TotalBuddhistsHindusMuhammadansChristiansOthers

Ceylon

4106350

2474170

938260

283631

409168

1121

Anuradhapura8596166460790210047147676
Badulla2166921324287038078405443601
Batticaloa153943582979908607407466-
Chilaw87948337376510368744014-
Colombo8268285178715928157548191761367
Colombo Municipality21852669234411504616461626352
Galle29100127008343601178047735
Galle Municipality3996028052574874525872
Hambantota11050810613265132095142
Jaffna3267122792867103641360802
Kalutara2794932182842551017796179021
Kandy408429213932139140315742373845
Kandy Municipality299271386936676236612827
Kegalla24236116790156479997980011
Kurunegala3068072665251215213978141457
Mannar2591822345758100130191
Matale108367664313088068434213-
Matara2273082155162683712119853
Mullaittivu1733617471202312572309-
Nuwara Eliya1554625065591947286499906
Puttalam393618213387311976152981
Ratnapura16616013094027711326542422
Trincomalee29755984155851038627991

Source: Census of Ceylon 1946. Vol. I Part II: Statistical digest by A.G.Ranasinha, C.M.G., C.B.E., Superintendent of Census 1946. Colombo, 1951
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