Sri Lanka Inflation Rate 1986-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Sri Lanka was recorded at 1.50 percent in November of 2014. Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 10.20 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. Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka is reported by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.50 1.70 28.31 -0.89 1986 - 2014 percent Monthly
2007=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. Content for - Sri Lanka Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Monday, December 22, 2014.

Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2013-10-31 09:40 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Oct 2013
6.7% 6.20% 6.17%
2013-11-29 10:15 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Nov 2013
5.6% 6.7% 6.44%
2013-12-31 09:40 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Dec 2013
4.7% 5.6% 5.8%


Sri Lanka Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.50 1.70 28.31 -0.89 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 179.20 179.00 183.20 10.80 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 265.57 248.86 265.57 100.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 4867.90 4457.30 4867.90 103.40 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 112.30 124.80 137.40 42.89 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 122.20 125.00 159.30 33.69 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 173.20 172.90 173.20 77.10 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 3.60 3.65 12.76 2.13 percent [+]
Food Inflation 4.90 4.60 14.33 -4.08 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.19 -0.22 5.19 -3.51 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 2.30 Aug/14 3.00 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 6.56 Nov/14 6.59 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 2.00 Nov/14 2.40 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.40 Nov/14 1.60 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.30 Nov/14 0.40 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.30 Nov/14 0.50 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.57 Nov/14 0.80 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 4.38 Nov/14 5.52 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 6.23 Nov/14 4.83 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy 0.19 Nov/14 0.10 25.64 -2.44 percent [+]
Japan 2.90 Oct/14 3.20 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 4.17 Nov/14 4.30 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 1.00 Nov/14 1.10 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 9.10 Nov/14 8.30 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 1.00 Nov/14 1.20 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -0.40 Nov/14 -0.10 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -0.10 Nov/14 0.00 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 9.15 Nov/14 8.96 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 1.00 Nov/14 1.30 8.50 0.50 percent [+]
United States 1.30 Nov/14 1.70 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]