POPULATION CHARACTERISTICS
    CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING 2001
                Size and Age-sex Composition
  Population by district, size, intercensal increase and average growth rates, Census 1981 and Census 2001
  Population by district, sex, sex ratio and population density
  Population by 5 year age groups and sex
  Population by district, 5 year age groups and sex
                Sector Population
  Number and percentage of population by district and sector
                Dependency Population
  Total, young and old dependency ratios by district
                Martial Status
  Number and percentage of population by district and marital status
                Ethnicity and  Religion
  Number and percentage of population by district and ethnic group
  Number and percentage of population by district and religion
                Literacy and Speaking Ability
  literacy rates by district, sex and sector
  Percentage of population aged 10 years and over in major ethnic groups by district and ability to speak, Sinhala, Tamil and English languages
                School Attendance and Educational Attainment
  Percentage of population aged 5-34 years attending by district and educational institution
  Percentage of school attending population aged 6-19 years by district and age
  Percentage of children aged 6-14 years not attending school by district and sector
  Percentage of population aged 5 years and over by district and educational attainment
                Labour Force, Employment and Unemployment
  Labour force participation rates by district and sex
  Unemployment rates by district and level of education
  Percentage of not economically active population by district
                Employment Status and Sector of Employment
  Percentage of employed population  by district, employment status and employment sector
                Occupation and Industry
  Percentage of employed population by district and major groups of occupation
  Percentage of employed population by district and major groups of industry
  Number and percentage of agricultural and fishery workers and non-agricultural and fishery workers by district
  Percentage of employed population in agricultural and fishery sector by district and sub groups of occupation
  Percentage of employed population in non-agricultural and fishery sector by district and sector of occupation
                Migration
  Population, resident since birth, migrants and duration of residence by district of usual residence
                Fertility
  Average children born alive per ever married woman aged 15 years and over by district and sector

 

Department of Census and Statistics

P O Box 563, Colombo, Sri Lanka - Telephone: +94 112675297, Fax: 2697594 - Email:information@statistics.gov.lk