Sri Lanka has a population of 20.9 million people, and a land mass of 62 000 km2. Life expectancy is 76 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 3853, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2019 with 2.3%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 84 billion.
Sri Lanka is ranked at place 99 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Sri Lanka is ranked at place 94, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Sri Lanka in 2020 were NOK 55 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Sri Lanka at a value of NOK423 million.