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Table 1A : Number of Agricultural Holdings According to the Type of Holding
 Extent in Hectares
District
All Holdings
Holdings with Crops and Livestock
Holdings with Crops Only
Holdings with Livestock Only
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
Colombo 27,246 16,815 3,808 2,945 23,356 13,847 82 23
Gampaha 88,729 58,125 18,110 15,521 70,442 42,553 177 51
Kalutara 76,966 57,440 8,436 6,701 68,391 50,728 139 11
Kandy 104,802 60,762 17,865 12,053 86,563 48,619 374 89
Matale 64,806 49,575 15,231 13,613 49,458 35,927 117 35
Nuwara Eliya 46,962 24,415 8,768 4,963 38,090 19,431 104 21
Galle 106,181 67,808 7,700 5,657 98,345 62,142 136 9
Matara 91,768 63,411 7,054 5,840 84,676 57,567 38 4
Hambantota 88,785 81,946 9,231 10,450 79,314 71,421 240 75
Jaffna 25,303 12,919 19,658 10,240 5,476 2,620 169 60
Mannar 5,231 8,493 4,426 7,387 772 1,077 33 29
Vavuniya 12,850 13,296 6,568 7,731 6,191 5,485 91 80
Mullaitivu 11,814 15,891 9,701 13,481 2,080 2,385 33 24
Kilinochchi 13,534 15,583 11,053 12,985 1,925 2,231 556 367
Batticaloa 20,890 30,110 9,477 13,278 11,358 16,800 55 32
Ampara 55,302 69,671 18,844 25,501 36,338 44,094 120 77
Trincomalee 18,920 20,576 7,740 8,321 11,071 12,214 109 41
Kurunegala 252,042 216,652 71,790 73,118 179,676 143,366 576 168
Puttalam 68,862 64,667 27,793 28,021 40,462 36,330 607 316
Anuradhapura 150,613 147,773 32,565 37,518 117,346 109,988 702 267
Polonnaruwa 58,806 66,349 13,261 16,204 45,361 50,080 184 65
Badulla 91,004 63,514 23,040 20,286 67,825 43,200 139 28
Moneragala 81,723 91,228 20,808 29,463 60,822 61,724 93 41
Ratnapura 136,120 98,431 7,631 6,527 128,434 91,891 55 13
Kegalle 84,214 60,547 10,400 9,091 73,749 51,444 65 13
Sri Lanka
1,783,473 1,475,997 390,958 396,895 1,387,521 1,077,164 4,994 1,939
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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