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Estimated Paddy Production and Excess/Scarcity of Paddy by Season and by District
 
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Estimated Paddy Production and Excess/Scarcity of Paddy by Season and by District - 2009/2010
DISTRICT PRODUCTION Annual
Requirement
of Paddy for
Human
Consumption
Excess/Scarcity of Paddy (*1)
Maha 2009/10 Yala 2010 Total for
the Year 201
Maha 2009/10 % (*2) Yala 2010 % (*2) Total % (*2)
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11)
01 COLOMBO 14,190 6,822 21,012 424,492 (198,979)   (206,178)   (405,156)  
02 GAMPAHA 36,560 21,902 58,462 364,548 (148,118)   (162,473)   (310,592)  
03 KALUTARA 45,245 29,567 74,812 189,935 (52,684)   (68,059)   (120,743)  
04 GALLE 44,078 14,194 58,272 180,843 (49,456)   (78,630)   (128,086)  
05 MATARA 45,455 43,163 88,618 139,926 (27,532)   (29,928)   (57,460)  
06 RATNAPURA+ UDA WALAWE 118,395 123,373 241,768 187,410 17,004 0.6 22,765 1.5 39,769 0.95
07 KEGALLE 29,589 22,925 52,514 136,895 (40,616)   (47,171)   (87,786)  
08 KURUNEGALA 274,343 189,946 464,289 260,993 128,441 4.9 45,828 2.9 174,269 4.16
09 PUTTALAM 48,075 25,518 73,593 129,654 (19,699)   (41,736)   (61,435)  
10 KANDY 37,943 27,898 65,841 238,261 (83,770)   (93,664)   (177,434)  
11 MATALE 81,175 27,038 108,213 82,507 35,373 1.3 (17,360)   18,013 0.43
12 NUWARAELIYA 13,007 532 13,539 127,129 (51,530)   (63,692)   (115,222)  
13 BADULLA 99,203 46,371 145,574 147,166 19,824 0.8 (31,717)   (11,893)  
14 MONARAGALA 118,331 51,785 170,116 73,246 75,302 2.9 10,455 0.7 85,758 2.05
15 JAFFNA 20,117 - 20,117 102,208 (32,525)   (52,135)   (84,660)  
16 KILLINOCHCHI - 5,924 5,924 25,931 (12,965)   (7,219)   (20,185)  
17 VAVUNIYA 24,457 3,513 27,970 28,457 8,991 0.3 (11,377)   (2,387)  
18 MULATIVU 10,753 4,812 15,565 25,931 (2,762)   (8,549)   (11,311)  
19 MANNAR 41,755 4,226 45,981 17,343 30,987 1.2 (5,505)   25,481 0.61
20 ANURADHAPURA+MAHAWELI 'H' 466,199 155,165 621,364 138,074 369,456 14.1 68,931 4.4 438,387 10.47
21 POLONNARUWA 284,628 249,124 533,752 68,195 235,698 9.0 200,603 12.9 436,300 10.42
22 TRINCOMALEE 106,727 39,752 146,479 61,965 69,774 2.7 4,519 0.3 74,293 1.77
23 BATTICALOA 193,274 74,563 267,837 90,421 136,541 5.2 20,794 1.3 157,335 3.76
24 AMPARA 358,274 284,479 642,753 106,754 286,858 10.9 214,517 13.8 501,375 11.97
25 HAMBANTOTA 117,793 106,901 224,694 95,136 63,968 2.4 53,118 3.4 117,087 2.80
SRI LANKA 2,629,566 1,559,493 4,189,059 3,443,419 757,582 28.8 (283,865) (18.2) 473,718 11.31
() denotes Scarcity  
(*1) - Seed requrement and post harvest losses are also excluded here.  
(*2) - Percentage of marketable surplus on the production in respective district.  
