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Table 3A.1 : Number of Agricultural Households Operating Less than 2 Acres and their Population by Age Group and Sex
District
No. of Agricultural Households
Total Population of Agricultural 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 21,110 88,353 4 16,599 8,508 8,091 46,937 23,482 23,455 16,771 8,106 8,665 8,046 3,786 4,260
Gampaha 67,287 281,121 4 55,951 28,810 27,141 151,754 74,915 76,839 49,792 23,839 25,953 23,624 10,954 12,670
Kalutara 51,617 217,691 4 46,376 23,754 22,622 115,469 57,390 58,079 36,433 17,319 19,114 19,413 9,019 10,394
Kandy 81,120 360,146 4 81,987 41,690 40,297 199,944 99,200 100,744 54,487 26,360 28,127 23,728 11,176 12,552
Matale 39,258 159,642 4 40,305 20,404 19,901 91,389 45,340 46,049 19,567 9,734 9,833 8,381 3,975 4,406
Nuwaraeliya 36,996 158,498 4 41,645 21,222 20,423 89,038 44,491 44,547 19,958 9,847 10,111 7,857 3,953 3,904
Galle 77,182 329,197 4 78,846 40,324 38,522 173,768 85,778 87,990 49,972 23,621 26,351 26,611 12,391 14,220
Matara 64,239 284,254 4 69,742 36,035 33,707 151,919 75,662 76,257 39,617 18,875 20,742 22,976 10,756 12,220
Hambantota 42,906 183,327 4 50,257 25,540 24,717 102,866 51,538 51,328 20,124 9,975 10,149 10,080 4,699 5,381
Jaffna 20,780 87,782 4 22,989 11,496 11,493 45,043 21,113 23,930 15,489 7,797 7,692 4,261 2,282 1,979
Mannar 1,478 6,012 4 2,053 1,037 1,016 3,183 1,541 1,642 584 281 303 192 112 80
Vavuniya 6,291 26,961 4 9,787 5,004 4,783 14,252 6,871 7,381 2,285 1,126 1,159 637 277 360
Mullaitivu 3,496 14,950 4 5,257 2,698 2,559 7,862 3,810 4,052 1,512 764 748 319 169 150
Kilinochchi 5,705 24,813 4 8,525 4,372 4,153 12,936 6,318 6,618 2,838 1,436 1,402 514 268 246
Batticaloa 6,030 26,402 4 9,803 5,000 4,803 13,730 6,646 7,084 2,323 1,236 1,087 546 322 224
Ampara 13,475 55,006 4 18,368 9,360 9,008 30,577 15,003 15,574 4,755 2,542 2,213 1,306 689 617
Trincomalee 7,350 31,074 4 11,321 5,779 5,542 16,785 8,260 8,525 2,467 1,256 1,211 501 277 224
Kurunegala 149,902 583,976 4 139,257 71,019 68,238 336,911 164,690 172,221 75,879 36,750 39,129 31,929 14,387 17,542
Puttalam 36,234 143,259 4 35,880 18,564 17,316 81,348 39,943 41,405 19,193 9,018 10,175 6,838 2,886 3,952
Anuradhapura 66,691 254,707 4 79,252 40,450 38,802 149,308 73,550 75,758 19,839 9,853 9,986 6,308 2,946 3,362
Polonnaruwa 18,447 72,851 4 21,396 10,908 10,488 42,491 21,308 21,183 6,711 3,427 3,284 2,253 1,113 1,140
Badulla 59,108 248,415 4 69,648 35,267 34,381 139,389 69,183 70,206 28,093 14,025 14,068 11,285 5,455 5,830
Moneragala 25,391 101,948 4 33,469 17,109 16,360 56,948 28,286 28,662 8,670 4,484 4,186 2,861 1,410 1,451
Ratnapura 88,412 366,301 4 95,756 48,541 47,215 204,058 102,169 101,889 47,055 23,548 23,507 19,432 9,686 9,746
Kegalle 59,536 250,792 4 55,203 28,308 26,895 136,908 67,888 69,020 40,027 19,399 20,628 18,654 8,804 9,850
Sri Lanka
1,050,041 4,357,478 4 1,099,672 561,199 538,473 2,414,813 1,194,375 1,220,438 584,441 284,618 299,823 258,552 121,792 136,760
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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