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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Sri Lanka 2017

The national debt increased in Sri Lanka

In 2017 Sri Lanka public debt was 61,193 million euros 69,130 million dollars, has increased 2,3634,011 million since 2016.

This amount means that the debt in 2017 reached 79.1% of Sri Lanka GDP, a 0.51 percentage point fall from 2016, when it was 79.61% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Sri Lanka debt. It has risen since 2007 in global debt terms, when it was 20,072 million euros 27,509 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 74.27%.

According to the last data point published, Sri Lanka per capita debt in 2017 was 2,854 euros3,224 dollars per inhabitant. In 2016 it was 2,775 euros 3,071 dollars, afterwards rising by 79 euros153 dollars, and if we again check 2007 we can see that then the debt per person was 1,013 euros1,389 dollars .

The position of Sri Lanka, as compared with the rest of the world, has worsened in 2017 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 156 in the list of debt to GDP and 107 in debt per capita, out of the 186 we publish.

In this page we show you the progression of the public debt in Sri Lanka. You can see debt in other countries in Public debt and see all the information about Sri Lanka in economy of Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka: Evolution of debt
DateDebtDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
201761,19369,13079.10%2,854€3,224$
201658,83065,11979.61%2,775€3,071$
201556,98063,21978.49%2,718€3,015$
201443,10357,26272.22%2,075€2,757$
201340,14053,31171.78%1,950€2,590$
201237,04647,59769.61%1,814€2,330$
201133,35546,43071.11%1,642€2,286$
201030,58840,55171.57%1,514€2,008$
200925,97736,23375.20%1,294€1,805$
200822,51333,11371.10%1,129€1,660$
200720,07227,50974.27%1,013€1,389$
200619,79124,84976.79%1,006€1,263$
200517,76122,09679.17%910€1,132$
200417,01721,16789.41%878€1,093$
200317,08919,33189.36%889€1,006$
200220,65219,52999.55%1,084€1,025$
200118,12316,23187.21%958€858$
200017,16615,85581.87%914€844$
199913,95214,87080.31%747€796$
199814,14476.74%762$
199712,97072.51%702$
199612,64778.80%688$
199511,77180.43%645$
199411,09680.52%613$
19939,77881.84%545$
19929,00480.57%508$
19918,62683.20%492$
19907,72681.60%446$
Sri Lanka: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

Sri Lanka: Evolution of debt in millions