Rs. 12 444 sufficient for one person a month says SL gov

The minimum monthly expenditure per person has increased to Rs. 12,444 rupees for one to secure their basic needs. It is an increase of Rs 1,225 compared to last May.

In the month of January 2022, the minimum required per month for one person to meet their basic needs was shown as Rs 8,923 . Accordingly, it has increased by Rs. 3,521 in 06 months.

These facts were revealed according to the latest official poverty line chart published by the Department of Census and Statistics.