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Sri Lanka

Area of Sri Lanka 67,278 km²
Population 20.5 million
Male Population 9,938,475 (48.5%)
Female Population 10,537,860 (51.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +50.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +10.4%
Median Age 30.4 years old
Male Median Age 29.7 years old
Female Median Age 31.1 years old
Timezone India Standard Time
Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is the island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea. Source: Wikipedia

COVID-19 Data for Sri Lanka

Last Updated: March 5, 2021
84,960
Total Cases
493
Total Deaths
81,321
Total Recovered

Total Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases in Sri Lanka

Total Coronavirus (COVID-19) Deaths in Sri Lanka

Total Cases per 10M population 41,492
Deaths per 10M population 241
Total Cases per 1M population 4,149
Deaths per 1M population 24.1

New Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases / Deaths in Sri Lanka

DateTotal CasesNew CasesTotal DeathsNew Deaths
3/5/21 84,960 +350 493 +4
3/4/21 84,610 +384 489 +5
3/3/21 84,226 +356 484 +1
3/2/21 83,870 +318 483 +7
3/1/21 83,552 +458 476 +12
2/28/21 83,094 +204 464 0
2/27/21 82,890 +460 464 0
2/26/21 82,430 +497 464 +5
2/25/21 81,933 +466 459 +2
2/24/21 81,467 +458 457 +4
2/23/21 81,009 +492 453 +3
2/22/21 80,517 +518 450 +5
2/21/21 79,999 +519 445 +10
2/20/21 79,480 +543 435 +2
2/19/21 78,937 +517 433 +3
2/18/21 78,420 +514 430 +8
2/17/21 77,906 +722 422 +13
2/16/21 77,184 +756 409 +6
2/15/21 76,428 +774 403 +6
2/14/21 75,654 +802 397 +7
2/13/21 74,852 +796 390 +6
2/12/21 74,056 +940 384 +5
2/11/21 73,116 +942 379 +4
2/10/21 72,174 +963 375 +5
2/9/21 71,211 +976 370 +5
2/8/21 70,235 +887 365 +9
2/7/21 69,348 +772 356 +5
2/6/21 68,576 +726 351 +8
2/5/21 67,850 +735 343 +4
2/4/21 67,115 +706 339 +7
2/3/21 66,409 +711 332 +2
2/2/21 65,698 +715 330 +7
2/1/21 64,983 +826 323 +7
1/31/21 64,157 +864 316 +3
1/30/21 63,293 +848 313 +8
1/29/21 62,445 +859 305 +8
1/28/21 61,586 +892 297 +7
1/27/21 60,694 +772 290 +2
1/26/21 59,922 +755 288 +1
1/25/21 59,167 +737 287 +4
1/24/21 58,430 +843 283 +3
1/23/21 57,587 +724 280 +2
1/22/21 56,863 +787 278 +2
1/21/21 56,076 +887 276 +2
1/20/21 55,189 +770 274 +1
1/19/21 54,419 +669 273 +3
1/18/21 53,750 +688 270 +6
1/17/21 53,062 +749 264 +8
1/16/21 52,313 +719 256 +1
1/15/21 51,594 +695 255 +4
1/14/21 50,899 +670 251 +4
1/13/21 50,229 +692 247 +3
1/12/21 49,537 +588 244 +4
1/11/21 48,949 +569 240 +8
1/10/21 48,380 +540 232 +3
