Employment Rate in Sri Lanka decreased to 95.30 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 95.40 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018. Employment Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 94.91 percent from 2004 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 96.30 percent in the third quarter of 2011 and a record low of 91 percent in the second quarter of 2004.
Employment Rate in Sri Lanka is expected to be 95.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in Sri Lanka to stand at 95.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Employment Rate is projected to trend around 95.90 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.