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Table 7 : Agricultural Holdings Reporting Paddy by Size Class
 Extent in Acres
District
No. of Holdings Reporting Paddy
Paddy Extent
Operated Paddy Extent (Owned by Operator or Owned by Others)
Less than 1/2 Acre
1/2 - < 1 Acre
1 - <2 Acres
2 - <5 Acres
5 Acres and above
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
Colombo 12,594 9,944 3,628 938 4,971 2,897 3,165 3,651 766 1,902 64 556
Gampaha 34,457 26,075 13,033 3,353 11,822 7,049 7,213 8,420 2,159 5,451 228 1,802
Kalutara 36,576 34,850 8,475 2,218 13,356 7,871 10,962 12,741 3,400 8,700 383 3,320
Kandy 47,375 36,353 15,773 4,043 17,041 9,924 10,670 12,465 3,710 8,813 160 1,108
Matale 36,940 37,602 7,461 1,957 12,421 7,101 10,888 12,645 5,907 14,055 252 1,844
Nuwara Eliya 18,820 13,893 5,397 1,304 7,836 4,482 4,478 5,247 1,077 2,623 32 237
Galle 38,614 37,256 8,344 2,205 14,305 8,487 11,814 13,865 3,752 9,637 399 3,060
Matara 39,935 36,232 12,096 3,206 13,932 8,960 10,212 12,751 3,391 8,953 304 2,362
Hambantota 37,040 67,007 3,149 785 5,231 3,042 10,746 13,085 16,722 42,235 1,192 7,861
Jaffna 12,494 13,405 2,537 796 4,527 3,039 3,672 4,534 1,637 4,181 118 856
Mannar 4,919 14,386 36 9 204 120 1,402 1,574 2,542 6,743 735 5,941
Vavuniya 5,802 14,683 61 15 550 309 1,713 1,891 2,783 7,402 695 5,065
Mullaitivu 6,617 17,874 10 2 292 166 1,667 1,970 4,017 10,694 631 5,042
Kilinochchi 7,189 19,282 38 10 322 194 2,483 3,086 3,600 9,681 741 6,312
Batticaloa 15,666 59,215 79 19 324 196 2,464 2,870 8,868 23,882 3,927 32,248
Ampara 43,732 115,996 332 85 2,076 1,164 9,137 10,698 28,268 74,380 3,907 29,668
Trincomalee 14,069 33,863 205 53 915 536 3,510 4,050 8,621 23,179 814 6,045
Kurunegala 153,858 154,245 35,383 9,062 53,663 31,044 42,326 50,014 20,910 52,829 1,575 11,296
Puttalam 21,463 32,560 1,394 355 4,581 2,517 8,209 9,339 6,673 16,415 606 3,933
Anuradhapura 101,444 189,613 3,583 896 17,362 9,515 32,471 37,626 43,952 113,215 4,076 28,360
Polonnaruwa 49,880 112,618 426 106 3,956 2,139 11,361 13,561 31,542 79,949 2,595 16,863
Badulla 55,478 50,388 19,704 4,674 15,741 8,970 9,957 11,320 9,820 23,655 252 1,769
Moneragala 33,309 38,244 3,909 961 10,529 5,690 11,617 12,745 6,947 16,464 307 2,385
Ratnapura 38,108 33,673 9,432 2,421 14,247 8,307 10,245 11,854 3,980 9,569 202 1,522
Kegalle 30,697 18,779 14,469 3,606 10,787 6,647 4,355 5,300 995 2,542 89 683
Sri Lanka
897,076 1,218,036 168,954 43,079 240,991 140,366 236,737 277,302 226,039 577,149 24,284 180,138
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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