Population in Sri Lanka

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Population in Sri Lanka


The continent: Asia
  
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Dependency ratios in Sri Lanka


total dependency ratio

51,20 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 84 in the world of 196 (57,65%); 32 place in Asia 50 (38%)

youth dependency ratio

37,20 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 91 in the world of 196 (54,08%); 23 place in Asia 50 (56%)

elderly dependency ratio

14,10 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 133 in the world of 196 (32,65%); 41 place in Asia 50 (20%)

potential support ratio

7,10 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 64 in the world of 196 (67,86%); 10 place in Asia 50 (82%)

Urbanization of the population in Sri Lanka


Population

20 966 000 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 57 in the world of 233 (75,97%); 24 place in Asia 51 (54,90%)
4,04 % (0,809 % annual) ↘
min: 9 896 000; max: 20 966 000; max-min: 11 070 000 (52,80%); mid: 15 431 000;
5 535 000 (26,40%)
0,934 {annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 130 in the world of 216 (40,28%); 38 place in Asia 50 (26%)
19,37 % (3,87 % annual) ↘
min: 0,555; max: 2,99; max-min: 2,43 (81,42%); mid: 1,77;
-0,837 (-89,61%)

Rural population

17 117 481 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 32 in the world of 205 (84,88%); 17 place in Asia 47 (65,96%)
4,00 % (0,801 % annual) ↘
min: 8 269 988; max: 17 117 481; max-min: 8 847 493 (51,69%); mid: 12 693 735;
4 423 747 (25,84%)
81,64 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 7 in the world of 205 (97,07%); 1 place in Asia 47 (100%)
0,043 % (0,0085738 % annual) ↗
min: 80,09; max: 83,57; max-min: 3,48 (4,17%); mid: 81,83;
-0,183 (-0,224%)
0,890 {growth annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 79 in the world of 205 (61,95%); 19 place in Asia 47 (61,70%)
13,73 % (2,75 % annual) ↘
min: 0,571; max: 2,59; max-min: 2,02 (77,92%); mid: 1,58;
-0,688 (-77,33%)

Urban population

3 848 519 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 102 in the world of 214 (52,80%); 32 place in Asia 50 (38%)
4,23 % (0,846 % annual) ↘
min: 1 626 012; max: 3 848 519; max-min: 2 222 507 (57,75%); mid: 2 737 266;
1 111 254 (28,87%)
18,36 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 208 in the world of 214 (3,27%); 50 place in Asia 50 (2%)
0,191 % (0,038 % annual) ↘
min: 16,43; max: 19,92; max-min: 3,48 (17,49%); mid: 18,17;
0,183 (0,997%)
1,13 {growth annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 135 in the world of 214 (37,38%); 41 place in Asia 50 (20%)
39,16 % (7,83 % annual) ↘
min: 0,126; max: 5,04; max-min: 4,92 (97,50%); mid: 2,58;
-1,45 (-128,52%)

Population in largest city

706 648 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 133 in the world of 151 (12,58%); 43 place in Asia 46 (8,70%)
2,91 % (0,583 % annual) ↘
min: 484 952; max: 706 648; max-min: 221 696 (31,37%); mid: 595 800;
110 848 (15,69%)
3,37 {[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 147 in the world of 151 (3,31%); 44 place in Asia 46 (6,52%)
1,18 % (0,236 % annual) ↗
min: 3,37; max: 4,90; max-min: 1,53 (31,16%); mid: 4,13;
-0,763 (-22,63%)

Migration in Sri Lanka


Population

20 966 000 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 57 in the world of 233 (75,97%); 24 place in Asia 51 (54,90%)
4,04 % (0,809 % annual) ↘
min: 9 896 000; max: 20 966 000; max-min: 11 070 000 (52,80%); mid: 15 431 000;
5 535 000 (26,40%)

International migrant stock, total

39 175 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 158 in the world of 214 (26,64%); 47 place in Asia 50 (8%)
0,961 % (0,192 % annual) ↘
min: 38 798; max: 40 955; max-min: 2 156 (5,27%); mid: 39 877;
-701,55 (-1,79%)
0,187 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 208 in the world of 214 (3,27%); 46 place in Asia 50 (10%)
3,21 % (0,643 % annual) ↗
min: 0,187; max: 0,240; max-min: 0,053 (22,08%); mid: 0,213;
-0,026 (-14,17%)

Refugee population by country or territory of asylum

0,0037394 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 142 in the world of 180 (21,67%); 30 place in Asia 42 (30,95%)
70,36 % (14,07 % annual) ↘
min: 0,0000527; max: 0,0037394; max-min: 0,0036867 (98,59%); mid: 0,0018960;
0,0018433 (49,30%)
784 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 112 in the world of 180 (38,33%); 26 place in Asia 42 (40,48%)
71,56 % (14,31 % annual) ↘
min: 13; max: 784; max-min: 771 (98,34%); mid: 398,50;
385,50 (49,17%)

