Sri Lanka ended 2016 with a population of 21,203,000 people, which represents an increasea of 237,000 people compared to 2015.
Sri Lanka ranks No. 56 among195 countries which published this information in countryeconomy.com.
The female population is greater, with 11,001,870 women, representing 51.89% of the total, compared to 10,201,130 or 48.11% men.
Sri Lanka has a high population density, with 323 people per square km and it was in position 169th in our ranking of density population in 2016.