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Sri Lanka Visitor Arrivals Growth

1980 - 2018 | Monthly | % | CEIC Data

Sri Lanka's Visitor Arrivals grew 0.5 % in Oct 2018, compared with an increase of 2.8 % in the previous month. Sri Lanka's Visitor Arrivals Growth rate data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1980 to Oct 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.

In the latest reports, Sri Lanka's Visitor Arrivals recorded 153,123.0 person in the month of Oct 2018.

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

Last

2.8

Sep 2018
Previous

4.9

Aug 2018
Min

-75.4

Aug 1983
Max

227.7

Aug 1984
Unit

%

Frequency

monthly

Range

Jan 1980 - Sep 2018

Updated on 05 Oct 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

2.8

Sep 2018

4.9

Aug 2018

-75.4

Aug 1983

227.7

Aug 1984

%

monthly

Jan 1980 - Sep 2018

Updated on 05 Oct 2018

View Sri Lanka's Visitor Arrivals Growth from Jan 1980 to Sep 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 Data

First Date

Jan 1980

Last Date

Sep 2018

Last Updated

05 Oct 2018

Statistics
Mean

10.3

Variance

1,066.7

Standard deviation

32.7

Skewness

1.9

Kurtosis

9.6

Coefficient variation

3.2

Median

9.1

Max
Aug 1984

227.7

Min
Aug 1983

-75.4

Previous observation
Aug 2018

4.9

Last observation
Sep 2018

2.8

Number of Observations

465

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More Countries/Regions for Visitor Arrivals Growth

Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

5.9

Jun 2018

11.7

Mar 2018

-17.9

Sep 2013

38.8

Jun 2014

%

quarterly

Sep 2013 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
Algeria

11.9

2012

15.6

2011

3.7

2006

33.0

2004

%

yearly

2004 - 2012

Updated on 2018-05-08
Armenia

18.7

2017

5.7

2016

-1.0

2015

173.3

2001

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-28
Australia

5.2

May 2018

-2.9

Apr 2018

-20.9

May 2003

58.5

Jul 1979

%

monthly

Jan 1977 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Austria

0.9

Aug 2018

1.9

Jul 2018

-29.4

Mar 2009

45.8

Apr 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
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

9.9

2017

-10.5

2016

-10.5

2016

9.9

2017

%

yearly

1993 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-18
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

0.6

2017

3.8

2016

-22.2

1990

69.1

1998

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-22
Brunei

0.5

2016

8.5

2015

-30.5

2009

36.3

2010

%

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-27
Bulgaria

7.0

Jun 2018

8.4

May 2018

-21.0

Jan 2007

24.8

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-27
Cambodia

12.2

Apr 2018

19.8

Mar 2018

-43.5

Apr 2003

171.2

Jul 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
Canada

3.0

Jun 2018

2.2

May 2018

-22.6

May 2003

32.4

Sep 1986

%

monthly

Jan 1973 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-10
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

26.9

Jun 2018

35.6

May 2018

-91.8

Jun 2011

1,150.3

Jun 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2008 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-30
Croatia

34.0

May 2018

1.8

Apr 2018

-39.6

Mar 2003

81.6

Mar 2002

%

monthly

Nov 2000 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-10
Cyprus

8.2

Jun 2018

7.6

May 2018

-33.9

Mar 2003

43.0

Apr 2011

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-17
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

53.6

2017

-42.1

2016

-42.1

2016

53.6

2017

%

yearly

1983 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-11
Estonia

4.8

2017

6.6

2016

-3.7

2009

34.1

1997

%

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-07
European Union

3.8

2016

4.6

2015

-4.5

2009

7.5

1997

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
Finland

-3.0

May 2018

3.2

Apr 2018

-22.0

Jan 2015

29.4

Apr 2011

%

monthly

Jan 1996 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-06
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

3.2

Apr 2018

5.8

Mar 2018

-17.9

Sep 2001

27.0

Jun 2006

%

monthly

Jan 1993 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-06-22
Greece

9.6

Apr 2018

12.7

Mar 2018

-26.1

Jan 2007

56.2

Feb 2015

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-07-10
Hong Kong SAR

11.4

Aug 2018

-1.7

Jul 2018

-21.2

Jun 2009

48.1

Jun 2010

%

monthly

Mar 2007 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Hungary

12.1

Mar 2018

9.8

Dec 2017

-26.1

Sep 2005

21.3

Sep 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-11
Iceland

39.0

2016

29.2

2015

-5.3

2002

39.0

2016

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-02
India

2.7

Jun 2018

5.1

May 2018

-34.8

Oct 1994

82.8

Oct 1995

%

monthly

Mar 1988 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-20
Indonesia

8.4

Aug 2018

12.4

Jul 2018

-39.4

May 2003

61.7

May 2004

%

monthly

Jan 1980 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
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

1.2

Sep 2018

9.9

Aug 2018

-37.5

Sep 2006

193.4

Mar 2004

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-04
Italy

5.2

2017

3.1

2016

-3.7

2003

17.3

1994

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Ivory Coast

9.9

2016

205.9

2015

7.0

2012

205.9

2015

%

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
Japan

15.3

Jun 2018

16.6

May 2018

-62.5

Apr 2011

163.5

Apr 2012

%

monthly

Jan 1963 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
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

30.1

Jun 2018

27.3

May 2018

-54.1

Jul 2015

175.3

Jul 2016

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
Kosovo

121.2

Mar 2018

10.1

Dec 2017

-27.1

Mar 2011

121.2

Mar 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-05
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

