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CHAPTER II POPULATION

Figures on population are either those obtained at the Population Censuses or estimates based on Census figures and the Registrar General’s Vital statistics (Births and Deaths). The Population Censuses were taken in the 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911, 1921, 1931, (Partial census of a total count only) 1946, 1953, 1963, 1971, 1981, 2001 and 2012. The data given for these years are obtained from the respective Censuses while the data for the intercensal years are based on estimates.

2.1

Population by sex and district, census years
2.1a

Estimated mid year population by district, 2008 - 2012         
2.2

Urban population by sex and district, census years
2.3

Rural population by sex and district, census years
2.4

Population of principal towns by sex, census years
2.5

Estimated mid year population by sex and age group, 2008 - 2012
2.6

Population distribution by sex, age and district, Census 2001
2.7

Population by Divisional Secretariat Division and sex, Census 20012
2.8

Population density by district and census years
2.9

Disabled persons by sex, type of disability and district,Census 2001

Ethnic Group and Religion

2.10

Population by ethnic group and census years
2.11

Population by ethnic group and district, Census 1981, 2001, 2012
2.12

Percentage distribution of population by ethnic group and district, Census 1981, 2001,2012
2.13

Population by religion and census years
2.14

Population by religion and district, Census 1981, 2001
2.15

Percentage distribution of population by religion and district, Census 1981, 2001,2012
2.16

Number of housing units,households and average household size by district, Census 1981,2001,2012
2.17

Distribution of building units by type of unit and district - Census 2001