Sri Lanka ended 2017 with a population of 21,444,000 people, which represents an increasea of 241,000 people compared to 2016.
Sri Lanka ranks No. 58 among196 countries which published this information in countryeconomy.com.
The female population is greater, with 11,137,692 women, representing 51.94% of the total, compared to 10,306,308 or 48.06% men.
Sri Lanka has a high population density, with 327 people per square km and it was in position 170th in our ranking of density population in 2017.