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

Livestock Population by Type and by District - 2015 - 2019

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Cattle Population
 
District 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019***
Local Improved Local Improved
National Total 1,088,110 945,150 1,000,880 836,580 274,160 823,890 262,120
 1.   Colombo  10,940 7,200 7,930 4,640 3,110 4,420 3,210
 2.   Gampaha 30,680 27,020 26,110 18,560 6,710 16,580 7,570
 3.   Kalutara 20,600 13,940 13,730 10,620 2,350 11,160 2,730
 4.   Kandy 22,530 20,810 22,410 10,590 12,310 9,460 12,160
 5.   Matale 22,600 17,950 19,130 11,030 9,980 10,140 10,390
 6.   Nuwaraeliya 36,590 34,850 40,220 9,450 23,550 12,980 19,910
 7.   Galle  14,730 10,330 10,710 10,120 1,770 9,080 2,280
 8.   Matara  13,340 7,840 8,850 7,380 1,120 7,590 1,310
 9.   Hambantota  30,350 27,520 31,700 25,790 7,520 23,910 8,970
10.  Jaffna 62,800 48,400 57,320 48,200 10,220 48,280 8,440
11.  Kilinochchi 40,950 31,420 35,090 52,060 7,240 52,560 8,370
12.  Mannar 46,130 48,610 49,160 60,550 1,740 60,680 1,970
13.  Vavuniya 43,600 48,700 53,420 55,950 2,820 59,460 3,260
14.  Mullativu 44,400 35,580 37,380 35,970 9,320 43,670 7,530
15.  Batticaloa 75,700 74,030 78,000 86,620 8,500 82,630 8,060
16.  Ampara 95,140 85,650 78,120 61,950 6,530 63,910 5,690
17.  Trincomalee 50,310 42,540 48,570 50,170 2,670 45,570 3,070
18.  Kurunegala 106,470 102,820 102,680 65,290 62,670 68,470 59,930
19.  Puttalam 60,720 45,830 56,650 39,570 19,490 38,650 19,880
20.  Anuradhapura 97,580 81,910 85,250 61,770 37,950 39,070 31,420
21.  Polonnaruwa  37,690 32,810 44,050 36,550 8,370 37,160 9,560
22.  Badulla 49,230 40,910 36,120 27,500 15,450 26,640 16,740
23.  Moneragala 47,160 39,430 35,720 32,050 5,330 35,360 5,010
24.  Ratnapura 17,570 11,130 14,550 10,680 2,970 10,320 3,050
25.  Kegalle 10,300 7,920 8,010 3,520 4,470 6,140 1,610

Buffaloe Population
 
District 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019***
Local Improved Local Improved
  National Total 323,080 266,750 283,550 271,740 37,050 263,460 37,050
 1.   Colombo  5,700 5,040 4,760 1,940 2,330 1,980 2,330
 2.   Gampaha 8,260 6,040 5,460 2,940 840 2,570 860
 3.   Kalutara 16,270 10,310 10,930 7,380 2,030 7,360 2,060
 4.   Kandy 4,770 3,130 3,790 3,010 50 2,460 30
 5.   Matale 4,570 3,920 3,680 3,020 180 2,630 110
 6.   Nuwaraeliya 2,880 2,690 2,710 1,510 0 1,540 80
 7.   Galle  9,910 8,110 7,540 6,740 1,110 6,050 1,360
 8.   Matara  7,840 4,920 5,620 4,600 750 5,450 800
 9.   Hambantota  40,860 38,150 41,100 36,700 4,200 33,680 4,490
10.  Jaffna - 280 - 0 0 - -
11.  Kilinochchi 440 780 950 1,120 70 1,170 50
12.  Mannar 1,310 1,610 1,530 2,330 0 3,710 180
13.  Vavuniya 1,780 2,170 2,150 2,970 0 3,120 30
14.  Mullativu 9,770 6,640 7,470 9,650 0 9,430 -
15.  Batticaloa 27,670 22,560 23,170 31,780 6,040 30,200 5,360
16.  Ampara 21,720 20,300 20,230 19,420 700 24,320 870
17.  Trincomalee 26,280 29,600 32,600 34,500 60 32,750 -
18.  Kurunegala 21,050 14,590 17,830 14,060 6,270 11,490 5,650
19.  Puttalam 10,000 6,100 7,400 5,120 1,470 5,710 1,520
20.  Anuradhapura 36,830 24,040 26,990 24,430 7,210 17,140 5,340
21.  Polonnaruwa  13,620 14,810 17,150 21,100 1,190 19,770 1,540
22.  Badulla 2,110 1,950 2,2700 3,900 190 4,000 90
23.  Moneragala 33,610 29,170 26,290 23,600 1,520 28,530 1,110
24.  Ratnapura 11,860 7,860 9,750 7,950 840 6,740 1,060
25.  Kegalle 3,970 2,410 2,180 1,970 0 1,660 80
 