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Estimated Paddy Production and Excess/Scarcity of Paddy by Season and by District - 2010/2011
DISTRICT PRODUCTION Annual
Requirement
of Paddy for
Human
Consumption
Excess/Scarcity of Paddy (*1)
Maha 2010/11 Yala 2011 Total for
the Year 2011
Maha 2010/11 % (*2) Yala 2011 % (*2) Total % (*2)
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11)
01 COLOMBO 10,639 5,970 16,609 422,589 (200,655)   (205,324)   (405,980)  
02 GAMPAHA 33,905 15,820 49,725 354,968 (143,579)   (161,664)   (305,243)  
03 KALUTARA 40,382 25,538 65,920 186,646 (52,941)   (67,785)   (120,726)  
04 GALLE 38,731 24,130 62,861 177,403 (49,971)   (64,572)   (114,542)  
05 MATARA 39,811 40,036 79,847 137,350 (28,864)   (28,639)   (57,503)  
06 RATNAPURA+ UDA WALAWE 49,242 108,916 158158 186,322 (43,919)   15,755 0.8 (28,164)  
07 KEGALLE 22,985 18,077 41,062 134,268 (44,149)   (49,057)   (93,206)  
08 KURUNEGALA 266,234 253,478 519,712 256,699 137,884 6.9 125,128 6.6 263,013 6.8
09 PUTTALAM 59,959 53,833 113792 128,755 (4,419)   (10,545)   (14,963)  
10 KANDY 31,730 26,154 57,884 235,943 (86,241)   (91,817)   (178,059)  
11 MATALE 63,319 35,191 98,510 81,566 22,536 1.1 (5,592)   16,944 0.4
12 NUWARAELIYA 12,077 6,923 19,000 124,701 (50,274)   (55,428)   (105,701)  
13 BADULLA 76,787 49,123 125,910 146,268 3,653 0.2 (24,011)   (20,358)  
14 MONARAGALA 122,027 62,853 184,880 72,486 85,784 4.3 26,610 1.4 112,394 2.9
15 JAFFNA 20,381   20,381 87,891 (23,564)   (43,945)   (67,510)  
16 KILLINOCHCHI 30,907 15,090 45,997 24,973 18,421 0.9 2,604 0.1 21,024 0.5
17 VAVUNIYA 49,171 16,781 65,952 28,540 34,901 1.7 2,511 0.1 37,412 1.0
18 MULATIVU 15,703 11,668 27,371 20,270 5,568 0.3 1,533 0.1 7,101 0.2
19 MANNAR 41,990 6,601 48,591 26,432 28,774 1.4 (6,615)   22,159 0.6
20 ANURADHAPURA+MAHAWELI 'H' 378,939 291,730 670,669 136,052 310,913 15.6 223,704 11.8 534,617 13.7
21 POLONNARUWA 203,822 273,981 477,803 67,296 170,174 8.5 240,333 12.7 410,507 10.5
22 TRINCOMALEE 51,451 79,890 131341 61,783 20,560 1.0 48,999 2.6 69,558 1.8
23 BATTICALOA 30,539 77,196 107,735 89,026 (13,974)   32,683 1.7 18,709 0.5
24 AMPARA 126,409 287,675 414,084 106,053 73,383 3.7 234,649 12.4 308,031 7.9
25 HAMBANTOTA 179,043 111,387 290,430 93,566 132,260 6.6 64,604 3.4 196,864 5.1
SRI LANKA 1,996,183 1,898,041 3,894,224 3,387,847 302,260 15.1 204,118 10.8 506,377 13.0
() denotes Scarcity  
(*1) - Seed requrement and post harvest losses are also excluded here.  
(*2) - Percentage of marketable surplus on the production in respective district.  
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Estimated Paddy Production and Excess/Scarcity of Paddy by Season and by District - 2011/2012
DISTRICT PRODUCTION Annual
Requirement
of Paddy for
Human
Consumption
Excess/Scarcity of Paddy (*1)
Maha 2011/12 Yala 2012 Total for
the Year 2012
Maha 2011/12 % (*2) Yala 2012 % (*2) Total % (*2)
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11)
01 COLOMBO 13,644 2,314 15,958 377,577 (175,144)   (186,474)   (361,619)  
02 GAMPAHA 30,332 9,854 40,186 374,498 (156,917)   (177,395)   (334,312)  
03 KALUTARA 43,713 15,960 59,673 198,511 (55,543)   (83,296)   (138,838)  
04 GALLE 42,740 10,051 52,791 172,745 (43,633)   (76,322)   (119,954)  
05 MATARA 43,767 28,977 72,744 132,395 (22,430)   (37,220)   (59,651)  
06 RATNAPURA+ UDA WALAWE 121,329 76,733 198,062 176,959 32,850 1.2 (11,746)   21,103 0.5
