Agriculture and Environment Statistics Division
Department of Census and Statistics, Sri Lanka.

Livestock Population by Type and by District - 2005 - 2017

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Cattle Population
 
District 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017***
National Total 1,184,710 1,206,490 1,195,610 1,136,860 1,169,670 1,191,850 1,235,535 1,169,040 1,104,780 1,088,110 945,150 1,000,880
 1.   Colombo  11,430 11,780 10,540 12,130 10,850 11,330
11,670 12,450 11,690 10,940 7,200 7,930
 2.   Gampaha 34,520 32,490 33,260 30,830 31,890 31,530
31,930 32,460 32,090 30,680 27,020 26,110
 3.   Kalutara 16,900 18,000 18,180 18,800 19,360 18,910
19,920 18,630 18,190 20,600 13,940 13,730
 4.   Kandy 30,430 29,330 27,870 26,590 26,480 26,410
26,250 23,890 23,990 22,530 20,810 22,410
 5.   Matale 24,500 20,450 20,850 21,830 21,880
20,135 20,050 20,780 22,600 22,600 17,950 19,130
 6.   Nuwaraeliya 27,200 28,710 29,820 29,560 29,820 28,750
29,560 30,010 30,940 36,590 34,850 40,220
 7.   Galle  17,540 16,880 17,450 16,900 16,450 14,350
16,330 14,560 13,990 14,730 10,330 10,710
 8.   Matara  15,780 14,980 13,750 13,940 12,710 12,400
12,620 13,360 13,390 13,340 7,840 8,850
 9.   Hambantota  53,000 54,400 46,260 43,160 43,120 40,930
39,600 33,340 32,380 30,350 27,520 31,700
10.  Jaffna 51,760 53,000 53,000 66,150 61,700 63,430
61,050 59,770 58,570 62,800 48,400 57,320
11.  Kilinochchi 33,000 33,000 33,000           -   na 32,250
31,580 31,790 38,720 40,950 31,420 35,090
12.  Mannar 24,700 24,900 24,050 24,530 36,190 39,590
42,270 42,740 39,770 46,130 48,610 49,160
13.  Vavuniya 35,530 38,630 42,775 42,970 61,320 87,720
94,540 64,950 36,630 43,600 48,700 53,420
14.  Mullativu 32,100 36,680 36,680 -   21,180 30,560
53,560 47,960 34,670 44,400 35,580 37,380
15.  Batticaloa 64,360 67,540 63,810 65,740 69,610 63,140
72,470 75,570 72,410 75,700 74,030 78,000
16.  Ampara 69,600 70,600 100,965 97,830 79,590 73,450
78,970 91,750 94,920 95,140 85,650 78,120
17.  Trincomalee 48,270 48,770 50,035 56,070 61,890 57,570
57,690 60,710 51,160 50,310 42,540 48,570
18.  Kurunegala 145,890 146,520 141,720 138,340 136,530 132,640
118,680 111,760 136,900 106,470 102,820 102,680
19.  Puttalam 78,300 79,900 72,540 69,640 73,170 69,220 70,380 65,970 60,930 60,720 45,830 56,650
20.  Anuradhapura 155,240 151,980 158,855 146,500 140,850 133,320 134,870 121,740 97,940 97,580 81,910 85,250
21.  Polonnaruwa  39,600 42,070 32,600 45,940 45,860 35,290 38,220 38,290 40,100 37,690 32,810 44,050
22.  Badulla 69,610 71,610 64,480 66,880 64,840 65,820 74,480 63,260 62,900 49,230 40,910 36,120
23.  Moneragala 74,790 78,850 74,810 75,140 75,340 71,700 68,240 61,750 52,750 47,160 39,430 35,720
24.  Ratnapura 16,800 19,870 17,450 17,430 18,620 18,800 19,370 20,590 18,950 17,570 11,130 14,550
25.  Kegalle 12,720 11,500 11,260 10,940 10,470 10,860 11,150 11,690 10,020 10,300 7,920 8,010

