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Table 8 : Number of Households by Source of Highest Share of Income and by District
District
Total
Number
of Agri.
Households
Source
Agricultural Activities
Non Agricultural Activities
Source unspecified
Colombo 27,018 7,300 19,074 644
Gampaha 87,383 22,112 63,065 2,206
Kalutara 75,537 28,294 44,436 2,807
Kandy 103,516 41,793 61,075 648
Matale 63,568 33,591 29,386 591
Nuwaraeliya 45,831 27,694 17,768 369
Galle 103,292 55,371 45,930 1,991
Matara 89,744 46,680 41,548 1,516
Hambantota 86,148 54,060 30,367 1,721
Jaffna 25,048 16,041 8,561 446
Mannar 5,121 4,180 841 100
Vavuniya 12,748 7,382 5,229 137
Mullaitivu 11,664 9,744 1,890 30
Kilinochchi 13,396 9,722 3,264 410
Batticaloa 20,628 15,257 4,773 598
Ampara 54,440 39,501 12,265 2,674
Trincomalee 18,667 13,387 4,872 408
Kurunegala 245,571 112,743 129,288 3,540
Puttalam 66,965 27,116 38,301 1,548
Anuradhapura 147,704 92,746 52,627 2,331
Polonnaruwa 57,672 40,985 15,370 1,317
Badulla 89,205 60,872 27,288 1,045
Moneragala 80,230 56,684 22,584 962
Ratnapura 132,007 79,804 50,512 1,691
Kegalle 82,319 30,658 49,767 1,894
Sri Lanka
1,745,422 933,717 780,081 31,624
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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