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National Accounts Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Gross Savings Rate

24.8

Mar 2017

26.2

Dec 2016

13.9

Mar 2010

32.9

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

1,720.22

Mar 2017

1,789.92

Dec 2016

1,097.24

Mar 2010

1,926.60

Jun 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Investment: % of GDP

32.5

Mar 2017

36.3

Dec 2016

21.1

Mar 2010

44.0

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Private Consumption Expenditure

14,370.68

Mar 2017

13,908.74

Dec 2016

9,287.99

Jun 2010

14,924.43

Sep 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

17,869.62

2022

16,737.84

2021

1,135.08

1980

17,869.62

2022

Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
GDP Deflator Growth

7.3

Mar 2017

5.7

Dec 2016

-3.5

Dec 2011

13.3

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

5,722.76

Mar 2017

6,679.67

Dec 2016

2,980.12

Jun 2010

6,679.67

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

5,318.43

2022

4,961.20

2021

344.06

1980

5,318.43

2022

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
GDP per Capita

3,835.00

2016

3,844.00

2015

140.00

1962

3,844.00

2015

USD

yearly

1959 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Private Consumption: % of GDP

67.1

Mar 2017

65.4

Dec 2016

59.5

Dec 2010

77.3

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Gross National Product

20,831.32

Mar 2017

20,538.55

Dec 2016

12,223.55

Mar 2010

20,831.32

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

5.30

2022

5.20

2021

-3.13

1992

12.16

1996

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Real GDP Growth

3.8

Mar 2017

5.3

Dec 2016

0.5

Dec 2013

16.1

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Public Consumption: % of GDP

8.0

Mar 2017

8.4

Dec 2016

7.0

Mar 2012

9.6

Jun 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Nominal GDP

21,408.8

Mar 2017

21,272.9

Dec 2016

4,097.0

Jun 2002

21,408.8

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Nominal GDP Growth

11.43

Mar 2017

11.30

Dec 2016

2.73

Dec 2015

24.05

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Production Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Minerals Production

182,928.00

2015

363,672.00

2014

174,311.00

2013

363,672.00

2014

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Industrial Production Index Growth

-9.5

May 2017

-9.7

Apr 2017

-11.4

Apr 2016

26.2

Jul 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2010 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Crude Steel Production

30.00

2015

30.00

2014

0.00

1983

30.00

2015

Tonne th

yearly

1980 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Government and Public Finance Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
National Government Debt

64,366.8

Mar 2017

63,515.7

Dec 2016

54,951.3

Mar 2014

64,679.2

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Tax Revenue

10,043.95

2016

9,978.04

2015

1,527.06

1990

10,043.95

2016

USD mn

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Government Revenue

3,473.66

2022

3,186.40

2021

74.66

1990

3,473.66

2022

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-5.4

2016

-7.6

2015

-10.4

2001

-5.4

2013

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Government Net Debt

14,471.26

2022

13,680.67

2021

310.78

1990

14,471.26

2022

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Government Debt: % of GDP

79.3

2016

77.6

2015

68.7

2012

103.2

2001

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Government Expenditure

4,227.44

2022

3,870.30

2021

99.81

1990

4,227.44

2022

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Demographic and Labour Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Labour Productivity Growth

0.51

Mar 2017

2.93

Dec 2016

0.32

Jun 2013

9.55

Dec 2014

%

quarterly

Jun 2013 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Employed Persons

8,230,207.00

Mar 2017

8,006,700.00

Dec 2016

7,339,261.00

Jun 2012

8,230,207.00

Mar 2017

Person

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Forecast: Population

22.14

2022

21.99

2021

14.60

1980

22.14

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Labour Force Participation Rate

54.7

Mar 2017

54.0

Dec 2016

51.5

Jun 2012

54.7

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Unemployment Rate

4.10

Mar 2017

4.20

Dec 2016

3.90

Dec 2012

5.10

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Population

21.2

2016

21.0

2015

7.1

1948

21.2

2016

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

4.00

2022

4.00

2021

4.00

2022

15.90

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Household Income per Capita

1,102.56

2013

955.59

2010

125.25

1981

1,102.56

2013

USD

yearly

1981 - 2013

Updated on 2015
Motor Vehicles Sales

34,900

2016

17,000

2015

3,000

2010

34,900

2016

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Household Expenditure per Capita

991.33

2013

821.90

2010

174.95

1981

991.33

2013

USD

yearly

1981 - 2013

Updated on 2015
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

26,300.00

Dec 2016

11,300.00

Jun 2016

2,000.00

Dec 2010

26,300.00

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

8,600.00

Dec 2016

4,100.00

Jun 2016

700.00

Jun 2012

8,600.00

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

105.3

2016

9.7

2015

-40.0

2010

166.7

2011

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Inflation Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

