

1950

2.1

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-05
Malawi

18.6

2017

18.1

2016

3.0

1950

18.6

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
Malaysia

32.0

2017

31.6

2016

4.9

1947

32.0

2017

Person mn

yearly

1947 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Malta

0.4

2017

0.4

2016

0.3

1959

0.4

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
Mauritius

1.3

2017

1.3

2016

0.5

1950

1.3

2010

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-08
Mexico

123.5

2017

122.3

2016

24.5

1948

123.5

2017

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-20
Moldova

3.5

2017

3.6

2016

2.3

1950

4.4

1990

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Mongolia

3.2

2017

3.1

2016

0.8

1950

3.2

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-25
Montenegro

0.6

2017

0.6

2016

0.3

1921

0.6

2006

Person mn

yearly

1921 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-31
Morocco

33.8

2016

34.1

2015

11.6

1960

34.1

2015

Person mn

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-05
Myanmar

53.4

2017

52.9

2016

17.2

1950

53.4

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
Nepal

29.1

2018

28.7

2017

8.5

1950

29.1

2018

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2018-06-15
Netherlands

17.2

2017

17.1

2016

5.1

1899

17.2

2017

Person mn

yearly

1899 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-02
New Zealand

4.8

2017

4.7

2016

1.9

1950

4.8

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-14
Nigeria

190.9

2017

186.0

2016

37.9

1950

190.9

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
Norway

5.3

2017

5.3

2016

1.3

1845

5.3

2017

Person mn

yearly

1845 - 2017

Updated on 2018-02-23
Oman

4.6

2017

4.4

2016

0.9

1977

4.6

2017

Person mn

yearly

1977 - 2017

Updated on 2018-02-19
Pakistan

207.8

2017

195.4

2016

37.5

1950

207.8

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-27
Panama

4.1

2017

4.0

2016

0.9

1950

4.1

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Paraguay

6.9

2017

6.8

2016

1.3

1948

6.9

2017

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-10
Peru

31.8

2017

31.5

2016

7.6

1950

31.8

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-30
Philippines

104.9

2017

103.3

2016

18.6

1950

104.9

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
Poland

38.4

2017

38.4

2016

23.6

1946

38.5

2011

Person mn

yearly

1946 - 2017

Updated on 2018-02-23
Portugal

10.3

2017

10.3

2016

8.4

1950

10.6

2009

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-15
Qatar

2.5

2017

2.6

2016

0.4

1984

2.6

2016

Person mn

yearly

1984 - 2017

Updated on 2017-07-02
Romania

19.6

2016

19.8

2015

15.8

1946

23.2

1989

Person mn

yearly

1946 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
Russia

146.9

2017

146.8

2016

101.4

1949

148.6

1992

Person mn

yearly

1949 - 2017

Updated on 2018-01-25
Saudi Arabia

33.4

2018

32.6

2017

3.9

1950

33.4

2018

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2018-06-01
Serbia

7.0

2017

7.1

2016

7.0

2017

10.0

1998

Person mn

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-16
Singapore

5.6

2017

5.6

2016

1.0

1950

5.6

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
Slovakia

5.4

2016

5.4

2015

3.4

1946

5.4

2016

Person mn

yearly

1945 - 2016

Updated on 2017-07-26
Slovenia

2.1

2017

2.1

2016

1.3

1920

2.1

2017

Person mn

yearly

1920 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-17
South Africa

57.7

2018

56.5

2017

17.4

1960

57.7

2018

Person mn

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
Spain

46.7

2017

46.6

2016

27.5

1948

47.3

2011

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Sri Lanka

21.4

2017

21.2

2016

7.1

1948

21.4

2017

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Sudan

37.3

2014

36.2

2013

12.7

1970

37.3

2014

Person mn

yearly

1970 - 2014

Updated on 2018-04-20
Sweden

10.1

2017

10.0

2016

1.8

1749

10.1

2017

Person mn

yearly

1749 - 2017

Updated on 2018-02-21
Switzerland

8.5

2017

8.4

2016

4.7

1950

8.5

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-26
Syria

21.3

2016

17.1

2015

3.5

1950

21.8

2012

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-06-26
Taiwan

23.6

2017

23.5

2016

8.0

1950

23.6

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-02-20
Tajikistan

8.7

2016

8.6

2015

1.5

1950

8.7

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-24
Thailand

66.2

2017

65.9

2016

18.5

1948

66.2

2017

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-30
Tunisia

11.4

2017

11.3

2016

4.2

1960

11.4

2017

Person mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-30
Turkey

80.8

2017

79.8

2016

13.6

1927

80.8

2017

Person mn

yearly

1927 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-09
Ukraine

42.2

2017

