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Table 7 : Agricultural Holdings Reporting Paddy by Size Class
 Extent in Hectares
District
No. of
Holdings
Reporting
Paddy
Paddy
Extent
Operated Paddy Extent (Owned by Operator or Owned by Others)
Less than 1 Hectare
1 - < 2 Hectares
2 Hectares and above
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
Colombo 12,594 4,028 12,199 3,392 331 411 64 225
Gampaha 34,457 10,562 33,252 8,605 975 1,227 228 730
Kalutara 36,576 14,117 34,555 10,709 1,636 2,059 385 1,348
Kandy 47,375 14,725 45,765 12,585 1,428 1,689 161 451
Matale 36,940 15,231 34,585 11,915 2,092 2,570 252 747
Nuwara Eliya 18,820 5,628 18,336 4,989 452 543 32 96
Galle 38,614 15,091 36,395 11,554 1,818 2,294 401 1,244
Matara 39,935 14,676 37,848 11,466 1,778 2,244 309 967
Hambantota 37,040 27,142 25,898 12,377 9,948 11,577 1,194 3,188
Jaffna 12,494 5,430 11,587 4,103 785 978 119 348
Mannar 4,919 5,827 2,869 1,686 1,315 1,735 735 2,406
Vavuniya 5,802 5,947 3,568 1,906 1,539 1,989 695 2,052
Mullaitivu 6,617 7,240 3,656 2,235 2,330 2,963 631 2,042
Kilinochchi 7,189 7,810 4,377 2,577 2,066 2,676 741 2,556
Batticaloa 15,666 23,986 6,668 4,336 5,066 6,586 3,928 13,064
Ampara 43,732 46,986 18,123 10,185 21,689 24,780 3,908 12,019
Trincomalee 14,069 13,717 7,976 4,596 5,275 6,672 814 2,449
Kurunegala 153,858 62,479 141,752 45,075 10,528 12,824 1,577 4,580
Puttalam 21,463 13,189 17,370 7,540 3,486 4,054 607 1,595
Anuradhapura 101,444 76,805 66,452 30,112 30,914 35,201 4,078 11,492
Polonnaruwa 49,880 45,618 23,559 12,759 23,724 26,024 2,597 6,835
Badulla 55,478 20,410 49,483 13,440 5,739 6,254 252 716
Moneragala 33,309 15,491 30,160 11,197 2,842 3,329 307 966
Ratnapura 38,108 13,640 36,321 11,112 1,583 1,912 202 616
Kegalle 30,697 7,607 30,126 6,738 479 590 90 279
Sri Lanka
897,076 493,382 732,880 257,189 139,818 163,181 24,307 73,011
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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