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SRI LANKA. By: Christina Seo. SRI LANKA. POPULATION. 20.33 million. BIRTH RATE. 17.04 births/ 1,000 people. DEATH RATE. 5.96 deaths/ 1,000 people. NET MIGRATION RATE. 1.95 migrants/ 1,000 population. INFANT MORTALITY RATE. 9.47 deaths/ 1,000 live births . LIFE EXPECTANCY.

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  1. SRI LANKA By: Christina Seo


  3. POPULATION 20.33 million

  4. BIRTH RATE 17.04 births/ 1,000 people

  5. DEATH RATE 5.96deaths/ 1,000 people

  6. NET MIGRATION RATE 1.95 migrants/ 1,000 population

  7. INFANT MORTALITY RATE 9.47 deaths/ 1,000 live births 

  8. LIFE EXPECTANCY 75.94 years

  9. GROWTH RATE 1.o%

  10. EDUCATION LEVELS School Life Expectancy (primary ~ tertiary) = 13 years -females = 13 years -males = 12 years -male: 17.1% -female: 27.9% Literacy:age 15 and over can read and write total population: 91.2% male: 92.6% female: 90%

  11. PRIMARY INDUSTRIES • Tea • 4th largest producer of tea • Rubbery • 80% of rubber production is exported • Textile and Garment • Annual imports of fabric are estimated >$1.2 billion (US $) • Demand for accessories at >$100 million (US $) • Leisure • hosts over 400,000 tourists annually (which is a lot) • ICT and Electronics Development •  serves as headquarters for one of the largest software development companies in South-East Asia

  12. EMPLOYMENT LEVELS • Unemployment rate = 5.1% • Population below poverty line= 8.9% • Labor force = 8.194 million  • Labor force - by occupation:agriculture: 31.8% industry: 25.8% services: 42.4%

  13. INCOME PER CAPITA • Per capita income yearly of $2,923 • Economy grew at a rate of 6.4% in 2012 • GDP per capita = $1,884.23


  15. KEY CURRENT EVENTS < http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/10/world/meast/saudi-arabia-sri-lankan-maid/> • This article talks about the unfair beheading of a Sri Lankan woman who worked as a maid in Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Arabian government had unfairly tried her for killing a toddler, not allowing her a lawyer or translator or anything else that gave her the opportunity to talk about her case. Although she was underage at the time, she was ultimately beheaded despite pleas of pardon and leniency from the Sri Lankan government and its president, President MahindaRajapaksa

  16. DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSTITION PHASE • Phase 2: transitional • High birth rates • Decreasing death rates • Increasing population • Rise in industry and economy • Many are educated and literate • One of the top technological advanced Southeast Asian country

  17. FUN FACT • Sri Lanka is the home of the Temple of the Tooth Relic and many other religious and historical amazements (see slide 2)

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