Child labour in Sri Lanka: At a glance

Sri Lanka has made substantial improvements in the child labour arena in recent decades– this is apparent from trends in working chil-dren, child labour and children in hazardous forms of child labour. Relative to 1999 , Sri Lanka has observed a drastic decline in the population of working children, which currently stands at 103,704. A sizeable decline has also occurred in hazardous forms of child labour, as of 2016