Low Country SinhaleseKandyan SinhaleseSri Lanka TamilsIndian TamilsSri Lanka MoorsIndian MoorsBurghers and EurasiansMalayOthers

Sri Lanka

12689897

42,8

29,2

11,2

9,3

6,5

0,2

0,4

0,3

0,3

Ampara

272605

11,218,922,20,646,40,30,20,10,0
Anuradhapura

388770

21,369,02,00,56,60,20,00,10,1
Badulla

615405

8,050,73,234,03,20,40,20,30,1
Batticaloa

256721

2,22,469,11,723,70,20,80,00,0
Colombo

2672265

79,83,36,32,25,50,21,21,00,3
Galle

735173

93,70,60,52,13,00,00,10,00,0
Hambantota

340254

96,30,90,50,11,30,00,01,00,0
Jaffna

701603

0,60,394,92,61,40,10,00,00,0
Kalutara

729514

85,51,01,05,36,90,10,10,10,0
Kandy

1187925

11,151,24,324,18,20,40,30,30,2
Kegalle

654752

7,576,61,79,44,40,20,00,10,1
Kurunegala

1025633

17,275,60,91,34,50,20,10,10,1
Mannar

77780

3,01,151,416,725,32,40,10,00,0
Matale

314841

11,862,73,514,96,40,40,10,20,0
Matara

586443

93,50,40,33,22,50,00,00,00,0
Moneragala

193020

18,571,51,66,02,10,00,00,10,1
Nuwara Eliya

450278

7,433,44,152,31,60,30,20,20,1
Polonnaruwa

163653

28,960,83,00,26,90,10,00,00,0
Puttalam

378430

71,99,26,81,69,80,20,10,20,1
Ratnapura

661344

16,863,01,417,11,20,30,10,10,1
Trincomalee

188245

15,213,835,02,731,90,30,60,30,1
Vavuniya

95243

5,411,461,314,56,60,30,10,10,2

Source: Census of Population 1971 Sri Lanka General Report. Department of Census and Statistics, Colombo, 1977
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