Sri Lanka has a population of 20.4 million people, and a land mass of 62 000 km2. Life expectancy is 74 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 4065, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 3.1%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 87.1 billion.
Sri Lanka is ranked at place 100 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 91, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Sri Lanka in 2017 were NOK 53 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Sri Lanka at a value of 374 million.