Buffaloe Population
 
District 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017***
  National Total 314,076 318,310 318,530 371,790 422,650 405,120 414,630 380,760 320,690 323,080 266,750 283,550
 1.   Colombo  5,300 5,350 5,350 5,080 8,750 9,020
9,670 9,970 9,250 5,700 5,040 4,760
 2.   Gampaha 9,100 9,300 9,300 8,830 10,470 10,430
10,410 10,170 9,960 8,260 6,040 5,460
 3.   Kalutara 11,000 12,100 12,100 8,340 18,510 17,480
18,820 17,710 17,060 16,270 10,310 10,930
 4.   Kandy 8,100 8,250 7,560 8,250 7,490 7,690

7,120 6,030 5,520 4,770 3,130 3,790
 5.   Matale 12,300 12,100 10,220 9,990 9,400 9,370
8,740 6,640 5,660 4,570 3,920 3,680
 6.   Nuwaraeliya 4,100 4,450 4,450 3,750 3,580 3,640
3,360 3,170 2,800 2,880 2,690 2,710
 7.   Galle  7,500 7,800 7,800 8,190 12,580 12,910
13,280 10,910 10,380 9,910 8,110 7,540
 8.   Matara  5,800 5,500 5,500 7,930 8,060 8,240
8,490 9,050 9,040 7,840 4,920 5,620
 9.   Hambantota  37,500 37,650 37,650 41,420 46,880 44,730
42,080 41,080 41,680 40,860 38,150 41,100
10.  Jaffna - - - - 90  - - - 60 - 280 -
11.  Kilinochchi 1,150 1,150 1,150 -   na 1,490 1,240 1,220 390 440 780 950
12.  Mannar 2,100 2,100 2,100 600 770 1,850 1,700 1,990 930 1,310 1,610 1,530
13.  Vavuniya 2,000 1,640 1,150 1,190 2,370 2,490 2,410 3,510 1,270 1,780 2,170 2,150
14.  Mullativu 3,500 3,500 3,500 - 4,760 9,520 12,900 9,760 7,490 9,770 6,640 7,470
15.  Batticaloa 18,400 19,500 23,600 28,280 27,750 26,130 30,300 27,630 25,250 27,670 22,560 23,170
16.  Ampara 10,800 10,700 14,120 26,090 26,320 19,030 19,770 17,490 20,510 21,720 20,300 20,230
17.  Trincomalee 11,300 11,250 13,390 20,840 26,380 27,200 27,140 29,400 24,660 26,280 29,600 32,600
18.  Kurunegala 70,800 71,000 56,160 56,680 45,510 43,800 47,620 38,190 16,790 21,050 14,590 17,830
19.  Puttalam 12,300 12,400 14,000 12,780 12,330 13,070 12,720 11,300 9,460 10,000 6,100 7,400
20.  Anuradhapura 35,100 35,800 35,800 54,770 62,160 54,590 53,280 48,610 33,140 36,830 24,040 26,990
21.  Polonnaruwa  14,500 16,000 15,590 19,830 20,860 13,090 17,770 13,780 12,440 13,620 14,810 17,150
22.  Badulla 3,326 2,270 2,860 3,800 3,650 3,520 3,510 3,260 2,840 2,110 1,950 2,270
23.  Moneragala 12,500 12,800 15,360 29,640 44,750 46,390 42,930 40,430 37,270 33,610 29,170 26,290
24.  Ratnapura 7,900 8,100 12,820 8,510 13,370 13,300 13,630 14,160 12,760 11,860 7,860 9,750
25.  Kegalle 7,700 7,600 7,000 7,000 5,860 6,140 5,740 5,300 4,080 3,970 2,410 2,180
 
