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Table 9 : Number of Operators Whose Main Occupation is not Related to Agriculture by Type of Occupation and by District
Sri Lanka
Colombo
Gampaha
Kalutara
Kandy
Matale
Nuwaraeliya
Total No. of Operators 1,748,341 27,003 87,212 75,235 104,008 63,880 46,105
Operators whose main Occupation is not Agriculture (Part Time Operators)
  No. of Part Time Operators 557,423 10,899 34,497 23,180 42,297 23,485 12,507
  Extent Operated Acres 627,970 10,221 33,364 24,673 33,791 23,300 10,061
  Legislator & Administrators 919 38 86 48 79 40 20
  Corporate Managers 2,578 171 521 162 167 88 23
  General Managers 4,457 184 479 263 396 117 113
  Private Business 28,420 2,134 4,753 2,439 1,729 748 320
  Physical, Mathematical & Enineering Science Professionals 1,445 114 288 111 104 33 9
  Life Science & health Professionals 5,383 222 665 348 343 179 52
  Teaching Professionals 28,745 465 1,884 1,127 2,178 1,079 732
  Other Professionals 3,065 189 549 267 253 75 29
  Physi. Science & Engineering Associate Professionals 1,160 142 184 117 34 13 12
  Life Science & Health Associate Professionals 1,773 40 124 62 162 69 47
  Teaching Associate Professionals 188 28 19 20 8 4 2
  Other Associate Professionals 85,162 255 5,089 1,871 8,399 3,840 2,537
  Office Clerk 14,481 522 1,827 952 1,339 410 392
  Customer Services Clerk 584 14 46 36 56 44 1
  Personal & Protective Services Workers 25,781 311 1,455 921 1,668 871 465
  Sales Persons, Demonstrators & Models 2,682 33 131 66 332 119 51
  Market Oriented Skilled Agricultural & Fishery Workers 3,992 2 37 38 8 30 7
  Subsistence, Agricultural & Fishery Workers 12,754 153 137 717 510 268 480
  Extraction & Building Trade Workers 29,708 425 1,504 1,105 2,370 1,287 723
  Metal & Machinery Trades Workers 13,082 509 1,585 713 1,162 437 287
  Precision, Handicraft, Printing & Related Trades Workers 5,110 111 303 146 329 225 32
  Other Craft & Related Trades Workers 26,719 418 1,561 1,198 2,158 1,025 581
  Industrial Plant Operators 1,694 160 355 176 53 44 15
  Stationery Machine Operators & Assemblers 304 2 13 5 28 9 13
  Drivers & Mobile Machinery Operators 31,975 988 3,427 1,970 2,383 1,140 666
  Sales & Services Elementary Occupations 17,423 773 654 1,781 1,182 690 484
  Agricultural, Fishery & Related Labourers 4,328 15 111 121 219 141 95
  Labourers in Mining, Construction, Manufacturing & Transport 5,984 41 121 52 46 420 14
  Other Labourers Not Elsewhere Classified 180,940 1,526 5,906 5,925 12,552 8,805 4,076
  Workers Reporting Occupations Unidentifiable 3,725 754 20 25 1,258 652 -
  Armed Force Personnel 12,862 160 663 398 792 583 229
 
Table 9 : (Continued) Number of Operators Whose Main Occupation is not Related to Agriculture by Type of Occupation and by District
 
