Sri Lanka | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 133 Jul/15 134 95.6 : 134
Stock Market 7247 Index points Jul/15 7269 4259 : 7812
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 74.94 USD Billion Dec/14 67.21 1.42 : 74.94
GDP Growth Rate 6.4 percent Mar/15 6.4 1.5 : 8.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate 6.4 percent Mar/15 6.4 1.5 : 8.6
GDP Constant Prices 912534 LKR Million Mar/15 897013 394341 : 912534
Gross National Product 9544608 LKR Million Dec/14 8448144 4115 : 9544608
GDP per capita 2136 USD Dec/14 2004 337 : 2136
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 2536648 LKR Million Dec/13 2189805 357 : 2536648
GDP per capita PPP 10044 USD Dec/14 9426 3340 : 10044
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 4.7 percent Mar/15 4.4 3.9 : 11.3
Employed Persons 8129 Thousand Dec/12 7430 4951 : 8129
Unemployed Persons 384 Thousand Dec/13 336 308 : 964
Labor Force Participation Rate 53.6 percent Mar/15 52.9 46.9 : 54.2
Wages 8839 LKR/Month Dec/08 7556 3122 : 8839
Population 20.64 Million Dec/14 20.48 9.9 : 20.87
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 0.1 percent Jun/15 0.2 -0.89 : 28.31
Consumer Price Index CPI 182 Index Points Jun/15 180 10.8 : 183
GDP Deflator 279 Index Points Dec/14 266 100 : 279
Producer Prices 5022 Index Points Dec/14 4868 103 : 5022
Export Prices 112 Index Points Mar/15 130 42.89 : 137
Import Prices 118 Index Points Mar/15 111 33.69 : 159
Core Consumer Prices 178 Index Points Jun/15 176 77.1 : 178
Core Inflation Rate 2.8 percent Jun/15 2.6 0.82 : 12.76
Food Inflation 4 percent Jun/15 4.56 -4.08 : 14.33
Inflation Rate Mom 1 percent Jun/15 0.7 -3.51 : 5.19
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 6 percent Jul/15 6 6 : 10.5
Interbank Rate 6.55 percent Mar/15 6.05 5.4 : 21.3
Money Supply M0 455811 LKR Million Mar/15 419014 602 : 455811
Money Supply M1 596700 LKR Million Apr/15 633300 6091 : 633300
Money Supply M2 3492600 LKR Million Apr/15 3553600 11297 : 3553600
Foreign Exchange Reserves 986178 LKR Million Feb/15 958771 437 : 1195935
Banks Balance Sheet 4942307 LKR Million Mar/15 4887163 335514 : 4942307
Central Bank Balance Sheet 1311603 LKR Million Mar/15 1422078 297382 : 1523648
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -703 USD Million May/15 -783 -1101 : -50.1
Exports 882 USD Million May/15 708 305 : 1070
Imports 1586 USD Million May/15 1490 408 : 1986
Current Account -88525 LKR Million Dec/14 -109512 -189897 : 30855
Current Account to GDP -2.7 percent Dec/14 -3.7 -19.3 : -0.4
External Debt 3069400 LKR Million Mar/15 3113100 70173 : 3272700
Terms of Trade 94.3 Index Points Mar/15 116 74.5 : 161
Tourist Arrivals 1527153 Dec/14 1274593 39654 : 1527153
Gold Reserves 23.1 Tonnes Sep/14 22.23 3.63 : 23.1
Foreign Direct Investment 128 USD Million Mar/15 351 20 : 386
Remittances 538 USD Million May/15 586 241 : 709
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -6 percent of GDP Dec/14 -5.9 -10.2 : -5.9
Government Debt to GDP 75.5 percent Dec/14 78.3 75.5 : 103
Government Budget Value 37609 LKR Million Dec/12 -27916 -114949 : 37609
Government Spending 1137291 LKR Million Dec/13 1021443 440 : 1137291
Credit Rating 37.5 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Industrial Production 10.97 percent Feb/15 10.55 -7.95 : 35.2
Capacity Utilization 81 percent Dec/13 80 69 : 82
Changes in Inventories 28850 LKR Million Dec/13 128448 28850 : 187664
Car Registrations 6807 Cars Mar/15 5070 308 : 6807
Competitiveness Index 4.19 Points Dec/15 4.21 3.84 : 4.32
Competitiveness Rank 73 Dec/15 65 52 : 81
Corruption Index 38 Points Dec/14 37 31 : 40
Corruption Rank 85 Dec/14 91 52 : 97
Ease of Doing Business 99 Dec/14 85 83 : 105
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Spending 5797525 LKR Million Dec/13 5274451 2992 : 5797525
Personal Savings 20 percent Dec/13 16.9 13.9 : 20
Bank Lending Rate 7.1 percent Apr/15 7.1 6.3 : 23.2
Private Sector Credit 2715141 LKR Million Jan/15 2697343 4011 : 2715141
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 3028 Dec/14 3324 1638 : 4505
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 28 percent Dec/15 28 28 : 42
Personal Income Tax Rate 24 percent Dec/14 24 24 : 35
Sales Tax Rate 12 percent Dec/15 12 12 : 15
Social Security Rate 25 percent Dec/15 23 23 : 25
Social Security Rate For Companies 17 percent Dec/15 15 15 : 17
Social Security Rate For Employees 8 percent Dec/15 8 8 : 8




Economic Indicators for Sri Lanka including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for Sri Lanka economy. 7/29/2015