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Table 5A : Details on Coconut Cultivation
 Extent in Acres
District
Holdings Reporting Coconut
Extent under Systematic Cultivation
Scattered Plantation
Total Extent under Coconut *
No. of Toddy Tapping Trees
No. of King Coconut Trees
In Production
Not in Production
Number
Extent
Under Planted
Newly Planted
No. of Trees in Production
No. of Trees not in Production
Colombo 23,734 36,654 5,221 397 783 248,036 73,458 11,363 380 75,258
Gampaha 85,222 139,203 50,387 3,966 2,962 1,112,656 330,263 77,398 7,452 149,962
Kalutara 64,876 119,975 6,320 604 1,116 545,510 243,206 20,581 20,072 119,913
Kandy 76,128 115,139 2,886 266 194 499,062 212,853 14,942 882 36,210
Matale 51,165 101,809 8,203 355 1,359 396,085 230,495 20,005 1,175 21,404
Nuwara Eliya 18,585 30,189 432 21 51 61,258 50,072 2,338 172 2,144
Galle 91,552 146,580 5,917 539 604 695,150 362,203 24,140 4,223 140,601
Matara 80,353 140,306 9,566 1,019 998 719,911 431,185 29,749 1,824 101,715
Hambantota 69,413 159,972 23,135 3,065 3,106 689,284 522,965 46,446 2,442 51,697
Jaffna 20,804 26,769 1,167 84 129 159,171 57,959 4,915 2,155 10,649
Mannar 3,226 14,421 582 26 243 28,963 21,140 1,661 471 1,776
Vavuniya 8,094 20,651 199 25 173 27,404 38,412 1,470 238 3,939
Mullaitivu 8,912 31,302 3,367 583 1,685 44,264 42,755 6,503 2,212 5,307
Kilinochchi 10,318 30,523 2,374 232 1,140 83,339 63,728 5,965 1,822 3,041
Batticaloa 14,910 52,572 1,092 131 283 71,039 40,251 3,230 348 4,439
Ampara 44,596 139,991 803 53 201 228,171 225,671 8,567 848 33,697
Trincomalee 12,881 36,980 452 36 143 100,999 77,527 3,571 312 9,197
Kurunegala 230,204 498,013 179,172 16,481 16,337 1,518,597 779,795 233,815 2,837 129,190
Puttalam 57,751 133,527 49,522 2,666 5,758 460,091 239,395 66,938 21,036 37,230
Anuradhapura 116,969 299,611 6,658 612 2,627 667,973 760,852 33,096 3,391 80,824
Polonnaruwa 46,670 133,225 398 51 215 418,262 355,578 13,511 1,879 54,397
Badulla 42,762 95,303 515 97 514 109,951 195,488 6,119 583 8,224
Moneragala 66,794 190,930 4,713 439 3,154 441,761 598,079 25,199 3,647 37,056
Ratnapura 108,192 198,799 12,605 806 2,334 722,350 487,480 35,100 2,208 79,978
Kegalle 71,211 129,563 14,289 1,526 1,275 712,560 263,044 31,824 1,682 67,124
Sri Lanka 1,425,322 3,022,007 389,975 34,080 47,384 10,761,847 6,703,854 728,446 84,291 1,264,972
*Note : Total Extent under Coconut = (Systematic Cultivation in Production + Newly planted + Estimated Extent under Scattered)
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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