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Table 1 : Agricultural Operators Classified by Age Group and Sex
District
Number of Agricultural Operators
Total
All Age Groups
Less than 20 Years
20 - 24 Years
25 - 34 Years
35 - 44 Years
45 - 54 Years
55 - 64 Years
65 and Above
Age Unspecified
Male
Female
Male
Female
Male
Female
Male
Female
Male
Female
Male
Female
Male
Female
Male
Female
Male
Female
Colombo 27,003 22,500 4,503 36 2 170 19 1,772 258 4,411 629 6,287 1,185 5,073 1,123 4,051 1,170 700 117
Gampaha 87,212 71,567 15,645 112 15 572 65 5,899 789 15,053 2,221 20,768 4,365 14,587 3,848 11,836 3,825 2,740 517
Kalutara 75,235 61,831 13,404 79 15 560 68 5,436 594 12,676 1,753 16,531 3,283 12,743 3,424 11,801 3,844 2,005 423
Kandy 104,008 84,864 19,144 52 11 715 94 7,548 879 19,999 2,778 24,460 4,998 16,770 4,889 12,989 5,058 2,331 437
Matale 63,880 54,465 9,415 97 6 865 49 7,727 627 15,580 1,725 15,007 2,675 8,028 2,104 5,970 2,013 1,191 216
Nuwaraeliya 46,105 38,417 7,688 74 8 621 61 5,394 586 10,710 1,547 9,773 2,086 6,014 1,721 4,344 1,406 1,487 273
Galle 103,562 84,411 19,151 67 14 699 84 8,475 866 19,277 2,510 22,245 4,616 15,801 4,684 15,470 5,856 2,377 521
Matara 89,908 74,032 15,876 60 12 661 69 7,494 684 17,137 2,078 19,444 4,007 13,111 3,618 14,186 4,959 1,939 449
Hambantota 86,271 72,165 14,106 117 15 1,282 100 9,816 716 19,296 2,288 19,859 3,937 9,665 2,705 10,171 3,962 1,959 383
Jaffna 25,011 21,204 3,807 13 2 143 14 1,388 178 3,975 588 6,624 1,095 4,760 953 2,868 724 1,433 253
Mannar 5,136 4,624 512 8 1 134 9 809 46 1,285 112 1,167 152 511 83 323 61 387 48
Vavuniya 12,694 10,534 2,160 13 3 254 32 2,046 262 3,104 542 2,698 572 1,221 404 737 269 461 76
Mullaitivu 11,679 10,143 1,536 18 3 213 10 1,675 140 2,498 312 2,711 488 1,614 315 830 187 584 81
Kilinochchi 13,385 11,113 2,272 18 6 325 56 2,053 278 2,631 521 2,949 665 1,694 411 866 238 577 97
Batticaloa 20,645 18,379 2,266 39 6 612 50 3,230 267 5,181 536 4,582 613 2,493 439 1,406 225 836 130
Ampara 54,416 47,833 6,583 82 14 941 126 8,174 718 14,138 1,327 12,462 1,908 6,713 1,352 3,580 889 1,743 249
Trincomalee 18,650 15,666 2,984 19 4 377 37 2,885 274 4,336 559 3,880 777 2,076 659 1,387 535 706 139
Kurunegala 245,424 202,101 43,323 279 39 2,473 226 24,281 2,229 54,730 7,334 58,911 12,928 30,814 9,733 24,392 9,759 6,221 1,075
Puttalam 67,064 53,498 13,566 96 29 1,098 148 8,155 1,086 14,446 2,602 14,960 3,890 7,668 2,902 4,975 2,538 2,100 371
Anuradhapura 147,664 123,678 23,986 270 55 3,056 487 24,455 2,994 37,666 5,406 31,940 6,924 14,102 4,233 8,733 3,249 3,456 638
Polonnaruwa 57,842 49,518 8,324 186 21 1,525 146 8,879 879 14,193 1,799 13,140 2,295 6,283 1,683 3,745 1,229 1,567 272
Badulla 89,270 76,712 12,558 105 21 1,323 131 12,173 1,024 22,744 2,439 19,582 3,430 11,099 2,743 7,812 2,435 1,874 335
Moneragala 80,368 69,636 10,732 153 18 1,580 147 12,847 987 21,263 2,395 18,162 3,197 8,373 2,011 5,515 1,687 1,743 290
Ratnapura 133,242 115,724 17,518 219 15 1,894 136 16,513 1,183 30,803 3,092 31,288 5,005 17,989 3,833 13,943 3,723 3,075 531
Kegalle 82,667 68,512 14,155 83 15 505 62 5,618 563 14,984 1,931 19,767 3,761 13,671 3,535 11,447 3,812 2,437 476
Sri Lanka
1,748,341 1,463,127 285,214 2,295 350 22,598 2,426 194,742 19,107 382,116 49,024 399,197 78,852 232,873 63,405 183,377 63,653 45,929 8,397
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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