Last‍ Updated:   5th May,2016
 

 District official poverty lines
(CCPI based year 2006/07=100)
(Minimum Expenditure per person per month to fulfill the basic needs)

 

 
Base Year
2002  Rs.
1423 1537 1508 1523 1451 1395 1437 1466 1395 1338 - - - - - - - - 1352 1423 1380 1366 1409 1366 1451 1437
Base Year
2006/07
Rs.
2142 2294 2230 2223 2157 2110 2187 2127 2058 2097 2303 - 2211 - - 2281 2185 2253 2106 2159 2099 2144 2121 2086 2123 2144
2015 May Rs. 3851 4003 3998 3899 3845 3868 3885 3723 3700 3547 3797 3978 3936 3809 3905 3899 3822 3852 3721 3847 3644 3799 3692 3500 3742 3888
2015 June Rs. 3890 4044 4038 3938 3883 3907 3924 3760 3737 3583 3835 4018 3975 3847 3944 3938 3860 3890 3758 3886 3680 3837 3729 3535 3780 3927
2015 July Rs. 3916 4070 4065 3964 3909 3933 3950 3785 3762 3606 3860 4044 4001 3873 3970 3964 3886 3916 3783 3912 3704 3862 3753 3558 3805 3953
2015 Aug Rs. 3896 4050 4045 3944 3890 3913 3930 3767 3743 3589 3841 4024 3982 3854 3950 3944 3866 3897 3764 3892 3686 3843 3735 3541 3786 3934
2015 Sep Rs. 3886 4039 4034 3934 3879 3902 3920 3756 3733 3579 3831 4013 3971 3843 3940 3933 3856 3886 3754 3882 3676 3832 3725 3531 3776 3923
2015 Oct Rs. 3901 4055 4050 3949 3894 3918 3935 3771 3747 3593 3846 4029 3986 3858 3955 3949 3871 3901 3768 3897 3690 3847 3739 3545 3790 3938
2015 Nov Rs. 3956 4113 4107 4005 3950 3973 3991 3825 3801 3644 3900 4086 4043 3913 4011 4005 3926 3957 3822 3952 3743 3902 3792 3595 3844 3994
2015 Dec Rs. 3967 4124 4118 4016 3960 3984 4002 3835 3811 3654 3911 4097 4054 3924 4022 4016 3937 3967 3832 3963 3753 3913 3803 3605 3855 4005
2016 Jan Rs. 3961 4117 4112 4009 3954 3978 3995 3829 3805 3648 3905 4091 4047 3917 4016 4009 3930 3961 3826 3956 3747 3906 3796 3599 3849 3999
2016 Feb Rs. 3937 4093 4087 3986 3930 3954 3972 3806 3782 3626 3881 4066 4023 3894 3992 3985 3907 3937 3803 3933 3725 3883 3774 3578 3826 3975
2016 Mar Rs. 3892 4046 4041 3940 3885 3909 3926 3763 3739 3585 3837 4020 3977 3849 3946 3940 3862 3892 3760 3888 3682 3839 3731 3537 3782 3929
2016 Apr Rs. 3943 4099 4094 3992 3937 3961 3978 3812 3788 3632 3888 4073 4030 3900 3998 3992 3913 3944 3810 3939 3731 3889 3780 3584 3832 3981

   Official Poverty line at national level for April 2016 is Rs. 3943

   Source : Department of Census & Statistics - Sri Lanka

   Note:-

  1. From 2014 onwords, the District poverty lines are calculated using the spatial price index values calculated at district level using HIES 2012/13 data.
  2. The above table shows only the values of poverty lines at district level. The district values can be used to identify poverty status of an individual comparing this total monthly expenditure with the value given for the month.
  3. Base year for CCPI calculation was changed from 2002 to 2006/07 since June 2011.
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