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Advance Data Release Calendar - 2024

Department of Census and Statistics (DCS) releases selected statistical information including certain census and survey reports on pre announced dates as shown in the following Advance Data Release Calendar (ADRC). Any revisions to these dates will be informed to the users by publishing revised dates in the ADRC at least two weeks before the scheduled dates given in the calendar. The objective of the ADRC is to let data uses know when the data will be released by the DCS and to make all data accessible to all parties at the same time. DCS mainly disseminate data either by publishing in the department's website or by printed reports. Dates for these two data dissemination channels are given in this calendar. Dates are decided for one year at a time.

Serial No.
Theme
Data Release Proposed date
of web release
Proposed date of printed publication release
Name Corresponding
Period
1. National Accounts
1.1 National Accounts Quarterly GDP Estimates by Production Approach
(Base year: 2015)
4th Quarter 2023 15-Mar-2024
Released on time
15-Mar-2024
(Press release & web release)
Released on time
1.2 National Accounts Quarterly GDP Estimates by Expenditure Approach
(Base year: 2015)
4th Quarter 2024 22-Mar-2024
Released on
25-Mar-2024
Web release only
1.3 National Accounts Annual GDP Estimates by Production Approach
(Base year: 2015)
2023 15-Mar-2024
Released on time
15-Mar-2024
(Press release & web release)
Released on time
1.4 National Accounts Annual GDP Estimates by
Expenditure Approach
(Base year: 2015)
2023 22-Mar-2024
Released on
25-Mar-2024
(Web release only)
Annual GDP Estimates by
Income Approach
(Base year: 2015)
2023 22-Mar-2024
Released on
01-Apr-2024
(Web release only)
1.5 National Accounts Quarterly GDP Estimates by Production Approach
(Base year: 2015)
1st Quarter 2024 14-Jun-2024 (Web release only)
1.6 National Accounts Quarterly GDP Estimates by Expenditure Approach
(Base year: 2015)
1st Quarter 2024 26-Jun-2024 (Web release only)
1.7 National Accounts Quarterly GDP Estimates by Production Approach
(Base year:2015)
2nd Quarter 2024 13-Sep-2024 13-Sep-2024
( Press release & web release)
1.8 National Accounts Quarterly GDP Estimates by Expenditure Approach
(Base years: 2015)
2nd Quarter 2024 26-Sep-2024 Web release only
1.9 National Accounts Quarterly GDP Estimates by Production Approach
(Base years: 2015)
3rd Quarter 2024 17-Dec-2024 17-Dec-2024
(Press release & Web release)
1.10 National Accounts Quartaly GDP Estimates by Expenditure Approach
(Base years :2015)
3rd Quarter 2024 27-Dec-2024 Web release only
1.11 National Accounts National Accounts of Sri Lanka
Annual Report - 2023
(Base years: 2015)
2023 22-Nov-2024 (Web release only)
2. Prices & Inflation
2.1 Prices & Inflation National Consumer Price Index (NCPI)
(Base year: 2021=100)
Calendar Month 21st day of the following month*
(Web release and news release on the same day)
21st day of the following month*
(Gazette notice only)
2.2 Prices & Inflation Colombo Consumer Price Index (CCPI)
(Base year: 2021=100)
4th week of previous month to 3rd  week of current month Last working day of the month (Web release on the same day)
No Printed publications
2.3 Prices & Inflation Producer Price Index (PPI)
(Base : 4th Quarter 2018 = 100)
Calendar Month After 30 days of the reference month*
(Web release on the same day)
No Printed publications
2.4 Prices & Inflation Bulletin of selected Retail and Producer Prices: 2019- 2022 2019-2022 30-Oct-2023
Released on Time
30-Nov-2023
Revised date
of release
01-Feb-2024
2.5 Prices & Inflation Bulletin of selected Retail and Producer Prices: 2020-2023 2020-2023 30-Oct-2024 29-Nov-2024
3. Labour Force
3.1 Labour Force Sri Lanka Labour Force Statistics,
Quaterly Bulletin: 3rd Quarter 2023
3rd Quarter 2023 29-Dec-2023
Revised date
of release
29-Feb-2024
No Printed publication
3.2 Labour Force Sri Lanka Labour Force Statistics, 4th Quarter 2023 4th Quarter 2023 29-Mar-2024
Released on
21-Mar-2024
No Printed publication
3.3 Labour Force
Sri Lanka Labour Force Statistics,
Quaterly Bulletin: 1stQuarter 2024
1stQuarter 2024 28-Jun-2024 No Printed publication
3.4 Labour Force
Sri Lanka Labour Force Statistics:
Quarterly Bulletin : 2ndQuarter 2024
2nd Quarter 2024 30-Sep-2024 No Printed publication
3.5 Labour Force Sri Lanka Labour Force Statistics, Quarterly Bulletin: 3rd Quarter 2024
3rd Quarter 2024 31-Dec-2024 No Printed publication
3.6 Labour Force Sri Lanka Labour Force Statistics, Quarterly Bulletin: 4th Quarter 2024
4th Quarter 2024 31-Mar-2025 No Printed publication
3.7 Labour Force Quarterly Report of the Sri Lanka Labour Force Survey: 2nd Quarter 2023
2ndQuarter 2023 13-Oct-2023