1/9/21 47,840 +535 229 +4
1/8/21 47,305 +525 225 +3
1/7/21 46,780 +532 222 +3
1/6/21 46,248 +522 219 +2
1/5/21 45,726 +484 217 +2
1/4/21 45,242 +468 215 +4
1/3/21 44,774 +403 211 0
1/2/21 44,371 +515 211 +3
1/1/21 43,856 +557 208 +4
12/31/20 43,299 +597 204 +5
12/30/20 42,702 +646 199 +4
12/29/20 42,056 +453 195 +1
12/28/20 41,603 +549 194 +3
12/27/20 41,054 +674 191 +4
12/26/20 40,380 +598 187 +1
12/25/20 39,782 +551 186 +1
12/24/20 39,231 +592 185 +1
12/23/20 38,639 +580 184 +1
12/22/20 38,059 +428 183 +2
12/21/20 37,631 +370 181 +5
12/20/20 37,261 +594 176 +5
12/19/20 36,667 +618 171 +6
12/18/20 36,049 +662 165 +5
12/17/20 35,387 +650 160 0
12/16/20 34,737 +616 160 +6
12/15/20 34,121 +643 154 0
12/14/20 33,478 +688 154 +2
12/13/20 32,790 +655 152 +3
12/12/20 32,135 +760 149 +2
12/11/20 31,375 +762 147 +1
12/10/20 30,613 +541 146 +2
12/9/20 30,072 +694 144 +2
12/8/20 29,378 +798 142 0
12/7/20 28,580 +703 142 +2
12/6/20 27,877 +649 140 +3
12/5/20 27,228 +669 137 +7
12/4/20 26,559 +521 130 +1
12/3/20 26,038 +628 129 +5
12/2/20 25,410 +878 124 +2
12/1/20 24,532 +545 122 +4
11/30/20 23,987 +503 118 +2
11/29/20 23,484 +496 116 +7
11/28/20 22,988 +487 109 +2
11/27/20 22,501 +473 107 +8
11/26/20 22,028 +559 99 +3
11/25/20 21,469 +502 96 +2
11/24/20 20,967 +459 94 +4
11/23/20 20,508 +337 90 +3
11/22/20 20,171 +400 87 +4
11/21/20 19,771 +491 83 +9
11/20/20 19,280 +439 74 +1
11/19/20 18,841 +439 73 +4
11/18/20 18,402 +327 69 +3
11/17/20 18,075 +401 66 +5
11/16/20 17,674 +387 61 +3
11/15/20 17,287 +704 58 +5
11/14/20 16,583 +392 53 0
11/13/20 16,191 +468 53 +5
11/12/20 15,723 +373 48 +2
11/11/20 15,350 +635 46 +5
11/10/20 14,715 +430 41 +5
11/9/20 14,285 +356 36 +1
11/8/20 13,929 +510 35 +1
11/7/20 13,419 +449 34 +4
11/6/20 12,970 +400 30 +1
11/5/20 12,570 +383 29 +5
11/4/20 12,187 +443 24 +1
11/3/20 11,744 +409 23 +2
11/2/20 11,335 +275 21 0
11/1/20 11,060 +397 21 +1
10/31/20 10,663 +239 20 +1
10/30/20 10,424 +633 19 0
10/29/20 9,791 +586 19 0
10/28/20 9,205 +335 19 0
10/27/20 8,870 +457 19 +3
10/26/20 8,413 +541 16 0
10/25/20 7,872 +351 16 +1
10/24/20 7,521 +368 15 +1
10/23/20 7,153 +866 14 0
10/22/20 6,287 +309 14 +1
10/21/20 5,978 +167 13 0
10/20/20 5,811 +186 13 0
10/19/20 5,625 +87 13 0
10/18/20 5,538 +63 13 0
10/17/20 5,475 +121 13 0
10/16/20 5,354 +110 13 0
10/15/20 5,244 +74 13 0
10/14/20 5,170 +132 13 0
10/13/20 5,038 +194 13 0
10/12/20 4,844 +92 13 0
10/11/20 4,752 +124 13 0
10/10/20 4,628 +105 13 0
10/9/20 4,523 +35 13 0
10/8/20 4,488 +29 13 0
10/7/20 4,459 +207 13 0
10/6/20 4,252 +739 13 0