Swine Population
 
District 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017***
  National Total 91,980 94,210 89,420 81,311 83,785 82,030 89,250 81,170 105,210 69,680 81,420 95,120
 1.   Colombo  3,430 3,770 4,480 4,721 8,865 8,810 9,370 9,370 6,880 6,040 6,460 13,450
 2.   Gampaha 22,720 22,800 18,780 20,060 20,765 19,685 20,710 21,450 21,420 20,630 26,410 27,170
 3.   Kalutara 3,360 3,800 5,290 3,060 1,925 3,750 6,410 6,430 6,360 6,390 5,110 5,230
 4.   Kandy 750 800 700 580 475 525 500 440 390 160 1,710 2,040
 5.   Matale 3,200 3,800 3,850 2,180 2,510 3,060 2,830 2,900 3,280 2,940 3,850 3,500
 6.   Nuwaraeliya 180 360 420 500 390 385 370 270 250 190 510 450
 7.   Galle  870 970 1,000 990 1,010 1,055 1,140 860 590 730 960 870
 8.   Matara  430 500 170 190 95 100 150 160 160 60 270 170
 9.   Hambantota  1,040 1,580 1,260 1,120 810 780 640 720 380 520 430 720
10.  Jaffna - - - - - - - - 0 0 20 0
11.  Kilinochchi - - - - - - - - 40 40 200 200
12.  Mannar 80 50 40 30 35 10 40 120 40 50 70 150
13.  Vavuniya 210 80 830 390 195 185 190 200 590 490 230 510
14.  Mullativu - - - - - - - - - - 90 90
15.  Batticaloa 70 40 - 60 40 50 - 20 0 50 210 0
16.  Ampara 650 560 780 400 300 290 280 270 190 350 230 170
17.  Trincomalee 140 400 360 320 245 135 130 60 110 90 280 460
18.  Kurunegala 15,560 15,080 14,300 13,460 12,935 13,075 13,660 11,370 11,230 6,980 11,410 11,260
19.  Puttalam 25,640 26,100 24,800 20,960 20,085 22,155 25,210 20,520 49,470 19,080 14,760 19,990
20.  Anuradhapura 7,540 7,210 6,530 5,920 6,450 3,795 4,020 3,040 1,680 2,170 2,200 2,550
21.  Polonnaruwa  2,360 2,260 1,760 2,310 2,275 1,120 1,070 660 200 770 1,620 2,190
22.  Badulla 1,090 1,040 930 900 1,295 595 510 320 320 270 200 220
23.  Moneragala 800 950 1,270 990 1,190 730 810 520 330 430 2,700 2,520
24.  Ratnapura 670 920 940 780 910 710 440 730 600 550 820 610
25.  Kegalle 1,190 1,140 930 1,390 985 1,030 770 740 700 700 670 600
 
Goat/Sheep Population
 
District 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017***
  National Total 395,320 405,080 387,240 385,460 381,375 383,535 392,620 340,630 307,050 316,860 275,050 297,579
 1.   Colombo  3,170 3,100 3,000 3,060 3,415 3,475 3,740 3,740 3,310 2,350 2,260 2,050
 2.   Gampaha 9,710 10,450 10,400 10,910 11,110 10,810 11,330 11,780 11,870 9,530 8,340 7,940
 3.   Kalutara 9,020 8,800 9,260 9,690 9,500 10,075 10,500 10,120 9,700 9,210 6,250 5,610
 4.   Kandy 17,550 21,790 21,310 16,920 17,255 18,335 17,910 17,860 16,800 16,900 13,770 14,760
 5.   Matale 7,790 7,120 9,240 9,830 9,915 10,010 9,310 7,460 7,000 6,770 5,500 5,479
 6.   Nuwaraeliya 10,130 10,600 10,090 9,420 9,380 9,585 10,410 10,140 10,500 9,610 9,820 10,230
 7.   Galle  4,640 4,910 3,940 4,350 4,375 4,755 5,030 3,700 3,120 3,600 3,510 3,200
 8.   Matara  3,770 3,700 3,280 3,270 3,055 3,410 3,560 3,250 3,260 3,100 2,030 2,140
 9.   Hambantota  11,630 12,000 9,240 8,450 6,565 6,515 6,100 3,880 3,550 3,040 1,510 2,450
10.  Jaffna 54,090 51,220 51,220 77,970 73,345 71,310 69,920 58,130 49,460 52,630 47,980 48,610
11.  Kilinochchi 19,740 19,740 19,740 - na 3,510 3,810 5,230 4,640 6,020 7,560 8,360
12.  Mannar 9,540 13,760 8,140 8,470 9,870 10,980 10,550 8,510 7,290 9,270 10,540 10,460
13.  Vavuniya 10,770 10,300 10,860 12,450 10,045 11,525 14,240 11,810 10,100 10,210 11,810 13,610
14.  Mullativu 12,680 12,950 12,950 - 520 1,525 2,830 2,580 3,020 5,220 5,200 5,740
15.  Batticaloa 25,890 21,700 25,120 25,750 29,705 26,950 28,740 28,320 24,580 26,400 21,820 25,910
16.  Ampara 11,120 12,300 16,370 17,180 17,090 17,975 16,850 14,440 12,870 12,990 11,190 14,020
17.  Trincomalee 12,120 12,000 11,200 14,290 18,045 16,950 19,190 19,150 15,210 18,440 16,930 20,690
18.  Kurunegala 44,370 44,500 34,750 34,910 30,720 33,410 33,000 27,810 27,860 22,800 25,730 24,340
19.  Puttalam 32,190 37,730 31,850 33,500 34,415 34,720 36,360 30,350 28,090 30,860 21,670 28,190
20.  Anuradhapura 37,500 38,100 39,240 37,480 36,785 30,740 32,090 21,750 15,440 17,460 14,470 15,170
21.  Polonnaruwa  11,530 12,540 11,420 13,120 13,515 11,240 10,380 9,680 9,190 10,470 4,630 8,170
22.  Badulla 15,460 16,800 15,250 16,180 15,765 16,720 16,500 13,150 13,150 12,420 9,480 7,570
23.  Moneragala 4,440 4,400 5,240 3,520 4,410 3,955 4,150 3,380 3,170 3,190 2,540 2,130
24.  Ratnapura 6,630 6,470 6,230 6,360 5,940 5,975 6,570 6,570 5,850 6,080 5,130 5,610
25.  Kegalle 9,840 8,100 7,900 8,380 6,635 9,080 9,550 7,840 8,020 8,290 5,380 5,140
 
