Sri Lanka Population Statistics

Year Population
2018 21,670,000
2017 21,444,000
2016 21,203,000
2015 20,970,000
2014 20,778,000
2013 20,585,000
2012 20,425,000
2011 20,398,670
2010 20,261,737
2009 20,123,508
2008 19,983,984
2007 19,842,044
2006 19,695,972
2005 19,544,988
2004 19,387,153
2003 19,224,037
2002 19,062,482
2001 18,911,730
2000 18,777,601
1999 18,663,284
1998 18,564,599
1997 18,470,900
1996 18,367,288
1995 18,242,912
1994 18,094,477
1993 17,924,823
1992 17,736,821
1991 17,535,729
1990 17,325,773
1989 17,106,753
1988 16,878,189
1987 16,643,952
1986 16,408,859
1985 16,176,280
1984 15,948,487
1983 15,724,651
1982 15,501,207
1981 15,272,831
1980 15,035,834
1979 14,788,862
1978 14,533,690
1977 14,273,495
1976 14,012,899
1975 13,755,146
1974 13,501,935
1973 13,252,036
1972 13,002,231
1971 12,747,821
1970 12,485,740
1969 12,214,956
1968 11,937,600
1967 11,657,650
1966 11,380,670
1965 11,110,820
1964 10,849,975
1963 10,597,511
1962 10,352,179
1961 10,111,637
1960 9,874,476