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Government Notice

It is hereby notified for general information that the Colombo Consumers' Price Index computed by the Department of Census and Statistics for the month of October 2014 was 179.0 (One Hundred and Seventy Nine point Zero.).

For Details on CCPI

D. C. A. Gunawardena,
Director General
Department of Census and Statistics,
P.O.Box. 563,
30th September 2014


Important Notice

A New Colombo Consumers’ Price Index (CCPI) with the two year average (2006/07) as a base period has been computed on the basis of Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2006/07 and will be published at the last working day of June 2011. Thereafter the existing CCPI with 2002 as base year will be ceased to operate at the end of May,2011.


Growth of the Economy - 2014

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  • Estimates of Gross Domestic Product - 2014 1st Quarter (English), (Sinhala)

Employment and Unemployment Situation in Sri Lanka - 2009

Poverty Indicators - Household Income and Expenditure Information - 2006/2007


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