07 KEGALLE 23,970 5,814 29,784 136,608 (44,334)   (62,490)   (106,824)  
08 KURUNEGALA 223,110 51,712 274,822 263,169 91,525 3.4 (79,873)   11,653 0.3
09 PUTTALAM 41,991 13,600 55,591 123,968 (19,993)   (48,384)   (68,377)  
10 KANDY 41,863 15,358 57,221 223,629 (69,952)   (96,457)   (166,408)  
11 MATALE 75,244 15,018 90,262 78,918 35,785 1.3 (24,441)   11,344 0.3
12 NUWARAELIYA 12,348 1,980 14,328 115,866 (45,585)   (55,953)   (101,538)  
13 BADULLA 104,433 41,101 145,534 132,557 38,155 1.4 (25,177)   12,977 0.3
14 MONARAGALA 133,486 45,392 178,878 73,409 96,782 3.6 8,688 0.8 105,469 2.7
15 JAFFNA 20,611   20,611 94,799 (26,789)   (47,400)   (74,188)  
16 KILLINOCHCHI 55,591 18,293 73,884 18,474 46,354 1.7 9,056 0.8 55,410 4.9
17 VAVUNIYA 58,888 2,692 61,580 28,035 44,871 1.7 (11,325)   33,545 0.9
18 MULATIVU 27,460 8,772 36,232 14,909 20,006 0.7 1,318 0.1 21,323 0.6
19 MANNAR 61,459 6,171 67,630 16,205 53,357 2.0 (1,932)   51,425 1.3
20 ANURADHAPURA+MAHAWELI 'H' 489,677 82,306 571,983 140,011 419,671 15.4 12,300 1.1 431,972 11.2
21 POLONNARUWA 290,130 169,071 459,201 65,954 257,153 9.5 136,094 12.1 393,247 10.2
22 TRINCOMALEE 125,644 65,988 191,632 61,741 94,773 3.5 35,117 3.1 129,891 3.4
23 BATTICALOA 171,715 83,599 255,314 85,562 128,934 4.7 40,818 3.6 169,752 4.4
24 AMPARA 345,264 270,027 615,291 105,657 292,436 10.8 217,199 19.2 509,634 13.3
25 HAMBANTOTA 118,551 88,203 206,754 97,554 69,774 2.6 39,426 3.5 109,200 2.8
SRI LANKA 2,716,960 1,128,986 3,845,946 3,309,709 1,062,105 39.1 (525,869) (46.6) 536,237 13.9
() denotes Scarcity  
(*1) - Seed requrement and post harvest losses are also excluded here.  
(*2) - Percentage of marketable surplus on the production in respective district.  
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Estimated Paddy Production and Excess/Scarcity of Paddy by Season and by District - 2012/2013
DISTRICT PRODUCTION Annual
Requirement
of Paddy for
Human
Consumption
Excess/Scarcity of Paddy (*1)
Maha 2012/13 Yala 2013 Total for
the Year 2013
Maha 2012/13 % (*2) Yala 2013 % (*2) Total % (*2)
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11)
01 COLOMBO 12,418 2,673 15,091 379,359 (177,262)   (187,007)   (364,268)  
02 GAMPAHA 35,547 11,753 47,300 376,442 (152,674)   (176,468)   (329,142)  
03 KALUTARA 38,898 16,175 55,073 199,646 (60,925)   (83,648)   (144,573)  
04 GALLE 38,984 8,461 47,445 173,880 (47,956)   (78,479)   (126,435)  
05 MATARA 45,691 30,986 76,677 133,529 (21,074)   (35,779)   (56,852)  
06 RATNAPURA+ UDA WALAWE 117,319 101,173 218,492 178,741 27,948 1.0 11,802 0.7 39,751 0.9
07 KEGALLE 18,669 12,150 30,819 137,418 (50,040)   (56,559)   (106,599)  
08 KURUNEGALA 388,598 189,281 577,879 264,628 256,284 9.0 56,967 3.2 313,251 6.8
09 PUTTALAM 73,606 36,558 110,164 125,103 11,055 0.4 (25,993)   (14,939)  
10 KANDY 37,909 24,633 62,542 225,087 (74,635)   (87,911)   (162,545)  
11 MATALE 83,208 38,580 121,788 79,567 43,425 1.5 (1,203)   42,221 0.9
12 NUWARAELIYA 16,125 3,300 19,425 117,324 (42,537)   (55,362)   (97,899)  
13 BADULLA 121,086 50,922 172,008 133,853 54,159 1.9 (16,005)   38,155 0.8
14 MONARAGALA 153,684 55,482 209,166 74,381 116,494 4.1 18,292 1.0 134,785 2.9
15 JAFFNA 21,260   21,260 95,447 (26,464)   (47,724)   (74,187)  
16 KILLINOCHCHI 42,725 29,102 71,827 18,798 33,326 1.2 19,703 1.1 53,029 1.1
17 VAVUNIYA 62,512 23,930 86,442 28,197 48,414 1.7 9,832 0.6 58,245 1.3
