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International Rankings of Sri Lanka - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Sri Lanka, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Sri Lanka, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 46 8 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 62 1.782 million 2020
Internet users - percent of population 52 67 % 2021
Internet users - total 53 14.740 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 47 12 2022
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 47 2.582 million 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 22 143 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 48 31.237 million 2022
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 41 2 % of household expenditures 2018
Average household expenditures - on food 36 28 % of household expenditures 2018
Budget - expenditures 77 17.496 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget - revenues 90 10.623 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 78 5.5 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 137 1.083 billion US Dollars 2020
Debt - external 66 55.332 billion US Dollars 2019
Exports 93 16.169 billion US Dollars 2022
GDP (official exchange rate) 72 84.016 billion US Dollars 2019
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 143 21.9 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 125 8.5 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 103 62 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 44 29.1 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 41 26.3 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 12 10.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 89 7.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 63 30.5 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 94 61.7 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 49 39.3 % 2016
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 46 32.2 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 2012
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 21 3 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 94 19.244 billion US Dollars 2022
Industrial production growth rate 78 5.62 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 45 7.01 % 2021
Labor force 66 8.268 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 154 4.1 % 2016
Public debt 43 79.1 % of GDP 2017
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 60 270.600 billion US Dollars 2022
Real GDP growth rate 126 3.33 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 111 12200 US Dollars 2022
Remittances 44 8.37 2020
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 117 3.137 billion US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 197 7.68 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 132 5.39 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 57 35.657 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 56 21.1 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 48 26.1 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 54 5.546 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 124 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 72 18.393 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 61 2.237 million metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 38 2.586 million metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 83 13.991 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 98 0 kWh 2020
Electricity - imports 117 0 kWh 2020
Electricity - installed generating capacity 93 4.527 million kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 100 1.337 billion kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 87 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - total population 83 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 67 N/A 2024
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2024
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 50 0.8 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 84 64 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 56 32.2 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 62 0.7 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 55 2.3 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 138 17.268 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 121 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 88 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - production 97 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - proven reserves 92 0 cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 73 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 58 35300 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 89 0 bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 74 131100 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 106 0 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 98 3871 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 72 66280 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 86 34210 bbl/day 2017
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 79 23.36 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 88 10.95 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 65 23.88 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 80 43.5 2018
Land use - arable land 48 20.7 2018
Land use - forest 101 29.4 2018
Land use - permanent crops 15 15.8 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 122 7 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 92 0.06 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 91 52.800 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 36 11.310 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 51 830.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 58 810.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 101 1.22 2025
Urbanization - urban population 174 19.2 2023
Geography
Area - land 123 64630 sq km 0
Area - total 124 65610 sq km 0
Area - water 66 980122 sq km 0
Coastline 73 1340 km 0
Elevation - highest point 85 2524 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 122 228 meters 0
Irrigated land 52 5700 sq km 2012
Land boundaries - total 164 N/A km 2024
Land use - agricultural land 80 43.5 2018
Land use - arable land 48 20.7 2018
Land use - forest 101 29.4 2018
Land use - permanent crops 15 15.8 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 122 7 2018
Military
Military expenditures 31 1.7 % of GDP 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 138 0.22 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 60 0.03 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 42 2.32 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 112 2.58 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 95 0.01 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 97 14.6 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 50 0.9 0
Child marriage - women married by age 18 63 9.8 2016
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 11 20.5 % 2016
Contraceptive prevalence rate 43 64.6 % 2016
Current health expenditure 75 4.1 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 36 65.1 % 2023
Death rate 54 7.4 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 67 17 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 100 5.9 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 97 53.7 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 104 35.4 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 4 99.7 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 70 8.8 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 54 7.2 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 61 0.3 % of population 0
Education expenditures 66 1.9 % of GDP 2019
Gross reproduction rate 67 1.05 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 163 6.1159 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 134 7.5 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 134 6.8 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 111 79.899 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 65 73.6 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 63 76.6 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 54 91.6 % 2019
Literacy - male 40 93 % 0
Literacy - total population 48 92.3 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 96 29 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 114 35.6104 years 0
Median age - male 78 32.1 years 0
Median age - total 70 33.9 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 41 25.6 2016
Net migration rate 73 1.5 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 135 5.2 % 2016
Physicians density 101 1.23 physicians/1,000 population 2020
Population 57 23.326 million 2023
Population growth rate 114 0.56 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 26 96.6 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 102 2.1 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 102 2.4 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 69 3.4 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 12 1.04 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 26 0.97 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 41 0.72 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 9 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 25 0.94 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 81 2.14 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 101 1.22 2025
Urbanization - urban population 174 19.2 2023
Transportation
Airports 109 18 2024
Heliports 65 1 2024
Merchant marine - total 88 96 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 42 436.200 million 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 59 5.882 million 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 74 34 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 25 3 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 56 1562 km 2016
Roadways - paved 40 16977 km 2010
Roadways - total 27 114093 km 2010
Waterways 101 160 km 2012

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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