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Table 5A : Number and Extent of Operational Holdings by Status of Operator
 Extent in Acres
District
Total
Number and Extent of Agricultural Holdings Operated
On Own Account
For an Institution
For a Private Person
In Partnership
Operational Status Unspecified
Holdings
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
Colombo 27,677 43,564 25,667 39,399 262 828 317 780 1,244 2,188 187 369
Gampaha 89,054 145,398 84,417 133,764 782 2,293 894 3,262 2,855 5,794 106 286
Kalutara 76,917 141,648 73,242 132,719 546 1,599 765 2,490 2,361 4,826 3 14
Kandy 105,308 151,852 101,454 143,926 859 2,354 967 2,021 2,027 3,550 1 1
Matale 65,069 122,539 63,003 117,865 338 955 360 1,197 1,368 2,522 - -
Nuwara 46,994 60,275 44,861 56,965 337 613 200 581 1,587 2,103 9 13
Galle 106,074 167,541 101,732 157,937 748 2,323 579 1,668 3,014 5,610 1 3
Matara 91,966 156,865 88,228 148,178 392 1,527 543 1,884 2,803 5,276 - -
Hambantota 88,941 202,289 84,492 191,324 327 1,034 544 1,544 3,578 8,388 - -
Jaffna 25,335 32,317 24,912 31,806 41 63 66 48 316 400 - -
Mannar 5,188 20,805 4,942 19,170 36 614 6 14 203 1,004 1 3
Vavuniya 12,862 32,785 12,332 31,223 33 206 25 49 472 1,307 - -
Mullaitivu 11,805 39,235 11,425 37,669 40 338 58 237 269 943 13 48
Kilinochchi 13,485 38,020 13,237 36,731 48 570 15 31 185 689 - -
Batticaloa 20,943 74,550 15,218 52,371 85 332 76 500 5,564 21,347 - -
Ampara 55,065 171,239 53,659 167,208 185 778 522 1,134 699 2,120 - -
Trincomalee 18,851 50,551 18,355 48,953 80 400 31 92 385 1,107 - -
Kurunegala 252,013 533,413 237,742 496,641 1,453 4,833 2,418 8,283 10,400 23,656 - -
Puttalam 68,584 159,150 63,526 142,132 471 1,710 1,867 8,268 2,707 6,993 13 46
Anuradhapura 150,328 364,160 144,123 348,149 842 2,889 737 1,516 4,611 11,549 15 57
Polonnaruwa 58,668 163,288 56,153 156,319 190 492 470 995 1,855 5,482 - -
Badulla 91,067 156,696 86,278 147,591 481 1,460 343 955 3,957 6,676 8 14
Moneragala 81,405 224,370 78,118 214,488 690 2,656 430 1,018 2,166 6,204 1 4
Ratnapura 136,093 242,948 130,186 228,861 663 1,660 1,028 4,046 4,203 8,357 13 23
Kegalle 84,094 148,952 78,709 136,156 950 2,401 1,104 3,022 3,319 7,349 12 24
Sri Lanka
1,783,786 3,644,450 1,696,011 3,417,545 10,879 34,928 14,365 45,635 62,148 145,440 383 905
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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