18 MULATIVU 24,639 19,215 43,854 15,071 17,104 0.6 11,680 0.7 28,783 0.6
19 MANNAR 77,975 12,225 90,200 16,367 69,791 2.5 4,041 0.2 73,833 1.6
20 ANURADHAPURA+MAHAWELI 'H' 464,328 223,076 687,404 141,470 393,593 13.8 152,341 8.6 545,934 11.8
21 POLONNARUWA 277,045 261,263 538,308 66,441 243,825 8.6 228,043 12.9 471,868 10.2
22 TRINCOMALEE 98,955 101,718 200,673 62,389 67,760 2.4 70,523 4.0 138,284 3.0
23 BATTICALOA 115,630 111,943 227,573 86,049 72,606 2.6 68,919 3.9 141,524 3.1
24 AMPARA 314,015 297,229 611,244 106,791 260,620 9.2 243,834 13.7 504,453 10.9
25 HAMBANTOTA 165,450 112,623 278,073 98,851 116,025 4.1 63,198 3.6 179,223 3.9
SRI LANKA 2,846,276 1,774,451 4,620,727 3,334,827 1,178,863 41.4 107,038 6.0 1,285,900 27.8
() denotes Scarcity  
(*1) - Seed requrement and post harvest losses are also excluded here.  
(*2) - Percentage of marketable surplus on the production in respective district.  
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Estimated Paddy Production and Excess/Scarcity of Paddy by Season and by District - 2013/2014
DISTRICT PRODUCTION Annual
Requirement
of Paddy for
Human
Consumption
Excess/Scarcity of Paddy (*1)
Maha 2013/14 Yala 2014 Total for
the Year 2014
Maha 2013/14 % (*2) Yala 2014 % (*2) Total % (*2)
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11)
01 COLOMBO 11,248 2,555 13,803 381,952 (179,728)   (188,421)   (368,149)  
02 GAMPAHA 28,817 13,542 42,359 378,873 (160,619)   (175,894)   (336,514)  
03 KALUTARA 34,125 16,269 50,394 201,104 (66,427)   (84,283)   (150,710)  
04 GALLE 36,054 10,204 46,258 175,338 (51,615)   (77,465)   (129,080)  
05 MATARA 42,438 29,982 72,420 134,664 (24,894)   (37,350)   (62,244)  
06 RATNAPURA+ UDA WALAWE 109,405 86,287 195,692 180,686 19,062 0.9 (4,056)   15,006 0.4
07 KEGALLE 18,629 10,184 28,813 138,553 (50,647)   (59,092)   (109,740)  
08 KURUNEGALA 225,332 181,603 406,935 266,572 92,046 4.1 48,317 4.2 140,363 4.2
09 PUTTALAM 43,571 34,407 77,978 126,399 (19,629)   (28,793)   (48,421)  
10 KANDY 39,150 23,521 62,671 227,194 (74,447)   (90,076)   (164,523)  
11 MATALE 60,792 23,598 84,390 80,377 20,604 0.9 (16,590)   4,013 0.1
12 NUWARAELIYA 12,468 4,430 16,898 118,783 (46,923)   (54,961)   (101,885)  
13 BADULLA 102,456 51,419 153,875 135,312 34,800 1.6 (16,237)   18,563 0.5
14 MONARAGALA 91,936 28,765 120,701 75,515 54,178 2.4 (8,993)   45,186 1.3
15 JAFFNA 3,602   3,602 96,096 (44,446)   (48,048)   (92,494)
 
16 KILLINOCHCHI 50,149 1,217 51,366 19,122 40,588 1.8 (8,344)   (32,244) 1.0
17 VAVUNIYA 17,595 5,455 23,050 28,683 3,254 0.1 (8,886)   (5,633)  
18 MULATIVU 15,443 1,453 16,896 15,233 7,827 0.4 (6,163)   1,663 0.0
19 MANNAR 25,027 4,530 29,557 16,691 16,681 0.7 (3,816)   12,866 0.4
20 ANURADHAPURA+MAHAWELI 'H' 243,349 78,727 322,076 143,090 171,804 7.7 7,182 0.6 178,986 5.3
21 POLONNARUWA 261,525 149,778 411,303 67,251 227,900 10.2 116,153 10.1 344,052 10.2
22 TRINCOMALEE 97,630 30,225 127,855 63,362 65,949 2.9 (1,456)   64,493 1.9
23 BATTICALOA 166,010 74,062 240,072 86,697 122,662 5.5 30,714 2.7 153,375 4.5
24 AMPARA 368,748 199,265 568,013 108,087 314,704 14.1 145,221 12.7 459,926 13.6
25 HAMBANTOTA 130,352 83,451 213,803 100,309 80,198 3.6 33,297 2.9 113,494 3.4
SRI LANKA 2,235,851 1,144,929 3,380,780 3,365,941 552,881 24.7 (538,041) (47.0) 14,839 0.4
() denotes Scarcity  
(*1) - Seed requrement and post harvest losses are also excluded here.  
