Sri Lanka Life Expectancy 1950-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Sri Lanka life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Sri Lanka in 2020 is 77.06 years, a 0.22% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Sri Lanka in 2019 was 76.89 years, a 0.22% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Sri Lanka in 2018 was 76.72 years, a 0.22% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Sri Lanka in 2017 was 76.55 years, a 0.22% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Life Expectancy
Country Name 2020 Life Expectancy
Sri Lanka 77.06
Tunisia 76.79
Morocco 76.77
Vietnam 75.47
Honduras 75.34
Nicaragua 74.58
Georgia 73.81
Micronesia 73.52
El Salvador 73.42
Cabo Verde 73.05
Solomon Islands 73.01
Bangladesh 72.72
Ukraine 72.09
Egypt 72.06
Moldova 71.93
Bhutan 71.88
Indonesia 71.77
Uzbekistan 71.73
Bolivia 71.59
Philippines 71.28
Vanuatu 70.55
Sao Tome and Principe 70.43
Mongolia 69.94
Cambodia 69.88
India 69.73
Timor-Leste 69.56
Kiribati 68.46
Pakistan 67.33
Myanmar 67.17
Djibouti 67.07
Kenya 66.70
Sudan 65.41
Mauritania 64.99
Papua New Guinea 64.58
Ghana 64.17
Zambia 63.84
Angola 61.21
Eswatini 60.01
Cameroon 59.39
Nigeria 54.81
Lesotho 54.37
Sri Lanka - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 77.06 0.220%
2019 76.89 0.220%
2018 76.72 0.220%
2017 76.55 0.220%
2016 76.39 0.220%
2015 76.22 0.220%
2014 76.06 0.220%
2013 75.89 0.250%
2012 75.70 0.250%
2011 75.51 0.250%
2010 75.31 0.260%
2009 75.12 0.260%
2008 74.93 0.280%
2007 74.72 0.280%
2006 74.52 0.280%
2005 74.31 0.280%
2004 74.11 0.280%
2003 73.90 1.330%
2002 72.93 1.350%
2001 71.96 1.360%
2000 71.00 1.380%
1999 70.03 1.400%
1998 69.06 -0.280%
1997 69.25 -0.280%
1996 69.44 -0.280%
1995 69.64 -0.270%
1994 69.83 -0.270%
1993 70.02 0.320%
1992 69.80 0.320%
1991 69.58 0.320%
1990 69.35 0.320%
1989 69.13 0.320%
1988 68.91 -0.050%
1987 68.94 -0.050%
1986 68.98 -0.050%
1985 69.01 -0.050%
1984 69.05 -0.050%
1983 69.08 0.620%
1982 68.66 0.620%
1981 68.23 0.630%
1980 67.81 0.630%
1979 67.38 0.630%
1978 66.96 0.550%
1977 66.60 0.550%
1976 66.23 0.550%
1975 65.87 0.560%
1974 65.50 0.560%
1973 65.14 0.690%
1972 64.70 0.690%
1971 64.25 0.700%
1970 63.81 0.700%
1969 63.36 0.710%
1968 62.92 0.850%
1967 62.39 0.860%
1966 61.86 0.870%
1965 61.32 0.880%
1964 60.79 0.880%
1963 60.26 0.650%
1962 59.87 0.660%
1961 59.48 0.660%
1960 59.08 0.670%
1959 58.69 0.670%
1958 58.30 1.320%
1957 57.54 1.330%
1956 56.78 1.350%
1955 56.03 1.370%
1954 55.27 1.390%
1953 54.51 1.410%
1952 53.75 1.430%
1951 52.99 1.450%
1950 52.24 0.000%