Galle
Matara
Hambantota
Jaffna
Mannar
Vavuniya
Mullaitivu
Total No. of Operators 103,562 89,908 86,271 25,011 5,136 12,694 11,679
Operators whose main Occupation is not Agriculture (Part Time Operators)
  No. of Part Time Operators 30,247 26,381 21,851 6,022 863 4,443 1,504
  Extent Operated Acres 28,028 25,624 29,239 4,874 2,312 6,013 3,244
  Legislator & Administrators 67 32 32 6 1 3 1
  Corporate Managers 159 153 57 11 - 11 6
  General Managers 251 202 131 161 17 15 32
  Private Business 1,785 1,097 734 40 13 43 7
  Physical, Mathematical & Enineering Science Professionals 98 60 30 12 1 1 1
  Life Science & health Professionals 353 384 278 101 11 20 10
  Teaching Professionals 1,688 1,558 1,124 515 56 119 150
  Other Professionals 177 167 91 58 2 15 10
  Physi. Science & Engineering Associate Professionals 136 18 23 - - 1 2
  Life Science & Health Associate Professionals 62 42 141 6 - 6 1
  Teaching Associate Professionals 12 15 10 1 - - -
  Other Associate Professionals 4,878 4,020 3,292 1,478 236 642 400
  Office Clerk 1,142 719 481 177 13 27 34
  Customer Services Clerk 33 36 11 9 - 3 -
  Personal & Protective Services Workers 1,173 855 636 52 1 489 1
  Sales Persons, Demonstrators & Models 179 173 61 19 - 5 7
  Market Oriented Skilled Agricultural & Fishery Workers 78 32 458 423 191 19 90
  Subsistence, Agricultural & Fishery Workers 1,524 1,827 513 433 25 - 31
  Extraction & Building Trade Workers 1,985 1,565 1,466 175 12 85 15
  Metal & Machinery Trades Workers 722 610 435 120 15 34 27
  Precision, Handicraft, Printing & Related Trades Workers 209 252 437 15 - 3 7
  Other Craft & Related Trades Workers 1,740 1,593 1,462 181 38 87 34
  Industrial Plant Operators 41 41 62 4 1 - 3
  Stationery Machine Operators & Assemblers 19 1 6 - - - -
  Drivers & Mobile Machinery Operators 1,800 1,782 1,197 255 31 125 52
  Sales & Services Elementary Occupations 934 605 661 255 36 83 53
  Agricultural, Fishery & Related Labourers 141 166 238 8 - 4 2
  Labourers in Mining, Construction, Manufacturing & Transport 106 12 70 61 - 1 -
  Other Labourers Not Elsewhere Classified 8,164 8,115 7,454 1,305 163 2,557 528
  Workers Reporting Occupations Unidentifiable 18 1 1 141 - - -
  Armed Force Personnel 573 248 259 - - 45 -
 
Table 9 : (Continued) Number of Operators Whose Main Occupation is not Related to Agriculture by Type of Occupation and by District
 
Kilinochchi
Batticaloa
Ampara
Trincomalee
Kurunegala
Puttalam
  Total No. of Operators 13,385 20,645 54,416 18,650 245,424 67,064
Operators whose main Occupation is not Agriculture (Part Time Operators)
  No. of Part Time Operators 2,773 4,565 11,859 4,386 100,955 28,550
  Extent Operated Acres 4,400 14,043 29,266 7,898 99,362 42,274
  Legislator & Administrators - 4 27 6 137 37
  Corporate Managers - 11 53 11 355 108
  General Managers 31 61 166 26 742 233
  Private Business 6 21 243 85 4,782 2,309
  Physical, Mathematical & Enineering Science Professionals - 4 74 2 188 89
  Life Science & health Professionals 11 25 183 21 784 264
  Teaching Professionals 98 315 1,268 282 4,840 938
  Other Professionals 7 33 86 12 377 148
  Physi. Science & Engineering Associate Professionals - - 16 5 153 73
  Life Science & Health Associate Professionals 8 4 51 18 260 62
  Teaching Associate Professionals 1 1 - - 24 6
  Other Associate Professionals 393 989 2,207 653 14,701 4,178
  Office Clerk 29 67 425 60 2,075 514
  Customer Services Clerk - 1 24 1 102 15
  Personal & Protective Services Workers - 164 1,414 1,131 3,575 752
  Sales Persons, Demonstrators & Models 5 4 61 10 533 95
  Market Oriented Skilled Agricultural & Fishery Workers 163 484 111 229 94 998
  Subsistence, Agricultural & Fishery Workers 132 480 26 73 1,328 606
  Extraction & Building Trade Workers 13 67 351 87 6,570 1,192
  Metal & Machinery Trades Workers 30 28 252 41 2,234 515
  Precision, Handicraft, Printing & Related Trades Workers 5 60 42 10 1,377 412
  Other Craft & Related Trades Workers 16 47 342 73 5,570 1,180
  Industrial Plant Operators - 3 17 6 260 95
  Stationery Machine Operators & Assemblers - - 2 2 72 24
  Drivers & Mobile Machinery Operators 58 148 482 107 5,525 1,793
  Sales & Services Elementary Occupations 45 114 301 157 3,045 794
  Agricultural, Fishery & Related Labourers 2 20 21 9 1,194 589
  Labourers in Mining, Construction, Manufacturing & Transport 20 32 3 4 431 68
  Other Labourers Not Elsewhere Classified 1,642 1,242 2,987 1,018 36,805 10,089
  Workers Reporting Occupations Unidentifiable 58 130 346 79 215 -
  Armed Force Personnel - 6 278 168 2,607 374
 
