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Sri Lanka External and Government Debt

Sri Lanka National Debt Data

Indicator Data Period
Government Debt to GDP 86.8 % 2019
External Debt 49212 USD Million | 49.212 B USD 4Q/20
Government Debt 12874786 LKR Million | 67.428 B USD 3Q/19


Latest data on Government Debt to GDP (%)

Government Debt to GDP
                     Sri Lanka - Historical Data (%)

What is Sri Lanka Government Debt to GDP Ratio?

  • Government Debt to GDP in Sri Lanka increased to 86.8 % in 2019. The maximum level was 109 % and minimum was 16.3 %
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
86.8 2019 06.05.2020
82.9 2018 06.05.2019
77.6 2017 19.06.2018
79.3 2016 11.08.2017
77.6 2015 31.12.2015
71.3 2014 31.12.2014
70.8 2013 31.12.2013
68.7 2012 31.12.2012


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Government Debt to GDP in Sri Lanka by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Ranil Wickremesinghe 09.02.2015 - 77.6000 77.6000 79.3000 77.6000 0.00%
D. M. Jayaratne 21.04.2010 - 09.02.2015 71.6000 71.3000 71.6000 68.7000 -0.42%
Ratnasiri Wickremanayake 19.11.2005 - 21.04.2010 90.6000 86.2000 90.6000 81.4000 -4.86%


Latest data on External Debt (USD Million)

External Debt
                     Sri Lanka - Historical Data (USD Million)

What is external debt of Sri Lanka?

  • External Debt in Sri Lanka decreased to 49212 USD Million (49.212 B USD) in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum debt was 55916 USD Million and minimum was 37098 USD Million
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (USD Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
49212 4Q/20 03.04.2021
51618 3Q/20 02.01.2021
50814 2Q/20 03.10.2020
50448 1Q/20 04.07.2020
55157 3Q/19 04.01.2020
55469 2Q/19 29.10.2019
54221.66 1Q/19 29.06.2019
52310.449 4Q/18 06.04.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (USD Million)

External Debt in Sri Lanka by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Ranil Wickremesinghe 09.02.2015 - 42171.4600 51909.3200 51909.3200 42171.4600 23.09%
D. M. Jayaratne 21.04.2010 - 09.02.2015 37098.1000 42914.0700 43365.9000 37098.1000 15.68%


Latest data on Government Debt (LKR Million)

Government Debt
                     Sri Lanka - Historical Data (LKR Million)

How much is National Debt of Sri Lanka?

  • Government Debt in Sri Lanka remained unchanged at 12874786 LKR Million (67.428 B USD) in the third quarter of 2019. The maximum volume was 12874786 LKR Million and minimum was 310779 LKR Million
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (LKR Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
12874786 3Q/19 02.03.2020
12599843 2Q/19 29.10.2019
11977539 4Q/18 12.06.2019
10994448 2Q/18 04.10.2018
10654098 1Q/18 14.07.2018
10313045 4Q/17 21.06.2018


Historical Chart by prime ministers (LKR Million)

Government Debt in Sri Lanka by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Ranil Wickremesinghe 09.02.2015 - 10313045.0000 10313045.0000 10313045.0000 10313045.0000 0.00%

Other budget indicators in Sri Lanka

Index Updated Actual Previous
Fiscal Expenditure  2019 15.268 B USD 14.105
Government Budget to GDP 2019 -6.8 % -5.3
Military Expenditure 2019 1.76 B USD 1.681

Government Debt to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2020 31.7 % 29.6
Jordan 2019 92.4 % 89.7
Kyrgyzstan 2020 68.1 % 54.1
Mongolia 2018 55 % 66
Nepal 2019 30.2 % 30.4
Palestine 2019 16.4 % 14.6
Tajikistan 2020 47.77 % 43.1
Cambodia 2020 31.5 % 28.6
China 2020 66.8 % 57.1
Georgia 2020 62.4 % 41.2
India 2019 69.62 % 69.8
Israel 2020 71.1 % 58.5
Pakistan 2020 87 % 86
South Korea 2019 37.7 % 36.6
Taiwan 2019 28.2 % 29.3
Vietnam 2020 46.7 % 43.5
Maldives 2019 24.7 % 26.6
Armenia 2019 45.6 % 48.49
Hong Kong 2016 38.4 % 37
Indonesia 2020 38.5 % 30.5
Japan 2019 237 % 238
Kazakhstan 2020 23.4 % 19.9
Lebanon 2020 172 % 174
Malaysia 2019 52.7 % 51.2
Philippines 2019 41.5 % 41.8
Qatar 2020 71.8 % 65.8
Singapore 2020 131 % 126
Sri Lanka 2019 86.8 % 83.7
Thailand 2020 50.5 % 41.1
Oman 2019 55.9 % 47.5
Iran 2020 45.4 % 44.7
Laos 2019 52.64 % 51.41
Azerbaijan 2020 20.1 % 17.7
Kuwait 2020 11.5 % 11.8
Saudi Arabia 2019 22.8 % 19
Bahrain 2020 128 % 103
United Arab Emirates 2020 36.9 % 27.3
Yemen 2020 81.7 % 76.5
Turkmenistan 2020 30.9 % 32.8
Uzbekistan 2019 20.4 % 19.97
Iraq 2020 68.3 % 46.9
Syria 2010 30.01 % 31.21
Afghanistan 2020 7.8 % 6.1
Bhutan 2019 122 % 112
Brunei 2020 3.2 % 2.6
Mauritius 2019 64.6 % 63.4