Sri Lanka Birth Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Sri Lanka birth rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Sri Lanka in 2020 is 15.431 births per 1000 people, a 1.88% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for Sri Lanka in 2019 was 15.726 births per 1000 people, a 1.85% decline from 2018.
  • The birth rate for Sri Lanka in 2018 was 16.022 births per 1000 people, a 1.4% decline from 2017.
  • The birth rate for Sri Lanka in 2017 was 16.249 births per 1000 people, a 1.37% decline from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2020 Birth Rate
Angola 40.118
Nigeria 37.269
Zambia 35.733
Cameroon 34.706
Mauritania 33.066
Sudan 31.705
Solomon Islands 31.677
Sao Tome and Principe 31.112
Timor-Leste 29.013
Vanuatu 28.993
Ghana 28.826
Kenya 28.286
Pakistan 27.530
Kiribati 27.163
Papua New Guinea 26.691
Lesotho 26.173
Eswatini 25.700
Egypt 25.377
Mongolia 22.882
Cambodia 21.795
Bolivia 21.374
Honduras 21.210
Djibouti 20.803
Micronesia 20.544
Uzbekistan 20.523
Philippines 20.177
Nicaragua 20.019
Cabo Verde 18.856
Morocco 18.327
El Salvador 17.890
Bangladesh 17.714
Indonesia 17.650
India 17.592
Myanmar 17.339
Bhutan 16.805
Tunisia 16.779
Vietnam 16.223
Sri Lanka 15.431
Georgia 13.034
Moldova 9.835
Ukraine 9.211
Sri Lanka - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2020 15.431 -1.880%
2019 15.726 -1.850%
2018 16.022 -1.400%
2017 16.249 -1.370%
2016 16.475 -1.360%
2015 16.702 -1.340%
2014 16.928 -1.320%
2013 17.155 -1.400%
2012 17.399 -1.380%
2011 17.643 -1.360%
2010 17.887 -1.350%
2009 18.131 -1.330%
2008 18.375 -0.230%
2007 18.417 -0.230%
2006 18.459 -0.230%
2005 18.502 -0.230%
2004 18.544 -0.230%
2003 18.586 0.090%
2002 18.569 0.090%
2001 18.552 0.090%
2000 18.536 0.090%
1999 18.519 0.090%
1998 18.502 -1.360%
1997 18.758 -1.350%
1996 19.014 -1.330%
1995 19.271 -1.310%
1994 19.527 -1.290%
1993 19.783 -2.070%
1992 20.201 -2.020%
1991 20.618 -1.990%
1990 21.036 -1.940%
1989 21.453 -1.910%
1988 21.871 -3.490%
1987 22.661 -3.370%
1986 23.451 -3.250%
1985 24.240 -3.160%
1984 25.030 -3.060%
1983 25.820 -1.490%
1982 26.211 -1.470%
1981 26.602 -1.440%
1980 26.992 -1.430%
1979 27.383 -1.410%
1978 27.774 -0.750%
1977 27.985 -0.750%
1976 28.197 -0.740%
1975 28.408 -0.740%
1974 28.620 -0.730%
1973 28.831 -2.550%
1972 29.585 -2.490%
1971 30.339 -2.420%
1970 31.093 -2.370%
1969 31.847 -2.310%
1968 32.601 -1.550%
1967 33.114 -1.530%
1966 33.628 -1.500%
1965 34.141 -1.480%
1964 34.655 -1.460%
1963 35.168 -1.840%
1962 35.828 -1.810%
1961 36.488 -1.770%
1960 37.147 -1.750%
1959 37.807 -1.720%
1958 38.467 0.460%
1957 38.289 0.460%
1956 38.112 0.470%
1955 37.934 0.470%
1954 37.757 0.470%
1953 37.579 0.480%
1952 37.401 0.480%
1951 37.224 0.480%
1950 37.046 0.000%