Sri Lanka Employed Persons - Forecast

Employed Persons in Sri Lanka is expected to be 8141663.28 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 8123058.18 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Employed Persons is projected to trend around 8061277.87 in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Sri Lanka Labour Last Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 2020
Unemployment Rate 4.2 4.3 5 4.3 4.5 4.6
Employed Persons 8163869 8141663 8135207 8130673 8123058 8061278
Unemployed Persons 358350 367713 367861 370240 371388 388622
Labor Force Participation Rate 53.6 53.42 53.28 53.12 52.96 51.94
Population 21.2 21.16 21.22 21.28 21.34 21.62
Wages High Skilled 60700 61700 61700 61700 61700 62500
Wages Low Skilled 24500 25500 25500 25500 25500 26000
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.3 19.19 19.47 19.3 19.44 20.29
Employment Rate 95.8 95.65 95.57 95.56 95.51 95.13
Living Wage Family 42700 42700 42700 42700 42700 43700
Living Wage Individual 25100 25100 25100 25100 25100 25100
Minimum Wages 10000 10000 10000 10000 10000 11000