6.3

Jun 2017

7.1

May 2017

-65.2

Feb 1959

32.5

Aug 1980

%

monthly

Jan 1958 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Core CPI Change

4.68

May 2017

5.88

Apr 2017

3.00

Jan 2016

7.45

Jun 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2015 - May 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

5.00

2022

5.00

2021

0.93

2015

26.14

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Producer Price Index Growth

19.6

Jun 2017

20.2

May 2017

-3.4

Jan 2016

20.3

Apr 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2015 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

10.56

May 2017

11.77

Apr 2017

-4.21

Jan 2016

42.83

May 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - May 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Foreign Trade Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Total Imports

1,540.9

Jun 2017

1,726.8

May 2017

91.0

Feb 1983

1,986.4

Nov 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Trade Balance

-553.6

Jun 2017

-885.6

May 2017

-1,100.6

Nov 2011

110.1

Aug 2002

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Imports: Medicament

221,577.65

2016

202,977.33

2015

22,505.90

1999

221,577.65

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports Growth

-8.0

Jun 2017

8.6

May 2017

-52.3

Apr 2009

99.7

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Exports: Medicament

19.47

2014

7.76

2012

7.76

2012

19.47

2014

USD th

yearly

2005 - 2014

Updated on 2017
Total Exports

987.3

Jun 2017

841.2

May 2017

55.9

Apr 1983

1,070.1

Mar 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Total Exports Growth

9.6

Jun 2017

7.8

May 2017

-50.3

Nov 1985

134.6

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

4.63

2022

5.00

2021

-16.35

2009

18.26

2000

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

34,725.29

2016

29,801.16

2015

3,119.00

1995

34,725.29

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
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
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
Balance of Payments Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

-5.4

Dec 2016

-0.6

Sep 2016

-11.8

Jun 2008

2.4

Sep 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2016

Updated on Jun 2017
External Debt: Short Term

6,346.8

Mar 2017

7,346.2

Dec 2016

6,346.8

Mar 2017

7,653.1

Dec 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

9.9

2016

10.1

2015

2.3

2006

11.4

2011

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2017
External Debt

46,513.6

Mar 2017

46,585.5

Dec 2016

37,098.1

Dec 2012

47,662.5

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
External Debt: % of GDP

58.5

2016

59.0

2015

38.8

2008

71.6

1994

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Portfolio Investment

-275.06

Mar 2017

-327.52

Dec 2016

-756.02

Sep 2015

1,943.18

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Direct Investment Abroad

18.5

Mar 2017

59.2

Dec 2016

13.2

Dec 2015

59.2

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Foreign Direct Investment

75.6

Mar 2017

636.4

Dec 2016

-0.8

Mar 1977

636.4

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Current Account Balance

-707.7

Mar 2017

-1,171.5

Dec 2016

-1,695.3

Dec 2011

274.0

Sep 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.4

Mar 2017

3.0

Dec 2016

0.4

Mar 2017

3.0

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-2.36

2022

-2.14

2021

-4.62

2011

-0.05

1984

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Monetary Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Household Debt: % of GDP

7.5

2016

7.0

2015

6.3

2014

8.0

2012

%

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Reserve Requirement Ratio

7.5

Jul 2017

7.5

Jun 2017

6.0

Dec 2015

12.0

Jul 1999

%

monthly

Mar 1997 - Jul 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Domestic Credit

47,132.9

Apr 2017

47,148.1

Mar 2017

4,964.3

Feb 1996

47,148.1

Mar 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - Apr 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

3.4

May 2017

2.5

Apr 2017

0.6

Jun 1989

5.8

May 2014

NA

monthly

Jan 1982 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Money Supply M1

5,038.79

Apr 2017

5,161.72

Mar 2017

1,168.07

Jan 1994

5,218.71

Dec 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Apr 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Total Deposits

40,181.04

Nov 2016

39,839.46

Oct 2016

6,984.58

Dec 2002

40,181.04

Nov 2016

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2002 - Nov 2016

Updated on Jun 2017
Domestic Credit Growth

16.7

Apr 2017

17.0

Mar 2017

-1.0

Apr 2010

42.7

Mar 2012

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Apr 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
M2 Growth

21.2

Mar/2017

19.1

Feb/2017

8.0

Apr/1997

23.4

Apr/1996

%

monthly

Jan/1995 - Mar/2017

Updated on May/2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves

5,995.8

Jun 2017

5,787.2

May 2017

38.0

Apr 1970

8,501.4

Aug 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Money Supply M2

33,891.30

Apr 2017

33,637.24

Mar 2017

3,215.06

Jan 1994

33,891.30

Apr 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Apr 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

