Sri Lanka Inflation Rate  1986-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Sri Lanka increased 3.9 percent year-on-year in September of 2016, following 4 percent growth in the previous period. It was the lowest inflation rate since April, as prices rose at a slower pace for food and non-alcoholic beverages (+5.5 percent from +5.6 percent in August) and fell for recreation and culture (-1.1 percent from +0.9 percent in August). Meantime, prices were steady for housing and utilities (-0.3 percent); clothing and footwear (+1.8 percent); health (+11.2 percent); communication (+2.3 percent) and education (+0.2 percent). In contrast, cost grew for miscellaneous goods and services (+5 percent from +3.7 percent); furnishings (+2.4 percent from +2.1 percent) and transport (+3.5 percent from +3.2 percent) . On a monthly basis, consumer prices dropped 0.3 percent. Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 9.76 percent from 1986 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 28.30 percent in June of 2008 and a record low of -0.90 percent in March of 1995. Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka is reported by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.90 4.00 28.30 -0.90 1986 - 2016 percent Monthly
2013=100
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. Sri Lanka Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-07-29 10:00 AM Jul 5.5% 6% 6.3%
2016-09-02 08:04 AM Aug 4.0% 5.5% 5.6%
2016-09-30 09:50 AM Sep 3.9% 4.0% 4.2%
2016-10-31 08:00 AM Oct 3.9% 4.5%
2016-11-30 08:00 AM Nov 4.6%
2016-12-30 08:00 AM Dec 4.8%

Sri Lanka Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.90 4.00 28.30 -0.90 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 189.10 192.90 192.90 10.80 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 187.40 189.20 189.20 77.10 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 4.10 5.80 12.76 0.82 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 287.67 279.03 287.67 100.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 5072.70 5022.10 5072.70 103.40 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 102.08 125.75 137.40 42.89 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 120.68 115.40 159.30 33.69 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 189.00 187.20 199.50 116.90 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 5.60 8.10 14.30 -4.10 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -2.00 0.20 5.19 -3.51 percent [+]




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