Cost of food in Sri Lanka increased 11.50 percent in August of 2021 over the same month in the previous year. source: Department of Census and Statistics - Sri Lanka

Food Inflation in Sri Lanka averaged 6.20 percent from 2009 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 14.70 percent in February of 2020 and a record low of -4.10 percent in February of 2012. This page provides the latest reported value for - Sri Lanka Food Inflation - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Sri Lanka Food Inflation - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2021.

Food Inflation in Sri Lanka is expected to be 4.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Food Inflation is projected to trend around 6.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Sri Lanka Food Inflation

Sri Lanka Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Producer Prices 158.00 points Aug/21 157.50 161.10 100.10
Producer Prices Change 9.40 percent Aug/21 8.80 20.30 -3.40
Food Inflation 11.50 percent Aug/21 11.00 14.70 -4.10