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Sri Lanka Inflation Data: Rate, CPI, Food, Harmonised

Sri Lanka Inflation Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 192 index points Sep/23
Food Inflation -5.2 % Sep/23
Inflation Rate YoY 1.3 % Sep/23
Inflation Rate Mom 0.88 % Sep/23
Core Consumer Prices 189 Index Points Aug/23
Core Inflation Rate 1.9 % Sep/23
CPI Housing Utilities 147 Index Points Sep/23
CPI Transportation 229 Index Points Sep/23


Latest data on Consumer Price Index (CPI) (index points)

Consumer Price Index (CPI)
                     Sri Lanka - Historical Data (index points)

What is CPI Index in Sri Lanka?

  • Consumer Price Index in Sri Lanka increased to 192 index points in September 2023. The maximum level was 142 index points and minimum was 6.4 index points.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (index points) by years

Data
Period
Date
192 Sep/23 27.09.2023
190 Aug/23 06.09.2023
190 Jul/23 31.07.2023
192 Jun/23 30.06.2023
192 May/23 31.05.2023
192 Apr/23 28.04.2023
195 Mar/23 31.03.2023
190 Feb/23 28.02.2023


Historical Chart by prime ministers (index points)

Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Sri Lanka by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Ranil Wickremesinghe 09.02.2015 - 106.2000 122.9000 122.9000 105.8000 15.73%
D. M. Jayaratne 21.04.2010 - 09.02.2015 81.2000 108.2000 108.2000 81.2000 33.25%
Ratnasiri Wickremanayake 19.11.2005 - 21.04.2010 49.9000 82.1000 82.8000 49.9000 64.53%


Latest data on Food Inflation (%)

Food Inflation
                     Sri Lanka - Historical Data (%)

What is Food Inflation in Sri Lanka?

  • Food Inflation in Sri Lanka decreased by 5.2 % in September 2023 over the same month in the previous year. The maximum level was 14.7 % and minimum was -4.1 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Department of Census and Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
-5.2 Sep/23 27.09.2023
-4.8 Aug/23 31.08.2023
-1.4 Jul/23 31.07.2023
4.1 Jun/23 30.06.2023
21.5 May/23 31.05.2023
30.6 Apr/23 28.04.2023
47.6 Mar/23 31.03.2023
54.4 Feb/23 28.02.2023


Historical Chart by YoY prime ministers (%)

Food Inflation in Sri Lanka by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Ranil Wickremesinghe 09.02.2015 - 10.9000 3.3000 14.4000 0.9000 -69.72%
D. M. Jayaratne 21.04.2010 - 09.02.2015 6.5000 13.8000 14.3000 -4.1000 112.31%
Ratnasiri Wickremanayake 19.11.2005 - 21.04.2010 10.1000 7.3000 10.1000 -1.7000 -27.72%


Latest data on Inflation Rate YoY (%)

Inflation Rate YoY
                     Sri Lanka - Historical Data (%)

What is Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka?

  • Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka increased by 1.3 % in September 2023 over the same month in the previous year. The maximum level was 28.3 % and minimum was -0.9 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
1.3 Sep/23 27.09.2023
4 Aug/23 31.08.2023
6.3 Jul/23 31.07.2023
12 Jun/23 30.06.2023
25.2 May/23 31.05.2023
35.3 Apr/23 28.04.2023
50.3 Mar/23 31.03.2023
50.6 Feb/23 28.02.2023


Historical Chart by YoY prime ministers (%)

Inflation Rate YoY in Sri Lanka by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Ranil Wickremesinghe 09.02.2015 - 1.9000 4.0000 7.3000 1.0000 110.53%
D. M. Jayaratne 21.04.2010 - 09.02.2015 6.8000 3.8000 9.9000 1.0000 -44.12%
Ratnasiri Wickremanayake 19.11.2005 - 21.04.2010 8.2000 7.1000 28.3000 0.8000 -13.41%


Latest data on Inflation Rate Mom (%)

Inflation Rate Mom
                     Sri Lanka - Historical Data (%)

What is inflation rate in Sri Lanka 2024?

  • Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka increased by 0.88 % in September 2023 over the previous month. The maximum level was 5.19 % and minimum was -3.51 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.88 Sep/23 27.09.2023
-0.1 Aug/23 31.08.2023
-1.1 Jul/23 31.07.2023
0 Jun/23 30.06.2023
0 May/23 31.05.2023
-1.4 Apr/23 28.04.2023
2.9 Mar/23 31.03.2023
0.47 Feb/23 28.02.2023


Historical Chart by MoM prime ministers (%)

Inflation Rate Mom in Sri Lanka by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Ranil Wickremesinghe 09.02.2015 - 1.2000 1.2000 1.2000 1.2000 0.00%


Latest data on Core Consumer Prices (Index Points)

Core Consumer Prices
                     Sri Lanka - Historical Data (Index Points)

What is Core CPI in Sri Lanka?

