Sri Lanka Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Sri Lanka was recorded at 4.20 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka is reported by the Department of Census and Statistics - Sri Lanka. Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 10.39 Percent from 1986 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 28.31 Percent in June of 2008 and a record low of -0.89 Percent in March of 1995. In Sri Lanka, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is composed of two main groups: Food items (41 percent) and Non-food items (59 percent). Food items are mainly composed of: bread and cereals (7.9 percent), fish and sea food (6 percent) and vegetables (5.7 percent). The most important non-food items are housing water, electricity, gas and other fuels (23.7 percent), transport (12.3 percent), and restaurants and hotels (5.8 percent). This page provides - Sri Lanka Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
4.20 4.20 28.31 -0.89 5.29 | 2014/03 1986 - 2014 Percent Monthly

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Sri Lanka Inflation Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-09-30 10:40 AM Sri Lanka
Inflation Rate YoY
Sep 2013 6.20% 6.30% 6.75%
2013-10-31 09:40 AM Sri Lanka
Inflation Rate YoY
Oct 2013 6.7% 6.20% 6.17%
2013-11-29 10:15 AM Sri Lanka
Inflation Rate YoY
Nov 2013 5.6% 6.7% 6.44%
2013-12-31 09:40 AM Sri Lanka
Inflation Rate YoY
Dec 2013 4.7% 5.6% 5.8%
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Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Inflation Rate 4.20 2014-03-31 4.20 28.31 -0.89 5.29 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 177.90 2014-03-15 177.80 177.90 10.80 178.58 2014-04-30 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 137.40 2013-12-15 137.40 137.40 42.89 115.70 2013-11-30 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 265.57 2013-06-30 248.86 265.57 100.00 267.04 2013-12-31 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 129.20 2013-12-15 123.50 159.30 33.69 137.57 2013-11-30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 4867.90 2013-06-30 4457.30 4867.90 103.40 4479.54 2012-12-31 Index Points [+]
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Inflation Rate | Notes
The data given on this page shows an annual change in the Consumer Price Index. The CPI measures changes in the price level of consumer goods and services purchased by households. The CPI is calculated by taking price changes for each item in the predetermined basket of goods and services and averaging them. The items weight according to their importance. Depending on the country, the highest weights are usually given to the food, energy, housing, clothing, medical care, transportation and household equipment.


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