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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Sri Lanka 2016

Sri Lanka national debt goes up

In 2016 Sri Lanka public debt was 57,693 million euros 63,860 million dollars, has increased 2,0202,090 million since 2015.

This amount means that the debt in 2016 reached 79.29% of Sri Lanka GDP, a 1.65 percentage point rise from 2015, when it was 77.64% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Sri Lanka debt. It has risen since 2006 in global debt terms, when it was 19,790 million euros 24,848 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 76.79%.

According to the last data point published, Sri Lanka per capita debt in 2016 was 2,721 euros3,012 dollars per inhabitant. In 2015 it was 2,655 euros 2,946 dollars, afterwards rising by 66 euros66 dollars, and if we again check 2006 we can see that then the debt per person was 1,001 euros1,257 dollars .

The position of Sri Lanka, as compared with the rest of the world, has remained in 2016 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 150 in the list of debt to GDP and 106 in debt per capita, out of the 185 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: Debt evolution
DateDebtDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
201657,69363,86079.29%2,721€3,012$
201555,67361,77077.64%2,655€2,946$
201442,58956,57971.33%2,050€2,724$
201339,70652,73470.82%1,929€2,562$
201236,56846,98368.71%1,770€2,274$
201133,35546,43071.11%1,624€2,260$
201030,58840,55171.57%1,499€1,988$
200925,97736,23375.20%1,283€1,790$
200822,51433,11371.10%1,121€1,649$
200720,07227,50974.27%1,007€1,380$
200619,79024,84876.79%1,001€1,257$
200517,75922,09479.17%905€1,126$
200417,01121,16189.41%875€1,088$
200317,08619,32789.36%888€1,005$
200218,50017,49489.21%973€920$
200118,12016,22887.21%967€866$
200017,16315,85281.87%929€858$
199913,95114,86980.31%766€817$
199814,14476.74%789$
199712,97072.51%733$
199612,64778.80%723$
199511,77180.43%681$
199411,09680.52%649$
19939,77881.84%580$
19929,00480.57%541$
19918,62683.20%524$
19907,72681.60%475$
Sri Lanka: Debt evolution as percent of GDP

Sri Lanka: Debt evolution Millions