Inflation ( CCPI)0.9% (May 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.39%
12M T-Bill Rate9.90%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.10%/ 10.20%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.10% / 11.25%
Reserves $5.4Bn (May 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,229 Mn (March 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,320 Bn (Dec 2023)

Sri Lanka among the few countries that have largely improved in Social Progress Index over last six years

Global IndexesOct 28, 2019
Sri Lanka among the few countries that have largely improved in Social Progress Index over last six years
Sri Lanka ranked 65th place (out of 144 countries) in Social Progress Index 2019 with a score of 69.09. SL was in 77th place in 2014. The global average score for Basic Human Needs is 74.4 (SL- 78.66), Foundations of Wellbeing 67.5 (SL-77.52) but under Opportunity dimension, SL is lower than the global average 51.52 (SL- 51.08). Under Opportunity, there are sub-dimensions such as Personal Rights, Personal Freedom, and Choice, Inclusiveness, Access to Advanced Education where Sri Lanka still poor on those areas.


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