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Table 5A : Number and Extent of Operational Holdings by Status of Operator
 Extent in Hectares
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 17,647 25,667 15,959 262 336 317 316 1,244 886 187 150
Gampaha 89,054 58,896 84,417 54,183 782 929 894 1,321 2,855 2,347 106 116
Kalutara 76,917 57,376 73,242 53,760 546 648 765 1,009 2,361 1,955 3 6
Kandy 105,308 61,510 101,454 58,299 859 953 967 818 2,027 1,438 1 -
Matale 65,069 49,636 63,003 47,743 338 387 360 485 1,368 1,021 - -
Nuwaraeliya 46,994 24,415 44,861 23,075 337 248 200 235 1,587 852 9 5
Galle 106,074 67,865 101,732 63,975 748 941 579 676 3,014 2,273 1 1
Matara 91,966 63,540 88,228 60,022 392 619 543 763 2,803 2,137 - -
Hambantota 88,941 81,940 84,492 77,498 327 419 544 625 3,578 3,398 - -
Jaffna 25,335 13,090 24,912 12,883 41 25 66 19 316 162 - -
Mannar 5,188 8,427 4,942 7,765 36 249 6 5 203 407 1 1
Vavuniya 12,862 13,280 12,332 12,647 33 84 25 20 472 529 - -
Mullaitivu 11,805 15,893 11,425 15,259 40 137 58 96 269 382 13 19
Kilinochchi 13,485 15,401 13,237 14,878 48 231 15 13 185 279 - -
Batticaloa 20,943 30,198 15,218 21,214 85 135 76 202 5,564 8,647 - -
Ampara 55,065 69,363 53,659 67,730 185 315 522 459 699 859 - -
Trincomalee 18,851 20,476 18,355 19,829 80 162 31 37 385 448 - -
Kurunegala 252,013 216,066 237,742 201,171 1,453 1,958 2,418 3,355 10,400 9,582 - -
Puttalam 68,584 64,466 63,526 57,572 471 693 1,867 3,349 2,707 2,833 13 19
Anuradhapura 150,328 147,508 144,123 141,023 842 1,170 737 614 4,611 4,678 15 23
Polonnaruwa 58,668 66,142 56,153 63,319 190 199 470 403 1,855 2,221 - -
Badulla 91,067 63,472 86,278 59,784 481 591 343 387 3,957 2,704 8 6
Moneragala 81,405 90,884 78,118 86,881 690 1,076 430 412 2,166 2,513 1 2
Ratnapura 136,093 98,409 130,186 92,703 663 673 1,028 1,639 4,203 3,385 13 9
Kegalle 84,094 60,335 78,709 55,152 950 973 1,104 1,224 3,319 2,977 12 10
Sri Lanka
1,783,786 1,476,235 1,696,011 1,384,324 10,879 14,151 14,365 18,482 62,148 58,913 383 367
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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