5.04

Mar 2017

6.31

Dec 2016

5.04

Mar 2017

11.70

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.6

2016

3.2

2015

2.6

2016

15.8

1999

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Gold Reserves

890.03

Jun 2017

905.10

May 2017

0.00

Dec 1977

985.64

Sep 2013

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1977 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Household Debt

6,012.1

Dec 2016

5,986.2

Sep 2016

2,814.8

Jun 2010

6,072.2

Mar 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2010 - Dec 2016

Updated on May 2017
Banking Statistics Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Capital Adequacy Ratio

14.2

2016

15.3

2015

8.6

2001

17.5

2013

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Liquid Assets Ratio

32.2

2014

31.9

2013

26.6

2012

35.2

2009

%

yearly

2006 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Real Effective Exchange Rate

147.1

Jun 2017

145.9

May 2017

90.8

Feb 2004

155.1

Jan 2015

2005=100

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Exchange Rate against USD

153.588

Jul 2017

152.808

Jun 2017

4.762

Nov 1967

153.588

Jul 2017

LKR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Long Term Interest Rate

11.49

Jun 2017

11.06

Sep 2016

7.88

Dec 2014

13.93

Mar 2016

% pa

monthly

Jan 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Policy Rate

7.25

Jul 2017

7.25

Jun 2017

6.00

Jan 2016

20.00

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1997 - Jul 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Short Term Interest Rate

11.13

Jul 2017

11.30

Jun 2017

6.57

Jan 2015

26.17

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jul 2000 - Jul 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Bank Lending Rate

12.26

Jul 2017

11.70

Jun 2017

6.35

Dec 2014

22.86

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Jun 1989 - Jul 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Energy Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Electricity Production

1,160

Apr 2017

1,230

Mar 2017

452

Sep 2001

1,242

Aug 2016

GWh

monthly

Aug 1998 - Apr 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Tourism Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals Growth

-1.8

Jul 2017

4.5

Jun 2017

-75.4

Aug 1983

227.7

Aug 1984

%

monthly

Jan 1980 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Visitor Arrivals

123,351

Jun 2017

121,891

May 2017

7,650

Jun 1987

224,791

Dec 2016

Person

monthly

Jan 1979 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Tourism Revenue

3,518

2016

2,981

2015

1

1967

3,518

2016

USD mn

yearly

1966 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Tourism Revenue Growth

18.0

2016

22.6

2015

-23.2

1996

114.7

1972

%

yearly

1967 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Business and Economic Survey Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth

7.4

Jul 2017

2.0

Jun 2017

-38.8

May 2016

20.0

May 2017

% Point

monthly

May 2016 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Business Confidence: Net Balance

8.6

Jul 2017

12.2

Jun 2017

-16.8

Apr 2016

34.6

May 2015

% Point

monthly

May 2015 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Financial Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
P/E ratio

10.44

18 Aug 2017

10.40

17 Aug 2017

4.40

18 Jun 2001

29.53

14 Feb 2011

NA

daily

17 Aug 1998 - 18 Aug 2017

Updated on 18 Aug 2017
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

23.2

2016

26.8

2015

7.5

2000

34.5

2010

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Equity Market Index

6,637.4

Jul 2017

6,747.1

Jun 2017

137.5

Nov 1988

7,798.0

Feb 2011

1985=100

monthly

Jan 1987 - Jul 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Transport and Telecommunications Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered

1,469.82

2015

1,313.71

2014

899.54

2005

1,469.82

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Exports: Television

500.29

2016

2,528.36

2015

1.34

2009

6,273.47

2003

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

481,183.06

2016

415,474.56

2015

49,273.59

2001

481,183.06

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Teledensity: Fixed Line

15.21

2015

12.64

2014

0.23

1960

17.24

2011

Number

yearly

1960 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

17,939.43

2016

13,020.33

2015

2,323.78

2007

46,296.68

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Number of Subscriber Mobile

23,899,642.00

2015

22,123,000.00

2014

0.00

1989

23,899,642.00

2015

Person

yearly

1960 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

63.21

2016

54.43

2015

33.36

2005

63.21

2016

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Imports: ICT Goods

799,936.41

2015

651,807.67

2014

189,449.65

2001

799,936.41

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

3,287,676.00

2015

2,709,848.00

2014

22,772.00

1960

3,608,392.00

2011

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Container Port Throughput

4,907,900.00

2014

4,306,200.00

2013

3,464,297.00

2009

4,907,900.00

2014

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2014

Updated on 2015
Exports: ICT Goods

36,502.32

2015

69,820.07

2014

23,880.33

2009

148,842.11

2000

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
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
Teledensity: Mobile

110.59

2015

103.16

2014

0.00

1989

110.59

2015

Number

yearly

1960 - 2015

Updated on 2017