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Table 4A : Number of Agricultural Operators and Extent Owned by Type of Ownership
 Extent in Hectares
District
Total No. of Operators
Total Extent Owned by Operators
No. of Operators not Owning any Land
Owning Homegarden only
Owning Homegarden and Other Land
Owning Other Land Only
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
Colombo 27,003 15,323 1,294 8,864 2,140 11,515 7,924 5,330 5,259
Gampaha 87,212 51,418 3,145 29,301 7,578 21,730 14,399 33,036 29,441
Kalutara 75,235 50,401 2,776 16,421 4,122 26,361 20,446 29,677 25,832
Kandy 104,008 53,462 4,712 22,399 5,222 31,104 21,974 45,793 26,266
Matale 63,880 41,837 3,957 11,731 3,635 16,834 15,601 31,358 22,600
Nuwaraeliya 46,105 20,012 4,200 6,925 1,470 12,165 7,974 22,815 10,569
Galle 103,562 62,713 3,131 11,295 2,697 22,483 16,740 66,653 43,275
Matara 89,908 50,780 6,919 15,628 3,841 14,031 10,030 53,330 36,908
Hambantota 86,271 62,962 9,493 19,596 7,233 18,315 20,775 38,867 34,954
Jaffna 25,011 10,152 2,323 6,463 1,098 13,438 7,751 2,787 1,302
Mannar 5,136 6,676 677 495 230 2,787 4,358 1,177 2,088
Vavuniya 12,694 12,641 378 4,090 1,558 4,585 6,325 3,641 4,758
Mullaitivu 11,679 14,300 913 1,661 1,020 2,534 4,312 6,571 8,969
Kilinochchi 13,385 13,377 925 3,652 1,630 3,615 5,382 5,193 6,364
Batticaloa 20,645 28,089 433 2,615 838 12,277 18,635 5,320 8,615
Ampara 54,416 59,192 4,862 9,364 3,350 33,678 47,352 6,512 8,490
Trincomalee 18,650 17,809 1,158 4,525 1,554 9,188 12,427 3,779 3,828
Kurunegala 245,424 188,491 10,061 55,302 17,333 74,636 73,161 105,425 97,997
Puttalam 67,064 55,757 3,939 18,900 7,908 12,997 16,340 31,228 31,509
Anuradhapura 147,664 123,697 11,017 44,525 14,877 70,210 86,416 21,912 22,404
Polonnaruwa 57,842 54,302 5,299 14,897 5,184 33,765 44,481 3,881 4,637
Badulla 89,270 55,617 5,724 13,984 4,379 27,410 25,971 42,152 25,268
Moneragala 80,368 72,997 8,021 19,722 10,318 25,696 34,261 26,929 28,418
Ratnapura 133,242 84,944 9,025 19,058 5,852 27,245 24,137 77,914 54,955
Kegalle 82,667 55,755 2,057 20,887 5,776 30,642 26,433 29,081 23,546
Sri Lanka
1,748,341 1,262,704 106,439 382,300 120,843 559,241 573,605 700,361 568,252
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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