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Last Update on 3rd May 2017

The General Treasury commenced publishing data on fiscal operations and outstanding government debt on the Ministry’s website in 2015. Monthly data on fiscal operations of the government (with a lag of two months) and quarterly data on outstanding government debt (with a lag of one quarter) are now available on the Ministry website.


Data on Fiscal Operations


Data on fiscal operations mainly comprise (i) revenue, (ii) expenditure, and (iii) financing.

  • Revenue data are shown under tax and non-tax sources, while data on grants are shown separately.

  • Under expenditure, recurrent and capital expenditure data are shown separately, with a further breakdown of recurrent expenditure into interest payments, salaries and wages, pensions, medicine, Samurdhi savings supplements, and other transfers. Data on capital expenditure are categorized under public investments and other investments

  • Under financing, data on borrowing and repayments are shown separately for each of domestic and foreign financing.


Data on Outstanding Government Debt


The quarterly data on outstanding government debt are broken down into domestic and foreign debt. Under domestic outstanding debt, instrument-wise data are shown such as Treasury bills, Treasury Bonds, Rupee Loans, Sri Lanka Development Bonds, Advances from Central Bank of Sri Lanka etc.

The following links provide access to annual, quarterly, and monthly data for sample periods as indicated.


Government Fiscal Operations Annual  Click here to download
Monthly  Click here to download
Government Debt Annual  Click here to download
Quarterly  Click here to download


Further, the following are direct links to various other sources of key economic data and statistics.