Number of banks reached 25.0 banks in 2015 in Sri Lanka, according to the National Central Bank. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, number of banks in Sri Lanka reached an all time high of 25.0 banks in 2014 and an all time low of banks in. When compared to Sri Lanka's main peers, number of banks in India amounted to 157 banks, 43.0 banks in Malaysia, 7.00 banks in Maldives and 25.0 banks in Myanmar in 2015.
Sri Lanka has been ranked 76th within the group of 164 countries we follow in terms of number of banks, 10 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.