Sri Lanka is a minor power in Asia.
The country’s overall score declined by 0.3 points compared to 2019. The country is one of eighteen in the region to trend downward in its overall score in 2020, largely due to the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Sri Lanka exerts less influence in the region than expected given its available resources, as indicated by the country’s negative power gap score. While Sri Lanka is a net underachiever in Asia, its negative power gap improved in 2020.
Read more analysis in the Key Findings report. Explore further results in the Scores section.
A country’s weighted average across eight measures of power