Update to date information about population of sri lanka in 2018 population of sri lanka: today, historical, and projected population, growth rate, immigration, median age. Tamil, people originally of southern india who speak tamil, one of the principal languages of the dravidian family numbering about 64 million in the early 21st century (including about 3 million speakers in northern and eastern sri lanka), tamil speakers make up the majority of the population of tamil nadu state and also inhabit parts of. The history of tamil/sinhalese conflict in the 5th century bc, indo-aryan emigration from india created the sinhalese population in sri lanka. Sri lanka (/ s r i ː ˈ l ɑː ŋ k ə, - ˈ l they are distinguished from the native tamil population that has resided in sri lanka since ancient times. The demographics of sri lanka you may have noticed that the sri lankan tamils only make up around half of the tamil-speaking population in sri lanka.
Five per cent of sri lankans live in the northern province (of which tamils make up 93 per cent of the population) dfat country information report sri lanka 6. Sri lanka tours & travel home which created some tension with parts of the tamil population from 1983 to 2009 sri lanka endured an intermittent civil war. More information about sri lanka is available on the sri lanka page and from other department of state publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet.
According to the 2012 census there were 2,270,924 sri lankan tamils in sri lanka, 1121% of the population sri lankan tamils constitute an overwhelming majority of the population in the northern province and are the largest ethnic group in the eastern province. Provides an overview of sri lanka about a quarter of the population was its name to sri lanka 1976 - liberation tigers of tamil. Tamil population in sri lanka news: latest and breaking news on tamil population in sri lanka explore tamil population in sri lanka profile at times of india for photos, videos and latest news of tamil population in sri lanka.
Yes, we are i am a tamil from mumbai from a typical middle-class family, having spent almost all my life here so, until a few years ago, i was quite disconnected with what was happening in tn (protests) and sri lanka (war). Tamils total population tamils in sri lanka before the deluge at about 11600 yrs ,srilanka was a part of tamilnadu and tamil rulers of the ancient.
As of 1 january 2017, the population of sri lanka was estimated to be 20 875 018 people this is an increase of 050 % (104 269 people) compared to population of 20 770 749 the year before in 2016 the natural increase was positive, as the number of births exceeded the number of deaths by 202 723.
In sri lanka bbs and its cohorts see the growth of muslim and tamil population as a threat to their racial domination muslim population growth in sri lanka:. Sri lanka tamil diaspora tamil is an ancient dravidian language [xii] census of population and housing of sri lanka, 2012 [xiii].
Tamil canadian or canadian tamils have the largest sri lankan tamil population outside of sri lanka and india with approximately 145,000 people according to the most recent census of both statistics canada and the oecd (dated 2011). Sinhalese and tamil are the two languages that enjoy the status of being official languages what languages are spoken in sri lanka the population of sri lanka. Population: 19,238,575 note: since the outbreak of hostilities between the government and armed tamil separatists in the mid-1980s, several hundred thousand tamil civilians have fled the island. Democratic socialist republic of sri lanka with population statistics, maps, charts, weather and web information.Download