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Table 18 : Number and Extent of Parcels by Type of Tenure and District
 Extent in Acres
District
Total Parcels
Type of Tenure
Singly Owned
Land Permits Under LDO\CLO
Ande
Jointly Owned
Without Taxes
Lands Without Permits
Any Other Form and Unspecified
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
Colombo 47,573 41,512 42,407 36,090 539 486 2,633 2,373 834 759 121 161 308 323 731 1,320
Gampaha 141,371 143,495 128,042 129,523 2,334 1,851 6,533 6,132 1,780 1,524 328 449 645 585 1,709 3,431
Kalutara 151,110 141,805 110,427 100,082 15,626 21,693 8,219 6,869 11,618 7,135 253 238 2,716 2,869 2,251 2,919
Kandy 194,135 150,007 149,623 111,891 19,024 17,096 15,408 11,832 3,029 2,386 398 378 3,412 2,636 3,241 3,788
Matale 127,936 122,390 97,504 92,645 7,250 8,498 14,346 11,736 2,058 1,621 238 193 3,604 4,036 2,936 3,661
Nuwara Eliya 86,707 60,274 60,817 42,604 7,379 5,450 10,412 6,481 2,454 1,806 306 172 3,536 2,292 1,803 1,469
Galle 190,059 167,402 136,074 119,613 27,881 25,670 8,921 8,216 8,048 5,277 555 505 5,513 5,115 3,067 3,006
Matara 180,870 156,547 131,538 116,139 9,865 9,395 20,287 15,843 8,394 5,865 525 463 6,067 4,656 4,194 4,186
Hambantota 148,098 202,305 86,917 116,420 26,407 35,071 13,700 22,274 4,316 4,803 786 931 12,422 17,709 3,550 5,097
Jaffna 51,902 31,895 39,936 24,875 293 182 9,867 5,854 207 99 1,377 755 47 30 175 100
Mannar 10,397 20,967 6,002 12,532 1,108 1,853 2,130 5,004 27 172 128 237 163 239 839 930
Vavuniya 17,416 32,824 10,578 20,384 4,779 8,400 1,216 2,598 16 43 256 420 393 775 178 204
Mullaitivu 17,521 39,230 6,501 14,427 8,350 19,001 1,435 3,413 110 117 485 960 578 1,205 62 107
Kilinochchi 17,901 38,472 10,501 23,010 4,183 8,653 1,676 3,950 3 11 484 643 954 1,935 100 270
Batticaloa 30,772 74,335 22,417 55,892 5,221 11,041 1,128 3,900 47 114 219 394 1,613 2,687 127 307
Ampara 96,884 172,001 44,978 86,058 30,610 49,123 6,094 13,747 205 392 322 530 10,688 16,271 3,987 5,880
Trincomalee 28,864 50,797 13,310 22,902 10,068 18,336 2,177 4,669 122 149 252 347 2,402 3,630 533 764
Kurunegala 517,643 534,860 415,084 423,943 31,610 38,487 41,203 35,230 10,003 8,965 933 1,268 10,519 14,515 8,291 12,452
Puttalam 94,613 159,646 69,854 116,082 14,837 24,885 4,168 6,769 713 1,047 296 607 2,683 4,186 2,062 6,070
Anuradhapura 290,593 364,814 169,822 209,343 67,747 88,291 19,991 28,368 2,599 2,728 1,518 1,600 21,286 25,587 7,630 8,897
Polonnaruwa 101,850 163,800 23,815 44,598 55,458 84,236 11,595 22,052 533 650 168 263 5,546 6,442 4,735 5,559
Badulla 180,436 156,800 126,940 103,187 21,798 26,060 12,055 7,816 3,552 1,996 544 415 9,841 11,416 5,706 5,910
Moneragala 135,396 225,219 58,169 90,810 43,142 74,140 6,375 10,563 940 952 313 466 23,138 43,371 3,319 4,917
Ratnapura 223,320 243,002 142,179 158,830 24,736 29,481 17,933 14,792 11,540 9,557 575 678 21,150 22,726 5,207 6,938
Kegalle 161,311 149,476 133,995 124,504 6,386 6,516 6,101 4,215 10,430 8,334 235 235 2,207 2,152 1,957 3,520
Sri Lanka
3,244,678 3,643,875 2,237,430 2,396,384 446,631 613,895 245,603 264,696 83,578 66,502 11,615 13,308 151,431 197,388 68,390 91,702
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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