Sri Lanka First Quarter GDP: Contribution by Sector

The following table shows percentage contribution to Sri Lanka’s real GDP by sector for the first quarter as calculated by Bloomberg News.

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                                    1Q      4Q      3Q      2Q      1Q      4Q
                                  2012    2011    2011    2011    2011    2010
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                              -------------- Billion LKR Rupees --------------
GDP                             100.0%  100.0%  100.0%  100.0%  100.0%  100.0%
Agri./Forestry/Fishing           12.7%    9.4%   11.7%   11.3%   12.3%    9.9%
Industry                         30.0%   30.4%   29.1%   28.4%   29.2%   29.9%
 Mining/Quarrying                 2.7%    3.2%    2.3%    2.0%    2.3%    2.9%
 Manufacturing                   17.5%   17.6%   17.0%   16.9%   17.7%   17.7%
 Elect./Gas/Water                 2.1%    2.5%    2.5%    2.6%    2.2%    2.6%
 Construction                     7.7%    7.1%    7.3%    6.9%    7.1%    6.7%
Services                         57.3%   60.2%   59.2%   60.2%   58.5%   60.2%
 Wholesale/Retail trade          22.7%   23.6%   24.5%   23.5%   22.9%   23.3%
 Hotels/Restaurants               0.5%    1.2%    0.3%    0.4%    0.5%    1.0%
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                                    1Q      4Q      3Q      2Q      1Q      4Q
                                  2012    2011    2011    2011    2011    2010
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                              -------------- Billion LKR Rupees --------------
 Transport/Communication         14.2%   14.6%   14.2%   14.1%   14.5%   14.2%
 Banking/Insurance/Real estate    8.7%    8.9%    8.5%    9.1%    8.8%    8.9%
 Dwelling ownership               2.6%    2.6%    2.5%    2.7%    2.7%    2.8%
 Government services              6.3%    7.2%    6.9%    7.9%    6.7%    7.7%
 Private services                 2.3%    2.3%    2.2%    2.5%    2.4%    2.3%
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