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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Sri Lanka 2018

Public debt went up in Sri Lanka

In 2018 Sri Lanka public debt was 62,666 million euros 74,008 million dollars, has increased 2,3605,880 million since 2017.

This amount means that the debt in 2018 reached 83.28% of Sri Lanka GDP, a 5.9 percentage point rise from 2017, when it was 77.38% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Sri Lanka debt. It has risen since 2008 in global debt terms, when it was 22,531 million euros 33,138 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 71.1%.

According to the last data point published, Sri Lanka per capita debt in 2018 was 2,892 euros3,415 dollars per inhabitant. In 2017 it was 2,812 euros 3,177 dollars, afterwards rising by 80 euros238 dollars, and if we again check 2008 we can see that then the debt per person was 1,130 euros1,661 dollars .

The position of Sri Lanka, as compared with the rest of the world, has worsened in 2018 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 155 in the list of debt to GDP and 104 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
201862,66674,00883.28%2,892€3,415$
201760,30668,12877.38%2,812€3,177$
201658,83065,11979.02%2,775€3,071$
201556,98063,22078.49%2,718€3,015$
201443,10257,26272.22%2,075€2,757$
201340,14153,31171.78%1,950€2,590$
201237,04547,59669.61%1,814€2,330$
201133,34846,42071.11%1,642€2,285$
201030,59040,55471.57%1,515€2,008$
200925,96836,22175.20%1,294€1,804$
200822,53133,13871.10%1,130€1,661$
200720,07227,50874.27%1,013€1,389$
200619,78924,84876.79%1,006€1,263$
200517,77322,11279.17%910€1,132$
200417,01121,16089.41%878€1,092$
200317,08519,32689.36%889€1,006$
200220,63319,51099.55%1,083€1,024$
200118,12016,22887.21%958€858$
200017,16315,85281.87%914€844$
199913,95114,86980.31%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