Last‍ Updated:   05th October,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 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
2016 May Rs. 4038 4197 4192 4087 4031 4055 4073 3903 3879 3719 3981 4170 4126 3993 4094 4087 4007 4038 3901 4033 3820 3982 3870 3669 3924 4077
2016 Jun Rs. 4123 4286 4281 4174 4116 4141 4160 3986 3961 3798 4065 4259 4214 4078 4181 4174 4092 4124 3983 4119 3901 4067 3953 3747 4007 4163
2016 Jul Rs. 4132 4295 4290 4183 4125 4150 4168 3994 3969 3806 4074 4268 4223 4087 4189 4183 4100 4132 3992 4128 3909 4075 3961 3755 4015 4172
2016 Aug Rs. 4063 4224 4219 4114 4057 4081 4099 3928 3904 3742 4006 4197 4152 4019 4120 4113 4032 4064 3925 4059 3844 4008 3895 3693 3949 4102
2016 Sep Rs. 4038 4197 4192 4087 4031 4055 4073 3903 3879 3719 3981 4170 4126 3993 4094 4087 4007 4038 3901 4033 3820 3982 3870 3669 3924 4077
2016 Oct Rs. 4064 4225 4219 4114 4057 4082 4100 3929 3904 3743 4007 4197 4153 4020 4121 4114 4033 4064 3926 4060 3845 4008 3896 3693 3949 4103

   Official Poverty line at national level forOctober 2016 is Rs. 4064

   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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