Annual inflation rate in Sri Lanka increased to 4.1 percent in March of 2021, the highest reading in 3 months, from 3.3 percent in February. Food inflation went up to 9.6 percent from 7.9 percent and non-food rose to 1.8 percent from 1.3 percent. Among non-food, main upward pressure came from transport; clothing and footwear; restaurants and hotels; and miscellaneous goods and services. On a monthly basis, fell 0.18 percent, after a 0.31 percent rise in February. source: Central Bank of Sri Lanka
Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 9.14 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 April of 2021.
Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka is expected to be 3.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka to stand at 3.70 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 4.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.