Table 9 : (Continued) Number of Operators Whose Main Occupation is not Related to Agriculture by Type of Occupation and by District
   
Anuradhapura
Polonnaruwa
Badulla
Moneragala
Ratnapura
Kegalle
  Total No. of Operators 147,664 57,842 89,270 80,368 133,242 82,667
 
  No. of Part Time Operators 38,639 12,958 20,837 17,681 42,661 33,383
  Extent Operated Acres 52,962 19,217 18,464 26,749 46,177 32,414
  Legislator & Administrators 62 14 40 23 63 53
  Corporate Managers 88 19 109 62 90 143
  General Managers 144 37 152 82 193 229
  Private Business 1,044 326 556 396 1,503 1,307
  Physical, Mathematical & Enineering Science Professionals 36 13 38 11 50 78
  Life Science & health Professionals 231 117 158 200 202 221
  Teaching Professionals 2,095 460 1,621 902 1,539 1,712
  Other Professionals 98 29 67 51 88 187
  Physi. Science & Engineering Associate Professionals 45 19 24 57 31 55
  Life Science & Health Associate Professionals 181 47 68 67 126 119
  Teaching Associate Professionals 6 2 4 5 12 8
  Other Associate Professionals 5,610 1,946 3,330 2,920 6,345 4,953
  Office Clerk 619 183 588 329 655 902
  Customer Services Clerk 37 2 45 4 13 51
  Personal & Protective Services Workers 4,491 1,158 921 940 886 1,451
  Sales Persons, Demonstrators & Models 223 42 87 71 170 205
  Market Oriented Skilled Agricultural & Fishery Workers 253 97 79 60 9 2
  Subsistence, Agricultural & Fishery Workers 131 141 1,078 108 819 1,214
  Extraction & Building Trade Workers 1,886 526 929 1,118 2,317 1,935
  Metal & Machinery Trades Workers 872 238 413 323 675 805
  Precision, Handicraft, Printing & Related Trades Workers 271 217 150 57 234 206
  Other Craft & Related Trades Workers 1,598 495 793 770 1,654 2,105
  Industrial Plant Operators 70 22 35 29 66 136
  Stationery Machine Operators & Assemblers 20 3 16 15 28 26
  Drivers & Mobile Machinery Operators 1,692 534 986 966 1,808 2,060
  Sales & Services Elementary Occupations 1,109 309 863 757 1,059 679
  Agricultural, Fishery & Related Labourers 315 161 131 48 287 290
  Labourers in Mining, Construction, Manufacturing & Transport 147 161 56 187 3,797 134
  Other Labourers Not Elsewhere Classified 12,183 5,324 6,985 6,702 17,563 11,324
  Workers Reporting Occupations Unidentifiable - 3 6 3 8 7
  Armed Force Personnel 3,082 313 509 418 371 786
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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