Public sector in Sri Lanka

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Public sector in Sri Lanka


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Army in Sri Lanka


Armed forces personnel, total

223 100 number of people[?] (2014)
(descending): 30 in the world of 169 (82,84%); 18 place in Asia 45 (62,22%)

Military expenditure

2,21 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(descending): 44 in the world of 155 (72,26%); 25 place in Asia 40 (40%)
22,23 % (4,45 % annual) ↗
min: 1,80; max: 5,86; max-min: 4,06 (69,31%); mid: 3,83;
-1,62 (-73,33%)

Armed forces personnel

2,60 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 21 in the world of 166 (87,95%); 14 place in Asia 45 (71,11%)
3,94 % (0,788 % annual) ↗
min: 0,331; max: 3,32; max-min: 2,99 (90,06%); mid: 1,83;
0,774 (29,75%)

Unemployment in Sri Lanka


Unemployment

4,60 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 53 in the world of 174 (70,11%); 26 place in Asia 50 (50%)
6,52 % (1,30 % annual) ↗
min: 4; max: 14,70; max-min: 10,70 (72,79%); mid: 9,35;
-4,75 (-103,26%)
3,40 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 38 in the world of 174 (78,74%); 20 place in Asia 50 (62%)
5,88 % (1,18 % annual) ↗
min: 2,80; max: 10,80; max-min: 8,00 (74,07%); mid: 6,80;
-3,40 (-100,00%)
(ascending): 84 in the world of 174 (52,30%); 30 place in Asia 50 (42%)
8,57 % (1,71 % annual) ↗
min: 6,30; max: 23; max-min: 16,70 (72,61%); mid: 14,65;
-7,65 (-109,29%)

Unemployment with primary education

35,20 {% of total unemployment[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 49 in the world of 91 (47,25%); 16 place in Asia 22 (31,82%)
5,97 % (1,19 % annual) ↗
min: 35,20; max: 46,50; max-min: 11,30 (24,30%); mid: 40,85;
-5,65 (-16,05%)
(ascending): 44 in the world of 88 (51,14%); 15 place in Asia 22 (36,36%)
3,33 % (0,667 % annual) ↗
min: 42; max: 57,40; max-min: 15,40 (26,83%); mid: 49,70;
-7,70 (-18,33%)
29,50 {% of female unemployment[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 51 in the world of 81 (38,27%); 15 place in Asia 18 (22,22%)
8,47 % (1,69 % annual) ↗
min: 28,20; max: 39; max-min: 10,80 (27,69%); mid: 33,60;
-4,10 (-13,90%)

Unemployment with secondary education

19,50 {% of total unemployment[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 1 in the world of 95 (100%); 1 place in Asia 23 (100%)
178,97 % (35,79 % annual) ↗
min: 19,50; max: 54,40; max-min: 34,90 (64,15%); mid: 36,95;
-17,45 (-89,49%)
20,20 {% of male unemployment[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 1 in the world of 89 (100%); 1 place in Asia 22 (100%)
156,93 % (31,39 % annual) ↗
min: 12,90; max: 51,90; max-min: 39,00 (75,14%); mid: 32,40;
-12,20 (-60,40%)
18,90 {% of female unemployment[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 3 in the world of 87 (97,70%); 3 place in Asia 20 (90%)
198,94 % (39,79 % annual) ↗
min: 18,90; max: 57,10; max-min: 38,20 (66,90%); mid: 38,00;
-19,10 (-101,06%)

Unemployment with tertiary education

40,80 {% of total unemployment[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 93 in the world of 96 (4,17%); 21 place in Asia 24 (16,67%)
80,15 % (16,03 % annual) ↘
min: 4,50; max: 40,80; max-min: 36,30 (88,97%); mid: 22,65;
18,15 (44,49%)
30,90 {% of male unemployment[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 85 in the world of 88 (4,55%); 19 place in Asia 22 (18,18%)
86,08 % (17,22 % annual) ↘
min: 2,70; max: 30,90; max-min: 28,20 (91,26%); mid: 16,80;
14,10 (45,63%)
49,10 {% of female unemployment[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 84 in the world of 90 (7,78%); 17 place in Asia 22 (27,27%)
76,99 % (15,40 % annual) ↘
min: 6,10; max: 49,10; max-min: 43,00 (87,58%); mid: 27,60;
21,50 (43,79%)

Employment of the population in Sri Lanka


Employment in agriculture

30,40 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 38 in the world of 135 (72,59%); 15 place in Asia 37 (62,16%)
7,57 % (1,51 % annual) ↗
min: 30,40; max: 49,30; max-min: 18,90 (38,34%); mid: 39,85;
-9,45 (-31,09%)
28,60 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 31 in the world of 123 (75,61%); 13 place in Asia 34 (64,71%)
5,59 % (1,12 % annual) ↗
min: 28,40; max: 47,20; max-min: 18,80 (39,83%); mid: 37,80;
-9,20 (-32,17%)
33,90 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 27 in the world of 117 (77,78%); 11 place in Asia 28 (64,29%)
11,50 % (2,30 % annual) ↗
min: 33,90; max: 54,20; max-min: 20,30 (37,45%); mid: 44,05;
-10,15 (-29,94%)