42.4

2016

37.3

1950

51.9

1992

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
United Arab Emirates

9.4

2017

9.3

2016

0.1

1951

9.4

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
United Kingdom

66.2

2017

65.8

2016

50.6

1950

66.2

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
United States

326.9

2017

324.6

2016

76.1

1900

326.9

2017

Person mn

yearly

1900 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Uruguay

3.5

2017

3.4

2016

2.2

1950

3.5

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
Vietnam

92.7

2016

91.7

2015

25.1

1955

92.7

2016

Person mn

yearly

1955 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Yemen

25.2

2013

24.5

2012

4.4

1950

25.2

2013

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2013

Updated on 2018-06-26

More Indicators for Sri Lanka

Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Aluminum: Exports

7,600.638

2017

3,128.358

2016

101.000

1996

45,444.717

2005

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Bank Lending Rate

11.440

Jul 2018

11.330

Jun 2018

6.350

Dec 2014

22.860

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Jun 1989 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-07-26
Business Confidence Growth

3.0

Jun 2018

5.4

May 2018

-38.8

May 2016

20.0

May 2017

% Point

monthly

May 2016 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Business Confidence: Net Balance

15.2

Jun 2018

21.2

May 2018

-16.8

Apr 2016

34.6

May 2015

% Point

monthly

May 2015 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

0.542

Jun 2018

0.000

May 2018

-4.209

Jan 2016

42.829

May 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
Capital Adequacy Ratio

15.2

2017

15.6

2016

8.6

2001

17.5

2013

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-01
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-5.5

2017

-5.4

2016

-9.9

2009

-5.1

1992

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

2.5

Jun 2018

2.1

May 2018

-4.2

Jul 1960

32.5

Aug 1980

%

monthly

Jan 1960 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
Container Port Throughput

5,550,000.000

2016

5,185,467.000

2015

3,464,297.000

2009

5,550,000.000

2016

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-25
Core CPI Change

2.278

Jul 2018

1.787

Jun 2018

1.707

May 2018

7.455

Jun 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2015 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-08-21
Current Account Balance

-709.0

Mar 2018

-1,090.1

Dec 2017

-1,695.3

Dec 2011

274.0

Sep 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Direct Investment Abroad

18.0

Mar 2018

17.9

Dec 2017

13.2

Dec 2015

59.2

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Domestic Credit

50,896.2

Aug 2018

50,610.1

Jul 2018

4,964.3

Feb 1996

50,896.2

Aug 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-15
Domestic Credit Growth

11.0

Aug 2018

10.1

Jul 2018

-1.0

Apr 2010

42.7

Mar 2012

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-15
Electricity Production

1,201

Apr 2018

1,374

Mar 2018

452

Sep 2001

1,374

Mar 2018

GWh

monthly

Aug 1998 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-07-20
Employed Persons

8,299,911.000

Dec 2017

8,163,869.000

Sep 2017

7,339,261.000

Jun 2012

8,299,911.000

Dec 2017

Person

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Equity Market Index

5,862.2

Sep 2018

6,080.3

Aug 2018

137.5

Nov 1988

7,798.0

Feb 2011

1985=100

monthly

Jan 1987 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Exchange Rate against USD

165.224

Sep 2018

160.322

Aug 2018

4.762

Nov 1967

165.224

Sep 2018

LKR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Exports: ICT Goods

41,275.347

2016

36,502.322

2015

23,880.333

2009

148,842.114

2000

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Exports: Medicament

6,461.706

2017

3,650.142

2016

512.725

1999

6,461.706

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

2,909.366

2017

2,208.325

2016

314.000

1995

24,443.316

2005

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

29,043.066

2017

17,939.431

2016

2,323.782

2007

46,296.679

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Exports: Television

3,317.150

2017

500.293

2016

1.340

2009

6,273.469

2003

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
External Debt

52,090.2

Mar 2018

51,823.8

Dec 2017

37,098.1

Dec 2012

52,090.2

Mar 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
External Debt: % of GDP

59.5

2017

57.9

2016

38.8

2008

60.5

1994

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-18
External Debt: Short Term

7,473.8

Mar 2018

7,692.6

Dec 2017

6,419.0

Dec 2012

7,756.1

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

9.5

2017

9.9

2016

2.3

2006

11.4

2011

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-18
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

