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Sri Lanka External and Government Debt

Sri Lanka National Debt Data

Indicator Data Period
Government Debt to GDP 101 % 2020
External Debt 48731 USD Million | 48.731 B USD 2Q/22
Government Debt 17589372 LKR Million | 49.293 B USD 4Q/21


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 101 % in 2020. The maximum level was 109 % and minimum was 16.3 %
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
101 2020 10.09.2021
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


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 48731 USD Million (48.731 B USD) in the second quarter of 2022. 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
48731 2Q/22 01.10.2022
50593 1Q/22 02.07.2022
50724 4Q/21 02.04.2022
51117 3Q/21 18.01.2022
50438 2Q/21 02.10.2021
47307 1Q/21 03.07.2021
49212 4Q/20 03.04.2021
51618 3Q/20 02.01.2021


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 17589372 LKR Million (49.293 B USD) in the forth quarter of 2021. 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
17589372 4Q/21 19.04.2022
17051736 3Q/21 14.03.2022
16564520 2Q/21 18.01.2022
16053804 1Q/21 27.07.2021
12874786 3Q/19 02.03.2020
12599843 2Q/19 29.10.2019
11977539 4Q/18 12.06.2019
10994448 2Q/18 04.10.2018


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  2021 9.869 B USD 8.522
Government Budget to GDP 2020 -11.1 % -9.6
Military Expenditure 2020 1.56 B USD 1.7

Government Debt to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2020 31.7 % 29.6
Jordan 2021 89.4 % 85.4
Kyrgyzstan 2021 60.3 % 68.1
Mongolia 2020 66 % 57
Nepal 2020 37.7 % 30.2
Palestine 2021 21.3 % 23.5
Tajikistan 2021 53.67 % 47.77
Cambodia 2021 38.7 % 34.3
China 2020 66.8 % 57.1
Georgia 2021 57.1 % 62.4
India 2020 73.95 % 73.72
Israel 2021 68.8 % 71.7
Pakistan 2021 84 % 88
South Korea 2020 42.6 % 36.4
Taiwan 2019 28.2 % 29.3
Vietnam 2020 46.7 % 43.5
Maldives 2021 66.6 % 86.2
Armenia 2020 62.79 % 49.91
Hong Kong 2016 38.4 % 37
Indonesia 2020 38.5 % 30.5
Japan 2020 266 % 238
Kazakhstan 2021 27.4 % 23.4
Lebanon 2020 172 % 174
Malaysia 2021 63.3 % 62.1
Philippines 2021 60.4 % 54.6
Qatar 2020 71.8 % 65.8
Singapore 2020 131 % 126
Sri Lanka 2020 101 % 86.8
Thailand 2021 59.61 % 50.5
Oman 2019 55.9 % 47.5
Iran 2021 41.5 % 45.4
Laos 2020 55.66 % 53.08
Azerbaijan 2021 18.2 % 20.1
Kuwait 2021 8.7 % 11.7
Saudi Arabia 2020 32.5 % 22.8
Bahrain 2020 128 % 103
United Arab Emirates 2021 38.3 % 36.9
Yemen 2021 63.1 % 84.2
Turkmenistan 2020 30.9 % 32.8
Uzbekistan 2021 38 % 40.4
Iraq 2021 59.3 % 84.2
Syria 2010 30.01 % 31.21
Afghanistan 2020 7.8 % 6.1
Bhutan 2021 135 % 131
Brunei 2021 1.8 % 2.9
Mauritius 2021 89 % 73.4