Employment in industry

25,50 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 37 in the world of 141 (74,47%); 15 place in Asia 40 (65%)
5,10 % (1,02 % annual) ↘
min: 18,60; max: 26,60; max-min: 8 (30,08%); mid: 22,60;
2,90 (11,37%)
26,20 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 73 in the world of 129 (44,19%); 19 place in Asia 38 (52,63%)
8,78 % (1,76 % annual) ↘
min: 16,70; max: 26,70; max-min: 10 (37,45%); mid: 21,70;
4,50 (17,18%)
24,10 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 9 in the world of 124 (93,55%); 5 place in Asia 36 (88,89%)
2,90 % (0,581 % annual) ↗
min: 17,50; max: 28,70; max-min: 11,20 (39,02%); mid: 23,10;
1 (4,15%)

Employment in services

43,40 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 112 in the world of 140 (20,71%); 28 place in Asia 40 (32,50%)
6,91 % (1,38 % annual) ↘
min: 27,90; max: 43,40; max-min: 15,50 (35,71%); mid: 35,65;
7,75 (17,86%)
44,50 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 92 in the world of 128 (28,91%); 25 place in Asia 38 (36,84%)
36,40 % (7,28 % annual) ↘
min: 26; max: 44,50; max-min: 18,50 (41,57%); mid: 35,25;
9,25 (20,79%)
41,30 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 105 in the world of 123 (15,45%); 29 place in Asia 36 (22,22%)
34,14 % (6,83 % annual) ↘
min: 23,70; max: 41,30; max-min: 17,60 (42,62%); mid: 32,50;
8,80 (21,31%)

Labor force structure by type of employment in Sri Lanka


Self-employed workers

46,20 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 28 in the world of 130 (79,23%); 11 place in Asia 35 (71,43%)
3,68 % (0,736 % annual) ↘
min: 37,60; max: 46,20; max-min: 8,60 (18,61%); mid: 41,90;
4,30 (9,31%)
44,90 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 31 in the world of 126 (76,19%); 12 place in Asia 35 (68,57%)
2,45 % (0,490 % annual) ↘
min: 40,20; max: 44,90; max-min: 4,70 (10,47%); mid: 42,55;
2,35 (5,23%)
48,80 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 27 in the world of 126 (79,37%); 9 place in Asia 34 (76,47%)
6,15 % (1,23 % annual) ↘
min: 34,40; max: 48,80; max-min: 14,40 (29,51%); mid: 41,60;
7,20 (14,75%)

Family workers

10,10 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 26 in the world of 119 (78,99%); 10 place in Asia 29 (68,97%)
2,97 % (0,594 % annual) ↗
min: 8; max: 13,80; max-min: 5,80 (42,03%); mid: 10,90;
-0,800 (-7,92%)
3,50 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 46 in the world of 114 (60,53%); 14 place in Asia 29 (55,17%)
25,71 % (5,14 % annual) ↗
min: 3,20; max: 6,80; max-min: 3,60 (52,94%); mid: 5,00;
-1,50 (-42,86%)
22,70 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 18 in the world of 114 (85,09%); 7 place in Asia 27 (77,78%)
1,32 % (0,264 % annual) ↘
min: 18,20; max: 27; max-min: 8,80 (32,59%); mid: 22,60;
0,100 (0,441%)

Wage workers

53,80 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 103 in the world of 134 (23,88%); 27 place in Asia 37 (29,73%)
3,16 % (0,632 % annual) ↗
min: 53,80; max: 62,40; max-min: 8,60 (13,78%); mid: 58,10;
-4,30 (-7,99%)
55,10 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 98 in the world of 129 (24,81%); 26 place in Asia 36 (30,56%)
1,81 % (0,363 % annual) ↗
min: 55,10; max: 59,80; max-min: 4,70 (7,86%); mid: 57,45;
-2,35 (-4,26%)
51,20 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 99 in the world of 129 (24,03%); 24 place in Asia 34 (32,35%)
6,05 % (1,21 % annual) ↗
min: 51,20; max: 65,60; max-min: 14,40 (21,95%); mid: 58,40;
-7,20 (-14,06%)

Employers in Sri Lanka


Employers

3,20 % of total labor force[?] (2013)
(descending): 49 in the world of 120 (60%); 12 place in Asia 32 (65,63%)
18,75 % (3,75 % annual) ↘
min: 1,60; max: 3,20; max-min: 1,60 (50%); mid: 2,40;
0,800 (25%)

Employers

4,20 % of male labor force[?] (2013)
(descending): 62 in the world of 119 (48,74%); 11 place in Asia 32 (68,75%)
16,67 % (3,33 % annual) ↘
min: 2,50; max: 4,40; max-min: 1,90 (43,18%); mid: 3,45;
0,750 (17,86%)

Employers

1,10 % of female labor force[?] (2013)
(descending): 66 in the world of 116 (43,97%); 12 place in Asia 32 (65,63%)
27,27 % (5,45 % annual) ↘
min: 0,500; max: 1,10; max-min: 0,600 (54,55%); mid: 0,800;
0,300 (27,27%)

