Last‍ Updated:   03rd March,2017

Official poverty line by district : April 2017
(Minimum Expenditure per person per month to fulfill the basic needs)

 

 
Base Year
2002  Rs.
1423 1537 1508 1523 1451 1395 1437 1466 1395 1338 - - - - - - - - 1352 1423 1380 1366 1409 1366 1451 1437
Base Year
2006/07
Rs.
2142 2294 2230 2223 2157 2110 2187 2127 2058 2097 2303 - 2211 - - 2281 2185 2253 2106 2159 2099 2144 2121 2086 2123 2144
Base Year
2013
Rs.
3624 3767 3762 3669 3618 3640 3656 3503 3482 3338 3573 3743 3703 3584 3674 3669 3596 3624 3501 3620 3429 3574 3474 3293 3522 3659
2016 May Rs. 4038 4197 4192 4087 4031 4055 4073 3903 3879 3719 3981 4170 4126 3993 4094 4087 4007 4038 3901 4033 3820 3982 3870 3669 3924 4077
2016 Jun Rs. 4123 4286 4281 4174 4116 4141 4160 3986 3961 3798 4065 4259 4214 4078 4181 4174 4092 4124 3983 4119 3901 4067 3953 3747 4007 4163
2016 Jul Rs. 4132 4295 4290 4183 4125 4150 4168 3994 3969 3806 4074 4268 4223 4087 4189 4183 4100 4132 3992 4128 3909 4075 3961 3755 4015 4172
2016 Aug Rs. 4063 4224 4219 4114 4057 4081 4099 3928 3904 3742 4006 4197 4152 4019 4120 4113 4032 4064 3925 4059 3844 4008 3895 3693 3949 4102
2016 Sep Rs. 4038 4197 4192 4087 4031 4055 4073 3903 3879 3719 3981 4170 4126 3993 4094 4087 4007 4038 3901 4033 3820 3982 3870 3669 3924 4077
2016 Oct Rs. 4064 4225 4219 4114 4057 4082 4100 3929 3904 3743 4007 4197 4153 4020 4121 4114 4033 4064 3926 4060 3845 4008 3896 3693 3949 4103
2016 Nov Rs. 4089 4251 4245 4140 4082 4107 4125 3953 3928 3766 4031 4223 4179 4044 4146 4139 4058 4089 3950 4085 3869 4033 3920 3716 3974 4128
2016 Dec Rs. 4130 4293 4287 4181 4123 4148 4166 3992 3967 3804 4071 4265 4220 4085 4187 4181 4098 4130 3990 4125 3907 4073 3959 3753 4013 4170
2017 Jan Rs. 4207 4374 4368 4259 4200 4226 4244 4068 4042 3875 4148 4346 4300 4161 4266 4259 4175 4208 4065 4203 3981 4150 4033 3823 4089 4248
2017 Feb Rs. 4229 4396 4391 4281 4222 4248 4266 4089 4063 3895 4169 4368 4322 4183 4288 4281 4197 4230 4086 4225 4001 4171 4054 3843 4110 4270
2017 Mar Rs. 4222 4389 4383 4274 4215 4240 4259 4082 4056 3889 4162 4361 4315 4176 4281 4274 4190 4222 4079 4218 3994 4164 4047 3837 4103 4263
2017 Apr Rs. 4244 4411 4406 4296 4237 4262 4281 4103 4077 3909 4184 4383 4337 4197 4303 4296 4211 4244 4100 4239 4015 4186 4068 3856 4124 4285

   Official Poverty line at national level for April 2017 is Rs. 4244

   Source : Department of Census & Statistics - Sri Lanka

   Note:-

  1. From 2014 onwords, the District poverty lines are calculated using the spatial price index values calculated at district level using HIES 2012/13 data.
  2. The above table shows only the values of poverty lines at district level. The district values can be used to identify poverty status of an individual comparing this total monthly expenditure with the value given for the month.
  3. Base year for CCPI calculation was changed from 2006/07 to 2013 since January 2017.
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