GEOGRAPHY

  • Continent : Asia
  • Island in the Indian Ocean located in south of India
  • Land Area : 65,610 sq. km
  • Climate : Tropical, 28 – 32 oC
  • Commercial Capital : Colombo
  • Administrative Capital: Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

SOCIAL

  • Population (2019): 21.8 Million
  • Literacy Rate: 92.5%
  • Age expectancy at birth: 75.5 years
  • Electrification: 99.3%
  • Telephone including mobile penetration: 161.4%

ECONOMY

  • GDP (2019): US$ 84 Billion
    • Services: 57.4%
    • Industries: 26.4%
    • Agriculture: 7.0%
    • Taxes less subsidies: 9.2%
  • GDP per capita (2019): US $ 3,852
  • YoY Core Inflation based on CCPI (February 2021): 2.6% (February 2021)
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  • Credit rating: CCC (Fitch) (27.11.2020)
  • Total Exports- Goods & Services (2019): US$ 11.9 Bn
  • Main Export Markets: U.S.A., U.K., India
  • Total imports- Goods & Services(2019): US$ 19.9 Bn
  • Main Import Markets: China, India, U.A.E.
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