Swine Population
 
District 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019***
  National Total 69,680 81,420 95,120 97,990 91,200
 1.   Colombo  6,040 6,460 13,450 12,750 8,540
 2.   Gampaha 20,630 26,410 27,170 24,890 22,660
 3.   Kalutara 6,390 5,110 5,230 5,780 7,440
 4.   Kandy 160 1,710 2,040 2,440 2,440
 5.   Matale 2,940 3,850 3,500 6,390 5,410
 6.   Nuwaraeliya 190 510 450 330 300
 7.   Galle  730 960 870 750 560
 8.   Matara  60 270 170 200 190
 9.   Hambantota  520 430 720 460 530
10.  Jaffna 0 20 0 20 90
11.  Kilinochchi 40 200 200 260 150
12.  Mannar 50 70 150 110 120
13.  Vavuniya 490 230 510 520 650
14.  Mullativu - 90 90 250 220
15.  Batticaloa 50 210 0 750 60
16.  Ampara 350 230 170 110 470
17.  Trincomalee 90 280 460 250 390
18.  Kurunegala 6,980 11,410 11,260 10,670 11,150
19.  Puttalam 19,080 14,760 19,990 22,130 19,610
20.  Anuradhapura 2,170 2,200 2,550 3,290 4,920
21.  Polonnaruwa  770 1,620 2,190 2,430 2,450
22.  Badulla 270 200 220 200 240
23.  Moneragala 430 2,700 2,520 1,670 1,580
24.  Ratnapura 550 820 610 680 660
25.  Kegalle 700 670 600 660 410
 
Goat/Sheep Population
 
District 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019***
  National Total 316,860 275,050 297,579 326,182 325,194
 1.   Colombo  2,350 2,260 2,050 1,950 1,910
 2.   Gampaha 9,530 8,340 7,940 6,660 7,410
 3.   Kalutara 9,210 6,250 5,610 4,970 5,320
 4.   Kandy 16,900 13,770 14,760 13,970 14,470
 5.   Matale 6,770 5,500 5,479 4,948 5,050
 6.   Nuwaraeliya 9,610 9,820 10,230 11,000 8,830
 7.   Galle  3,600 3,510 3,200 3,050 3,220
 8.   Matara  3,100 2,030 2,140 1,710 1,860
 9.   Hambantota  3,040 1,510 2,450 1,580 2,020
10.  Jaffna 52,630 47,980 48,610 49,450 50,120
11.  Kilinochchi 6,020 7,560 8,360 14,510 14,350
12.  Mannar 9,270 10,540 10,460 12,210 13,860
13.  Vavuniya 10,210 11,810 13,610 11,570 12,120
14.  Mullativu 5,220 5,200 5,740 10,670 11,050
15.  Batticaloa 26,400 21,820 25,910 27,930 28,610
16.  Ampara 12,990 11,190 14,020 16,560 14,590
17.  Trincomalee 18,440 16,930 20,690 21,110 21,770
18.  Kurunegala 22,800 25,730 24,340 31,670 31,740
19.  Puttalam 30,860 21,670 28,190 28,930 29,260
20.  Anuradhapura 17,460 14,470 15,170 23,110 16,460
21.  Polonnaruwa  10,470 4,630 8,170 9,064 10,244
22.  Badulla 12,420 9,480 7,570 6,870 7,670
23.  Moneragala 3,190 2,540 2,130 2,070 2,400
24.  Ratnapura 6,080 5,130 5,610 5,260 5,370
25.  Kegalle 8,290 5,380 5,140 5,360 5,490
 
