Last‍ Updated:   15th October,2018

Official poverty line by district : September 2018
(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
Base Year
2013
Rs.
3730 3878 3873 3776 3724 3746 3763 3606 3584 3436 3678 3853 3812 3689 3782 3776 3702 3730 3604 3726 3529 3679 3576 3390 3625 3766
2017 Oct Rs. 4506 4891 4742 4719 4668 4584 4792 4449 4306 4322 4404 4500 4415 4372 4324 4590 4506 4463 4439 4398 4349 4522 4415 4242 4469 4686
2017 Nov Rs. 4558 4948 4797 4773 4722 4637 4848 4501 4356 4372 4455 4552 4466 4423 4374 4643 4558 4515 4490 4449 4399 4574 4466 4292 4521 4741
2017 Dec Rs. 4584 4976 4825 4801 4749 4664 4876 4526 4381 4397 4481 4578 4492 4448 4399 4669 4584 4540 4516 4474 4425 4600 4492 4316 4546 4768
2018 Jan Rs. 4580 4972 4821 4797 4745 4660 4872 4523 4377 4394 4477 4575 4488 4445 4396 4666 4581 4537 4512 4471 4421 4597 4488 4313 4543 4764
2018 Feb Rs. 4547 4936 4786 4762 4711 4626 4836 4489 4345 4361 4444 4541 4455 4412 4363 4631 4547 4503 4479 4438 4389 4563 4455 4281 4509 4729
2018 Mar Rs. 4528 4915 4766 4742 4691 4607 4816 4471 4328 4343 4426 4523 4437 4394 4346 4612 4528 4485 4461 4420 4371 4544 4437 4263 4491 4710
2018 Apr Rs. 4532 4919 4770 4746 4695 4611 4820 4475 4331 4347 4430 4526 4440 4398 4349 4616 4532 4489 4465 4423 4374 4548 4441 4267 4495 4713
2018 May Rs. 4584 4976 4825 4801 4749 4664 4876 4526 4381 4397 4481 4578 4492 4448 4399 4669 4584 4540 4516 4474 4425 4600 4492 4316 4546 4768
2018 June Rs. 4677 5077 4923 4898 4846 4759 4975 4618 4470 4487 4572 4672 4583 4539 4489 4764 4677 4633 4608 4565 4515 4694 4583 4404 4639 4865
2018 July Rs. 4692 5094 4939 4914 4861 4774 4991 4633 4484 4501 4587 4686 4598 4553 4503 4780 4692 4648 4623 4580 4529 4709 4598 4418 4654 4880
2018 Aug Rs. 4692 5094 4939 4914 4861 4774 4991 4633 4484 4501 4587 4686 4598 4553 4503 4780 4692 4648 4623 4580 4529 4709 4598 4418 4654 4880
2018 Sep Rs. 4659 5057 4903 4879 4827 4740 4955 4600 4452 4469 4554 4653 4565 4521 4471 4745 4659 4614 4590 4547 4497 4675 4565 4386 4620 4845

   Official Poverty line at national level for September 2018 is Rs. 4659

   Source : Department of Census & Statistics - Sri Lanka

   Note:-

  1. Base year for CCPI calculation was changed from 2006/07 to 2013 since January 2017.
  2. From 2017 onwords, National Poverty line and district poverty lines are recalculated, considering both rebased CCPI and spatial price index values using HIES 2016.
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