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Sri Lanka Population

1948 - 2017 | Yearly | Person mn | CEIC

Sri Lanka's Population reached 21.4 million people in Jun 2017, compared with the previously reported figure of 21.2 million people in Jun 2016. Sri Lanka's population data is updated yearly, available from Jun 1948 to Jun 2017. The data reached an all-time high of 21.4 million people in Jun 2017 and a record low of 7.1 million people in Jun 1948. The Central Bank of Sri Lanka provides Mid-year Population.

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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 23 Apr 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 23 Apr 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 Generated

First Date

1948

Last Date

2017

Last Updated

23 Apr 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

40.8

2016

40.0

2015

8.9

1950

40.8

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-08
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

24.4

2016

24.0

2015

7.7

1948

24.4

2016

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Austria

8.8

2017

8.8

2016

6.9

1951

8.8

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
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 2018-04-16
Belarus

9.5

2017

9.5

2016

7.7

1953

10.2

1993

Person mn

yearly

1949 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Belgium

11.3

2016

11.3

2015

8.8

1953

11.3

2016

Person mn

yearly

1953 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Bolivia

10.9

2016

10.7

2015

3.1

1950

10.9

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2017-08-28
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

2016

2.2

2015

0.4

1950

2.3

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2017-08-27
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

2016

0.4

2015

0.0

1950

0.4

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-27
Bulgaria

7.1

2017

7.1

2016

3.7

1900

9.0

1989

Person mn

yearly

1900 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-12
Cambodia

15.8

2016

15.5

2015

4.4

1950

15.8

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2018-04-23
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

16.4

2016

16.1

2015

3.5

1950

16.4

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Egypt

89.0

2015

86.8

2014

40.6

1980

89.0

2015

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2015

Updated on 2017-01-06
Estonia

1.3

2016

1.3

2015

1.3

2014

1.4

1999

Person mn

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017-05-04
European Union

511.5

2016

510.3

2015

374.4

1950

511.5

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
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 2018-04-30
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

2016

11.2

2015

7.7

1950

11.4

2010

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
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

2018

9.8

2017

9.2

1948

10.7

1979

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
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

79.9

2017

78.8

2016

16.4

1950

79.9

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
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 2018-04-17
Italy

59.4

2016

59.5

2015

46.6

1950

59.8

2011

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Ivory Coast

23.7

2016

23.1

2015

2.6

1950

23.7

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2017-08-27
Japan

126.7

2017

126.9

2016

43.4

1899

128.1

2010

Person mn

yearly

1899 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
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

2015

1.8

2014

1.8

2015

2.2

2010

Person mn

yearly

2002 - 2015

Updated on 2016-06-30
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 2018-04-20
Latvia

2.0

2016

2.0

2015

2.0

2016

2.7

1989

Person mn

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-01
Lebanon

6.0

2016

5.9

2015

1.3

1950

6.0

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2017-08-27
Lithuania

2.8

2017

2.8

2016

2.7

1968

3.7

1991

Person mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
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

2016

2.1

2015

1.2

1950

2.1

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Malawi

18.1

2016

17.6

2015

3.0

1950

18.1

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2017-08-27
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

2016

0.4

2015

0.3

1959

0.4

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2017-07-25
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 2018-04-24
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 2018-04-30
Montenegro

0.6

2016

0.6

2015

0.3

1921

0.6

2006

Person mn

yearly

1921 - 2016

Updated on 2017-05-31
Morocco

33.8

2016

34.1

2015

11.6

1960

34.1

2015

Person mn

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-05
Myanmar

52.9

2016

52.4

2015

17.2

1950

52.9

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Nepal

29.1

2018

28.7

2017

8.5

1950

29.1

2018

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Netherlands

17.1

2016

17.0

2015

5.1

1899

17.1

2016

Person mn

yearly

1899 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-10
New Zealand

4.8

2017

4.7

2016

1.9

1950

4.8

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Nigeria

186.0

2016

181.2

2015

37.9

1950

186.0

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2017-08-27
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 2018-04-30
Panama

4.1

2017

4.0

2016

0.9

1950

4.1

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Paraguay

6.8

2016

6.7

2015

1.3

1948

6.8

2016

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2016

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

103.3

2016

101.7

2015

18.6

1950

103.3

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
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

2016

10.3

2015

8.4

1950

10.6

2009

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
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 2018-04-24
Serbia

7.1

2016

7.1

2015

7.1

2016

10.0

1997

Person mn

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-30
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

2016

2.1

2015

1.3

1920

2.1

2016

Person mn

yearly

1920 - 2016

Updated on 2017-04-26
South Africa

56.5

2017

55.6

2016

17.4

1960

56.5

2017

Person mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2018-04-23
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

