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Sri Lanka

 

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 Sri Lanka
All information: Sri Lanka
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:65,610 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:21,803,000 328,240,000
Official language:Sinhala English

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Government

Government form:Presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1948 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Colombo Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:332.3 33.4
Life expectancy males:73.4 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:80.1 years 81.1 years
Average age:31.4 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:15.83 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:6.65 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:-1.30 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:58 77
Civil rights:44 83
Health:60 74
Climate:57 64
Cost of Living:55 38
Popularity:24 85


Economy

Currency:Sri Lanka Rupee (1 LKR = 100 Cents) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:4.2 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:3.53 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:49.00 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:55.20 % 36.60 %
Average income:3,591 € 58,741 €
Corruption index:38 (bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:75,041 Mio €3.44 M € 19,092,826 M €58.17 M €
Gross national product:78,333 Mio €3.59 M € 19,280,405 M €58.74 M €
Exported goods:17,342 M €0.80 M € 2,258,389 M €6.88 M €
Imported goods:23,976 M €1.10 M € 2,782,006 M €8.48 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:114,093 km5.23 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:1,562 km0.07 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:160 km0.01 km 41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:970.004 3,6730.011
Airports:180.001 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:12.67 bn kWh581,112.69 kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:13.66 bn kWh626,519.29 kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:23.36 m t1,071.52 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+94 +1
Internet domain:.lk .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:2,473,875113 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:30,282,9841,389 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:9,5520 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:7,437,733341 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:3.60 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.96 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:10.7 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:0.01 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.6 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:85.0 % 77.0 %
Smokers:13.0 % 21.8 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Sri Lanka and United States

Daytime temperatures:28.9 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:21.5 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:27.7 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:80 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:20 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:136.8 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:6.0 7.2


Native languages

English:n/a 82.1 %
Sinhala:74.0 % n/a
Tamil:18.0 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
other:8.0 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:7.4 % 78.5 %
Buddhism:70.2 % 0.7 %
Hinduism:12.6 % 1.0 %
Islam:9.7 % 1.1 %
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
other:0.1 % 15.3 %