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Table 3A.2 : Number of Agricultural Households Operating 2 Acres to Less than 5 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 4,555 19,823 4 3,350 1,774 1,576 10,043 5,137 4,906 4,029 1,931 2,098 2,401 1,125 1,276
Gampaha 15,018 64,557 4 11,282 5,813 5,469 33,528 16,899 16,629 12,650 6,047 6,603 7,097 3,397 3,700
Kalutara 19,469 85,399 4 16,220 8,375 7,845 44,744 22,785 21,959 15,391 7,392 7,999 9,044 4,428 4,616
Kandy 18,804 86,358 5 17,940 9,229 8,711 47,956 24,472 23,484 13,689 6,730 6,959 6,773 3,416 3,357
Matale 20,947 90,070 4 21,217 10,957 10,260 52,591 26,606 25,985 11,585 5,977 5,608 4,677 2,452 2,225
Nuwaraeliya 7,764 35,183 5 7,778 3,974 3,804 19,687 10,157 9,530 5,326 2,711 2,615 2,392 1,295 1,097
Galle 21,743 98,559 5 21,318 11,105 10,213 51,769 26,125 25,644 15,671 7,508 8,163 9,801 4,892 4,909
Matara 21,216 99,375 5 19,970 10,294 9,676 52,885 26,939 25,946 15,744 7,447 8,297 10,776 5,392 5,384
Hambantota 35,706 160,580 4 37,957 19,493 18,464 91,029 46,451 44,578 20,893 10,627 10,266 10,701 5,454 5,247
Jaffna 3,822 16,429 4 3,807 1,940 1,867 8,468 4,007 4,461 3,190 1,644 1,546 964 529 435
Mannar 2,344 10,224 4 3,474 1,748 1,726 5,496 2,811 2,685 1,051 534 517 203 121 82
Vavuniya 4,775 20,509 4 6,622 3,318 3,304 11,212 5,498 5,714 2,113 1,114 999 562 288 274
Mullaitivu 5,538 25,115 5 8,164 4,138 4,026 13,368 6,643 6,725 3,047 1,645 1,402 536 304 232
Kilinochchi 5,353 24,340 5 7,935 4,057 3,878 13,088 6,494 6,594 2,833 1,500 1,333 484 269 215
Batticaloa 10,040 45,014 4 16,501 8,400 8,101 23,474 11,740 11,734 4,204 2,213 1,991 835 540 295
Ampara 32,946 144,640 4 42,731 21,839 20,892 81,899 41,424 40,475 16,246 8,655 7,591 3,764 2,168 1,596
Trincomalee 8,481 37,097 4 12,061 6,172 5,889 19,964 10,057 9,907 3,931 2,050 1,881 1,141 579 562
Kurunegala 75,156 309,146 4 64,708 33,235 31,473 177,193 87,787 89,406 46,184 22,741 23,443 21,061 10,394 10,667
Puttalam 23,148 92,956 4 23,392 11,965 11,427 53,393 26,672 26,721 11,987 6,016 5,971 4,184 1,909 2,275
Anuradhapura 66,778 276,853 4 69,277 35,335 33,942 165,020 82,822 82,198 32,518 16,850 15,668 10,038 4,986 5,052
Polonnaruwa 32,247 133,579 4 34,549 17,789 16,760 78,202 39,721 38,481 16,116 8,445 7,671 4,712 2,484 2,228
Badulla 26,405 118,880 5 29,907 15,257 14,650 68,301 34,857 33,444 15,214 7,817 7,397 5,458 3,019 2,439
Moneragala 44,251 194,254 4 57,866 29,376 28,490 110,602 55,610 54,992 19,603 10,453 9,150 6,183 3,409 2,774
Ratnapura 37,015 165,955 4 38,393 19,504 18,889 93,425 47,841 45,584 23,691 12,125 11,566 10,446 5,619 4,827
Kegalle 17,910 78,455 4 14,874 7,690 7,184 41,576 20,958 20,618 14,338 6,928 7,410 7,667 3,865 3,802
Sri Lanka
561,431 2,433,350 4 591,293 302,777 288,516 1,368,913 690,513 678,400 331,244 167,100 164,144 141,900 72,334 69,566
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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