Socio Economic IndicatorsArea and ClimatePopulationVital StatisticsLabour and EmploymentAgriculture , Forestry and Fisheries
Industrial Production , Construction and EnergyTransport and CommunicationPricesTrade and Balance of PaymentsNational Accounts
Finance and BankingCo-Operative DevelopmentSocial ConditionsEducationLocal GovernmentElectoratesTourism

Socio Economic Indicators

Item

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

           
 DEMOGRAPHY  
Total Population('000) 20,246 20,476

20,675

20,869*

20,328*

20,483*

Population Density (per sq.km) 323 326*

329*

333*

324*

327*

Crude Birth Rate (per 1000 population)   18.5

              18.0 

17.6

17.4*

17.5*

17.9*

Crude Death Rate (per 1000 population)   6.1 

 6.2 

6.3

5.9*

6.0**

6.0

 Infant Mortality Rate (Per 1000 live births)

 9.0 

 9.7 

9.9

....

....

....

 Labour Force (Number) 7,568,715 7,572,363

7,610,389

8,548,776

8,454,364

8,802,113

Labour Force Participation Rate (percent) 50.2 49.2

48.6

53.0

52.6

53.8

 Unemployment Rate (percent) 5.2 5.7

4.9

4.2

4.0

4.4

 AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHERIES
   Paddy production (MT') 3,875,000 3,652,000 4,301,000 3,875,000 3.845,945 4,620,728
        Maha 2,125,000 2,384,000 2,630,000 1,996,000 2,716,961 2,846,276
        Yala 1,750,000 1,268,000 1,671,000 1,879,000 1,128,984 1,774,452
   Per capita calorie availability (per day)
       Total  2,551.7
2,434.1
2,688.4 2,695.1 2,632.8  
       Animal 155.5 158.0 170.0 172.0 174.5  
       Vegetable   2,396.2 
2,276.1
2,517.4 2,523.1 2,458.3  
   Total forest area under forest department (Hectares) 1,421,954 1,942,219@ 1,942,219@ 1,951.472@ 1,951.472@ 1,951.472@
   Total Fish Production ( MT) 319,120 339,730 384,670 444,830 486,170 512.840
 TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION
   Length of Public Roads (Kms)

           

 

   A and B roads 11,902 11,962

12,019

12,019

12,164

12,169

   Express Way -    

95.3

95.3

121.1

   No. of Registered Motor Vehicles  3,390,993 3,595,068

3,954,311

4,479,732

4,877,027

5,203,678

   Total No. of Post Offices (Main, Sub and  Agency) 4,737 4,738

4,739

4,685

4,625

4,628

 PRICES
   Colombo Consumers' Price Index  129.2 133.6

141.9

151.5

162.9

174.2

   (Base 1952 = 100)
 TRADE
Value of Eports (Rs. Mn.) 915,643 843,853

971,697

1,128,340

1,195,678

1,320,196

   Value of Imports (Rs. Mn.) 1,477,265 1,122,562

1,395,219

2,178,469

2,283,053

2,317,405

   Balance of Trade (Rs. Mn.)  -561,622 -278,709

-423,522

-1,050,128

-1,086,974

-997,209

 NATIONAL ACCOUNTS
   GDP at currrent market prices (Rs. Mn.) 4,410,682 4,835,293

5,604,104

6,543,313

7,578,544

8,673,870*

   GNP at current market prices (Rs. Mn.) 4,305,651 4,779,497

5,534,327

6,471,968

7,423,629

8,438,968

   GDP at constant (2002) market prices (Rs. Mn.) 2,365,501 2,449,214

2,645,542

2,863,691

3,045,288

3,266,099

   GNP at constant (2002) market prices (Rs. Mn.) 2,309,172 2,420,952*

2,612,603

2,832,162

2,983,034

3,177,645*

   Per Capita GNP at 
        Current Market Prices (Rs.) 212,972 233,716

267,967

310,090

365,192

411,998*

        Constant (2002) Market Prices (Rs.) 114,219 118,384

126,500

135,719

146,745

155,136*

   GDP Growth Rate (at constant prices) (percent) 6.0 3.5

8.0

8.2

6.3

7.3

 EDUCATION
   Total No. of schools 10,445 10,205 10,502 10,549

10,737

10,852*

        Government  9,662 9,410 9,685 9,731

9,905

10,012*

        Private 92 98 98 98

98

104*

        Pirivenas 691 697 719 720

734

736*

   Total No. of Pupils 4,101,586 4,037,865 4,119,525 4,157,838

4,197,807

4,231,422*

   Total No. of Teachers  224,410 225,853 224,518 228,298

236,259*

236,070*

   Pupil Teacher Ratio (Govt. Schools) 18 18 19 18

18*

18*

   % Qualifying for GCE (A/L) 56.83* 48.44 57.62 56.54

60.87

62.42

   % Qualifying  to enter University 61.94 60.30 61.03 58.99

61.95

58.35

 TOURISM
   Total No. of Tourists arrivals 438,475 447,890 654,476 855,975

1,005,605

1,274,593

   Tourists receipts (Rs. Mn) 37,094.0 40,133.0 65,018.0* 91,926.0*

132,427.0

221,147.1

 
** Provisional                                     ** Base 2002=100                                     @ Revised