4.900

2023

4.900

2022

1.481

1985

26.145

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-2.764

2023

-2.587

2022

-4.615

2011

-0.054

1984

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

5.330

2023

5.403

2022

-16.346

2009

18.261

2000

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

17,673.803

2023

16,732.396

2022

1,135.082

1980

17,673.803

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Expenditure

4,481.286

2023

4,095.252

2022

99.814

1990

4,481.286

2023

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Net Debt

15,470.805

2023

14,512.043

2022

310.780

1990

15,470.805

2023

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Revenue

3,681.213

2023

3,357.074

2022

74.662

1990

3,681.213

2023

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

5,672.174

2023

5,348.767

2022

344.064

1980

5,672.174

2023

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Population

22.949

2023

22.691

2022

14.603

1980

22.949

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

5.000

2023

4.900

2022

-3.135

1992

12.162

1996

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

4.400

2023

4.400

2022

4.000

2012

15.897

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Foreign Direct Investment

387.5

Mar 2018

963.5

Dec 2017

-0.8

Mar 1977

963.5

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

1.7

Mar 2018

4.2

Dec 2017

0.2

Sep 2017

4.2

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Foreign Exchange Reserves

6,351.2

Sep 2018

7,747.2

Aug 2018

38.0

Apr 1970

9,018.4

Apr 2018

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1956 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-05
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

7.171

Mar 2018

7.963

Dec 2017

5.005

Mar 2017

11.704

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-18
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

4.3

May 2018

5.0

Apr 2018

0.6

Jun 1989

5.8

May 2014

NA

monthly

Jan 1982 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-13
Foreign Portfolio Investment

74.544

Mar 2018

219.415

Dec 2017

-756.024

Sep 2015

1,943.019

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
GDP Deflator Growth

5.1

Mar 2018

7.9

Dec 2017

-3.5

Dec 2011

13.3

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-18
GDP per Capita

4,073.000

2017

3,857.000

2016

140.000

1962

4,073.000

2017

USD

yearly

1959 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-18
Gold Reserves

760.560

Sep 2018

768.694

Aug 2018

0.000

Dec 1977

985.636

Sep 2013

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1977 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-05
Government Debt: % of GDP

77.4

2017

78.8

2016

68.7

2012

102.3

2004

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

5,684.710

Mar 2018

6,292.456

Dec 2017

2,980.121

Jun 2010

6,292.456

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Gross National Product

22,239.992

Mar 2018

22,410.759

Dec 2017

12,223.551

Mar 2010

22,410.759

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-18
Gross Savings Rate

26.7

Mar 2018

31.3

Dec 2017

13.9

Mar 2010

32.9

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Household Debt

6,868.3

Mar 2018

6,865.7

Dec 2017

2,814.8

Jun 2010

6,868.3

Mar 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-30
Household Debt: % of GDP

7.9

2017

7.5

2016

6.3

2014

8.0

2012

%

yearly

2010 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-18
Household Expenditure per Capita

1,224.392

2016

991.333

2013

174.950

1981

1,224.392

2016

USD

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
Household Income per Capita

1,385.427

2016

1,102.563

2013

125.248

1981

1,385.427

2016

USD

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
Imports: ICT Goods

965,194.301

2016

799,936.414

2015

189,449.651

2001

965,194.301

2016

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Imports: Medicament

404,825.504

2017

403,810.090

2016

58,362.752

1999

404,825.504

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

70,014.546

2017

75,292.204

2016

13,803.636

2000

75,292.204

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

469,614.163

2017

481,183.060

2016

49,273.592

2001

481,183.060

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Imports: Television

118,622.990

2017

104,767.446

2016

16,704.850

2009

118,622.990

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Investment: % of GDP

34.8

Mar 2018

39.3

Dec 2017

21.1

Mar 2010

44.0

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Labour Force Participation Rate

51.1

Jun 2018

52.0

Mar 2018

51.1

Jun 2018

54.7

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Labour Productivity Growth

5.92

Jun 2018

6.96

Mar 2018

-1.05

Jun 2017

9.55

Dec 2014

%

quarterly

Jun 2013 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-05
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

