TotalLow-country SinhaleseKandyan SinhaleseTamilMoorBurgher and EurasianMalayEnglishVeddahCochineseBengaliScotchMalayaliPattaniCanareseIrishArabKaffirAfghanBurmeseIndianFrenchTeluguHindustaniGermanParsiMaharattiEuropean (unspecified)AmericanWelshNegroSikhRussianGoaneseItalianChineseBelgianEast IndianPunjabiAustralianRajputEgyptianSwedePortugueseBritishDutchMaldivianAfricanCanadianSyrianSwissAustrianSiameseJapaneseJewMalagasyPersianDekhaniGreekManxNorth IndianSpanishDaneTasmanianTurkBaluchiBatavianCape ColonistGujeratiHungarianNorwegianSoudaneseAbyssinianArmenianCircassianMappilaiRoumanianWest IndianUnspecified

Celylon

3565954

1458320

872487

951740

228034

23482

11902

4112

3971

2666

2024

926

832

801

638

520

445

318

270

225

213

198

185

170

163

139

119

91

59

56

53

53

51

42

42

39

31

30

29

26

25

20

20

18

17

13

13

12

11

11

10

9

8

6

6

6

5

4

4

4

4

4

3

3

3

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

1

1

1

1

1

1

193

Anuradhapura79110195560159739788418411629402-1031321314255-241-11-2--------1----------------21-------------------------
Badulla186674890311412754742607163666924352910495215373213222578-14-332--4--1-3---1-13---------1---------2--------------------23
Batticaloa14516136273948798575419099061442345-8-121-1272--2717----3------------8---------------------1---------------10
Chilaw744186074417098554280428521919-122344-23113---12--36--------1--------------------------------------------
Colombo542577428379438649330353131319946381458-22251044299224117131193126731012201387146120100113553035181541503819551819521715-6943427526-2-4--22322--122-----1183
Colombo Municipality15469167207138334640288981185144931271-1718983275164991417612560101217127554611398113502634141541483013441819521715-69434-6326-2-4--22322--122-----1151
Galle25811623720636514811104801193394134-63351996482014337--4591-------5210--111-1-34---6--1--1-----------------1----
Hambantota10487010083925974819701957397-1122-1--882------2-----------1---1----3---------------------------------
Jaffna3008511923429680530784766041--2848-21371---42--7--314----1-2--21---------5------4----------------------3
Kalutara229857194818176316593157885248456-26934512-721----10-121-7-2---------2-------------------1------------------1
Kandy3775912621015686816191424979260920991003-10330326942367165131444959-212414211343028511-71110261016-3117--51---2-2---2--------1-2----21--1--14
Kegalla18879114635124100414077612283265102-10573015221611210-----46-33101-3---11-------------1-1----------------------------
Kurunegala24942926140200680104761102837348144536693-3564212--5-91-2--1----1-----7------1-----1-------1----------------6
Mannar249261929168487715892161-6--8-125----4----------------------------------1----------------------
Matale92203554351653286015464317328113211472783321416--1-381-51-4-----1------1-1----5----------------------------2
Matara203750192617605374262474285230--5213-81------------1----1-1----------------1------4-------1----------
Mullaittivu151599710311272610699012-124----3-24-1------------------------------------------------------------
Negombo148249131150105412359301640710129-8416234-7---1-5--5--1------11--------------1----------1----------------1
Nuwara Eliya1530388057371951031082252593365630-631201943960128691481-3911116-315851-13-2--1--2-9--4----1---12-3-------2----------48
Puttalam29779452371587675990611026841-16-210--293---36-1------1-----------------------------------------------
Ratnapura132964119611014271697819532497868-52531128741422313--32-716-3------2---2--22---2-----------------------------2
Trincomalee2844153267117069825835285252514-301-29--2417--59-13---433----------------2-------------------------1-----

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