Chicken Population
 
District 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017***
  13,116,920 13,778,610 14,331,170 13,615,290 14,018,320 14,199,200 14,038,610 16,646,980 16,630,260 16,744,210 21,056,020 21,275,820
 1.   Colombo  791,930 1,361,880 1,209,460 896,340 957,550 958,070 1,018,090 1,036,350 735,070 1,160,190 1,173,750 841,090
 2.   Gampaha 1,109,680 1,330,200 1,139,420 1,260,540 1,543,920 1,554,850 1,604,140 1,637,250 1,667,660 1,446,560 1,931,520 1,813,630
 3.   Kalutara 464,300 613,290 729,900 559,120 649,270 648,670 677,610 701,940 704,470 892,720 830,020 1,181,420
 4.   Kandy 963,430 1,007,460 1,101,660 832,900 845,900 640,570 610,890 816,670 945,320 801,400 881,800 900,000
 5.   Matale 262,990 292,180 316,670 244,840 243,730 270,360 270,360 335,110 341,880 352,840 530,250 653,070
 6.   Nuwaraeliya 152,820 173,630 149,920 162,670 219,400 229,140 241,760 307,220 283,700 296,790 302,010 330,430
 7.   Galle  235,510 234,720 216,270 213,840 214,450 188,650 240,010 188,960 185,660 198,330 203,810 175,010
 8.   Matara  159,010 168,190 137,090 131,100 114,940 120,190 120,190 109,620 107,940 100,860 103,530 95,440
 9.   Hambantota  100,540 105,170 90,820 83,060 66,300 65,740 81,870 88,980 92,370 112,000 118,970 106,510
10.  Jaffna 428,370 308,570 308,570 443,440 430,790 459,680 459,680 422,410 347,640 420,540 351,270 374,950
11.  Kilinochchi 127,310 127,310 127,310 - na 78,390 93,500 92,280 113,880 121,010 148,250 158,650
12.  Mannar 93,930 108,190 72,000 76,580 95,550 109,980 105,480 103,400 91,550 104,910 111,790 110,840
13.  Vavuniya 114,780 134,500 129,690 125,550 147,890 138,710 145,710 164,240 127,930 134,770 148,900 141,760
14.  Mullativu 103,660 108,640 108,640 - 32,290 78,890 99,940 136,730 112,670 117,660 107,320 107,280
15.  Batticaloa 224,210 156,250 213,570 226,320 229,510 210,920 221,980 211,260 176,480 178,800 192,200 185,600
16.  Ampara 314,050 504,490 511,030 406,100 383,530 333,740 379,540 395,350 362,660 360,850 289,850 333,930
17.  Trincomalee 150,860 143,500 147,340 153,350 150,960 159,480 159,870 172,230 179,810 189,090 177,840 179,200
18.  Kurunegala 4,476,840 4,418,850 4,776,040 4,991,100 4,842,380 4,753,290 4,046,650 5,988,580 6,559,790 6,140,790 9,172,780 8,580,520
19.  Puttalam 1,275,160 1,009,270 951,450 984,360 1,219,060 1,432,910 1,651,200 1,834,590 1,822,570 1,855,160 2,290,890 2,924,850
20. Anuradhapura 634,210 502,350 765,480 589,680 534,880 588,000 582,330 572,620 427,420 426,440 491,630 589,330
21.  Polonnaruwa  179,870 183,470 298,880 260,540 249,030 194,110 228,330 189,090 213,890 242,990 355,530 389,480
22.  Badulla 189,040 192,820 183,680 217,490 168,060 191,660 191,660 206,300 206,270 192,570 181,980 182,710
23.  Moneragala 89,800 91,590 105,330 98,090 94,680 95,690 95,690 248,880 242,440 278,900 199,250 180,300
24.  Ratnapura 221,160 225,590 205,490 298,670 257,780 268,150 272,840 280,690 250,300 275,340 300,700 319,270
25.  Kegalle 253,460 276,500 335,460 359,610 326,470 429,360 439,290 406,230 330,890 342,700 460,180 420,550
 
