Government capital expenditure increased to 5.3% of GDP in 2020

Sri Lanka's Government Capital expenditure as a share of total expenditure increased to 5.3% in 2020. In the last five years (2015-2019), the average capital expenditure was 4.7% of GDP. 

Budget Promises

“Budget Promises” is a pioneering online platform that tracks the government’s performance in delivering on its commitments in the annual budget. The platform improves visibility of the government’s budget implementation and contributes to making the government more answerable to the public.


These datasets provide statistics on key public finance issues including debt, expenditure, revenue, and financing. The data is available to download in multiple formats including Excel.


An up-to-date selection of the most significant official reports relating to public finance in Sri Lanka. These include appropriation acts, public accounts, fiscal reviews, and action plans.

Acts and Gazettes

A comprehensive collection of public finance related legislation, regulations, and circulars.


Verité Research Insights provide analysis and infographics on the most pertinent issues relating to public finance in Sri Lanka. 

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