Chicken Population
 
District 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019***
  National Total 16,744,210 21,056,020 21,275,820 20,531,000 20,411,050
 1.   Colombo  1,160,190 1,173,750 841,090 762,510 736,860
 2.   Gampaha 1,446,560 1,931,520 1,813,630 1,408,230 1,664,510
 3.   Kalutara 892,720 830,020 1,181,420 1,360,200 2,339,780
 4.   Kandy 801,400 881,800 900,000 610,110 671,210
 5.   Matale 352,840 530,250 653,070 763,980 804,740
 6.   Nuwaraeliya 296,790 302,010 330,430 343,500 321,870
 7.   Galle  198,330 203,810 175,010 184,560 192,020
 8.   Matara  100,860 103,530 95,440 70,390 74,870
 9.   Hambantota  112,000 118,970 106,510 98,830 83,090
10.  Jaffna 420,540 351,270 374,950 359,580 360,230
11.  Kilinochchi 121,010 148,250 158,650 194,370 171,700
12.  Mannar 104,910 111,790 110,840 101,620 102,010
13.  Vavuniya 134,770 148,900 141,760 105,110 105,080
14.  Mullativu 117,660 107,320 107,280 145,020 140,150
15.  Batticaloa 178,800 192,200 185,600 217,350 208,900
16.  Ampara 360,850 289,850 333,930 335,360 321,230
17.  Trincomalee 189,090 177,840 179,200 158,620 168,860
18.  Kurunegala 6,140,790 9,172,780 8,580,520 9,038,290 6,905,230
19.  Puttalam 1,855,160 2,290,890 2,924,850 2,237,070 3,263,090
20. Anuradhapura 426,440 491,630 589,330 570,940 406,630
21.  Polonnaruwa  242,990 355,530 389,480 320,270 339,450
22.  Badulla 192,570 181,980 182,710 186,740 205,230
23.  Moneragala 278,900 199,250 180,300 148,090 149,100
24.  Ratnapura 275,340 300,700 319,270 386,460 324,250
25.  Kegalle 342,700 460,180 420,550 423,800 350,960
 
Duck Population
 
District 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019***
  National Total 11,590 11,970 10,780 12,465 11,865
 1.   Colombo  940 665 335 420 320
 2.   Gampaha 1,000 1,195 1,040 1,325 950
 3.   Kalutara 425 335 310 235 205
 4.   Kandy 635 750 490 600 945
 5.   Matale 145 210 250 290 270
 6.   Nuwaraeliya 355 370 345 330 325
 7.   Galle  200 270 215 550 405
 8.   Matara  115 130 115 60 55
 9.   Hambantota  235 190 175 170 145
10.  Jaffna 305 590 340 350 405
11.  Kilinochchi 10 305 350 335 235
12.  Mannar 1,605 665 1,150 1,090 1,550
13.  Vavuniya 385 565 505 360 335
14.  Mullativu 45 70 110 170 80
15.  Batticaloa 645 1,230 670 665 480
16.  Ampara 810 750 770 1,520 1,435
17.  Trincomalee 1,155 880 1,170 1,170 745
18.  Kurunegala 535 605 680 595 750
19.  Puttalam 950 810 610 680 835
20.  Anuradhapura 365 690 410 590 410
21.  Polonnaruwa  220 150 190 260 345
22.  Badulla 110 170 165 150 165
23.  Moneragala 90 100 140 255 205
24.  Ratnapura 135 130 100 100 140
25.  Kegalle 175 145 145 195 130
 
***Provisional
Agriculture and Environmental Statistics Division
Department of Census and Statistics, Colombo, Sri Lanka.