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Table 4A : Number of Agricultural Operators and Extent Owned by Type of Ownership
 Extent in Acres
District
Total No. of Operators
Total Extent Owned by Operators
No. of Operators not Owning any Land
Owning Homegarden only
Owning Home garden and Other Land
Owning Other Land Only
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
Colombo 27,003 37,829 1,294 8,864 5,282 11,515 19,563 5,330 12,984
Gampaha 87,212 126,938 3,145 29,301 18,708 21,730 35,547 33,036 72,682
Kalutara 75,235 124,427 2,776 16,421 10,177 26,361 50,476 29,677 63,774
Kandy 104,008 131,985 4,712 22,399 12,891 31,104 54,249 45,793 64,845
Matale 63,880 103,284 3,957 11,731 8,975 16,834 38,516 31,358 55,794
Nuwaraeliya 46,105 49,405 4,200 6,925 3,628 12,165 19,685 22,815 26,092
Galle 103,562 154,822 3,131 11,295 6,659 22,483 41,327 66,653 106,836
Matara 89,908 125,363 6,919 15,628 9,483 14,031 24,762 53,330 91,118
Hambantota 86,271 155,437 9,493 19,596 17,857 18,315 51,288 38,867 86,292
Jaffna 25,011 25,063 2,323 6,463 2,712 13,438 19,136 2,787 3,215
Mannar 5,136 16,481 677 495 567 2,787 10,760 1,177 5,154
Vavuniya 12,694 31,207 378 4,090 3,847 4,585 15,614 3,641 11,746
Mullaitivu 11,679 35,304 913 1,661 2,518 2,534 10,645 6,571 22,141
Kilinochchi 13,385 33,024 925 3,652 4,025 3,615 13,287 5,193 15,712
Batticaloa 20,645 69,345 433 2,615 2,070 12,277 46,006 5,320 21,269
Ampara 54,416 146,131 4,862 9,364 8,271 33,678 116,901 6,512 20,960
Trincomalee 18,650 43,966 1,158 4,525 3,836 9,188 30,679 3,779 9,451
Kurunegala 245,424 465,338 10,061 55,302 42,791 74,636 180,617 105,425 241,931
Puttalam 67,064 137,651 3,939 18,900 19,523 12,997 40,339 31,228 77,788
Anuradhapura 147,664 305,377 11,017 44,525 36,727 70,210 213,339 21,912 55,310
Polonnaruwa 57,842 134,058 5,299 14,897 12,799 33,765 109,813 3,881 11,447
Badulla 89,270 137,305 5,724 13,984 10,810 27,410 64,115 42,152 62,379
Moneragala 80,368 180,211 8,021 19,722 25,473 25,696 84,581 26,929 70,158
Ratnapura 133,242 209,707 9,025 19,058 14,447 27,245 59,588 77,914 135,671
Kegalle 82,667 137,644 2,057 20,887 14,259 30,642 65,255 29,081 58,130
Sri Lanka
1,748,341 3,117,302 106,439 382,300 298,335 559,241 1,416,088 700,361 1,402,879
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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