12.9

2017

-3.9

2016

-38.7

2010

201.0

2001

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-18
Laos

-6.4

2016

12.0

2015

-26.3

2000

107.7

2004

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-17
Latvia

15.3

Mar 2018

14.2

Dec 2017

-23.9

Sep 2009

52.1

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-16
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 SAR

7.2

Jun 2018

5.3

May 2018

-21.2

May 2009

40.0

May 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
Macedonia

11.2

May 2018

25.5

Apr 2018

-79.7

Aug 2001

141.4

Aug 2002

%

monthly

Jan 1996 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Malawi

5.5

2016

-1.7

2015

-10.2

2000

45.7

2006

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-06-20
Malaysia

-8.8

Apr 2018

-2.0

Mar 2018

-76.3

Feb 1998

216.0

Feb 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1990 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Malta

10.2

Aug 2018

15.2

Jul 2018

-25.1

Oct 2002

31.3

Mar 2011

%

monthly

Jan 2002 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-05
Mauritius

7.9

Jun 2018

4.7

May 2018

-14.4

Mar 2006

37.5

Mar 2007

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-10
Mexico

6.8

May 2018

3.3

Apr 2018

-37.4

May 1993

46.6

Apr 1987

%

monthly

Jan 1981 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-10
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

9.1

Aug 2018

7.0

Jul 2018

-29.1

Feb 2012

44.9

Jan 2018

%

monthly

Jan 2011 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Morocco

4.2

Jul 2018

26.1

Jun 2018

-39.8

Apr 2013

1,320.9

Jan 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-10-10
Myanmar

18.4

2017

-37.9

2016

-37.9

2016

152.6

1996

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-07
Nepal

8.7

Dec 2017

36.7

Nov 2017

-71.9

May 2015

165.7

May 2016

%

monthly

Jan 1992 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-28
Netherlands

-2.6

Apr 2018

15.5

Mar 2018

-8.8

Apr 2013

32.7

Apr 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2013 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-07-10
New Zealand

-8.0

Jun 2018

6.7

May 2018

-20.6

Apr 1991

29.8

May 2004

%

monthly

Apr 1979 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-19
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

-11.2

Apr 2018

-10.2

Mar 2018

-18.6

Oct 2017

43.6

Dec 2007

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-07-20
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

20.8

Apr 2018

36.7

Mar 2018

-11.0

Nov 2008

36.7

Mar 2018

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-07-17
Philippines

2.0

May 2018

5.9

Apr 2018

-34.2

May 2003

69.7

May 2004

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-24
Poland

4.4

2016

4.5

2015

-13.8

2001

11.2

2012

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-09-25
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

-8.1

May 2018

-7.9

Apr 2018

-21.2

Feb 2009

61.5

Feb 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-24
Russia

-8.6

2016

-17.2

2015

-17.2

2015

57.5

1996

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Serbia

19.7

May 2018

8.6

Apr 2018

-22.9

Mar 2008

71.7

Jul 2007

%

monthly

Feb 2006 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Singapore

6.6

May 2018

3.9

Apr 2018

0.1

Nov 2016

17.0

Oct 2017

%

monthly

Jul 2015 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-26
Slovakia

24.2

2017

76.4

2016

-50.9

2010

131.1

2011

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-30
Slovenia

37.4

May 2018

8.6

Apr 2018

-17.1

Mar 2009

43.7

Apr 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
South Africa

12.8

2016

-6.8

2015

-26.9

2009

15.2

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-09
Spain

-1.9

Aug 2018

-4.9

Jul 2018

-20.8

Mar 2009

27.6

Apr 2000

%

monthly

Jan 1996 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-02
Sri Lanka

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
Sudan

1.6

2017

7.9

2016

-66.7

1991

336.4

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-24
Sweden

4.6

2016

14.5

2015

-12.8

2008

47.5

2000

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Switzerland

6.5

Aug 2018

4.8

Jul 2018

-15.9

Sep 2001

15.8

Mar 2000

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-05
Syria

-40.7

2011

40.3

2010

-40.7

2011

51.5

2000

%

yearly

1996 - 2011

Updated on 2018-04-25
Taiwan

2.6

Jun 2018

2.4

May 2018

-83.5

May 2003

477.0

May 2004

%

monthly

Jan 1984 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-25
Tajikistan

94.4

2015

2.4

2014

-36.3

2009

200.0

1997

%

yearly

1997 - 2015

Updated on 2018-05-24
Thailand

11.6

Jun 2018

6.4

May 2018

-50.5

May 2003

101.9

May 2004

%

monthly

Jan 1982 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Tunisia

20.1

Mar 2018

14.4

Feb 2018

-50.2

Sep 2015

98.3

Feb 1992

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-20
Turkey

15.6

Aug 2018

11.7

Jul 2018

-40.1

Jun 2016

48.6

Aug 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Ukraine

6.7

2017

7.3

2016

-48.5

2014

96.1

1997

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-15
United Kingdom

3.4

2017

4.1

2016

-9.4

2001

13.2

1995

%

yearly

1981 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
United States

3.1

Apr 2018

14.3

Mar 2018

-38.8

Oct 2001

44.0

Jan 2005

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Uruguay

19.7

2017

17.0

2016

-38.8

2002

26.3

2004

%

yearly

1989 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-12
Venezuela

-23.8

2016

-7.9

2015

-26.0

2002

66.1

2012

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
Vietnam

24.3

Sep 2018

7.7

Aug 2018

-54.0

May 2003

122.4

Jun 2004

%

monthly

Jan 2002 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
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

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
Population

21.4

2017

21.2

2016

7.1

1948

21.4

2017

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
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
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