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Table 3A : Number of Agricultural Households and their Population by Age Group and Sex
District
No. of Agri. Households
Total Population of Agri. Households
Average Family Size
Less than 15 Years
15 - 49 Years
50 - 64 Years
65 Years and above
Total
Male
Female
Total
Male
Female
Total
Male
Female
Total
Male
Female
Colombo 27,018 114,166 4 20,996 10,825 10,171 60,030 30,224 29,806 21,937 10,612 11,325 11,203 5,281 5,922
Gampaha 87,383 368,083 4 71,094 36,704 34,390 196,684 97,754 98,930 66,925 32,101 34,824 33,380 15,643 17,737
Kalutara 75,537 323,261 4 66,053 33,967 32,086 170,650 85,624 85,026 55,541 26,558 28,983 31,017 14,714 16,303
Kandy 103,516 463,062 4 102,864 52,479 50,385 256,935 128,419 128,516 71,080 34,517 36,563 32,183 15,481 16,702
Matale 63,568 264,947 4 64,374 32,866 31,508 152,648 76,482 76,166 33,665 16,972 16,693 14,260 7,054 7,206
Nuwaraeliya 45,831 198,522 4 50,304 25,630 24,674 111,404 56,084 55,320 26,138 12,975 13,163 10,676 5,486 5,190
Galle 103,292 447,922 4 104,076 53,523 50,553 235,955 117,281 118,674 69,262 32,893 36,369 38,629 18,441 20,188
Matara 89,744 404,113 5 93,419 48,347 45,072 215,952 108,357 107,235 58,754 27,950 30,804 36,348 17,521 18,827
Hambantota 86,148 379,174 4 95,199 48,649 46,550 213,657 108,182 105,475 46,097 23,072 23,025 24,221 12,007 12,214
Jaffna 25,048 106,183 4 27,195 13,633 13,562 54,572 25,639 28,933 19,052 9,636 9,416 5,364 2,891 2,473
Mannar 5,121 22,341 4 7,339 3,705 3,634 12,032 6,082 5,950 2,435 1,249 1,186 535 310 225
Vavuniya 12,748 55,316 4 18,461 9,359 9,102 30,004 14,684 15,320 5,410 2,788 2,622 1,441 707 734
Mullaitivu 11,664 52,283 4 16,786 8,589 8,197 28,008 13,903 14,105 6,284 3,332 2,952 1,205 674 531
Kilinochchi 13,396 60,405 5 19,516 9,988 9,528 32,205 15,916 16,289 7,392 3,852 3,540 1,292 723 569
Batticaloa 20,628 92,189 4 32,733 16,635 16,098 48,602 24,095 24,507 8,992 4,772 4,220 1,862 1,176 686
Ampara 54,440 238,016 4 71,609 36,555 35,054 134,482 67,723 66,759 25,668 13,764 11,904 6,257 3,562 2,695
Trincomalee 18,667 80,663 4 26,069 13,319 12,750 43,763 21,928 21,835 8,233 4,188 4,045 2,598 1,332 1,266
Kurunegala 245,571 981,828 4 219,472 112,441 107,031 563,455 277,471 285,964 137,702 67,101 70,601 61,219 29,006 32,213
Puttalam 66,965 267,755 4 66,141 34,034 32,107 152,351 75,432 76,919 36,225 17,656 18,569 13,038 5,780 7,258
Anuradhapura 147,704 595,032 4 161,540 82,476 79,064 352,467 176,026 176,441 61,418 31,436 29,982 19,607 9,718 9,889
Polonnaruwa 57,672 237,660 4 62,711 32,160 30,551 138,988 70,436 68,552 27,249 14,108 13,141 8,712 4,470 4,242
Badulla 89,205 384,905 4 103,442 52,566 50,879 217,923 109,456 108,467 45,763 23,158 22,605 17,777 9,049 8,728
Moneragala 80,230 346,719 4 105,012 53,564 51,448 196,691 98,795 97,896 33,966 17,988 15,978 11,050 5,991 5,059
Ratnapura 132,007 562,229 4 139,979 71,036 68,943 314,123 158,720 155,403 75,737 38,229 37,508 32,390 16,641 15,749
Kegalle 82,319 351,099 4 73,819 37,903 35,916 189,828 94,630 95,198 58,471 28,286 30,185 28,981 14,036 14,945
Sri Lanka
1,745,422 7,397,873 4 1,820,203 930,953 889,253 4,123,409 2,059,343 2,063,686 1,009,396 499,193 510,203 445,245 217,694 227,551
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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