Revised date
of release
31-Jan-2024
No Printed publication
3.8 Labour Force Quarterly Report of the Sri Lanka Labour Force Survey: 3rd Quarter 2023 3rd Quarter 2023 22-Jan-2024
Released on
21-Mar-2024
No Printed publication
3.9 Labour Force Quarterly Report of the Sri Lanka Labour Force Survey: 4th Quarter 2023 4th Quarter 2023 22-Apr-2024 No Printed publication
3.10 Labour Force Quarterly Report of the Sri Lanka Labour Force Survey: 1st Quarter 2024 1st Quarter 2024 15-Jul-2024 No Printed publication
3.11 Labour Force Quarterly Report of the Sri Lanka Labour Force Survey: 2nd Quarter 2024 2ndQuarter 2024 15-Oct-2024 No Printed publication
3.12 Labour Force Quarterly Report of the Sri Lanka Labour Force Survey: 3rd Quarter 2024 3rd Quarter 2024 15-Jan-2025 No Printed publication
3.13 Labour Force Quarterly Report of the Sri Lanka Labour Force Survey: 4th Quarter 2024 4th Quarter 2024 21-Apr-2025 No Printed publication
3.14 Labour Force Sri Lanka Labour Force Survey: Annual Report -2023 2023 13-Sep-2024 No Printed publication
3.15 Labour Force Sri Lanka Labour Force Survey: Annual Bulletin -2023:
2023 14-Jun-2024
Released on
03-Apr-2024
No Printed publication
4. Computer Literacy
4.1 Computer Literacy Computer Literacy Statistics,
Midyear Bulletin - 2023
1st and 2nd Quarters 2023 20-Oct-2023
Revised date
of release
29-Feb-2024
No Printed publication
4.2 Computer Literacy Computer Literacy Statistics,
Annual Bulletin - 2023
2023 28-Jun-2024 No Printed publication
4.3 Computer Literacy Computer Literacy Statistics,
Midyear Bulletin - 2024
1st and 2nd Quarters 2024 30-Oct-2024 No Printed publication
4.4 Computer Literacy Computer Literacy Statistics,
Annual Bulletin - 2024
2024 30-Jun-2025 No Printed publication
5. Agriculture
5.1 Paddy Statistics Paddy Statistics Sheet - 2022/23 Maha 2022/23 Maha Season 21-Feb-2024
Release on Time
No printed publication
5.2 Paddy Statistics Paddy Statistics - 2022/23 Maha 2022/23 Maha Season 21-Mar-2024 No printed publication
5.3 Paddy Statistics Paddy Statistics Sheet - 2023 Yala 2023 Yala Season 01-Apr-2024 No printed publication
5.4 Paddy Statistics Paddy Statistics - 2023 Yala 2023 Yala Season 29-Apr-2024 No printed publication
5.5 Paddy Statistics Paddy Statistics Sheet-2023/24 Maha 2023/24 Maha Season 30-Aug-2024 No printed publication
5.6 Paddy Statistics Paddy Statistics-2023/24 Maha 2023/24 Maha Season 30-Oct-2024 No printed publication
5.7 Highland Crops Statistics Highland Crops Statistics
Final Report 2023 Yala
2023 Yala Season 15-Mar-2024 No printed publication
5.8 Highland Crops Statistics Highland Crops Statistics
Final Report 2023/24 Maha
2023/24 Maha 28-Jun-2024 No printed publication
5.9 Highland Crops Statistics Highland Crops Statistics
Final Report 2024 Yala
2024 Yala Season 31-Dec-2024 No printed publication
5.10 Livestock Statistics Livestock Statistics
Final Report 2023
2023 29-Feb-2024
Revised date of release
15-Mar-2024
No printed publication
5.11 Slaughter Statistics Slaughter Statistics 2023 2023 28-Mar-2024 No printed publication
5.12 Big Onion Survey Big Onion Survey
Final Report 2024 Yala
2024 Yala Season 31-Dec-2024 No printed publication
5.13 Cost of Production Survey Cost of Production Survey
Final Report 2022/23
2022/23 15-Mar-2024 No printed publication
5.14 Cost of Production Survey Cost of Production Survey
Final Report 2023/24
2023/24 30-Sep-2024 No printed publication
5.15 Food Balance Sheet Food Balance Sheet
Final Report 2024
2024 30-Oct-2024 No printed publication
5.16 Agriculture Volume Index Agriculture Volume Index
Final Report 2023
2023 10-Apr-2024 No printed publication
5.17 Agriculture Volume Index Agriculture Volume Index
Final Report 2024
2024 31-Dec-2024 No printed publication
6. Industries, Trade, and Services
6.1 Industrial Production Index of Industrial Production (IIP)
Base Year - 2015
December 2023 09-Feb-2024 No printed pulication
January 2024 13-Mar-2024 No printed pulication
February 2024 10-Apr-2024 No printed pulication
March 2024 10-May-2024 No printed pulication
April 2024 11-Jun -2024 No printed pulication
May 2024 12-July 2024 No printed pulication
June 2024 09-Aug-2024 No printed pulication
July 2024 11-Sep-2024 No printed pulication
August 2024 11-Oct-2024 No printed pulication
September 2024 11-Nov-2024 No printed pulication
October 2024 12-Dec-2024 No printed pulication
6.2 Construction Industries Annual Survey of construction Industries (ASC) -2021 2020/21 30-Jun-2023
Revised date of release
28-Jun-2024
No printed pulication
6.3 Construction Industries Annual Survey of construction Industries (ASC) -2022 2021/22 28-Jun-2024 No Printed Publication
6.4 Trade & Services Annual Survey of Trade & Services (AST/ASS) - 2021 2020/21 29-Aug-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Jun-2024
