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Sri Lanka's Urban population(2021)

Sri Lanka's latest "Urban population" is 4,178,622.(2021's Research)

Sri Lanka's latest Urban population(2021)
CountryUrban population
Sri Lanka4,178,622

※ Details
The newest updated about survey by for 2021.
(Confirmed on July 2, 2022, 12:00 am.)
Statistical data for 2021 will be reflected immediately upon release.

Transition Chart Of Sri Lanka's Urban population(1960 - current year)

So how has the current "4,178,622" Urban population in Sri Lanka changed compared to the past?

The following transition graph(line chart) shows "Urban population" in Sri Lanka from 1960 to 2021.

Animation Chart showing the yearly change

*Here is a chart that shows the transition from 1960 to 2021 as a moving year-by-year graph. It is also comparable to the total population.

*If you choose to view Other Statistics, you will be able to compare "Urban population" with over 270 statistics for Sri Lanka.

Changes in the global ranking of Sri Lanka's "Urban population" (full history)

The following Bar Chart Race shows the changes in the global ranking of Sri Lanka's "Urban population".

The entire history of Sri Lanka's world ranking from 1960 to 2021 is visualized in Bar Chart Race.

*How to see the graph
Sri Lanka is marked with a red frame, and an UP arrow is displayed on the right side when the ranking goes up, and a DOWN arrow is displayed when it goes down.

You can see where Sri Lanka's "Urban population" has been ranked in the world.


Overall view of the chart (still image)

This is the overall chart of the Sri Lanka' Urban population graph above.

Transition Chart Of Sri Lanka's Urban population(1960 - 2021)

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※【data detail】
Line 1:Years, Line 2:Urban population

Also below is a list of "Sri Lanka's Urban population" from 1960 to 2021. 👆Scrollable horizontally.

A list of data on Sri Lanka's Urban population(1960 to 2021) 👆Scrollable horizontally
Urban population1,622,475.001,677,723.001,734,301.001,792,675.001,846,015.001,901,061.001,958,272.002,017,240.002,077,381.002,137,617.002,197,241.002,255,982.002,313,877.002,371,584.002,429,808.002,489,269.002,550,067.002,611,907.002,674,344.002,736,531.002,797,718.002,852,354.002,892,525.002,931,704.002,971,044.003,010,891.003,051,556.003,092,779.003,133,605.003,173,474.003,211,332.003,247,617.003,282,021.003,314,121.003,342,593.003,367,277.003,387,295.003,403,633.003,417,928.003,433,298.003,451,323.003,473,139.003,497,775.003,524,535.003,551,533.003,577,319.003,601,999.003,625,538.003,648,476.003,670,930.003,692,904.003,714,802.003,716,533.003,746,058.003,785,336.003,828,283.003,882,481.003,942,265.004,003,749.004,052,088.004,101,702.004,178,622.00

Looking at the above graph of "Sri Lanka's Urban population", we can see that the data for 2021, the latest year available, is the highest.

In addition,it is 76920 more than the previous year, 2020, which means "Urban population" is going up.

In particular, when comparing the latest data with 1960, the year with the lowest data "Urban population", there is a 2.58-fold difference, showing how "Urban population" has increased.

Also, if you are looking for population growth trends rather than Urban population, please refer to this page for a special feature for your consideration.
➡ Population Trends in Sri Lanka (Past to Future Projections)

Comparison Bar Graph(Hight or Low? Sri Lanka vs USA )

How low or high is "Sri Lanka's Urban population"?

Comparing Urban population in Sri Lanka, Niger and Burkina Faso

First, let's compare "Urban population" in Niger and Burkina Faso, which have the world's closest populations to Sri Lanka.

Comparison Bar Graph Of Urban population(Sri Lanka vs Niger vs Burkina Faso )

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A chart comparing Urban population in Niger and Burkina Faso, which have similar populations to Sri Lanka.
CountryPopulationUrban population
Sri Lanka22,156,0004,178,622
Burkina Faso21,497,0976,715,693

Looking at the table above comparing Urban population, we see that

In particular, the comparison reveals that although Burkina Fasoand Sri Lanka are close to the first and second in population numbers in the world, there is an overwhelming difference in "Urban population".

