Last‍ Updated:   15th February,2019

Official poverty line by district : January 2019
(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
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
2018 Oct Rs. 4648 5045 4892 4867 4815 4728 4943 4589 4442 4458 4543 4642 4554 4510 4460 4734 4648 4603 4579 4536 4486 4664 4554 4376 4609 4834
2018 Nov Rs. 4707 5110 4954 4929 4877 4789 5007 4648 4499 4515 4601 4701 4612 4568 4517 4795 4707 4662 4637 4594 4543 4724 4613 4432 4669 4896
2018 Dec Rs. 4711 5114 4958 4933 4881 4793 5011 4652 4502 4519 4605 4705 4616 4571 4521 4799 4711 4666 4641 4598 4547 4728 4616 4436 4672 4900
2019 Jan Rs. 4752 5158 5001 4976 4923 4835 5054 4692 4541 4558 4645 4746 4656 4611 4560 4840 4752 4707 4681 4638 4587 4769 4656 4474 4713 4942

   Official Poverty line at national level for January 2019 is Rs. 4752

   Source : Department of Census & Statistics - Sri Lanka

   Note:-

  1. The 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.
  3. The reason for the increasing official poverty line is the high CCPI value reported in January 2019, compared to previous month.
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