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தொகைமதிப்பு மற்றும் புள்ளிவிபர திணைக்களம்

Department of Census and Statistics

Income And Expenditure

Department of Census and Statistics conducts Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) once in every three years. This survey provides information on Household Income and Expenditure to measure the levels and changes in living conditions of the people. Data collected from this survey is used to observe the consumption patterns to compute various other socioeconomic indicators such a poverty price indices etc. Generally the survey is conducted over a period of 12 months time to capture seasonal variations. The general sample size is 25000 housing units to facilitate the information be given up to district level.

Sample Surveys Division : Tel: + 94 11 2147458, e-mail: sample.survey@statistics.gov.lk



Department of Census & Statistics,
"Sankayana Mandiraya",
No. 306/71,
Polduwa Road,
Battaramulla.

Income and Expenditure


Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2016 Final Report
  • Final Report
  • Final Results (There has been a typing mistake in Table 6. The statement "quintile dispersion ratio in 2012/13 "98,575/8,211= 12.0" should be corrected as 121,368/10,245= 11.8. This has been corrected in this report.)
Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2012 - 2013
Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2009 - 2010
Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2006 - 2007
Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2005
Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2002