69.420

2017

61.910

2016

33.360

2005

69.420

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

10.05

Jan 2018

14.23

Mar 2016

7.88

Dec 2014

14.23

Mar 2016

% pa

monthly

Jan 2012 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

21.8

2017

23.1

2016

7.5

2000

34.5

2010

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-18
Minerals Production

248,890.000

2016

182,928.000

2015

174,311.000

2013

363,672.000

2014

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Money Supply M1

5,013.987

May 2018

5,202.451

Apr 2018

1,168.073

Jan 1994

5,404.700

Mar 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-20
Money Supply M2

38,336.713

May 2018

38,695.678

Apr 2018

3,215.059

Jan 1994

38,695.678

Apr 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-20
Motor Vehicle Registered

1,469.821

2015

1,313.711

2014

899.537

2005

1,469.821

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

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

1,777.500

Dec 2017

8,600.000

Dec 2016

700.000

Jun 2012

8,600.000

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

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

14,228.300

Dec 2017

26,300.000

Dec 2016

2,000.000

Dec 2010

26,300.000

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

22,876.6

Mar 2018

23,202.6

Dec 2017

4,097.0

Jun 2002

23,202.6

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-18
Nominal GDP Growth

8.491

Mar 2018

11.747

Dec 2017

3.238

Dec 2015

24.050

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-18
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

2,603,178.000

2017

2,479,802.000

2016

22,772.000

1960

3,608,392.000

2011

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-18
Number of Subscriber Mobile

25,797,199.000

2016

23,899,642.000

2015

0.000

1989

25,797,199.000

2016

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
P/E ratio

9.810

26 Jul 2018

10.000

25 Jul 2018

4.400

18 Jun 2001

29.530

14 Feb 2011

NA

daily

17 Aug 1998 - 26 Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-07-26
Policy Rate

7.25

Sep 2018

7.25

Aug 2018

6.00

Jan 2016

20.00

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1997 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Private Consumption Expenditure

14,942.144

Mar 2018

13,798.155

Dec 2017

9,287.997

Jun 2010

14,942.144

Mar 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Private Consumption: % of GDP

65.3

Mar 2018

59.5

Dec 2017

59.2

Dec 2016

77.3

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Public Consumption Expenditure

1,822.229

Mar 2018

2,151.674

Dec 2017

1,097.232

Mar 2010

2,151.674

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Public Consumption: % of GDP

8.0

Mar 2018

9.3

Dec 2017

7.0

Mar 2012

9.6

Jun 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Real Effective Exchange Rate

145.7

Aug 2018

144.9

Jul 2018

90.8

Feb 2004

155.1

Jan 2015

2005=100

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-02
Real GDP Growth

3.2

Mar 2018

3.5

Dec 2017

0.5

Dec 2013

16.1

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-18
Reserve Requirement Ratio

7.5

Sep 2018

7.5

Aug 2018

6.0

Dec 2015

12.0

Jul 1999

%

monthly

Mar 1997 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Short Term Interest Rate

10.01

Sep 2018

10.09

Aug 2018

6.57

Jan 2015

26.17

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jul 2000 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Tax Revenue

10,958.207

2017

10,043.945

2016

1,527.063

1990

10,958.207

2017

USD mn

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Teledensity: Fixed Line

11.923

2016

15.872

2015

0.231

1960

17.762

2011

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Mobile

124.034

2016

115.379

2015

0.000

1989

124.034

2016

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Total Deposits

48,368.612

Mar 2018

48,003.815

Feb 2018

6,984.576

Dec 2002

48,368.612

Mar 2018

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-30
Total Exports

923.8

May 2018

795.1

Apr 2018

55.9

Apr 1983

1,107.7

Mar 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-27
Total Exports Growth

9.8

May 2018

0.0

Apr 2018

-50.3

Nov 1985

134.6

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-27
Total Imports

1,857.0

May 2018

1,793.6

Apr 2018

91.0

Feb 1983

2,048.5

Dec 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-27
Total Imports Growth

7.7

May 2018

11.8

Apr 2018

-52.3

Apr 2009

99.7

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-13
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

-933.2

May 2018

-998.6

Apr 2018

-1,100.6

Nov 2011

110.1

Aug 2002

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-27
Unemployment Rate

4.50

Mar 2018

4.00

Dec 2017

3.90

Dec 2012

5.10

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Visitor Arrivals

149,087

Sep 2018

200,359

Aug 2018

7,650

Jun 1987

244,536

Dec 2017

Person

monthly

Jan 1979 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-05
Visitor Arrivals Growth

2.8

Sep 2018

4.9

Aug 2018

-75.4

Aug 1983

227.7

Aug 1984

%

monthly

Jan 1980 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-05
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