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Sri Lanka Visitor Arrivals Growth

1980 - 2018 | Monthly | % | CEIC

Sri Lanka's Visitor Arrivals grew 12.6 % in Apr 2018, compared with an increase of 24.1 % in the previous month. Sri Lanka's Visitor Arrivals Growth rate data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1980 to Apr 2018. The data reached an all-time high of 227.7 % in Aug 1984 and a record low of -75.4 % in Aug 1983. CEIC calculates Tourist Arrivals Growth from monthly Tourist Arrivals. Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority provides Tourist Arrivals.

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What was Sri Lanka's Visitor Arrivals Growth in Apr 2018?

Last

12.6

Apr 2018
Previous

24.1

Mar 2018
Min

-75.4

Aug 1983
Max

227.7

Aug 1984
Unit

%

Frequency

monthly

Range

Jan 1980 - Apr 2018

Updated on 08 May 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

12.6

Apr 2018

24.1

Mar 2018

-75.4

Aug 1983

227.7

Aug 1984

%

monthly

Jan 1980 - Apr 2018

Updated on 08 May 2018

View Sri Lanka's Visitor Arrivals Growth from Jan 1980 to Apr 2018 in the chart:

Sri Lanka Visitor Arrivals Growth

Series Details
Series ID

380489867

Name

Sri Lanka Visitor Arrivals Growth

Country

Sri Lanka

Frequency

Monthly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Generated

First Date

Jan 1980

Last Date

Apr 2018

Last Updated

08 May 2018

Statistics
Mean

10.3

Variance

1,077.9

Standard deviation

32.8

Skewness

1.9

Kurtosis

9.5

Coefficient variation

3.2

Median

9.2

Max
Aug 1984

227.7

Min
Aug 1983

-75.4

Previous observation
Mar 2018

24.1

Last observation
Apr 2018

12.6

Number of Observations

460

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More Countries for Visitor Arrivals Growth

Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

11.7

Mar 2018

19.3

Dec 2017

-17.9

Sep 2013

38.8

Jun 2014

%

quarterly

Sep 2013 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Algeria

11.9

2012

15.6

2011

3.7

2006

33.0

2004

%

yearly

2004 - 2012

Updated on 2018-05-08
Armenia

5.7

2016

-1.0

2015

-1.0

2015

173.3

2001

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
Australia

16.1

Feb 2018

-3.0

Jan 2018

-20.9

May 2003

58.5

Jul 1979

%

monthly

Jan 1977 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Austria

21.2

Mar 2018

4.5

Feb 2018

-29.4

Mar 2009

45.8

Apr 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Azerbaijan

6.3

2016

-11.0

2015

-29.9

2005

42.5

2008

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
Bahrain

5.0

2016

-7.5

2015

-43.7

2011

34.9

2010

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Bangladesh

-19.7

2014

18.7

2013

-25.6

2008

48.6

1983

%

yearly

1982 - 2014

Updated on 2018-04-23
Belarus

114.9

2016

-18.4

2015

-78.9

1999

5,184.4

2012

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Belgium

-10.5

2016

5.9

2015

-10.5

2016

5.9

2015

%

yearly

1993 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Bolivia

8.7

2016

1.3

2015

-11.6

1999

27.8

2003

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-27
Bosnia and Herzegovina

19.0

Nov 2017

22.7

Oct 2017

-17.1

Feb 2012

49.4

Jul 2015

%

monthly

Jan 2008 - Nov 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Botswana

-22.3

2015

27.3

2014

-22.3

2015

31.0

2000

%

yearly

1996 - 2015

Updated on 2018-04-20
Brazil

4.3

2016

-1.9

2015

-20.7

2002

69.1

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Brunei

0.5

2016

8.5

2015

-30.5

2009

36.3

2010

%

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-27
Bulgaria

10.5

Mar 2018

4.9

Feb 2018

-21.0

Jan 2007

24.8

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Cambodia

10.1

Feb 2018

12.0

Jan 2018

-43.5

Apr 2003

171.2

Jul 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-05-16
Canada

8.9

Feb 2018

2.6

Jan 2018

-22.6

May 2003

32.4

Sep 1986

%

monthly

Jan 1973 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Chile

-4.2

Jun 2017

6.7

May 2017

-10.9

Jun 2016

34.5

Jun 2015

%

monthly

Jan 2015 - Jun 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
China

9.6

Feb 2016

0.9

Jan 2016

-45.3

May 2003

102.5

May 2004

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Feb 2016

Updated on 2018-02-02
Colombia

52.2

Mar 2018

49.6

Feb 2018

-91.8

Jun 2011

1,150.3

Jun 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-05
Croatia

38.6

Mar 2018

9.6

Feb 2018

-39.6

Mar 2003

81.6

Mar 2002

%

monthly

Nov 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-10
Cyprus

9.7

Apr 2018

36.4

Mar 2018

-33.9

Mar 2003

43.0

Apr 2011

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-17
Czech Republic

7.1

2016

7.5

2015

-14.9

2000

34.8

1996

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
Denmark

3.4

2016

1.5

2015

-10.1

2011

116.9

2005

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Ecuador

10.1

2017

-5.8

2016

-13.1

1998

23.6

2004

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
Egypt

-42.5

2016

-5.1

2015

-42.5

2016

39.7

1999

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Estonia

5.3

2016

2.4

2015

-2.1

2007

28.4

2000

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
European Union

3.8

2016

4.6

2015

-4.5

2009

7.5

1997

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
Finland

7.2

Mar 2018

5.8

Feb 2018

-22.0

Jan 2015

29.4

Apr 2011

%

monthly

Jan 1996 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-09
France

-2.2

2016

0.9

2015

-3.1

2009

6.7

1997

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Georgia

7.8

2016

7.0

2015

-22.0

2001

167.5

1997

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
Germany

2.8

Feb 2018

6.2

Jan 2018

-17.9

Sep 2001

27.0

Jun 2006

%

monthly

Jan 1993 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Greece

-0.4

Dec 2017

3.3

Nov 2017

-26.1

Jan 2007

56.2

Feb 2015

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Hong Kong

6.5

Mar 2018

15.5

Feb 2018

-21.2

Jun 2009

48.1

Jun 2010

%

monthly

Mar 2007 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Hungary

9.8

Dec 2017

6.5

Sep 2017

-26.1

Sep 2005

21.3

Sep 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
Iceland

39.0

2016

29.2

2015

-5.3

2002

39.0

2016

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-02
India

13.4

Mar 2018

10.1

Feb 2018

-34.8

Oct 1994

82.8

Oct 1995

%

monthly

Mar 1988 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Indonesia

28.8

Mar 2018

17.4

Feb 2018

-39.4

May 2003

61.7

May 2004

%

monthly

Jan 1980 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Iran

-5.6

2016

5.4

2015

-18.9

2007

44.8

2006

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
Ireland

6.0

2016

8.1

2015

-10.4

2009

9.8

1996

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
Israel

16.9

Apr 2018

34.1

Mar 2018

-37.5

Sep 2006

193.4

Mar 2004

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
Italy

3.2

2016

4.4

2015

-6.4

2004

12.8

2000

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Ivory Coast

9.9

2016

205.9

2015

7.0

2012

205.9

2015

%

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
Japan

18.2

Mar 2018

23.3

Feb 2018

-62.5

Apr 2011

163.5

Apr 2012

%

monthly

Jan 1963 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Jordan

8.7

2017

-11.0

2016

-57.7

2011

141.2

2010

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Kazakhstan

1.2

2016

1.5

2015

-22.5

2008

327.2

2000

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
Kenya

7.5

2017

13.8

2016

-32.3

2008

29.3

2004

%

yearly

1992 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
South Korea

11.0

Mar 2018

-16.7

Feb 2018

-54.1

Jul 2015

175.3

Jul 2016

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Kosovo

10.1

Dec 2017

-4.6

Sep 2017

-27.1

Mar 2011

111.3

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Kuwait

28.7

Dec 2016

45.0

Nov 2016

-69.9

Aug 2010

257.4

Aug 2006

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Kyrgyzstan

-3.9

2016

7.1

2015

-38.7

2010

201.0

2001

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Laos

-6.4

2016

12.0

2015

-26.3

2000

107.7

2004

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Latvia

14.2

Dec 2017

12.6

Sep 2017

-23.9

Sep 2009

52.1

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-01
Lebanon

11.2

2016

12.0

2015

-23.7

2011

38.3

2009

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Lithuania

10.9

2016

0.4

2015

-31.8

2007

39.9

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Luxembourg

-3.3

2016

5.0

2015

-5.7

1996

9.8

2014

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Macau

8.6

Mar 2018

13.3

Feb 2018

-21.2

May 2009

40.0

May 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Macedonia

28.4

Mar 2018

13.8

Feb 2018

-79.7

Aug 2001

141.4

Aug 2002

%

monthly

Jan 1996 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-11
Malawi

5.5

2016

-1.7

2015

-10.2

2000

45.7

2006

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Malaysia

-8.0

Dec 2017

-2.2

Nov 2017

-76.3

Feb 1998

216.0

Feb 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1990 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Malta

18.6

Mar 2018

17.8

Feb 2018

-25.1

Oct 2002

31.3

Mar 2011

%

monthly

Jan 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Mauritius

8.7

Mar 2018

10.0

Feb 2018

-14.4

Mar 2006

37.5

Mar 2007

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Mexico

10.2

Feb 2018

12.7

Jan 2018

-37.4

May 1993

46.6

Apr 1987

%

monthly

Jan 1981 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Moldova

28.2

2016

0.5

2015

-27.6

1997

228.6

2004

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
Mongolia

16.1

2017

4.7

2016

-34.3

1996

200.0

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Montenegro

30.5

Mar 2018

29.1

Feb 2018

-29.1

Feb 2012

44.9

Jan 2018

%

monthly

Jan 2011 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-13
Morocco

31.3

Mar 2018

19.3

Feb 2018

-39.8

Apr 2013

1,320.9

Jan 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-10
Myanmar

-37.9

2016

51.9

2015

-37.9

2016

152.6

1996

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Nepal

67.9

Dec 2016

25.2

Nov 2016

-71.9

May 2015

165.7

May 2016

%

monthly

Jan 1992 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
Netherlands

12.4

Jan 2018

15.5

Dec 2017

-8.8

Apr 2013

32.6

Jun 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2013 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
New Zealand