8.4

2016

8.3

2015

4.7

1950

8.4

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2017-08-30
Syria

21.3

2016

21.1

2011

3.5

1950

21.3

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-08
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 2018-04-20
Thailand

66.2

2017

65.9

2016

18.5

1948

66.2

2017

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Tunisia

11.4

2017

11.3

2016

4.2

1960

11.4

2017

Person mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Turkey

80.8

2017

79.8

2016

13.6

1927

80.8

2017

Person mn

yearly

1927 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
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

9.3

2016

9.2

2015

0.1

1951

9.3

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2017-08-28
United Kingdom

65.8

2016

65.4

2015

50.6

1950

65.8

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
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

3.4

2016

3.4

2015

2.2

1950

3.4

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
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

4.7

1950

25.2

2013

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2013

Updated on 2018-04-20

More Indicators for Sri Lanka

Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Aluminum: Exports

3,128.36

2016

3,935.41

2015

101.00

1996

45,444.72

2005

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Bank Lending Rate

11.21

Apr 2018

11.55

Mar 2018

6.35

Dec 2014

22.86

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Jun 1989 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Business Confidence Growth

-1.8

Mar 2018

-3.0

Feb 2018

-38.8

May 2016

20.0

May 2017

% Point

monthly

May 2016 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Business Confidence: Net Balance

31.2

Mar 2018

11.2

Feb 2018

-16.8

Apr 2016

34.6

May 2015

% Point

monthly

May 2015 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

2.64

Mar 2018

3.69

Feb 2018

-4.21

Jan 2016

42.83

May 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Capital Adequacy Ratio

15.6

2016

15.3

2015

8.6

2001

17.5

2013

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2018-02-07
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-5.5

2017

-5.4

2016

-9.9

2009

-5.1

1992

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

2.8

Mar 2018

3.2

Feb 2018

-65.2

Feb 1959

32.5

Aug 1980

%

monthly

Jan 1958 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
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 2017-10-25
Core CPI Change

1.88

Mar 2018

1.97

Feb 2018

1.88

Mar 2018

7.45

Jun 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2015 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Current Account Balance

-1,090.1

Dec 2017

-182.1

Sep 2017

-1,695.3

Dec 2011

274.0

Sep 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Direct Investment Abroad

17.9

Dec 2017

17.9

Sep 2017

13.2

Dec 2015

59.2

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Domestic Credit

49,693.5

Feb 2018

49,378.3

Jan 2018

4,964.3

Feb 1996

49,693.5

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Domestic Credit Growth

9.6

Feb 2018

10.8

Jan 2018

-1.0

Apr 2010

42.7

Mar 2012

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Electricity Production

1,267

Jan 2018

1,211

Dec 2017

452

Sep 2001

1,306

Aug 2017

GWh

monthly

Aug 1998 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-25
Employed Persons

8,299,911.00

Dec 2017

8,163,869.00

Sep 2017

7,339,261.00

Jun 2012

8,299,911.00

Dec 2017

Person

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Equity Market Index

6,531.1

Apr 2018

6,476.8

Mar 2018

137.5

Nov 1988

7,798.0

Feb 2011

1985=100

monthly

Jan 1987 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Exchange Rate against USD

