Last‍ Updated:   17th May,2018

Official poverty line by district : March 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 May Rs. 4409 4786 4640 4617 4568 4486 4689 4353 4213 4229 4310 4403 4320 4278 4231 4491 4409 4367 4343 4303 4255 4424 4320 4151 4373 4585
2017 Jun Rs. 4480 4863 4715 4691 4641 4558 4765 4423 4281 4297 4379 4474 4389 4347 4299 4563 4480 4437 4413 4372 4324 4496 4390 4218 4443 4659
2017 Jul Rs. 4464 4834 4687 4664 4614 4531 4737 4397 4256 4272 4353 4448 4364 4322 4274 4536 4454 4411 4388 4347 4299 4469 4364 4193 4417 4632
2017 Aug Rs. 4431 4810 4664 4640 4591 4508 4713 4375 4235 4250 4331 4426 4342 4300 4252 4514 4431 4389 4365 4325 4277 4447 4342 4172 4395 4609
2017 Sep Rs. 4465 4847 4699 4676 4626 4542 4749 4408 4267 4283 4364 4459 4375 4332 4285 4548 4465 4422 4399 4358 4309 4481 4375 4204 4428 4644
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

   Official Poverty line at national level for April 2018 is Rs. 4532

   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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