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 3835, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 4.4%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 81.3 billion.
Sri Lanka is ranked at place 110 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Sri Lanka is ranked at place 83, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Sri Lanka in 2016 were NOK 59 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Sri Lanka at a value of 368 million.