156.186

Apr 2018

155.639

Mar 2018

4.762

Nov 1967

156.186

Apr 2018

LKR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-01
Exports: ICT Goods

41,275.35

2016

36,502.32

2015

23,880.33

2009

148,842.11

2000

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Exports: Medicament

19.47

2014

7.76

2012

7.76

2012

19.47

2014

USD th

yearly

2005 - 2014

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

33.33

2016

0.02

2009

0.02

2009

33.33

2016

USD th

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

17,939.43

2016

13,020.33

2015

2,323.78

2007

46,296.68

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Exports: Television

500.29

2016

2,528.36

2015

1.34

2009

6,273.47

2003

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
External Debt

51,823.8

Dec 2017

49,590.9

Sep 2017

37,098.1

Dec 2012

51,823.8

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Dec 2017

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

59.6

2017

57.9

2016

38.8

2008

60.5

1994

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

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

7,692.6

Dec 2017

6,693.3

Sep 2017

6,419.0

Dec 2012

7,756.1

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Dec 2017

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

9.5

2017

9.9

2016

2.3

2006

11.4

2011

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

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

4.90

2023

4.90

2022

1.48

1985

26.14

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

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

-2.76

2023

-2.59

2022

-4.62

2011

-0.05

1984

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

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

5.33

2023

5.40

2022

-16.35

2009

18.26

2000

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

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

17,673.80

2023

16,732.40

2022

1,135.08

1980

17,673.80

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Expenditure

4,481.29

2023

4,095.25

2022

99.81

1990

4,481.29

2023

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

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

15,470.81

2023

14,512.04

2022

310.78

1990

15,470.81

2023

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Revenue

3,681.21

2023

3,357.07

2022

74.66

1990

3,681.21

2023

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

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

5,672.17

2023

5,348.77

2022

344.06

1980

5,672.17

2023

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Population

22.95

2023

22.69

2022

14.60

1980

22.95

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

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

5.00

2023

4.90

2022

-3.13

1992

12.16

1996

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

4.40

2023

4.40

2022

4.00

2012

15.90

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Foreign Direct Investment

963.5

Dec 2017

46.5

Sep 2017

-0.8

Mar 1977

963.5

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Dec 2017

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

4.2

Dec 2017

0.2

Sep 2017

0.2

Sep 2017

4.2

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Foreign Exchange Reserves

6,353.3

Mar 2018

6,906.5

Feb 2018

38.0

Apr 1970

8,501.4

Aug 2011

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1956 - Mar 2018

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

7.98

Dec 2017

7.34

Sep 2017

5.01

Mar 2017

11.70

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Dec 2017

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

3.5

Feb 2018

3.3

Jan 2018

0.6

Jun 1989

5.8

May 2014

NA

monthly

Jan 1982 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Foreign Portfolio Investment

219.41

Dec 2017

480.55

Sep 2017

-756.02

Sep 2015

1,943.02

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
GDP Deflator Growth

7.9

Dec 2017

10.0

Sep 2017

-3.5

Dec 2011

13.3

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
GDP per Capita

4,065.00

2017

3,857.00

2016

140.00

1962

4,065.00

2017

USD

yearly

1959 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Gold Reserves

841.49

Apr 2018

894.92

Mar 2018

0.00

Dec 1977

985.64

Sep 2013

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1977 - Apr 2018

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

77.6

2017

78.8

2016

68.7

2012

102.3

2004

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

6,385.41

Dec 2017

5,346.46

Sep 2017

2,980.12

Jun 2010

6,385.41

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Gross National Product

22,321.50

Dec 2017

21,183.94

Sep 2017

12,223.55

Mar 2010

22,321.50

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Gross Savings Rate

31.0

Dec 2017

25.5

Sep 2017

13.9

Mar 2010

32.9

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Household Debt

6,865.7

Dec 2017

6,616.5

Sep 2017

2,814.8

Jun 2010

6,865.7

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2010 - Dec 2017

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

7.9

2017

7.5

2016

6.3

2014

8.0

2012

%

yearly

2010 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Household Expenditure per Capita

1,224.39

2016

991.33

2013

174.95

1981

1,224.39

2016

USD

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
Household Income per Capita

1,385.43

2016

1,102.56

2013

125.25

1981

1,385.43

2016

USD

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
Imports: ICT Goods

965,194.30

2016

799,936.41

2015

189,449.65

2001

965,194.30

2016

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Imports: Medicament

221,577.65

2016

202,977.33

2015

22,505.90

1999

221,577.65

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

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

34,725.29

2016

29,801.16

2015

3,119.00

1995

34,725.29

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

481,183.06

2016

415,474.56

2015

49,273.59

2001

481,183.06

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Imports: Television

104,767.45

2016

94,452.56

2015

16,704.85

2009

104,767.45

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Industrial Production Index Growth

-0.4

Oct 2017

4.6

Sep 2017

-11.4

Apr 2016

26.3

Jul 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2010 - Oct 2017

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

39.1

Dec 2017

31.1

Sep 2017

21.1

Mar 2010

44.0

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Labour Force Participation Rate

54.1

Dec 2017

53.6

Sep 2017

51.5

Jun 2012

54.7

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Labour Productivity Growth

-0.44

Dec 2017

0.80

Sep 2017

-1.06

Jun 2017

9.55

Dec 2014

%

quarterly

Jun 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

69.42

2017

61.91

2016

33.36

2005

69.42

2017

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017-09-29
Liquid Assets Ratio

