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 February of 2023.

Population in Sri Lanka is expected to reach 22.40 Million by the end of 2022, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Population is projected to trend around 22.40 Million in 2023 and 22.59 Million in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Sri Lanka Population

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 5.00 4.60 percent Sep 2022
Employed Persons 8010340.00 8177045.00 Sep 2022
Unemployed Persons 419163.00 398713.00 Sep 2022
Population 22.16 21.92 Million Dec 2021
Youth Unemployment Rate 23.80 23.80 percent Sep 2022

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
22.16 21.92 22.16 9.87 1960 - 2021 Million Yearly