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Sri Lanka GDP

Sri Lanka GDP

Economic Growth in Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan economy recorded an average growth rate of 1.8% in the decade to 2022. In 2022, real GDP growth was -7.8%. For more GDP information, visit our dedicated page.

Sri Lanka GDP Chart

Note: This chart displays Economic Growth (GDP, annual variation in %) for Sri Lanka from 2013 to 2022.
Source: Department of Census and Statistics Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka GDP Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Economic Growth (GDP, ann. var. %) 2.3 -0.2 -4.6 3.5 -7.8
GDP (USD bn) 94.4 89.0 84.5 88.7 74.2
GDP (LKR bn) 15,352 15,911 15,672 17,600 24,148
Economic Growth (Nominal GDP, ann. var. %) 6.7 3.6 -1.5 12.3 37.2
Consensus Forecasts and Projections for the next ten years

How should you choose a forecaster if some are too optimistic while others are too pessimistic? FocusEconomics collects Sri Lankan GDP projections for the next ten years from a panel of 17 analysts at the leading national, regional and global forecast institutions. These projections are then validated by our in-house team of economists and data analysts and averaged to provide one Consensus Forecast you can rely on for each indicator. By averaging all forecasts, upside and downside forecasting errors tend to cancel each other out, leading to the most reliable GDP forecast available for Sri Lankan GDP.

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