Sri Lanka | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 134 Jul/15 131 95.6 : 134
Stock Market 6983 Index points Jul/15 7021 4259 : 7812
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 67.18 USD Billion Dec/13 59.39 1.42 : 67.18
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 9544608 4115 : 9544608
GDP per capita 2004 USD Dec/13 1883 337 : 2004
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 2536648 LKR Million Dec/13 2536648 357 : 2536648
GDP per capita PPP 9426 USD Dec/13 8856 3340 : 9426
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 4.4 percent Dec/14 4.2 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 52.9 percent Dec/14 53.2 46.9 : 54.2
Wages 8839 LKR/Month Dec/08 7556 3122 : 8839
Population 20.48 Million Dec/13 20.33 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/14 279 100 : 279
Producer Prices 5022 Index Points Dec/14 5022 103 : 5022
Export Prices 130 Index Points Dec/14 127 42.89 : 137
Import Prices 118 Index Points Dec/14 126 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 Jun/15 6 6 : 10.5
Interbank Rate 5.65 percent Nov/14 5.65 5.4 : 21.3
Money Supply M0 392489 LKR Million Nov/14 382428 602 : 392489
Money Supply M1 633300 LKR Million Mar/15 596700 6091 : 633300
Money Supply M2 3553600 LKR Million Mar/15 3492600 11297 : 3553600
Foreign Exchange Reserves 986178 LKR Million Feb/15 958771 437 : 1195935
Banks Balance Sheet 4762970 LKR Million Nov/14 4710498 335514 : 4762970
Central Bank Balance Sheet 1464295 LKR Million Dec/14 1454702 297382 : 1523648
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -783 USD Million Apr/15 -520 -1724 : -50.1
Exports 708 USD Million Apr/15 1060 305 : 1070
Imports 1490 USD Million Apr/15 1581 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 3182900 LKR Million Sep/14 3272700 70173 : 3272700
Terms of Trade 111 Index Points Dec/14 101 74.5 : 161
Tourist Arrivals 1527153 Dec/14 1527153 39654 : 1527153
Gold Reserves 23.1 Tonnes Sep/14 22.23 3.63 : 23.1
Foreign Direct Investment 351 USD Million Dec/14 293 20 : 386
Remittances 586 USD Million Apr/15 626 241 : 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 1137291 440 : 1137291
Credit Rating 37.5 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Industrial Production 13.5 percent Dec/14 6.83 -7.95 : 35.2
Capacity Utilization 81 percent Dec/13 81 69 : 82
Changes in Inventories 28850 LKR Million Dec/13 28850 28850 : 187664
Car Registrations 5922 Cars Dec/14 3837 308 : 5922
Competitiveness Index 4.19 Points Jun/15 4.21 3.84 : 4.32
Competitiveness Rank 73 Jun/15 65 52 : 81
Corruption Index 38 Points Jun/14 37 31 : 40
Corruption Rank 85 Jun/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 5797525 2992 : 5797525
Personal Savings 20 percent Dec/13 20 13.9 : 20
Bank Lending Rate 7.1 percent Mar/15 6.5 6.3 : 23.2
Private Sector Credit 2713245 LKR Million Jan/15 2695407 4011 : 2713245
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 2671 Jun/14 2769 1638 : 4505
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 28 percent Jan/15 28 28 : 42
Personal Income Tax Rate 24 percent Jan/14 24 24 : 35
Sales Tax Rate 12 percent Jan/15 12 12 : 15
Social Security Rate 25 percent Jan/15 23 23 : 25
Social Security Rate For Companies 17 percent Jan/15 15 15 : 17
Social Security Rate For Employees 8 percent Jan/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. 7/4/2015