Sri Lanka - Labor Force

Sri Lanka: Labor Force

Mnemonic LBF.ILKA
Unit #
Annual 1.3 %
Data 2016 8,630,169
2015 8,519,529

Series Information

Source The World Bank
Release Education Statistics
Frequency Annual
Start Date 12/31/1990
End Date 12/31/2016

Sri Lanka: Labor

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Agriculture Employment 2017 2,327,270 2,375,003 # Annual
Labor Force 2016 8,630,169 8,519,529 # Annual
Labor Force Employment 2016 Q4 8,006 7,999 Ths. Quarterly
Total Employment 2016 Q4 8,006 7,999 Ths. Quarterly
Unemployment 2016 Q4 348.14 376.18 Ths. Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 2016 Q4 4.2 4.49 % Quarterly

Release Information

The World Bank Education Statistics Database analyzes education data on over 4,000 indicators. The database holds internationally-comparable data on over 200 countries and various regional and income group aggregates.

The indicators are organized by category:

  • The Pre-Primary, Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Expenditures, and Teacher categories have data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS).
  • The Learning Outcomes category holds data from international and regional learning assessments including TIMSS, PIRLS, PISA, and SACMEQ.
  • The Population, Labor, and Other categories hold background data from The World Bank, ILO, and other sources.