Sri Lanka Inflation Rate  1986-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Sri Lanka increased 7.1 percent year-on-year in December of 2017, easing from a 7.6 percent rise in the previous month. Prices rose at a softer pace for clothing and footwear (6.0 percent compared to 6.6 percent in November). Meantime, cost advanced faster for food and non-alcoholic beverages (14.4 percent compared to 13.8 percent); housing utilities (0.3 percent compared to 0.2 percent); recreation and culture (2.6 percent compared to 0.4 percent) and miscellaneous goods and services (13.2 percent compared to 12.7 percent). In addition, inflation was steady for transport (4.0 percent, the same as in November). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.6 percent, after a 1.2 percent increase in the prior month. Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 9.63 percent from 1986 until 2017, 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-31 09:35 AM Inflation Rate YoY 7.8% 7.1% 7.5%
2017-11-30 03:25 PM Inflation Rate YoY 7.6% 7.8% 7.1%
2017-12-29 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 7.1% 7.6% 7.1%
2018-01-31 09:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY 7.1% 7%
2018-02-28 02:20 PM Inflation Rate YoY 6.90%
2018-03-30 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 6.80%


Sri Lanka Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 7.10 7.60 28.30 -0.90 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 122.90 122.20 122.90 6.40 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 123.80 123.10 123.80 47.70 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 4.30 5.20 12.76 2.13 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 131.40 126.80 197.42 100.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 130.20 128.50 130.20 100.10 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 139.63 142.78 142.78 42.89 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 112.70 120.48 159.30 33.69 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 14.80 15.50 20.30 -3.40 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 98.60 97.80 192.90 89.50 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 14.40 13.80 14.40 -4.10 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.60 1.20 5.19 -3.51 percent [+]


Sri Lanka Inflation Rate

In Sri Lanka, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is composed of two main groups: Food items (41 percent) and Non-food items (59 percent). Food items are mainly composed of: bread and cereals (7.9 percent), fish and sea food (6 percent) and vegetables (5.7 percent). The most important non-food items are housing water, electricity, gas and other fuels (23.7 percent), transport (12.3 percent), and restaurants and hotels (5.8 percent). This page provides - Sri Lanka Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.10 7.60 28.30 -0.90 1986 - 2017 percent Monthly
2013=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.80 Sep/17
Brazil 2.95 Dec/17
Canada 2.10 Nov/17
China 1.80 Dec/17
Euro Area 1.40 Dec/17
France 1.20 Dec/17
Germany 1.70 Dec/17
India 5.21 Dec/17
Indonesia 3.61 Dec/17
Italy 0.90 Dec/17
Japan 0.60 Nov/17
Mexico 6.77 Dec/17
Netherlands 1.30 Dec/17
Russia 2.50 Dec/17
South Korea 1.50 Dec/17
Spain 1.10 Dec/17
Switzerland 0.80 Dec/17
Turkey 11.92 Dec/17
United Kingdom 3.00 Dec/17
United States 2.10 Dec/17


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