For that indicator, United Nations Population Division provides data for Sri Lanka from 1960 to 2018. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 49.65 percent with a minumum of 47.51 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 51.98 percent in 2018.
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Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.