Structure of the labor force by education in Sri Lanka


Labor force with primary education

49,20 {% of total[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 11 in the world of 93 (89,25%); 3 place in Asia 21 (90,48%)
29,88 % (5,98 % annual) ↗
min: 46,80; max: 68,70; max-min: 21,90 (31,88%); mid: 57,75;
-8,55 (-17,38%)
52,60 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 15 in the world of 89 (84,27%); 4 place in Asia 20 (85%)
28,71 % (5,74 % annual) ↗
min: 50,90; max: 71,90; max-min: 21 (29,21%); mid: 61,40;
-8,80 (-16,73%)
42,90 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 7 in the world of 88 (93,18%); 3 place in Asia 21 (90,48%)
32,17 % (6,43 % annual) ↗
min: 38,50; max: 62,80; max-min: 24,30 (38,69%); mid: 50,65;
-7,75 (-18,07%)

Labor force with secondary education

16 {% of total[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 88 in the world of 94 (7,45%); 21 place in Asia 22 (9,09%)
85,00 % (17,00 % annual) ↗
min: 15,90; max: 29,60; max-min: 13,70 (46,28%); mid: 22,75;
-6,75 (-42,19%)
16,10 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 85 in the world of 89 (5,62%); 21 place in Asia 21 (4,76%)
70,19 % (14,04 % annual) ↗
min: 15,50; max: 27,40; max-min: 11,90 (43,43%); mid: 21,45;
-5,35 (-33,23%)
15,60 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 85 in the world of 89 (5,62%); 20 place in Asia 21 (9,52%)
116,03 % (23,21 % annual) ↗
min: 14,90; max: 34,10; max-min: 19,20 (56,30%); mid: 24,50;
-8,90 (-57,05%)

Labor force with tertiary education

17,70 {% of total[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 71 in the world of 98 (28,57%); 15 place in Asia 23 (39,13%)
80,23 % (16,05 % annual) ↘
min: 3,50; max: 18,40; max-min: 14,90 (80,98%); mid: 10,95;
6,75 (38,14%)
14,10 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 66 in the world of 90 (27,78%); 15 place in Asia 21 (33,33%)
80,14 % (16,03 % annual) ↘
min: 2,80; max: 15; max-min: 12,20 (81,33%); mid: 8,90;
5,20 (36,88%)
24,10 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 66 in the world of 92 (29,35%); 16 place in Asia 22 (31,82%)
79,25 % (15,85 % annual) ↘
min: 5; max: 24,80; max-min: 19,80 (79,84%); mid: 14,90;
9,20 (38,17%)

Intentional homicides

2,90 per 100,000 people[?] (2013)
(ascending): 59 in the world of 185 (68,65%); 19 place in Asia 47 (61,70%)
31,03 % (6,21 % annual) ↗
min: 2,90; max: 10,40; max-min: 7,50 (72,12%); mid: 6,65;
-3,75 (-129,31%)

Losses due to theft, robbery, vandalism, and arson

0,100 % sales[?] (2011)
(ascending): 4 in the world of 96 (96,88%); 2 place in Asia 27 (96,30%)

Corruption in Sri Lanka


Bribery incidence

10 % of firms experiencing at least one bribe payment request[?] (2011)
(ascending): 35 in the world of 104 (67,31%); 8 place in Asia 30 (76,67%)

CPIA transparency, accountability, and corruption in the public sector rating [1=low to 6=high]

3 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 33 in the world of 82 (60,98%); 10 place in Asia 21 (57,14%)

Firms expected to give gifts in meetings with tax officials

7,70 % of firms[?] (2011)
(ascending): 37 in the world of 97 (62,89%); 5 place in Asia 28 (85,71%)

Informal payments to public officials

13,70 % of firms[?] (2011)
(ascending): 43 in the world of 95 (55,79%); 10 place in Asia 29 (68,97%)

Social programs in Sri Lanka


Adequacy of social insurance programs

32,10 % of total welfare of beneficiary households[?] (2012)
(descending): 34 in the world of 59 (44,07%); 9 place in Asia 20 (60%)
5,90 % (1,18 % annual) ↗
min: 32,10; max: 36,55; max-min: 4,45 (12,18%); mid: 34,32;
-2,23 (-6,93%)

Adequacy of social protection and labor programs

15,47 % of total welfare of beneficiary households[?] (2012)
(descending): 49 in the world of 63 (23,81%); 15 place in Asia 19 (26,32%)
2,14 % (0,428 % annual) ↗
min: 15,25; max: 15,96; max-min: 0,710 (4,45%); mid: 15,61;
-0,141 (-0,911%)

Adequacy of social safety net programs

3,65 % of total welfare of beneficiary households[?] (2012)
(descending): 42 in the world of 57 (28,07%); 10 place in Asia 16 (43,75%)
4,59 % (0,919 % annual) ↘
min: 3,40; max: 4,01; max-min: 0,610 (15,21%); mid: 3,71;
-0,053 (-1,46%)