Sri Lanka Population 1960-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The total population in Sri Lanka was last recorded at 20.5 million people in 2013 from 9.9 million in 1960, changing 107 percent during the last 50 years. Population in Sri Lanka averaged 15.94 Million from 1960 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 20.87 Million in 2011 and a record low of 9.90 Million in 1960. Population in Sri Lanka is reported by the World Bank.

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Sri Lanka Population


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
20.48 20.33 20.87 9.90 1960 - 2013 Million Yearly
The population of Sri Lanka represents 0.30 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 334 people on the planet is a resident of Sri Lanka. This page provides - Sri Lanka Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Sri Lanka Population - was last refreshed on Thursday, March 5, 2015.

Sri Lanka Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.50 4.10 11.30 3.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 8129.00 7430.00 8129.00 4951.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 384.00 336.00 964.00 308.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 53.60 53.40 54.20 46.90 percent [+]
Wages 8839.35 7556.25 8839.35 3121.95 LKR [+]
Population 20.48 20.33 20.87 9.90 Million [+]


Population Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 23.13 Dec/13 22.72 23.13 10.28 Million [+]
Brazil 202.77 Dec/14 201.03 202.77 72.74 Million [+]
Canada 35.67 Dec/14 35.35 35.67 17.91 Million [+]
China 1360.72 Dec/13 1354.04 1360.72 551.96 Million [+]
Euro Area 334.57 Dec/14 333.11 334.57 260.38 Million [+]
France 66.02 Dec/14 65.53 66.02 45.68 Million [+]
Germany 80.82 Dec/14 80.51 82.54 72.67 Million [+]
India 1238.89 Dec/14 1223.58 1238.89 359.00 Million [+]
Indonesia 249.86 Dec/13 246.86 249.86 88.69 Million [+]
Italy 60.78 Dec/14 59.69 60.78 50.20 Million [+]
Japan 127.02 Dec/14 127.30 128.06 83.20 Million [+]
Mexico 122.33 Dec/13 120.85 122.33 38.68 Million [+]
Netherlands 16.82 Dec/14 16.78 16.82 11.49 Million [+]
Russia 143.70 Dec/14 143.30 148.69 119.90 Million [+]
South Korea 50.22 Dec/13 50.00 50.22 25.00 Million [+]
Spain 46.50 Dec/14 46.73 46.82 30.46 Million [+]
Switzerland 8.13 Dec/14 8.04 8.13 5.36 Million [+]
Turkey 77.70 Dec/14 76.67 77.70 28.23 Million [+]
United Kingdom 64.31 Dec/14 63.90 64.31 52.37 Million [+]
United States 318.86 Dec/14 316.50 318.86 76.09 Million [+]