10/5/20 3,513 +111 13 0
10/4/20 3,402 +7 13 0
10/3/20 3,395 +7 13 0
10/2/20 3,388 +6 13 0
10/1/20 3,382 +2 13 0
9/30/20 3,380 +6 13 0
9/29/20 3,374 +11 13 0
9/28/20 3,363 +3 13 0
9/27/20 3,360 +11 13 0
9/26/20 3,349 +4 13 0
9/25/20 3,345 +12 13 0
9/24/20 3,333 +9 13 0
9/23/20 3,324 +11 13 0
9/22/20 3,313 +14 13 0
9/21/20 3,299 +12 13 0
9/20/20 3,287 +4 13 0
9/19/20 3,283 +2 13 0
9/18/20 3,281 +5 13 0
9/17/20 3,276 +5 13 0
9/16/20 3,271 0 13 0
9/15/20 3,271 +9 13 0
9/14/20 3,262 +28 13 +1
9/13/20 3,234 +39 12 0
9/12/20 3,195 +26 12 0
9/11/20 3,169 +14 12 0
9/10/20 3,155 +8 12 0
9/9/20 3,147 +7 12 0
9/8/20 3,140 +17 12 0
9/7/20 3,123 0 12 0
9/6/20 3,123 +2 12 0
9/5/20 3,121 +6 12 0
9/4/20 3,115 +4 12 0
9/3/20 3,111 +10 12 0
9/2/20 3,101 +9 12 0
9/1/20 3,092 +43 12 0
8/31/20 3,049 +37 12 0
8/30/20 3,012 +17 12 0
8/29/20 2,995 +6 12 0
8/28/20 2,989 +3 12 0
8/27/20 2,986 +2 12 0
8/26/20 2,984 +13 12 0
8/25/20 2,971 +12 12 0
8/24/20 2,959 +6 12 0
8/23/20 2,953 +6 12 0
8/22/20 2,947 +6 12 +1
8/21/20 2,941 +23 11 0
8/20/20 2,918 +16 11 0
8/19/20 2,902 0 11 0
8/18/20 2,902 +2 11 0
8/17/20 2,900 +7 11 0
8/16/20 2,893 +3 11 0
8/15/20 2,890 +4 11 0
8/14/20 2,886 +4 11 0
8/13/20 2,882 +1 11 0
8/12/20 2,881 +1 11 0
8/11/20 2,880 +9 11 0
8/10/20 2,871 +27 11 0
8/9/20 2,844 +3 11 0
8/8/20 2,841 +2 11 0
8/7/20 2,839 0 11 0
8/6/20 2,839 0 11 0
8/5/20 2,839 +5 11 0
8/4/20 2,834 +6 11 0
8/3/20 2,828 +5 11 0
8/2/20 2,823 +8 11 0
8/1/20 2,815 0 11 0
7/31/20 2,815 +1 11 0
7/30/20 2,814 +4 11 0
7/29/20 2,810 0 11 0
7/28/20 2,810 +5 11 0
7/27/20 2,805 +23 11 0
7/26/20 2,782 +12 11 0
7/25/20 2,770 +6 11 0
7/24/20 2,764 +11 11 0
7/23/20 2,753 +1 11 0
7/22/20 2,752 +22 11 0
7/21/20 2,730 0 11 0
7/20/20 2,730 +6 11 0
7/19/20 2,724 +21 11 0
7/18/20 2,703 +6 11 0
7/17/20 2,697 +10 11 0
7/16/20 2,687 +16 11 0
7/15/20 2,671 +6 11 0
7/14/20 2,665 +19 11 0
7/13/20 2,646 +29 11 0
7/12/20 2,617 +106 11 0
7/11/20 2,511 +57 11 0
7/10/20 2,454 +300 11 0
7/9/20 2,154 +60 11 0
7/8/20 2,094 +13 11 0
7/7/20 2,081 +4 11 0
7/6/20 2,077 +1 11 0
7/5/20 2,076 +2 11 0
7/4/20 2,074 +5 11 0
7/3/20 2,069 +3 11 0
7/2/20 2,066 +12 11 0
7/1/20 2,054 +7 11 0
6/30/20 2,047 +8 11 0
6/29/20 2,039 +2 11 0
6/28/20 2,037 +4 11 0
6/27/20 2,033 +19 11 0
6/26/20 2,014 +4 11 0
6/25/20 2,010 +9 11 0
6/24/20 2,001 +10 11 0
6/23/20 1,991 +40 11 0
6/22/20 1,951 +1 11 0
6/21/20 1,950 0 11 0
6/20/20 1,950 0 11 0
6/19/20 1,950 +3 11 0
6/18/20 1,947 +23 11 0
6/17/20 1,924 +9 11 0
6/16/20 1,915 +10 11 0
6/15/20 1,905 +16 11 0
6/14/20 1,889 +5 11 0
6/13/20 1,884 +4 11 0