Duck Population
 
District 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017***
  National Total 16,335 16,050 18,740 15,244 13,485 12,135 12,605 13,415 11,850 11,590 11,970 10,780
 1.   Colombo  768 719 636 1,530 1,470 1,500 1,420 1,420 1,455 940 665 335
 2.   Gampaha 1,662 1,658 1,805 1,723 1,705 1,610 1,570 1,595 1,590 1,000 1,195 1,040
 3.   Kalutara 719 761 624 595 585 590 650 475 415 425 335 310
 4.   Kandy 1,355 966 1,025 1,278 895 620 765 715 635 635 750 490
 5.   Matale 520 642 1,165 293 180 215 230 205 210 145 210 250
 6.   Nuwaraeliya 266 386 381 390 500 420 400 360 350 355 370 345
 7.   Galle  419 528 547 457 630 580 510 320 225 200 270 215
 8.   Matara  226 228 133 108 55 100 125 180 170 115 130 115
 9.   Hambantota  202 204 186 159 175 140 150 180 160 235 190 175
10.  Jaffna 594 271 271 365 380 305 545 645 360 305 590 340
11.  Kilinochchi 436 436 631 - na - 15 - 10 10 305 350
12.  Mannar 889 267 1,203 808 1,145 1,245 1,530 1,730 1,120 1,605 665 1,150
13.  Vavuniya 272 300 476 513 515 50 5 435 230 385 565 505
14.  Mullativu 740 723 723 - 5 5 130 20 20 45 70 110
15.  Batticaloa 485 744 681 707 770 745 645 710 595 645 1,230 670
16.  Ampara 441 500 1,007 771 695 810 615 770 770 810 750 770
17.  Trincomalee 1,388 1,170 715 946 830 675 605 970 1,205 1,155 880 1,170
18.  Kurunegala 726 1,100 2,835 2,182 795 510 450 480 495 535 605 680
19.  Puttalam 1,724 1,709 841 941 820 840 1,160 995 995 950 810 610
20.  Anuradhapura 1,079 1,400 438 333 290 245 290 405 215 365 690 410
21.  Polonnaruwa  424 172 243 180 195 130 130 200 135 220 150 190
22.  Badulla 284 272 392 254 225 255 140 130 130 110 170 165
23.  Moneragala 132 120 96 53 65 55 85 70 60 90 100 140
24.  Ratnapura 211 414 247 281 245 245 215 165 120 135 130 100
25.  Kegalle 373 360 1,439 377 315 245 225 240 180 175 145 145
na - Not Available
***Provisional
Agriculture and Environmental Statistics Division
Department of Census and Statistics, Colombo, Sri Lanka.