Sri Lanka Diesel prices, 27-May-2024

The current price of diesel fuel in Sri Lanka is LKR 333.00 per liter or USD 1.10 per liter based on the latest update from 27-May-2024. For comparison, the world average diesel price is USD 1.18 per liter.
Sri Lanka
Diesel prices
 Current price 1.10
 Measure USD/Liter
 Last update 2024-05-27
 Data availability from 2014-06-16
 Data frequency Weekly
Source: Ceylon Petroleum Corporation


We show diesel price data for Sri Lanka from 2014-06-16 to 2024-05-27. The average diesel price during that period is LKR 160.03 per liter with a minimum of LKR 95.00 on 2015-01-26 and a maximum of LKR 460.00 on 2022-06-27. Our data are obtained from official government sources, regulatory agencies, petroleum companies, and major media sources. We update the series for Sri Lanka every week.


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Diesel prices
Price (LKR/Liter) Percent change
 Current price 333.00 -
 One month ago 363.00 -8.3 %
 Three months ago 363.00 -8.3 %
 One year ago 310.00 7.4 %


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Sri Lanka Diesel prices: The last eight weeks

Sri Lanka Diesel prices: The last eight weeks

Sri Lanka Diesel prices, liter, Sri Lanka Rupee


Sri Lanka Diesel prices: Historical graph; 2014-06-16-2024-05-27
* A long flat line means that the government fixes the prices.
Sri Lanka: Diesel price analytics
    Value
Percent of world average diesel price     91.99%
Correlation with crude oil prices     0.64
Correlation with USD exchange rate     -0.93
Price flexibility index: 0 (low) - 1 (high)     0.19
Correlation with gasoline prices     0.99
Percent of gasoline price     82.50%
Cost of 40 liter tank, percent of income     14.58%
Diesel consumption, percent of income     2.22%
Updated monthly. Methodological notes
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