32.2

2014

31.9

2013

26.6

2012

35.2

2009

%

yearly

2006 - 2014

Updated on 2016-05-25
Long Term Interest Rate

11.18

Mar 2018

14.23

Mar 2016

7.88

Dec 2014

14.23

Mar 2016

% pa

monthly

Jan 2012 - Mar 2018

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

21.8

2017

23.1

2016

7.5

2000

34.5

2010

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Minerals Production

248,890.00

2016

182,928.00

2015

174,311.00

2013

363,672.00

2014

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Money Supply M1

5,404.70

Mar 2018

4,980.50

Feb 2018

1,168.07

Jan 1994

5,404.70

Mar 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-11
Money Supply M2

37,646.58

Feb 2018

37,328.08

Jan 2018

3,215.06

Jan 1994

37,646.58

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Motor Vehicle Registered

1,469.82

2015

1,313.71

2014

899.54

2005

1,469.82

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

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

1,777.50

Dec 2017

8,600.00

Dec 2016

700.00

Jun 2012

8,600.00

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

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

14,228.30

Dec 2017

26,300.00

Dec 2016

2,000.00

Dec 2010

26,300.00

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicles Sales

16,006

2017

34,900

2016

3,000

2010

34,900

2016

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-54.1

2017

105.3

2016

-54.1

2017

166.7

2011

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Nominal GDP

23,113.3

Dec 2017

21,731.1

Sep 2017

4,097.0

Jun 2002

23,113.3

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Nominal GDP Growth

11.32

Dec 2017

13.13

Sep 2017

3.24

Dec 2015

24.05

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.5

2017

2.6

2016

2.5

2017

15.8

1999

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

2,479,802.00

2016

3,287,676.00

2015

22,772.00

1960

3,608,392.00

2011

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Number of Subscriber Mobile

25,797,199.00

2016

23,899,642.00

2015

0.00

1989

25,797,199.00

2016

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
P/E ratio

10.87

08 May 2018

10.91

04 May 2018

4.40

18 Jun 2001

29.53

14 Feb 2011

NA

daily

17 Aug 1998 - 08 May 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Policy Rate

7.25

Apr 2018

7.25

Mar 2018

6.00

Jan 2016

20.00

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1997 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Private Consumption Expenditure

13,798.15

Dec 2017

14,307.06

Sep 2017

9,288.00

Jun 2010

14,312.92

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

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

59.7

Dec 2017

65.8

Sep 2017

59.2

Dec 2016

77.3

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Public Consumption Expenditure

2,151.67

Dec 2017

1,875.11

Sep 2017

1,097.23

Mar 2010

2,151.67

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

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

9.3

Dec 2017

8.6

Sep 2017

7.0

Mar 2012

9.6

Jun 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Real Effective Exchange Rate

138.3

Mar 2018

139.6

Feb 2018

90.8

Feb 2004

155.1

Jan 2015

2005=100

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Real GDP Growth

3.2

Dec 2017

2.9

Sep 2017

0.5

Dec 2013

16.1

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Reserve Requirement Ratio

7.5

Apr 2018

7.5

Mar 2018

6.0

Dec 2015

12.0

Jul 1999

%

monthly

Mar 1997 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Short Term Interest Rate

10.03

Apr 2018

10.08

Mar 2018

6.57

Jan 2015

26.17

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jul 2000 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Tax Revenue

10,958.21

2017

10,043.95

2016

1,527.06

1990

10,958.21

2017

USD mn

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Teledensity: Fixed Line

11.92

2016

15.87

2015

0.23

1960

17.76

2011

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Mobile

124.03

2016

115.38

2015

0.00

1989

124.03

2016

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Total Deposits

46,095.37

Oct 2017

45,904.88

Sep 2017

6,984.58

Dec 2002

46,095.37

Oct 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2002 - Oct 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Total Exports

915.7

Feb 2018

965.4

Jan 2018

55.9

Apr 1983

1,070.1

Mar 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-11
Total Exports Growth

5.5

Feb 2018

11.6

Jan 2018

-50.3

Nov 1985

134.6

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Total Imports

1,978.0

Feb 2018

2,014.5

Jan 2018

91.0

Feb 1983

2,048.5

Dec 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-11
Total Imports Growth

22.8

Feb 2018

12.0

Jan 2018

-52.3

Apr 2009

99.7

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Tourism Revenue

3,925

2017

3,518

2016

1

1967

3,925

2017

USD mn

yearly

1966 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Tourism Revenue Growth

11.6

2017

18.0

2016

-23.2

1996

114.7

1972

%

yearly

1967 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Trade Balance

-1,062.3

Feb 2018

-1,049.1

Jan 2018

-1,100.6

Nov 2011

110.1

Aug 2002

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Unemployment Rate

4.00

Dec 2017

4.20

Sep 2017

3.90

Dec 2012

5.10

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Visitor Arrivals

180,429

Apr 2018

233,382

Mar 2018

7,650

Jun 1987

244,536

Dec 2017

Person

monthly

Jan 1979 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Visitor Arrivals Growth

12.6

Apr 2018

24.1

Mar 2018

-75.4

Aug 1983

227.7

Aug 1984

%

monthly

Jan 1980 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
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