13.4

Mar 2018

12.0

Feb 2018

-20.6

Apr 1991

29.8

May 2004

%

monthly

Apr 1979 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Nigeria

50.5

2016

23.5

2013

-54.0

2011

50.5

2016

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Norway

11.2

2016

10.4

2015

-8.6

2012

20.5

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Oman

20.1

2016

18.5

2015

-29.4

2011

45.2

2001

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
Panama

-2.4

Feb 2018

-10.0

Jan 2018

-18.6

Oct 2017

43.6

Dec 2007

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Paraguay

71.1

Dec 2015

20.1

Nov 2015

-57.2

Jul 2002

379.4

Jul 2003

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Dec 2015

Updated on 2018-04-30
Peru

14.6

Feb 2018

18.6

Jan 2018

-11.0

Nov 2008

26.4

Nov 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-25
Philippines

16.8

Jan 2018

9.0

Dec 2017

-34.2

May 2003

69.7

May 2004

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Poland

4.4

2016

4.5

2015

-13.8

2001

11.2

2012

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
Portugal

12.7

2016

9.5

2015

-7.5

2009

15.4

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
Qatar

-0.1

2016

3.6

2015

-5.1

2003

56.1

2002

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Romania

-10.6

Mar 2018

9.0

Feb 2018

-21.2

Feb 2009

61.5

Feb 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Russia

-8.6

2016

-17.2

2015

-17.2

2015

57.5

1996

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Serbia

6.2

Mar 2018

18.1

Feb 2018

-22.9

Mar 2008

71.7

Jul 2007

%

monthly

Feb 2006 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Singapore

5.7

Jan 2018

7.7

Dec 2017

0.1

Nov 2016

16.9

Oct 2017

%

monthly

Jul 2015 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Slovakia

76.4

2016

15.4

2015

-50.9

2010

131.1

2011

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
Slovenia

6.6

Jan 2018

13.5

Dec 2017

-17.1

Mar 2009

43.7

Apr 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
South Africa

12.8

2016

-6.8

2015

-26.9

2009

15.2

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Spain

9.6

Mar 2018

2.6

Feb 2018

-20.8

Mar 2009

27.6

Apr 2000

%

monthly

Jan 1996 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Sri Lanka

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
Sudan

7.9

2016

8.4

2015

-66.7

1991

336.4

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Sweden

4.6

2016

14.5

2015

-12.8

2008

47.5

2000

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Switzerland

7.6

Mar 2018

6.4

Feb 2018

-15.9

Sep 2001

15.8

Mar 2000

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Syria

-40.7

2011

40.3

2010

-40.7

2011

51.5

2000

%

yearly

1996 - 2011

Updated on 2018-04-25
Taiwan

9.4

Mar 2018

8.0

Feb 2018

-83.5

May 2003

477.0

May 2004

%

monthly

Jan 1984 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Tajikistan

94.4

2015

2.4

2014

-36.3

2009

200.0

1997

%

yearly

1997 - 2015

Updated on 2018-04-20
Thailand

16.3

Mar 2018

19.3

Feb 2018

-50.5

May 2003

101.9

May 2004

%

monthly

Jan 1982 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Tunisia

4.8

Nov 2017

35.5

Oct 2017

-50.2

Sep 2015

98.3

Feb 1992

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Nov 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Turkey

35.2

Mar 2018

31.7

Feb 2018

-40.1

Jun 2016

48.6

Aug 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Ukraine

6.7

2017

7.3

2016

-48.5

2014

96.1

1997

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-15
United Kingdom

4.0

2016

5.6

2015

-9.6

2001

12.7

2004

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-27
United States

-5.6

Sep 2017

-2.6

Aug 2017

-38.8

Oct 2001

44.0

Jan 2005

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Uruguay

9.5

2016

3.4

2015

-33.5

2002

23.7

2004

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Venezuela

-23.8

2016

-7.9

2015

-26.0

2002

66.1

2012

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
Vietnam

25.2

Apr 2018

33.6

Mar 2018

-54.0

May 2003

122.4

Jun 2004

%

monthly

Jan 2002 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Yemen

57.7

Dec 2013

55.3

Nov 2013

-58.4

Dec 2011

206.4

Nov 2004

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Dec 2013

Updated on 2018-04-20

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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
Population

21.4

2017

21.2

2016

7.1

1948

21.4

2017

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
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