SRI LANKA

historical demographical data of the whole country


population year   population year   population year   population year   population year
                           
235,0 1700   3912,0 1900   5707,0 1930   9890,0 e1960m   16990,0 e1990m
276,0 1740   3577,0 1901   5306,9 c1931   10134,0 e1961m   17240,0 e1991m
349,0 1770   4371,0 1902   5788,0 1932   10383,0 e1962m   17400,0 e1992m
482,0 1800   4156,0 1903   5825,0 1933   10582,1 c1963   17620,0 e1993m
522,0 1805   4233,0 1904   5875,0 1934   10971,0 e1964m   17865,0 c1994
578,0 1810   4383,0 1905   5897,0 1935   11164,0 e1965m   18114,0 e1995m
639,0 1815   3985,0 1906   5943,0 1936   11439,0 e1966m   18300,0 e1996m
707,0 1820   4467,0 1907   5758,0 1937   11703,0 e1967m   18552,0 e1997m
751,0 1823   7964,0 1908   6045,0 1938   11992,0 e1968m   18778,0 e1998m
962,0 1830   4585,0 1909   6095,0 1939   12252,0 e1969m   18985,0 e1999m
1168,0 1834   4668,0 1910   6134,0 1940   12516,0 e1970m   19238,6 e2000m
1283,0 1838   4106,0 1911   5981,0 1941   12711,1 c1971   19410,0 c2001p
1421,6 1841   4784,0 1912   6191,0 1942   12861,0 e1972m     2002
1442,0 1843   4811,0 1913   6271,0 1943   13091,0 e1973m     2003
1556,0 1847   4838,0 1914   6442,0 1944   13284,0 e1974m     2004
1627,8 1851   4905,0 1915   6650,0 1945   13514,0 e1975m   20008,0 2005ep
1710,0 1854   4971,0 1916   6695,6 c1946   13730,0 e1976m     2006
1728,0 1857   5040,0 1917   7037,0 1947   13940,0 e1977m     2007
1919,5 1861   5109,0 1918   7244,0 e1948m   14190,0 e1978m     2008
2051,0 1864   5179,0 1919   7455,0 e1949m   14470,0 e1979m     2009
2093,8 1867   5250,0 1920   7678,0 e1950m   14750,0 e1980m   21026,0 2010ep
2405,3 1871   4497,7 c1921   7876,0 e1951m   14846,8 c1981     2011
2324,0 187X   5367,0 1922   8074,0 e1952m   15190,0 e1982m     2012
2556,8 1876   5426,0 1923   8290,0 e1953m   15420,0 e1983m     2013
2764,0 1881   5452,0 1924   8520,0 e1954m   15600,0 e1984m     2014
2850,0 1886   5505,0 1925   8723,0 e1955m   15840,0 e1985m   22009,0 2015ep
2863,0 1887   5545,0 1926   8929,0 e1956m   16120,0 e1986m   22923,0 2020ep
3008,5 1891   5591,0 1927   9165,0 e1957m   16360,0 e1987m   23749,0 2025ep
3524,0 1893   5730,0 1928   9388,0 e1958m   16590,0 e1988m   24493,0 2030ep
3235,3 1896   5669,0 1929   9625,0 e1959m   16810,0 e1989m   26146,0 2050ep
                           

Particulars:
Figures in italic prior to 1950 are from source "KB", these might show differences with other ones.
File created on 1996-01-22; revised on 2000-06-25; last modified on 2003-07-23 by Jan Lahmeyer

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