Education Trends in Perspective Analysis of the World Education Indicators ‐‐ 2005 Edition: Sri Lanka
Economically, Sri Lanka is growing but remains in the bottom quarter of WEI countries in terms of GDP per capita ‐ PPP$ 3 426 in 2002. Between 1996 and 2002, per capita income grew by 2.5 per cent. However, during the same period, poverty reduction was modest, with the share of the population living in poverty falling from 28.8 to 22.7 per cent.
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Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: October 1, 2005