Sri Lanka VS USA vs China vs Japan

Next, we will compare "Urban population" in Sri Lanka with that in USA and China and Japan.

Bar graph showing "Urban population" in Sri Lanka compared to USA and China and Japan

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A chart comparing "Urban population" in USA and China and Japan and Sri Lanka.
CountryPopulationUrban population
United States of America331,893,745275,050,303
Sri Lanka22,156,0004,178,622

From the above bar graph, we can see that among Sri Lanka, China and United States of America and Japan, Sri Lanka has the lowest value

In particular, the data is 211.3 times lower than that of China, 65.8 times lower than that of United States of America.

Compare Sri Lanka more with other countries

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Where does Sri Lanka rank in the world in terms of the "Urban population"?

Here is an easy-to-understand explanation, using tables and graphs, of where Sri Lanka ranks in the world's "Urban population".

Sri Lanka ranks 106th in the world in "Urban population"

First, let's take a look at "Sri Lanka's Urban population" and see how high it is in the world, using the world "Urban population" ranking chart.

The world Urban population ranking chart:Sri Lanka ranks 106th
RankCountryUrban population
104Costa Rica4,184,474
106Sri Lanka4,178,622
111Palestinian Territory, Occupied3,790,664

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Ranking of the world's highest "Urban population"

In this ranking table of the world's highest "Urban population", Sri Lanka ranks 106th out of 213 countries for which statistics are available, indicating that Sri Lanka is one of the countries in the world with a standard level of "Urban population".

Below is a graph that shows the yearly changes in the World ranking of "Urban population" and which cities or prefectures are in the top 10.

Top 10 Countries by "Urban population"

For more detailed ranking of the world's highest "Urban population", please refer to the entire list here.
➡ Ranking of the world's highest "Urban population"

World Average vs Sri Lanka vs Global Median

The following bar chart compares the average and median of the global ranking of "Urban population" with Sri Lanka.

Comparison Bar Chart Of Urban population(World Average vs Sri Lanka vs Global Median)

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Chart comparing Urban population in Sri Lanka with the world median (3,972,969) and average (20,718,802)
CountryUrban population
Sri Lanka4,178,622

※ Details

From the table here, we can see that "Sri Lanka's Urban population" is 16,540,180 lower than the average.

Moreover, when compared to the median of 3,972,969, we can see that Sri Lanka's Urban population "4178622" is slightly higher (1.05 times) than the median.

License and DataSet
Title"Sri Lanka's Urban population"
Period1960 to 2021
LicenseCC BY 4.0 - World Bank staff estimates based on the United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects: 2018 Revision.

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Frequently Asked Questions about "Sri Lanka's Urban population"

What is the latest data on "Urban population" in Sri Lanka?The latest "Urban population" in Sri Lanka that we can find in 2022 is 4,178,622. This data is from the 2021 survey and is in unit of People. More details.
By what percentage did "Urban population" in Sri Lanka increase from the previous year?It has increased by 1.88% from the previous year (2020). And "Urban population" in the previous year is 4,101,702.00 Show the trend graph from 1960 to 2021.
When was the last year that Sri Lanka's "Urban population" was at its highest?The year 2021 was the highest year. (4,178,622.00)
When was the last year that Sri Lanka's "Urban population" was at its lowest?The year 1960 was the lowest year. (1,622,475.00)
How many times higher is "Sri Lanka's Urban population" than in Japan?"Sri Lanka's Urban population" is 0.04 times that of Japan.Show graph
What is Sri Lanka's ranking in the world for "Urban population"?Sri Lanka is ranked 106th in the world.View the world ranking table of "Urban population".
Which countries have a similar "Urban population" to Sri Lanka?Cambodia (4,180,349) and Chad (4,022,553) have very similar data.
How many times is "Urban population" in Sri Lanka compared to the world average?It is 0.2 times lower than the world average.Find out more.
Is Sri Lanka's Urban population higher than the world median? It is 1.05 times higher than the world median.