  • Core Consumer Prices in Sri Lanka increased to 189 Index Points in August 2023. The maximum level was 143 Index Points and minimum was 47.7 Index Points.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (Index Points) by years

Data
Period
Date
189 Aug/23 15.09.2023
188 Jul/23 14.08.2023
186 Jun/23 03.07.2023
171 May/23 01.06.2023
172 Apr/23 28.04.2023
172 Mar/23 10.04.2023
172 Feb/23 28.02.2023
224 Jan/23 21.02.2023


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Index Points)

Core Consumer Prices in Sri Lanka by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Core Inflation Rate (%)

Core Inflation Rate
                     Sri Lanka - Historical Data (%)

What is Sri Lanka Core Inflation Rate?

  • Core Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka increased by 1.9 % in September 2023. The maximum level was 12.76 % and minimum was 2.13 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
1.9 Sep/23 03.10.2023
4.6 Aug/23 07.09.2023
6.1 Jul/23 09.08.2023
9.8 Jun/23 03.07.2023
20.3 May/23 31.05.2023
27.8 Apr/23 28.04.2023
39.1 Mar/23 10.04.2023
43.6 Feb/23 28.02.2023


Historical Chart by YoY prime ministers (%)

Core Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on CPI Housing Utilities (Index Points)

CPI Housing Utilities
                     Sri Lanka - Historical Data (Index Points)

What is Sri Lanka CPI Index for Housing Utilities?

  • CPI Housing Utilities in Sri Lanka increased to 147 Index Points in September 2023. The maximum level was 119 Index Points and minimum was 105 Index Points.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (Index Points) by years

Data
Period
Date
147 Sep/23 27.09.2023
145 Aug/23 31.08.2023
144 Jul/23 31.07.2023
153 Jun/23 30.06.2023
155 May/23 31.05.2023
156 Apr/23 28.04.2023
158 Mar/23 31.03.2023
137 Feb/23 28.02.2023


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Index Points)

CPI Housing Utilities in Sri Lanka by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on CPI Transportation (Index Points)

CPI Transportation
                     Sri Lanka - Historical Data (Index Points)

What is Sri Lanka CPI Index for Transportation?

  • CPI Transportation in Sri Lanka increased to 229 Index Points in September 2023. The maximum level was 193 Index Points and minimum was 89.5 Index Points.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (Index Points) by years

Data
Period
Date
229 Sep/23 27.09.2023
225 Aug/23 31.08.2023
222 Jul/23 31.07.2023
222 Jun/23 30.06.2023
225 May/23 31.05.2023
229 Apr/23 28.04.2023
244 Mar/23 31.03.2023
242 Feb/23 28.02.2023


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Index Points)

CPI Transportation in Sri Lanka by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other inflation indicators in Sri Lanka

Index Updated Actual Previous
GDP Deflator 2022 201 in. pt. 134
Producer Prices Aug/23 235 in. pt. 234

Inflation Rate YoY in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh Sep/23 9.63 % 9.92
Jordan Aug/23 0.88 % 0.92
Kyrgyzstan Aug/23 9.5 % 10.3
Mongolia Aug/23 10 % 9.2
Nepal Aug/23 7.52 % 7.44
Palestine Aug/23 4.9 % 3.63
Tajikistan Aug/23 4.2 % 2.3
Cambodia -5.69 0.04 % -0.3
China Aug/23 0.1 % -0.3
Georgia Sep/23 0.7 % 0.9
India Aug/23 6.83 % 7.44
Israel Aug/23 4.1 % 3.3
Pakistan Sep/23 31.4 % 27.38
South Korea Sep/23 3.7 % 3.4
Taiwan Sep/23 2.93 % 2.53
Vietnam Sep/23 3.66 % 2.96
Maldives Aug/23 2.4 % 2.38
Armenia Sep/23 0.1 % -0.17
Hong Kong Aug/23 1.8 % 1.8
Indonesia Sep/23 2.28 % 3.27
Japan Aug/23 3.2 % 3.3
Kazakhstan Sep/23 11.8 % 13.1
Lebanon Aug/23 230 % 252
Macau Aug/23 0.99 % 0.78
Malaysia Aug/23 2 % 2
Philippines Sep/23 6.1 % 5.3
Qatar Aug/23 2.38 % 3.11
Singapore Aug/23 4 % 4.1
Sri Lanka Sep/23 1.3 % 4
Thailand Sep/23 0.3 % 0.88
Oman Aug/23 0.8 % 0.4
Iran Sep/23 39.5 % 39.8
Laos Sep/23 25.69 % 25.88
Azerbaijan Sep/23 10.9 % 11.7
Kuwait Aug/23 3.8 % 3.8
Saudi Arabia Aug/23 2 % 2.3
Bahrain Aug/23 0 % -0.1
North Korea Jul/13 55 % 70
United Arab Emirates Aug/23 2.28 % 1.02
Yemen Jun/17 0.77 % 0.45
Turkmenistan 2023 6.72 % 11.48
Uzbekistan 2023 9.2 % 8.96
Iraq Jul/23 3.48 % 3.41
Syria Aug/20 139 % 134
Afghanistan Jun/23 -6.5 % -2.8
Bhutan Aug/23 4.75 % 4
Brunei Jun/23 0.2 % 0.8
Mauritius Sep/23 5.2 % 5.9