Medical Technologies Sector Review Archive
Construction in Sri Lanka - India Pakistan Trade Unit - June 2007
Sri Lanka has a population of 19,7 million people (end of 2006) and a population growth of 1,1 per cent. Even 2,2 million live in the capital city Colombo and 22% of the total population live in the urban areas.
The Colombo region generates nearly half of the entire economic performance.
After having grown consistently since 2002 the GDP is estimated to grow about 6 per cent in 2007. The construction sector contributes 8,6 per cent of the GDP in 2005 and the real growth of the sector accounted for 24,2 per cent of the GDP.
Source: India Pakistan Trade Unit
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