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Sri Lanka - Urban population as a share of total population

18.4 (%) in 2017

In 2017, urban population for Sri Lanka was 18.4 %. Urban population of Sri Lanka increased from 17.4 % in 1968 to 18.4 % in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 0.11 %.

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What is urban population?

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects.

What is Sri Lanka urban population?

Date Value Change, %
2017 18.4 0.40 %
2016 18.3 0.30 %
2015 18.3 0.21 %
2014 18.2 0.11 %
2013 18.2 0.01 %
2012 18.2 -0.08 %
2011 18.2 -0.08 %
2010 18.2 -0.09 %
2009 18.2 -0.08 %
2008 18.3 -0.08 %
2007 18.3 -0.09 %
2006 18.3

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