(*2) - Percentage of marketable surplus on the production in respective district.  
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Estimated Paddy Production and Excess/Scarcity of Paddy by Season and by District - 2014/2015
DISTRICT PRODUCTION Annual
Requirement
of Paddy for
Human
Consumption
Excess/Scarcity of Paddy (*1)
Maha 2014/15 Yala 2015 Total for
the Year 2015
Maha 2014/15 % (*2) Yala 2015 % (*2) Total % (*2)
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11)
01 COLOMBO 10,156 2,516 12,672 384,869 (182,278)   (189,918)   (372,197)  
02 GAMPAHA 33,529 12,648 46,177 381,466 (157,204)   (178,085)   (335,289)  
03 KALUTARA 43,668 25,000 68,668 202,563 (57,613)   (76,281)   (133,895)  
04 GALLE 38,317 10,626 48,943 176,797 (50,081)   (77,772)   (127,854)  
05 MATARA 48,184 38,709 86,893 135,636 (19,634)   (29,109)   (48,743)  
06 RATNAPURA+ UDA WALAWE 117,014 100,384 217,398 182,630 25,699 0.9 9,069 0.5 34,768 0.7
07 KEGALLE 22,335 15,063 37,398 139,525 47,428   (54,700)   (102,127)  
08 KURUNEGALA 278,269 218,402 496,671 268,679 143,930 5.0 84,063 4.3 227,992 4.7
09 PUTTALAM 62,620 49,227 111,847 128,020 (1,390)   (14,783)   (16,173)  
10 KANDY 40,102 24,643 64,745 229,463 (74,629)   (90,088)   (164,718)  
11 MATALE 82,768 38,362 121,130 81,349 42,093 1.5 (2,313)   39,781 0.8
12 NUWARAELIYA 10,912 4,792 15,704 119,917 (49,047)   (55,167)   (104,213)  
13 BADULLA 109,463 49,547 159,010 136,770 41,078 1.4 (18,838)   22,240 0.5
14 MONARAGALA 140,155 60,550 200,705 76,488 101,911 3.5 22,306 1.1 124,217 2.6
15 JAFFNA 27,000   27,000 96,744 (21,372)   (48,372)   (69,744)  
16 KILLINOCHCHI 69,319 28,189 97,508 19,446 59,596 2.1 18,466 1.0 78,062 1.6
17 VAVUNIYA 76,363 24,978 101,341 29,007 61,860 2.2 10,475 0.5 72,334 1.5
18 MULATIVU 45,739 29,848 75,587 15,233 38,123 1.3 22,232 1.1 60,354 1.3
19 MANNAR 88,661 13,236 101,897 16,853 80,234 2.8 4,809 0.2 85,044 1.8
20 ANURADHAPURA+MAHAWELI 'H' 492,620 275,333 767,953 144,711 420,265 14.6 202,978 10.4 623,242 12.9
21 POLONNARUWA 349,625 280,476 630,101 67,899 315,676 11.0 246,527 12.7 562,202 11.7
22 TRINCOMALEE 117,256 97,884 215,140 64,334 85,089 3.0 65,717 3.4 150,806 3.1
23 BATTICALOA 120,570 114,470 235,040 87,669 76,735 2.7 70,635 3.6 147,371 3.1
24 AMPARA 307,661 309,335 616,996 109,708 252,807 8.8 254,481 13.1 507,288 10.5
25 HAMBANTOTA 144,681 118,190 262,871 101,767 93,797 3.3 67,306 3.5 161,104 3.3
SRI LANKA 2,876,987 1,942,408 4,819,395 3,397,540 1,178,217 41.0 243,638 12.5 1,421,855 29.5
() denotes Scarcity  
(*1) - Seed requrement and post harvest losses are also excluded here.  
(*2) - Percentage of marketable surplus on the production in respective district.  
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Agriculture and Environmental Statistics Division
Department of Census and Statistics, Colombo, Sri Lanka.