Wages in Sri Lanka decreased to 1135 LKR/Day in February from 1147.20 LKR/Day in January of 2018. Wages in Sri Lanka averaged 1101.91 LKR/Day from 1997 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 7556.25 LKR/Day in December of 2007 and a record low of 427 LKR/Day in January of 2008.

Wages in Sri Lanka is expected to be 1220.00 LKR/Day by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Wages in Sri Lanka to stand at 1457.49 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Wages is projected to trend around 1400.00 LKR/Day in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Sri Lanka Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.10 4.60 16.60 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 8040704.00 7970154.00 8554179.00 4962105.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 346998.00 381834.00 953794.00 282648.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 51.80 51.10 54.70 46.90 percent [+]
Population 21.44 21.20 21.44 9.87 Million [+]
Wages High Skilled 57500.00 60800.00 60800.00 52900.00 LKR/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 21500.00 23500.00 23500.00 21500.00 LKR/Month [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 19.60 22.50 38.10 15.40 percent [+]
Employment Rate 95.40 95.50 96.30 91.00 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 52100.00 52100.00 52100.00 52100.00 LKR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 29100.00 29100.00 29100.00 29100.00 LKR/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 10000.00 10000.00 10000.00 10000.00 LKR/Month [+]


Sri Lanka Wages

Wages is Sri Lanka refer to Monthly Average of Daily Wages in informal sector. This page provides - Sri Lanka Wage Index - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Wages - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1135.00 1147.20 7556.25 427.00 1997 - 2018 LKR/Day Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 33590.00 Oct/18
Australia 1207.40 Jun/18
Brazil 2238.00 Nov/18
Canada 25.38 Oct/18
China 74318.00 Dec/17
France 2998.00 Dec/15
Germany 3875.00 Jun/18
India 272.19 Dec/14
Italy 2434.00 Dec/17
Japan 321210.00 Nov/18
Mexico 352.70 Nov/18
Russia 42750.00 Nov/18
Singapore 4962.00 Sep/18
South Africa 20860.00 Sep/18
South Korea 3737254.00 Sep/18
Spain 1842.62 Sep/18
Switzerland 6260.00 Dec/17
Turkey 2207.00 Dec/14
United Kingdom 528.00 Oct/18
United States 23.05 Dec/18


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