6/12/20 1,880 +3 11 0
6/11/20 1,877 +8 11 0
6/10/20 1,869 +10 11 0
6/9/20 1,859 +2 11 0
6/8/20 1,857 +22 11 0
6/7/20 1,835 +21 11 0
6/6/20 1,814 +13 11 0
6/5/20 1,801 +4 11 0
6/4/20 1,797 +48 11 0
6/3/20 1,749 +66 11 0
6/2/20 1,683 +40 11 0
6/1/20 1,643 +10 11 +1
5/31/20 1,633 +13 10 0
5/30/20 1,620 +62 10 0
5/29/20 1,558 +28 10 0
5/28/20 1,530 +61 10 0
5/27/20 1,469 +150 10 0
5/26/20 1,319 +137 10 0
5/25/20 1,182 +41 10 +1
5/24/20 1,141 +52 9 0
5/23/20 1,089 +21 9 0
5/22/20 1,068 +13 9 0
5/21/20 1,055 +27 9 0
5/20/20 1,028 +1 9 0
5/19/20 1,027 +35 9 0
5/18/20 992 +11 9 0
5/17/20 981 +21 9 0
5/16/20 960 +25 9 0
5/15/20 935 +10 9 0
5/14/20 925 +10 9 0
5/13/20 915 +26 9 0
5/12/20 889 +20 9 0
5/11/20 869 +6 9 0
5/10/20 863 +16 9 0
5/9/20 847 +12 9 0
5/8/20 835 +11 9 0
5/7/20 824 +27 9 0
5/6/20 797 +26 9 0
5/5/20 771 +20 9 +1
5/4/20 751 +33 8 +1
5/3/20 718 +13 7 0
5/2/20 705 +15 7 0
5/1/20 690 +27 7 0
4/30/20 663 +14 7 0
4/29/20 649 +30 7 0
4/28/20 619 +31 7 0
4/27/20 588 +65 7 0
4/26/20 523 +63 7 0
4/25/20 460 +40 7 0
4/24/20 420 +52 7 0
4/23/20 368 +38 7 0
4/22/20 330 +20 7 0
4/21/20 310 +6 7 0
4/20/20 304 +33 7 0
4/19/20 271 +17 7 0
4/18/20 254 +10 7 0
4/17/20 244 +6 7 0
4/16/20 238 0 7 0
4/15/20 238 +5 7 0
4/14/20 233 +16 7 0
4/13/20 217 +7 7 0
4/12/20 210 +12 7 0
4/11/20 198 +8 7 0
4/10/20 190 0 7 0
4/9/20 190 +1 7 0
4/8/20 189 +4 7 +1
4/7/20 185 +7 6 +1
4/6/20 178 +2 5 0
4/5/20 176 +10 5 0
4/4/20 166 +7 5 +1
4/3/20 159 +8 4 0
4/2/20 151 +5 4 +1
4/1/20 146 +3 3 +1
3/31/20 143 +21 2 0
3/30/20 122 +5 2 +1
3/29/20 117 +4 1 0
3/28/20 113 +7 1 +1
3/27/20 106 0 0 0
3/26/20 106 +4 0 0
3/25/20 102 0 0 0
3/24/20 102 +5 0 0
3/23/20 97 +15 0 0
3/22/20 82 +5 0 0
3/21/20 77 +4 0 0
3/20/20 73 +13 0 0
3/19/20 60 +9 0 0
3/18/20 51 +7 0 0
3/17/20 44 +16 0 0
3/16/20 28 +10 0 0
3/15/20 18 +8 0 0
3/14/20 10 +4 0 0
3/13/20 6 +4 0 0
3/12/20 2 0 0 0
3/11/20 2 +1 0 0
3/10/20 1 0 0 0
3/9/20 1 0 0 0
3/8/20 1 0 0 0
3/7/20 1 0 0 0
3/6/20 1 0 0 0
3/5/20 1 0 0 0
3/4/20 1 0 0 0
3/3/20 1 0 0 0
3/2/20 1 0 0 0
3/1/20 1 0 0 0
2/29/20 1 0 0 0
2/28/20 1 0 0 0
2/27/20 1 0 0 0
2/26/20 1 0 0 0
2/25/20 1 0 0 0
2/24/20 1 0 0 0
2/23/20 1 0 0 0
2/22/20 1 0 0 0
2/21/20 1 0 0 0
2/20/20 1 0 0 0
2/19/20 1 0 0 0
2/18/20 1 0 0 0
2/17/20 1 0 0 0
2/16/20 1 0 0 0
2/15/20 1 0 0 0
2/14/20 1 0 0 0
2/13/20 1 0 0 0
2/12/20 1 0 0 0
2/11/20 1 0 0 0
2/10/20 1 0 0 0
2/9/20 1 0 0 0
2/8/20 1 0 0 0
2/7/20 1 0 0 0
2/6/20 1 0 0 0
2/5/20 1 0 0 0
2/4/20 1 0 0 0
2/3/20 1 0 0 0
2/2/20 1 0 0 0
2/1/20 1 0 0 0
1/31/20 1 0 0 0
1/30/20 1 0 0 0
1/29/20 1 0 0 0
1/28/20 1 0 0 0