No Printed Publication
6.5 Trade & Services Annual Survey of Trade & Services (AST/ASS)-2022 2021/22 28-Jun-2024 No Printed Publication
6.6 Industries Annual Survey of Industries(ASI)-2021 2020/21 28-Apr-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Jun-2024
No Printed Publication
6.7 Industries Annual Survey of Industries(ASI)-2022 2021/22 28-Jun-2024
Revised date
of release
29-Dec-2024
No Printed Publication
7. Census of Population & Housing
7.1 Census of Population & Housing Summary Statistics on Listing for Selected Variables
(Census of Population & Housing) -2024
2024 28-Jun-2024 No Printed publication
8. General Publications
8.1 General Publication Statistical Newsletter 2023
1stIssue
25-May-2023/
15-Sep-2023
01-Sep-2023
Released on
28-Feb-2024
No printed publication
8.2 General Publication Statistical Newsletter 2023
2ndIssue
23-Nov-2023/
18-Mar-2024
15-Feb-2024
Revised date
of release
07-Jun-2024
No printed publication
8.3 General Publication Statistical Newsletter 2024
1stIssue
27-May-2024/
18-Sep-2024
18-Sep-2024 No printed publication
8.4 General Publication Statistical Newsletter 2024
2ndIssue
25-Nov-2024/
14-Mar-2025
14-Mar-2025 No printed publication
8.5 General Publication Statistical Data Sheet - 2024 01-Jan-2024/
29-Jul-2024
01-Jul-2024 29-Jul-2024
8.6 General Publication Statistical Pocket Book(English) - 2024 01-Jan-2024/
27-Sep-2024
02-Sep-2024 27-Sep-2024
8.7 General Publication Statistical Pocket Book
(Sinhala/Tamil) - 2023
03-Apr-2023/
15-Nov-2023
20-Oct-2023
Released on
29-Nov-2023
15-Nov-2023
Published on
07-Feb-2024
8.8 General Publication Statistical Pocket Book
(Sinhala/Tamil) - 2024
03-Apr-2024/
18-Nov-2024
21-Oct-2024 18-Nov-2024
8.9 General Publication Economic Statistics of Sri Lanka - 2024 01-Mar-2024/
18-Sep-2024
20-Aug-2024 18-Sep-2024
8.10 General Publication Statistical Absract 2023 02-Jan-2023/
29-Dec-2023
17-Nov-2023
Released on
28-Feb-2024
29-Dec-2023
Published on
15-Mar-2024
8.11 General Publication Statistical Absract 2024 01-Jan-2024/
31-Dec-2024
18-Nov-2024 31-Dec-2024
9. District Statistical Hand books
9.1 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Rathnapura District
Year 2023 26-Oct-2023
Released on
02-Jan-2024
01-Dec-2023
Revised date of release
28-Mar-2024
9.2 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Hambantota District
Year 2023 22-Sep-2023
Revised date
of release
31-Jan-2024
24-Nov-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.3 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Kurunegala District
Year 2023 06-Oct-2023
Released on
29-Dec-2023
01-Dec-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.4 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Batticaloa District
Year 2023 20-Oct-2023
Revised date
of release
31-Jan-2024
15-Dec-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.5 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Anuradhapura District
Year 2023 13-Oct-2023
Released on
05-Jan-2024
08-Dec-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.6 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Puttalam District
Year 2023 27-Oct-2023
Released on
28-Dec-2023
22-Dec-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.7 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Nuwara Eliya District
Year 2023 06-Oct-2023
Released on
29-Dec-2023
01-Dec-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.8 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Matale District
Year 2023 22-Sep-2023
Released on
29-Dec-2023
24-Nov-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.9 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Vavuniya District
Year 2023 20-Oct-2023
Revised date
of release
31-Jan-2024
15-Dec-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.10 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Polonnaruwa District
Year 2023 22-Sep-2023
Released on
05-Jan-2024
24-Nov-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.11 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Matara District
Year 2023 13-Oct-2023
Released on
28-Dec-2023
08-Dec-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.12 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Kegalle District
Year 2023 13-Oct-2023
Released on
28-Dec-2023
08-Dec-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.13 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Badulla District
Year 2023 06-Oct-2023
Revised date
of release
31-Jan-2024
01-Dec-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.14 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Kilinochchi District
Year 2023 27-Oct-2023
Released on
05-Jan-2024
22-Dec-2023
Revised date
of releas
28-Mar-2024
9.15 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023

