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Facts sans due Consideration Given to Recent Economic and Policy Developments

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Investing in Sri Lanka

Fiscal Policy and Taxation

Budget Highlights

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Investing in Sri Lanka

Fiscal Policy and Taxation

Budget Highlights

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Sri Lanka at a Glance

Demographics

The population of Sri Lanka is roughly 21.7 million with annual population growth rate of 1.14%

Geography

  • Coordinates: 7°N 81°E
  • Area: 65,612 sq km
  • Coastline: 1340 km
  • Largest City: Colombo

An island southeast of the Indian subcontinent, Sri Lanka is strategically located close to major shipping lanes.

Education

Literacy rate

Youth literacy rate

Health

Life Expectancy (Years)

Male

Female

Transport

Km of paved roads

Tourist

Fastest growing cities

Travel

Top country to travel lonely planet

Economic Indicators

GDP Rate

2020 Q1

CSE Performance ASPI

Inflation (CCPI%)

Month

Point to Point

Annual Average

Exchange Rate (01st December 2020)

CurrencyBuyingSelling
USD0LKR0LKR
GBP0LKR0LKR
Month / YearAmount
Government
Revenue
2019 (c)1,890,898
Government
Expenditure
2019 (c)2,915,291
Fiscal
Deficit
2019 (c)-1,016,483