The total population in Sri Lanka was estimated at 21.9 million people in 2020, according to the latest census figures and projections from Trading Economics. source: Department of Census and Statistics - Sri Lanka

Looking back, in the year of 1960, Sri Lanka had a population of 9.9 million people. This page provides - Sri Lanka Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Population - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on December of 2021.

Population in Sri Lanka is expected to reach 22.36 Million by the end of 2021, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Population is projected to trend around 22.59 Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Sri Lanka Population

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 5.10 5.70 percent Jun/21
Employed Persons 8082393.00 8181491.00 Jun/21
Unemployed Persons 491587.00 441997.00 Mar/21
Population 21.92 21.90 Million Dec/20
Youth Unemployment Rate 25.70 25.90 percent Dec/20
Sri Lanka Population
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.