Inflation ( CCPI)1.7% (June 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.14%
12M T-Bill Rate9.95%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.10%/ 10.20%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.60% / 11.70%
USD/LKR303/304
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $2,180 Mn (May 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

Enrolment in private schools is on the rise, whereas the number of students attending government schools is decreasing

OtherApr 14, 2024
Enrolment in private schools is on the rise, whereas the number of students attending government schools is decreasing

The country faced numerous challenges during the last five years. The government is finding difficulties in providing enough finance to many sectors that the government manage. The private sector education in Sri Lanka is expanding to primary and secondary education while students at government schools have fallen especially since 2019.

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