Sri Lanka Birth Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Sri Lanka birth rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Sri Lanka in 2021 is 15.135 births per 1000 people, a 1.92% decline from 2020.
  • The birth rate for Sri Lanka in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2021 Birth Rate
Angola 39.716
Nigeria 36.855
Zambia 35.459
Cameroon 34.255
Mauritania 32.662
Sudan 31.377
Solomon Islands 31.160
Sao Tome and Principe 30.792
Timor-Leste 28.649
Vanuatu 28.592
Ghana 28.452
Kenya 27.976
Pakistan 27.034
Kiribati 26.707
Papua New Guinea 26.422
Lesotho 25.742
Eswatini 25.194
Egypt 24.796
Mongolia 22.102
Cambodia 21.330
Bolivia 21.121
Honduras 20.912
Djibouti 20.357
Micronesia 20.352
Philippines 19.978
Uzbekistan 19.875
Nicaragua 19.594
Cabo Verde 18.439
Morocco 17.964
El Salvador 17.644
Bangladesh 17.391
India 17.377
Indonesia 17.372
Myanmar 17.158
Bhutan 16.461
Tunisia 16.312
Vietnam 15.863
Sri Lanka 15.135
Georgia 12.753
Moldova 9.678
Ukraine 9.013
Sri Lanka - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2021 15.135 -1.920%
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%