Refugee population by country or territory of origin

0,579 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 21 in the world of 196 (89,80%); 7 place in Asia 50 (88%)
21,07 % (4,21 % annual) ↗
min: 0,558; max: 1,22; max-min: 0,661 (54,23%); mid: 0,889;
-0,310 (-53,46%)
121 435 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 20 in the world of 196 (90,31%); 8 place in Asia 50 (86%)
16,17 % (3,23 % annual) ↗
min: 91 845; max: 209 349; max-min: 117 504 (56,13%); mid: 150 597;
-29 162 (-24,01%)

Fertility in Sri Lanka


Birth rate, crude

15,94 per 1,000 people[?] (2014)
(descending): 122 in the world of 207 (41,55%); 35 place in Asia 50 (32%)
9,87 % (1,97 % annual) ↗
min: 15,94; max: 37,01; max-min: 21,07 (56,93%); mid: 26,47;
-10,54 (-66,10%)

Birth rate, crude

326 420 per year[?] (2015)
(descending): 74 in the world of 207 (64,73%); 26 place in Asia 50 (50%)
7,92 % (1,58 % annual) ↗
min: 326 420; max: 398 213; max-min: 71 794 (18,03%); mid: 362 316;
-35 897 (-11,00%)

Fertility rate

2,08 births per woman[?] (2014)
(descending): 112 in the world of 203 (45,32%); 28 place in Asia 50 (46%)
5,76 % (1,15 % annual) ↗
min: 2,08; max: 5,54; max-min: 3,46 (62,41%); mid: 3,81;
-1,73 (-83,01%)

Wanted fertility rate

2,20 births per woman[?] (1987)
(1990) (descending): 38 in the world of 44 (15,91%); 7 place in Asia 9 (33,33%)

Adolescent fertility rate

14,15 births per 1,000 women ages 15-19[?] (2015)
(descending): 144 in the world of 193 (25,91%); 34 place in Asia 50 (34%)
38,36 % (7,67 % annual) ↗
min: 14,15; max: 98,64; max-min: 84,49 (85,65%); mid: 56,40;
-42,24 (-298,48%)

Child and maternal mortality in Sri Lanka


Birth rate, crude

326 420 {per year[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 134 in the world of 207 (35,75%); 25 place in Asia 50 (52%)
7,92 % (1,58 % annual) ↗
min: 326 420; max: 398 213; max-min: 71 794 (18,03%); mid: 362 316;
-35 897 (-11,00%)
6,76 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 83 in the world of 206 (60,19%); 35 place in Asia 50 (32%)
4,01 % (0,802 % annual) ↘
min: 6,13; max: 12,26; max-min: 6,14 (50,04%); mid: 9,19;
-2,43 (-35,99%)

Maternal mortality

98 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 94 in the world of 181 (48,62%); 24 place in Asia 48 (52,08%)
22,45 % (4,49 % annual) ↗
min: 98; max: 270; max-min: 172 (63,70%); mid: 184;
-86 (-87,76%)
0,0046742 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 67 in the world of 181 (63,54%); 19 place in Asia 48 (62,50%)
27,61 % (5,52 % annual) ↗
min: 0,0046742; max: 0,016; max-min: 0,011 (70,43%); mid: 0,010;
-0,0055678 (-119,12%)

Number of neonatal deaths

1 683 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 103 in the world of 192 (46,88%); 18 place in Asia 48 (64,58%)
36,19 % (7,24 % annual) ↗
min: 1 683; max: 4 818; max-min: 3 135 (65,07%); mid: 3 251;
-1 568 (-93,14%)
0,080 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 61 in the world of 192 (68,75%); 14 place in Asia 48 (72,92%)
41,93 % (8,39 % annual) ↗
min: 0,080; max: 0,282; max-min: 0,202 (71,52%); mid: 0,181;
-0,101 (-125,58%)

Mortality rate, under 5

3 091 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 104 in the world of 193 (46,63%); 18 place in Asia 48 (64,58%)
26,56 % (5,31 % annual) ↗
min: 3 091; max: 37 952; max-min: 34 861 (91,86%); mid: 20 522;
-17 431 (-563,91%)
0,147 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 62 in the world of 193 (68,39%); 13 place in Asia 48 (75%)
31,90 % (6,38 % annual) ↗
min: 0,147; max: 3,89; max-min: 3,74 (96,21%); mid: 2,02;
-1,87 (-1 269%)

Causes of death in Sri Lanka


Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions

11,10 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 72 in the world of 172 (58,72%); 19 place in Asia 47 (61,70%)
3,90 % (0,781 % annual) ↗
min: 11,10; max: 13,70; max-min: 2,60 (18,98%); mid: 12,40;
-1,30 (-11,71%)

Cause of death, by injury

13,70 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 138 in the world of 172 (20,35%); 36 place in Asia 47 (25,53%)
9,37 % (1,87 % annual) ↗
min: 13,70; max: 21,40; max-min: 7,70 (35,98%); mid: 17,55;
-3,85 (-28,10%)

Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases

75,20 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 94 in the world of 172 (45,93%); 27 place in Asia 47 (44,68%)
2,28 % (0,457 % annual) ↘
min: 64,90; max: 75,20; max-min: 10,30 (13,70%); mid: 70,05;
5,15 (6,85%)

