TotalSinhaleseCeylon TamilsCeylon MoorsBurghers & EurasiansMalaysVeddahsEuropeansOthers

Ceylon

3007789

2041158

723853

197166

21231

10133

1229

4678

8341

Anuradhapura

75333

59875

6422

8662

65

84

-

16

209

Anuradhapura250892111982215768-1330

Badulla

159201

114040

36807

5848

493

661

374

314

664

Badulla50233035640797184315-2527

Batticaloa

122699

6403

69584

44780

894

28

854

46

110

Batticaloa7257217589132872320-2850

Chilaw

63231

53508

6755

2490

183

213

-

24

58

Chilaw3738217078547562206-436

Colombo

578901

482045

44175

32275

12022

3684

-

1404

3296

Colombo Municipality126825599622437224428106743437-12282724
Negombo18933109276255124039463-2331

Galle

222895

208764

2481

9583

1388

396

-

146

137

Galle Municipality335902391489270201209390-9768

Hambantota

89318

85962

784

1542

151

769

-

27

83

Hambantota2576104310470737604-1764

Jaffna

279284

131

275227

3049

579

93

-

101

104

Jaffna4317910339480279554692-7984

Kalutara

183632

165569

4453

12899

499

65

-

70

77

Kalutara108648445452156335922-176

Kandy

288353

157056

104263

20224

2470

2066

-

1092

1182

Kandy Municipality2037597043712363915171162-253388
Gampola29751279612727115128-5109

Kegalla

150627

122076

21208

6376

242

183

-

107

435

Kegalla314327022038111428-213

Kurunegala

230187

212760

6246

10207

333

390

-

43

208

Kurunegala47452683991494211274-2468

Mannar

24511

592

16098

7643

85

13

-

12

68

Matale

76514

52734

17879

5167

233

258

-

153

90

Matale419717531222921127121-2429

Matara

177586

169688

1798

5603

384

54

-

35

24

Matara86026909105123627452-197

Mullaittivu

15501

1199

13030

1139

82

7

1

5

38

Nuwara Eliya

109620

38591

66250

1973

487

282

-

954

1083

Nuwara Eliya2726131784312412227-24548

Puttalam

26652

10122

6327

9596

131

254

-

8

214

Puttalam50348791314249797114-8125

Ratnapura

107999

98934

6949

1684

149

71

-

76

136

Ratnapura3527286519829810329-430

Trincomalee

25745

1109

17117

6426

361

562

-

45

125

Trincomalee1159621395361165349209-4183

Source: The Census of Ceylon 1901. Vol. II, by P.Arunachalam, M.A.Cantab. Colombo, 1902
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