1 edition of Population problems of Sri Lanka found in the catalog.
Population problems of Sri Lanka
by Demographic Training and Research Unit, University of Sri Lanka, Colombo Campus in [Colombo]
Written in English
Proceedings of the Seminar on the Population Problems of Sri Lanka in the Seventies, 1975, Colombo, organized by the Demographic Training & Research Unit, University of Sri Lanka, Colombo Campus.
|Contributions||University of Sri Lanka, Colombo Campus. Demographic Training & Research Unit., Seminar on the Population Problems of Sri Lanka in the Seventies (1975 : Colombo, Sri Lanka)|
|LC Classifications||HB3636.8.A3 P67 1976|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 265 p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||265|
|LC Control Number||84903106|
Sri Lanka's population practices a variety of religions. As of the census % of Sri Lankans were Theravada Buddhists, % were Hindus, % were Muslims (mainly Sunni), % Roman Catholic, other Christians and % others. Widespread access to healthcare and increasing prosperity has accelerated the demographic and epidemiological transitions as Sri Lanka’s population ages. This is increasing prevalence and burden of non-communicable diseases - both chronic (diabetes, cancers, cardiovascular diseases, mental health issues etc.) and acute ailments such as injuries.
Gunawardena R.S. () Evolution of Population Policies in Sri Lanka. In: Kosiński L.A., Elahi K.M. (eds) Population Redistribution and Development in South Asia. GeoJournal Library, vol by: 2. Sri Lanka population density. Sri Lanka population density is people per square kilometer (/mi 2) as of May Density of population is calculated as permanently settled population of Sri Lanka divided by total area of the country. Total area is the sum of land and water areas within international boundaries and coastlines of Sri.
Country Tamil Population Percent Year Notes Refs In, %: census Sri Lanka 3,, %: census Malaysia 1,, %: Myanmar Africa: Mauritius, Réunion, Seychelles, South Africa. Islam is a minority religion in Sri Lanka. % of the Sri Lankan population practice Islam. 1,, persons adhere to Islam as per the census of Islam in Sri Lanka existed in communities along the Arab coastal trade routes in Ceylon as soon as the religion originated and had gained early acceptance in the Arabian Peninsula.
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Population Situation Analysis: Sri Lanka Introduction The main objective of this report is to review existing data and discover emerging issues of population in Sri Lanka in order to propose appropriate policy interventions which will facilitate the promotion of overall development in the country.
This book provides an overview of the development of a small country, which on the one hand, is unique, and on the other hand, is also an interesting reflection and microcosm of the global economy. Sri Lanka's development is one of the contrasts, complicated by social conflicts and ethnic tensions.
Social, political, economic and constitutional developments are considered. Information of Libraries in Sri Lanka Libraries in Sri Lanka by Provice National Library Data of Sri Lanka Health Services Selected Public Health Personnel Public Health Personnel by District – Activities of Health Campaigns Postal Services Population of Sri Lanka.
[United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.] Sri Lanka -- Population. Population. Sri Lanka. More like this: Similar Items Book: All Authors / Contributors: United Nations.
Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. OCLC Number: Description. At the end ofthe Sri Lanka population is expected to reach million people.
Current projections show that the population will reach its peak around at million people, after which the population will begin declining. It is noted that one in every seven persons ( million or % of total population) is an inter-provincial migrants while one in every five persons ( million or 20 percent of total.
The book of prisons Statistics of Sri Lanka is the 36th issue in this series and it portrays basic information on Prison. Structure of Prison Department, Convicted and Unconvicted prisoners and their distributions. These information will convince legislators, policy makers and other data users to detect where the loophole exist toFile Size: 3MB.
According to the census the population of Sri Lankagiving a population density of /km2. The population had grown by 5, (%) since the census (the last full census), equivalent to an annual growth rate of %.Birth rate: births/1, population ( est.).
Sri Lanka is a recently graduated Upper middle-income country with a GDP per capita of USD 4, () and a total population of million people. Following 30 years of civil war that ended inSri Lanka’s economy grew at an average percent during the.
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL STATISTICS OF SRI LANKA VOL. XL Rs. 3 POPULATION AND LABOUR FORCE Population by District and Sector and 14 Share Issues 10 GOVERNMENT FINANCE Summary of File Size: 1MB.
Statistics show that the population above the age of 60 years was million in which is % of the total population whereas projection shows that Sri Lanka would have elderly population of about million bywhich is % of the total population and byone-quarter of the population would be elderly.
Within the larger context of the bitter ethnic strife in Sri Lanka, this timely volume assembles a multidisciplinary group of scholars to explore the central issue of Tamil identity. Bringing historical, sociological, political, and geographical perspectives to bear on the subject, the contributors analyze various aspects of the Sri Lankan Tamil community as it strives to justify its rightful.
Throughout most of this decade, Sri Lanka has suffered from escalating violence. Once the envy of many developing countries for its educational and health care systems, the current crisis has reversed these achievements and damaged much of the social fabric of this small Indian Ocean country.
The conflict centers around years of pent-up frustrations between two ethnic groups - the largely. In the population of Sri Lankaand the average age increased from in to Urban population has increased from 3, (%) in to 4, (%) in the current year.
The population density of Sri Lanka has changed from in to in Get this from a library. Ageing population in Sri Lanka: issues and future prospects.
[Population Association of Sri Lanka.; United Nations Population Fund.;] -- On older people and government response in Sri Lanka; study emerged out of a seminar on ageing of the Sri Lankan population conducted by the PASL in collaboration with UNFPA, Colombo, Sri Lanka is the 57th most populated nation in the world, with roug, people, and an annual population growth rate of %.
Sri Lanka has a birth rate of births per 1, people and a death rate of deaths per 1, people. Population density is highest in western Sri Lanka, especially in and around the g code: + Officially known as The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, the population is slightly over 21 million.
Famous throughout the world, Lipton Tea got its start in Sri Lanka when Sir Thomas Lipton purchased a acre tea plantation in what was. Sri Lanka is a small island, but the population of wild elephants ranges from 2, to 4, making it the country with by far the highest density of elephants in the world.
Here are 10 key findings for Sri Lanka made in the report: Within South Asia, urbanization has been relatively slow in Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, and, for somewhat different reasons, Sri Lanka.
For Sri Lanka, official estimates indicate the share of the population living in towns and cities actually fell slightly between and. Currently, % of the population of Sri Lanka is urban (3, people in ) Population Density The population density in Sri Lanka is people per Km 2 ( people per mi 2), calculated on a total land area of 62, Km2 (24, sq.
miles).The government of Sri Lanka together with the respective local authorities has implemented several programmes for the improvement of slums and shanties in the city since early s.
A summary of these programmes is provided below. 1. Before Minimum Government Intervention –. The first national survey of Sri Lanka's wild elephants shows that the Indian Ocean island has a population of more than 5, – slightly higher than previous official estimates.