Galle District

Year 2023 22-Sep-2023
Released on
28-Dec-2023
24-Nov-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.16 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Jaffna District
Year 2023 27-Oct-2023
Revised date
of release

31-Jan-2024

22-Dec-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.17 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Colombo District
Year 2023 13-Oct-2023
Released on
29-Dec-2023
08-Dec-2023
Revised date
of release

28-Mar-2024

9.18 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Kalutara District
Year 2023 06-Oct-2023
Revised date
of release
31-Jan-2024
01-Dec-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.19 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Trincomalee District
Year 2023 20-Oct-2023
Released on
02-Jan-2024
15-Dec-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.20 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Kandy District
Year 2023 13-Oct-2023
Released on
28-Dec-2023
08-Dec-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.21 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Monaragala District
Year 2023 06-Oct-2023
Released on
23-Nov-2023
01-Dec-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.22 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Mannar District
Year 2023 27-Oct-2023
Released on
29-Dec-2023
22-Dec-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.23 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Gampaha District
Year 2023 22-Sep-2023
Revised date
of release
31-Jan-2024
24-Nov-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.24 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Mullative District
Year 2023 27-Oct-2023
Revised date
of release
31-Jan-2024
22-Dec-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.25 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2023
Ampara District
Year 2023 20-Oct-2023
Revised date
of release
31-Jan-2024
15-Dec-2023
Revised date
of release
28-Mar-2024
9.26 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Rathnapura District
Year 2024 06-Dec-2024 20-Dec-2024
9.27 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Hambantota District
Year 2024 06-Dec-2024 20-Dec-2024
9.28 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Kurunegala District
Year 2024 06-Dec-2024 20-Dec-2024
9.29 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Batticaloa District
Year 2024 13-Dec-2024 27-Dec-2024
9.30 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Anuradhapura District
Year 2024 06-Dec-2024 20-Dec-2024
9.31 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Puttalam District
Year 2024 06-Dec-2024 20-Dec-2024
9.32 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Nuwara Eliya District
Year 2024 13-Dec-2024 27-Dec-2024
9.33 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Matale District
Year 2024 13-Dec-2024 27-Dec-2024
9.34 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Vavuniya District
Year 2024 13-Dec-2024 27-Dec-2024
9.35 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Polonnaruwa District
Year 2024 06-Dec-2024 20-Dec-2024
9.36 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Matara District
Year 2024 06-Dec-2024 20-Dec-2024
9.37 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Kegalle District
Year 2024 06-Dec-2024 20-Dec-2024
9.38 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Badulla District
Year 2024 13-Dec-2024 27-Dec-2024
9.39 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Kilinochchi District
Year 2024 06-Dec-2024 20-Dec-2024
9.40 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024

Galle District

Year 2024 06-Dec-2024 20-Dec-2024
9.41 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Jaffna District
Year 2024 13-Dec-2024 20-Dec-2024
9.42 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Colombo District
Year 2024 06-Dec-2024 20-Dec-2024
9.43 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Kalutara District
Year 2024 13-Dec-2024 27-Dec-2024
9.44 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Trincomalee District
Year 2024 13-Dec-2024 27-Dec-2024
9.45 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Kandy District
Year 2024 06-Dec-2024 20-Dec-2024
9.46 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Monaragala District
Year 2024 06-Dec-2024 20-Dec-2024
9.47 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Mannar District
Year 2024 13-Dec-2024 27-Dec-2024
9.48 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Gampaha District
Year 2024 13-Dec-2024 27-Dec-2024
9.49 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Mullative District
Year 2024 13-Dec-2024 27-Dec-2024
9.50 District Statistical
Hand Books
District Statistical Hand Book - 2024
Ampara District
Year 2024 13-Dec-2024 27-Dec-2024
* If it is a non-working day, release will be on the following working day.