Sri Lanka Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 13,593,720 17,112,803 18,554,065 20,476,417
Population Density 202.1 / km² 254.4 / km² 275.8 / km² 304.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Sri Lanka Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 898,874 885,114 1,783,988
5-9 901,863 886,219 1,788,083
10-14 849,075 831,936 1,681,012
15-19 840,127 845,226 1,685,353
20-24 758,549 808,696 1,567,245
25-29 760,515 825,957 1,586,472
30-34 813,467 858,453 1,671,920
35-39 698,778 735,881 1,434,660
40-44 672,753 708,996 1,381,749
45-49 628,524 678,691 1,307,215
50-54 590,581 648,140 1,238,721
55-59 507,590 571,231 1,078,821
60-64 430,599 498,846 929,446
65-69 286,567 353,402 639,970
70-74 183,407 232,919 416,327
75-79 117,207 168,152 285,360
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Sri Lanka Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 300 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
300 423,193 n/a n/a
400 470,214 1.1% 4,702
500 517,235 1% 4,702
600 564,257 0.9% 4,702
700 611,278 0.8% 4,702
800 658,299 0.7% 4,702
900 705,320 0.7% 4,702
1000 752,344 0.6% 4,702
1100 846,387 1.2% 9,404
1200 940,430 1.1% 9,404
1300 912,217 -0.3% -2,821
1400 874,600 -0.4% -3,761
1500 940,430 0.7% 6,583
1600 1,175,538 2.3% 23,510
1700 1,410,645 1.8% 23,510
1800 1,203,552 -1.6% -20,709
1900 3,386,441 10.9% 218,288
1910 3,916,461 15.7% 530,020
1920 4,529,890 15.7% 613,429
1930 5,097,898 12.5% 568,008
1940 5,810,825 14% 712,927
1950 8,069,271 38.9% 2,258,446
1960 9,827,354 21.8% 1,758,083
1970 12,338,084 25.5% 2,510,730
1990 17,112,803 17.8% 2,387,359
2000 18,554,065 8.4% 1,441,262
2020 21,224,445 7% 1,335,190
2030 22,168,920 4.4% 944,475
2040 22,774,651 2.7% 605,731
2050 22,880,605 0.5% 105,954
2060 22,578,355 -1.3% -302,250
2070 22,057,376 -2.3% -520,979
2080 21,401,987 -3% -655,389
2090 20,684,085 -3.4% -717,902
2100 19,898,127 -3.8% -785,958
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Sri Lanka Annual Weather Averages

March Historical Weather Data (1869 to 2020)

Average Temp
17.4°C
63.3°F
Average High
24.9°C
76.7°F
Average Low
11.5°C
52.7°F
   Record High Temperature
38.8°C
101.8°F
   Record Low Temperature
-1.9°C
28.6°F
   Average Precipitation
76.0 mm
3.0 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
6.6 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 08 May 2020 06:54:17 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Cyclone Medium (5)
Drought Low (1.5)
Flood High (10)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - The World Bank, and United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database Geneva - UNEP/GRID-Geneva. 2005. Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4CZ353K.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
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