Mortality caused by road traffic injury

17,40 per 100,000 people[?] (2013)
(ascending): 97 in the world of 178 (46,07%); 24 place in Asia 45 (48,89%)

Life Expectancy in Sri Lanka


Life expectancy

74,79 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 83 in the world of 201 (59,20%); 18 place in Asia 50 (66%)
0,609 % (0,122 % annual) ↘
min: 59,75; max: 74,79; max-min: 15,05 (20,12%); mid: 67,27;
7,52 (10,06%)

Life expectancy, male

71,51 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 88 in the world of 201 (56,72%); 21 place in Asia 50 (60%)
0,780 % (0,156 % annual) ↘
min: 57,35; max: 71,51; max-min: 14,15 (19,79%); mid: 64,43;
7,08 (9,90%)

Life expectancy, female

78,25 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 80 in the world of 201 (60,70%); 16 place in Asia 50 (70%)
0,445 % (0,089 % annual) ↘
min: 62,26; max: 78,25; max-min: 15,99 (20,43%); mid: 70,25;
7,99 (10,22%)

The difference in life expectancy between women and men

6,70 [?] (2015)
(descending): 38 in the world of 201 (81,59%); 15 place in Asia 50 (72%)
3,72 % (0,743 % annual) ↗
min: 3,51; max: 7,43; max-min: 3,92 (52,73%); mid: 5,47;
1,23 (18,36%)

Survival to age 65 in Sri Lanka


Survival to age 65

9,30 [?] (2015)
(descending): 67 in the world of 194 (65,98%); 12 place in Asia 50 (78%)
21,23 % (4,25 % annual) ↘
min: 3,70; max: 9,30; max-min: 5,61 (60,25%); mid: 6,50;
2,80 (30,13%)

Survival to age 65, male

72,38 [?] (2014)
(descending): 91 in the world of 193 (53,37%); 25 place in Asia 50 (52%)
0,679 % (0,136 % annual) ↘
min: 52,97; max: 72,38; max-min: 19,40 (26,81%); mid: 62,68;
9,70 (13,40%)

Survival to age 65, female

87,38 [?] (2014)
(descending): 60 in the world of 193 (69,43%); 17 place in Asia 50 (68%)
0,512 % (0,102 % annual) ↘
min: 64,25; max: 87,38; max-min: 23,13 (26,47%); mid: 75,82;
11,56 (13,23%)

Probability ratio to live to 65 years of women and men

0,830 [?] (2015)
(descending): 172 in the world of 193 (11,40%); 41 place in Asia 50 (20%)
0,399 % (0,080 % annual) ↘
min: 0,786; max: 0,878; max-min: 0,092 (10,52%); mid: 0,832;
-0,0016482 (-0,199%)

Age structure in Sri Lanka


0-14 years

24,35 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 116 in the world of 227 (49,34%); 30 place in Asia 51 (43,14%)

15-24 years

14,70 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 146 in the world of 227 (36,12%); 38 place in Asia 51 (27,45%)

25-54 years

41,71 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 94 in the world of 227 (59,03%); 31 place in Asia 51 (41,18%)

55-64 years

9,89 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 87 in the world of 227 (62,11%); 12 place in Asia 51 (78,43%)

65 years and over

9,35 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 85 in the world of 227 (63,00%); 13 place in Asia 51 (76,47%)

The ratio of women/men in Sri Lanka


0-14 years

1,04 [?] (2015)
(descending): 132 in the world of 227 (42,29%); 38 place in Asia 51 (27,45%)

15-24 years

1,03 [?] (2015)
(descending): 124 in the world of 227 (45,81%); 34 place in Asia 51 (35,29%)

25-54 years

0,961 [?] (2015)
(descending): 171 in the world of 227 (25,11%); 37 place in Asia 51 (29,41%)

55-64 years

0,862 [?] (2015)
(descending): 173 in the world of 227 (24,23%); 38 place in Asia 51 (27,45%)

65 years and over

0,737 [?] (2015)
(descending): 161 in the world of 227 (29,52%); 38 place in Asia 51 (27,45%)

Average age in Sri Lanka


total

32,50 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 94 in the world of 227 (59,03%); 14 place in Asia 51 (74,51%)

male

31,20 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 96 in the world of 227 (58,15%); 15 place in Asia 51 (72,55%)

female

33,70 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 86 in the world of 227 (62,56%); 13 place in Asia 51 (76,47%)

Tourism in Sri Lanka


International tourism, number of arrivals

1 527 000 people[?] (2014)
(descending): 83 in the world of 195 (57,95%); 29 place in Asia 45 (37,78%)
57,17 % (11,43 % annual) ↘
min: 302 000; max: 1 527 000; max-min: 1 225 000 (80,22%); mid: 914 500;
612 500 (40,11%)

International tourism, number of departures

1 311 000 people[?] (2014)
(descending): 70 in the world of 107 (35,51%); 23 place in Asia 28 (21,43%)
14,42 % (2,88 % annual) ↘
min: 494 000; max: 1 311 000; max-min: 817 000 (62,32%); mid: 902 500;
408 500 (31,16%)