Markets Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Currency 11025.00 11060 11096 11131 11167 11239

Overview Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -2.70 3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.60 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4
Inflation Rate (%) 11.63 10.5 9.5 8.7 8.5 8.2
Interest Rate (%) 14.00 14 14 15 15 15
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -53.84 -65.95 -65.94 -65.97 -65.97 -65.94
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -15.60 -14.4 -13.5 -13.5 -13.5 -13.5
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 71.90 73 71.8 71.8 71.8 71.8
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.70 -4.1 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 15.00 35 35 15 15 15

GDP Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -2.70 3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3
GDP (USD Billion) 3.87 3.91 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1
GDP per capita (USD) 624.71 630 650 650 650 650
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 1648.05 1630 1630 1630 1630 1665

Labour Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.60 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4
Population (Million) 7.98 8.13 8.13 8.13 8.13 8.29

Prices Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Inflation Rate (%) 11.63 10.5 9.5 8.7 8.5 8.2
Food Inflation (%) 13.30 15 14 13 10 12
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 1.20 1.7 1.3 0.7 0.5 1.1
CPI Transportation (points) 330.00 336 340 342 344 348
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 355.20 361 357 368 385 371

Money Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Interest Rate (%) 14.00 14 14 15 15 15
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 8.00 8 8 9 9 9
Lending Rate (%) 17.00 17 17 18 18 18
Interbank Rate (%) 14.29 15 14 14.5 14.5 15
Central Bank Balance Sheet (SLL Million) 25311305.68 15000000 15000000 15000000 15000000 14500000

Trade Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -53.84 -65.95 -65.94 -65.97 -65.97 -65.94
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -15.60 -14.4 -13.5 -13.5 -13.5 -13.5
Tourist Arrivals (Persons) 3164.00 5800 5800 5800 5800 6300

Government Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 71.90 73 71.8 71.8 71.8 71.8
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.70 -4.1 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 20.20 31 31 31 31 31
Government Budget Value (SLL Million) 171033.00 -44525 -44525 -44525 -44525 -44525

Taxes Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 15.00 35 35 15 15 15
Sales Tax Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15


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