Sri Lanka Sri Lanka: 26,245 statistics available

General Information

In the first part you can find a summary of the most important information. Detailled statistics can be found in the second part: Statistics by category
Sri Lanka is an island country in South Asia.
The population in Sri Lanka totals 20,95 million people. The fertility rate was 2,11 births per women in the year 2015. According to the current population prospects of the United Nations the population of Sri Lanka in the year 2050 will fall to 20,79 million and in the year 2100 to 15,04 million. Sri Lanka has a life expectency of 74,6 years.

With an area of 65.610 sq. km Sri Lanka has a rank of 118 among all countries in the world. The coastline (length between land and sea including islands) amounts to 1.340 km.

The economic strength of Sri Lanka in the year 2016 according to the gross domestic product accounts for 81,32 billion US $ and ranks 67th among the world economies. The gross domestic product per capita amounts to 3.835 US $ and is therefore in the lower ranks in the international comparison. The debt level amounts to 77,6 % of the GDP, placing Sri Lanka at rank 35 in the ranking of all countries. The unemployment rate in the year 2017 was 4,6 %.
Country Status Independent State
UN member since 1955
ISO country code LK
Internet Domain .lk
License plate CL
Source of country borders: Geo Commons
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Statistics by category for Sri Lanka

All datasets for Sri Lanka by categories. For each category the number of data sets is displayed in brackets.
3 sample data sets are displayed for each category. To view all data sets for a category click on the category name.
Population and Health (136)
Population, total
Population growth rate (%)
Birth rate, per 1000 people
Energy and Environment (262)
CO2 emissions per capita (metric tons)
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh)
Natural gas, consumption (cu. meters)
Economy (24,139)
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $)
Gross domestic product real growth rate (%)
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
Education and Science (1,198)
Literacy rate, ages 15 and above, total (%)
Education expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)
Patent applications, residents
Geography and Agriculture (478)
Area (sq. km)
Coastline (km)
Water resources (cu. kilometers)
Transport and Communication (32)
Internet users
Mobile phones
Merchant marine
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