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Table 2A : Composition of Agricultural Holdings by Category of Land
 Extent in Acres
District
All Holdings
Homegarden
Other Highland Owned and Operated
Other Highland Operated but Owned by Others
Paddy Land Owned and Operated
Paddy Land Operated but Owned by others
Other Land Operated in Any Other Form
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
Colombo 27,246 41,512 21,092 11,655 11,034 17,350 1,223 1,732 9,971 7,762 2,623 2,182 556 831
Gampaha 88,729 143,495 54,461 36,806 42,076 70,060 4,103 8,198 27,815 20,735 6,642 5,340 1,494 2,355
Kalutara 76,966 141,805 44,833 24,328 45,087 73,250 3,449 5,645 27,353 26,282 9,223 8,568 2,752 3,732
Kandy 104,802 150,007 55,400 29,455 61,242 74,827 4,922 6,831 33,708 25,359 13,667 10,994 2,110 2,541
Matale 64,806 122,390 30,153 21,455 38,283 54,634 3,903 5,702 24,604 26,173 12,336 11,429 2,099 2,996
Nuwara Eliya 46,962 60,274 20,453 9,592 29,110 30,834 4,897 4,312 11,955 8,712 6,865 5,181 2,006 1,643
Galle 106,181 167,402 35,408 14,894 84,264 108,564 3,542 4,406 30,320 29,030 8,294 8,226 1,813 2,282
Matara 91,768 156,547 32,350 17,591 61,789 88,831 6,056 7,978 22,422 19,039 17,513 17,193 5,855 5,916
Hambantota 88,785 202,305 42,475 35,621 44,601 76,687 6,549 10,259 23,596 41,933 13,444 25,074 7,032 12,731
Jaffna 25,303 31,895 22,169 7,931 10,242 7,471 4,938 2,813 8,978 10,019 3,516 3,386 372 274
Mannar 5,231 20,967 3,554 2,051 1,250 2,927 292 485 2,917 9,078 2,002 5,309 983 1,118
Vavuniya 12,850 32,824 8,772 7,794 5,212 9,137 476 868 4,535 11,608 1,267 3,074 151 342
Mullaitivu 11,814 39,230 4,251 5,306 7,142 13,804 644 1,407 5,101 14,486 1,516 3,388 481 838
Kilinochchi 13,534 38,472 7,662 7,885 6,043 10,353 378 454 5,693 15,041 1,496 4,241 315 497
Batticaloa 20,890 74,335 15,045 6,940 4,863 6,217 308 368 14,478 54,871 1,188 4,344 530 1,594
Ampara 55,302 172,001 46,710 33,191 7,477 13,676 1,033 1,656 35,506 97,351 8,226 18,645 3,440 7,483
Trincomalee 18,920 50,797 14,381 12,036 2,977 3,731 437 607 11,669 28,157 2,400 5,706 242 560
Kurunegala 252,042 534,860 135,063 108,197 139,178 243,099 10,717 20,904 114,393 116,329 39,465 37,916 4,957 8,414
Puttalam 68,862 159,646 33,366 34,835 33,847 70,589 3,540 10,408 16,737 25,250 4,726 7,309 5,674 11,254
Anuradhapura 150,613 364,814 122,387 98,628 37,973 58,239 4,973 7,280 76,189 149,352 25,255 40,260 7,754 11,054
Polonnaruwa 58,806 163,800 51,861 43,069 4,469 5,563 807 924 36,104 84,144 13,776 28,474 948 1,625
Badulla 91,004 156,800 43,526 32,703 52,628 63,699 5,595 5,960 41,440 40,721 14,038 9,668 3,255 4,050
Moneragala 81,723 225,219 49,636 59,452 42,391 91,946 5,398 11,301 25,527 29,361 7,782 8,882 8,940 24,276
Ratnapura 136,120 243,002 49,505 30,595 97,466 154,798 7,533 11,996 21,104 19,668 17,004 14,005 9,312 11,939
Kegalle 84,214 149,476 52,622 32,503 49,959 88,602 2,534 5,240 24,524 14,732 6,173 4,047 2,600 4,351
Sri Lanka
1,783,473 3,643,875 997,135 724,513 920,603 1,438,888 88,247 137,734 656,639 925,193 240,437 292,841 75,671 124,696
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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