Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Currency 9794.32 9875 10052 10234 10418 10787

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 5.40 -3 -3 2.7 2.7 2.7
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.30 4.9 4.9 5.6 5.6 5.6
Inflation Rate (%) 13.30 15.4 15.8 14.6 15 16
Interest Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 14 14
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -176.52 -65.89 -65.94 -65.97 -65.97 -65.94
Current Account to GDP (%) -11.70 -20 -20 -18 -18 -18
Government Debt to GDP (%) 63.00 85 85 77 77 77
Government Budget (% of GDP) -7.70 -10 -10 -6 -6 -6
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 35.00 35 35 35 35 35

GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 5.40 -3 -3 2.7 2.7 2.7
GDP (USD Billion) 3.94 3.2 3.2 3.7 3.7 3.7
GDP per capita (USD) 488.50 400 400 465 465 465
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 1718.40 1510 1510 1630 1630 1630

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.30 4.9 4.9 5.6 5.6 5.6
Population (Million) 7.80 8 7.97 8.2 8.2 8.13

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Inflation Rate (%) 13.30 15.4 15.8 14.6 15 16
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 1.26 1.5 2 1.7 1.4 1.6
Food Inflation (%) 17.27 16 15 13 11.5 12
CPI Transportation (points) 276.50 289 296 305 314 343
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 310.80 323 326 343 353 378

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Interest Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 14 14
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 4.07 4.07 4.07 4.07 3.07 3.07
Central Bank Balance Sheet (SLL Million) 13015054.07 16250000 16500000 14800000 15500000 15000000

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -176.52 -65.89 -65.94 -65.97 -65.97 -65.94
Current Account to GDP (%) -11.70 -20 -20 -18 -18 -18
Tourist Arrivals (Persons) 7530.00 5200 6400 4700 4700 5800

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Government Debt to GDP (%) 63.00 85 85 77 77 77
Government Budget (% of GDP) -7.70 -10 -10 -6 -6 -6
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 27.80 28 28 28 28 31
Government Budget Value (SLL Million) 171033.00 -42758 -44559 -44559 -44559 -44525

Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 35.00 35 35 35 35 35
Sales Tax Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15


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