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

Sri Lanka Inflation Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 245 index points Sep/22
Food Inflation 94.9 % Sep/22
Inflation Rate YoY 69.8 % Sep/22
Inflation Rate Mom 3.8 % Sep/22
Core Consumer Prices 235 Index Points Aug/22
Core Inflation Rate 44.3 % Jul/22
CPI Housing Utilities 156 Index Points Sep/22
CPI Transportation 319 Index Points Sep/22


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 245 index points in September 2022. 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
245 Sep/22 30.09.2022
236 Aug/22 03.09.2022
230 Jul/22 29.07.2022
220 Jun/22 30.06.2022
195 May/22 31.05.2022
180 Apr/22 30.04.2022
165 Mar/22 31.03.2022
160 Feb/22 28.02.2022


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 increased by 94.9 % in September 2022 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
94.9 Sep/22 30.09.2022
90.9 Jul/22 29.07.2022
80.1 Jun/22 30.06.2022
57.4 May/22 06.06.2022
30.2 Mar/22 31.03.2022
25.7 Feb/22 28.02.2022
25 Jan/22 31.01.2022
22.1 Dec/21 18.01.2022


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 69.8 % in September 2022 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
69.8 Sep/22 30.09.2022
64.3 Aug/22 31.08.2022
60.8 Jul/22 29.07.2022
54.6 Jun/22 30.06.2022
39.1 May/22 31.05.2022
29.8 Apr/22 29.04.2022
18.7 Mar/22 31.03.2022
15.1 Feb/22 28.02.2022


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 2022?

  • Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka increased by 3.8 % in September 2022 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
3.8 Sep/22 30.09.2022
2.5 Aug/22 31.08.2022
4.5 Jul/22 29.07.2022
12.8 Jun/22 30.06.2022
8.3 May/22 31.05.2022
3 Mar/22 31.03.2022
1.1 Feb/22 28.02.2022
2.4 Jan/22 31.01.2022


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 235 Index Points in August 2022. 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
235 Aug/22 24.09.2022
229 Jul/22 25.08.2022
216 Jun/22 23.07.2022
198 May/22 25.06.2022
182 Apr/22 28.05.2022
166 Mar/22 23.04.2022
161 Feb/22 26.03.2022
159 Jan/22 26.02.2022


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 44.3 % in July 2022. The maximum level was 12.76 % and minimum was 2.13 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
44.3 Jul/22 25.08.2022
39.9 Jun/22 25.07.2022
22 Apr/22 06.06.2022
10.9 Feb/22 18.04.2022
9.9 Jan/22 01.03.2022
7 Nov/21 18.01.2022
4.1 Aug/21 01.09.2021
3.7 Jul/21 09.08.2021


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 156 Index Points in September 2022. 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
156 Sep/22 01.10.2022
144 Aug/22 03.09.2022
139 Jul/22 29.07.2022
137 Jun/22 30.06.2022
134 May/22 31.05.2022
128 Apr/22 30.04.2022
125 Mar/22 31.03.2022
124 Feb/22 28.02.2022


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 319 Index Points in September 2022. 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
319 Sep/22 01.10.2022
317 Aug/22 03.09.2022
310 Jul/22 29.07.2022
282 Jun/22 30.06.2022
234 May/22 31.05.2022
205 Apr/22 30.04.2022
165 Mar/22 31.03.2022
143 Feb/22 28.02.2022


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 2021 170 in. pt. 152
Producer Prices Jul/22 238 in. pt. 227

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Tajikistan Jul/22 8.3 % 8.3
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China Aug/22 2.5 % 2.7
Georgia Sep/22 11.5 % 10.9
India Aug/22 7 % 6.71
Israel Aug/22 4.6 % 5.2
Pakistan Sep/22 23.2 % 27.26
South Korea Aug/22 5.7 % 6.3
Taiwan Aug/22 2.66 % 3.36
Vietnam Sep/22 3.94 % 2.89
Maldives Jul/22 2.5 % 5.2
Armenia Aug/22 9.1 % 9.3
Hong Kong Aug/22 1.9 % 1.9
Indonesia Sep/22 5.95 % 4.69
Japan Aug/22 3 % 2.6
Kazakhstan Sep/22 17.7 % 16.1
Lebanon Aug/22 162 % 168
Macau Aug/22 1.13 % 1.38
Malaysia Aug/22 4.7 % 4.4
Philippines Aug/22 6.3 % 6.4
Qatar Aug/22 4.8 % 4.98
Singapore Aug/22 7.5 % 7
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Oman Aug/22 2.41 % 2.57
Iran Aug/22 52.2 % 54
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Kuwait Aug/22 4.15 % 4.24
Saudi Arabia Aug/22 3 % 2.7
Bahrain Aug/22 4 % 3.9
North Korea Jul/13 55 % 70
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