Sri Lanka’s annual inflation rate edged down to 5.7 percent in September of 2021 from 6 percent in the previous month amid a slowdown food cost (10 percent vs 11.5 percent in August). On the other hand, prices advanced at a faster pace for non-food products (3.8 percent vs 3.5 percent). Meanwhile, annual core inflation picked up to 5 percent in September from 4.1 percent in the prior month. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.4 percent from 0.28 percent increase in August. source: Central Bank of Sri Lanka
Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 9.08 percent from 1986 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 28.30 percent in June of 2008 and a record low of -0.90 percent in March of 1995. This page provides - Sri Lanka Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2021.
Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka is expected to be 3.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 4.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.