Sri Lanka

Risk of future displacement

Average expected number of displacements per year – for sudden-onset hazards:

IDMC uses information about the probability of future hazard scenarios to model displacement risk based on probable housing destruction. Find out how we calculate our metrics here and explore the likelihood of future displacement around the world here.

Latest GRID confidence assessment
Displacement type Returnees (Stock) IDPs (Stock)
Reporting units
Geographical disaggregation Subnational - admin 1 Subnational - admin 1
Geographical coverage All relevant areas covered All relevant areas covered
Frequency of reporting Every 6 months Every 6 months
Disaggregation on sex No No
Disaggregation on age No No
Data triangulation No Triangulation No Triangulation
Data on settlement elsewhere No No
Data on returns Yes No
Data on local integration No No
Data on deaths No No
Data on births No No

Latest figures analysis

IDMC’s estimate refers to people who remain in displacement following the conclusion of Sri Lanka’s 30-year civil war in 2009. IDMC's figure is based on data provided by the Government of Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Prison Reforms, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs.

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Latest GRID stock figure by year of data update

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