The number of employed persons in Sri Lanka increased to 7970154 in the second quarter of 2018 from 7961358 in the first quarter of 2018. Employed Persons in Sri Lanka averaged 7121044.41 from 1990 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 8554179 in the third quarter of 2015 and a record low of 4962105 in the fourth quarter of 1992.
Employed Persons in Sri Lanka is expected to be 8100000.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employed Persons in Sri Lanka to stand at 8210000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Employed Persons is projected to trend around 8400000.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.