People [1]

People

Population 21,444,000 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 1.13 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 51.702 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 18.384 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 7.5 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 75.284 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 13 billion kWh (2015) #87
Consumption 12 billion kWh (2015) #84
Exports 0 billion kWh (2015) #83
Imports 0 billion kWh (2015) #98
Renewable Electricity Generation 6.3 billion kWh (2015) #71

Oil

Ranking
Production -0.6 thousand bbl/day (2017) #178
Consumption 107 thousand bbl/day (2015) #75
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 34.86 thousand bbl/day (2013) #60
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2018) #70

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #76
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #110
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #47
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #71
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2018) #92

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 19 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 25,797,199 (2016 est.)
Highways 114,093 km (2010)
Internet Users 7,126,540 (2016 est.)
Railways 1,447 km (2014)
Telephones 2,479,802 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationSouthern Asia, island in the Indian Ocean, south of India
Total Area65,610 sq. km
Land Area64,630 sq. km
Water Area980 sq. km
Coastline1,340 km
Climatetropical monsoon; northeast monsoon (December to March); southwest monsoon (June to October)
Terrainmostly low, flat to rolling plain; mountains in south-central interior
Lowest PointIndian Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Pidurutalagala 2,524 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 7/6/2018
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017