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Table 2 : Agricultural Operators Classified by Educational Attainment and Sex
District
Number of Agricultural Operators
Total
All Groups
No Schooling
Passed Grade 5 or Below
Passed Grade 6 - 9
Passed G.C.E. O/L or Equivalent
Passed G.C.E. A/L or Equivalent
Passed Degree or Above
Education Unspecified
Male
Female
Male
Female
Male
Female
Male
Female
Male
Female
Male
Female
Male
Female
Male
Female
Colombo 27,003 22,500 4,503 176 119 3,030 842 7,556 1,338 7,109 1,315 3,170 653 1,154 190 305 46
Gampaha 87,212 71,567 15,645 469 350 8,491 2,745 25,120 5,501 23,605 4,655 9,750 1,735 2,989 395 1,143 264
Kalutara 75,235 61,831 13,404 1,229 830 15,826 4,048 21,845 3,999 14,978 2,959 5,244 1,079 1,486 222 1,223 267
Kandy 104,008 84,864 19,144 3,299 2,258 23,655 5,793 27,976 5,460 18,958 3,661 7,629 1,401 2,222 310 1,125 261
Matale 63,880 54,465 9,415 2,354 1,351 19,437 3,380 19,250 2,582 8,881 1,419 3,074 446 703 90 766 147
Nuwaraeliya 46,105 38,417 7,688 1,472 1,045 12,322 2,476 13,470 2,263 7,542 1,328 2,327 365 501 58 783 153
Galle 103,562 84,411 19,151 2,152 1,554 24,202 6,623 30,405 5,667 17,494 3,351 6,775 1,337 1,732 250 1,651 369
Matara 89,908 74,032 15,876 3,099 2,174 25,464 5,773 23,944 3,860 14,058 2,627 4,564 915 1,273 155 1,630 372
Hambantota 86,271 72,165 14,106 3,803 3,242 28,400 5,104 23,771 3,166 10,939 1,696 3,182 530 820 87 1,250 281
Jaffna 25,011 21,204 3,807 174 39 4,226 953 9,043 1,738 5,519 786 1,383 174 425 48 434 69
Mannar 5,136 4,624 512 70 16 2,094 266 1,578 142 645 60 151 15 23 2 63 11
Vavuniya 12,694 10,534 2,160 328 225 3,840 961 4,336 690 1,470 206 301 33 77 5 182 40
Mullaitivu 11,679 10,143 1,536 229 90 3,403 644 4,257 554 1,573 171 410 29 71 13 200 35
Kilinochchi 13,385 11,113 2,272 167 130 3,323 810 5,301 940 1,811 290 272 59 34 4 205 39
Batticaloa 20,645 18,379 2,266 2,521 494 9,620 1,044 3,659 425 1,527 211 569 44 256 11 227 37
Ampara 54,416 47,833 6,583 2,673 1,289 17,705 2,548 17,046 1,848 6,644 597 2,386 175 762 21 617 105
Trincomalee 18,650 15,666 2,984 630 417 6,579 1,415 5,827 818 1,879 253 441 39 99 3 211 39
Kurunegala 245,424 202,101 43,323 5,289 4,374 61,199 16,058 73,606 12,679 39,891 6,664 14,645 2,325 3,827 403 3,644 820
Puttalam 67,064 53,498 13,566 1,430 868 16,819 5,116 20,221 4,542 9,419 1,970 3,624 696 944 117 1,041 257
Anuradhapura 147,664 123,678 23,986 4,195 2,898 42,403 9,340 50,408 7,369 18,857 3,109 4,800 715 978 69 2,037 486
Polonnaruwa 57,842 49,518 8,324 1,902 1,064 18,557 3,348 20,952 2,702 5,599 800 1,433 210 242 17 833 183
Badulla 89,270 76,712 12,558 6,023 2,991 25,905 3,947 25,452 3,010 12,709 1,747 4,084 562 1,150 99 1,389 202
Moneragala 80,368 69,636 10,732 5,079 2,494 27,325 4,007 25,070 2,767 8,404 1,018 2,170 236 466 26 1,122 184
Ratnapura 133,242 115,724 17,518 5,956 2,869 41,475 6,146 42,318 4,658 16,875 2,411 5,359 819 1,111 89 2,630 526
Kegalle 82,667 68,512 14,155 1,616 1,361 18,037 4,389 23,838 4,095 16,454 2,844 5,840 1,006 1,445 169 1,282 291
Sri Lanka
1,748,341 1,463,127 285,214 56,335 34,542 463,337 97,776 526,249 272,840 46,148 46,148 93,583 15,598 24,790 2,853 25,993 5,484
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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