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    • Farmers' Pulse Survey July 2021 - Infographics 

      Econ, Team (Verité Research, 2021-08-25)
      These infographics are based on the 7 key findings of the Farmers’ Pulse survey July, 2021. In April 2021 President Gotabaya Rajapaksa announced a ban on the importation of chemical fertiliser in Sri Lanka. Accordingly, ...
    • Provincial Council Receipts and Expenditure in 2020 

      Public Finance Infographics;
      Econ Team
      (2021-11-02)
      The finance commission makes an annual recommendation on the allocation of funds required to meet the needs of provincial councils to the government. The Western Province has the highest absolute value, and the North Central ...
    • Financing of the Budget Deficit, 2010 to 2022 

      Public Finance Infographics;
      Econ Team
      (2021-11-23)
      The following infographic depicts the financing of the budget deficit from 2010 to 2022 estimates as presented in the 2022 budget.
    • Public Report On The 2022 Budget: Assessment of the Fiscal, Financial and Economic Assumptions used in the Budget Estimates - Infographics 

      de Silva, Dinuk; Mubarak, Faiq; Musammil, Miflal; Hanifa, Hafsa; Siyambalapitiya, Sumini (2021-12)
      The 2022 budget was presented to the parliament on November 12, 2021, outlining the government’s proposals to raise public funds through taxation and proposals for expenditure during the year. These proposals form the ...
    • Costs of Doing a Job For Urban Women In Sri Lanka - Infographics 2022 

      Econ Team (2022)
      This IKR entry contains infographics done to disseminate the findings of the report "Costs of Doing a Job for Urban Women in Sri Lanka". The study found that the cost of doing a job is 1.6 times the compensation they ...
    • CIPE06 Budget Promises: 2021 End Year Assessment Infographics 

      Econ Team (2022)
      For the end year assessment of the 2021 budget, 37 RTI requests were filed to 28 implementing government agencies for information on Expenditure Proposals and Verité filed 12 RTI requests with 9 implementing government ...
    • Syndicated Surveys: Mood of the Nation - Round 01 2022 

      Econ Team (Verité Research, 2022-01)
      Syndicated Surveys by Verité Research which gauge public sentiment on Sri Lankans' various social and political viewpoints. The data is collected through a telephone interview and a nationwide randomised sample of around ...
    • The Government Spent Only 10.6% of The Itukama COVID-19 Fund Balance 

      Public Finance Infographics;
      Econ Team
      (2022-01-10)
      On the 23rd of March 2020, President Gotabaya Rajapaksha initiated the “Itukama” COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund. The fund’s purpose was to “strengthen the mitigation activities aimed at controlling the spread ...
    • Expenditure on the Education Sector : Regional Comparison 

      Econ Team (2022-01-24)
      The UN has dedicated the 24th of January as the International Day of Education in celebration of the role of education for peace and development. Sri Lankas’ Education Expenditure has been lagging behind regional peers. ...
    • Earnings from Tourism: Are we getting it right? 

      Public Finance Infographics;
      Econ Team
      (2022-03)
      Sri Lanka is expecting the earnings from tourism to play a significant role in driving the recovery of Sri Lanka’s foreign currency. However, there are important concerns accuracy of the estimated earnings from tourism. ...
    • A Sri Lankan Household Spends 24% of Average Monthly Expenditure for One Full Tank of Petrol 

      Public Finance Infographics;
      Econ Team
      (2022-05)
      Sri Lanka's fuel prices increased rapidly within the last few months, even though the Government representatives stated that Sri Lanka still had the lowest fuel prices in the region. However, with the latest fuel prices ...
    • Sri Lanka’s Fitch Credit Rating Has Been Downgraded 7 Times During the Last 7 years (May 2015 – May 2022) 

      Public Finance Infographics;
      Econ Team
      (2022-05)
      Sri Lanka’s credit rating has been downgraded 7 times over the course of 7 years. 5 of those downgrades occurred since April 2020. In contrast, its regional peers have maintained their credit ratings. The recent downgrade ...
    • Sri Lanka Ports Authority – A Profitable SOE 

      Public Finance Infographics;
      Econ Team
      (2022-05)
      The SLPA has made an operating profit since 2015. The SLPA revenue has consistently witnessed a growth from 2015 to 2019 , with a marginal decline in 2020.From 2016 onwards the SLPA has managed to make a net profits. A ...
    • Reallocation of Funds Can Help Finance an Election 

      Public Finance Infographics;
      Econ Team
      (2022-06)
      The infographic depicts the cost of an election in comparison to selected spending decisions undertaken by the government in 2022. In 2022 the government allocated LKR 19 billion for domestically funded defence projects ...
    • Syndicated Surveys: Mood of the Nation - Round 02 2022 

      Econ Team (Verité Research, 2022-06)
      Syndicated Surveys by Verité Research which gauge public sentiment on Sri Lankans' various social and political viewpoints. The data is collected through a telephone interview and a nationwide randomised sample of around ...
    • Average Time Taken to Restructure Debt 

      Public Finance Infographics;
      Econ Team
      (2022-06)
      A country resorts to debt restructuring when its public debt is unsustainable. Debt restructuring involves a substantive default on existing debt contracts. This can occur through an orderly or disorderly process. An orderly ...
    • Sri Lanka’s Revenue to GDP Ratio Reaches Its Lowest Level Since 1959 

      Public Finance Infographics;
      Econ Team
      (2022-06)
      Data on Sri Lanka’s revenue to GDP ratio is available from 1959 onwards. The average tax to GDP ratio from 1959 to 2021 is 16%. In 2021 the tax to GDP ratio dropped to 8%, which the lowest ratio since 1959 and is half ...
    • Syndicated Surveys: Mood of the Nation Round 02 2022 - Executive Presidency 

      Econ Team (Verité Research, 2022-06)
      Syndicated Surveys by Verité Research which gauge public sentiment on Sri Lankans' various social and political viewpoints. The data is collected through a telephone interview and a nationwide randomised sample of around ...
    • Supplementary Estimate 2022: What it Entails and Its Impact on the Budget Balance 

      Public Finance Infographics;
      Econ Team
      (2022-06)
      Supplementary Estimates are made when the government needs to spend money for which it has not received parliamentary approval. Such provisions are intended to be utilized for urgent and unforeseen expenditure. On 8th June ...
    • Addressing the Gender Gap in Sri Lanka's budget 

      Raji, Yasmin; Samarasinha, Dharini (Colombo Verité Research, 2022-07)
      These infographics highlight the failure of the Sri Lankan government in implementing gender responsive budgeting in Sri Lanka. The case of gender KPIs provides a detailed case study of how poor planning of government ...