TotalBuddhistsHindusMuslimsRoman CatholicsOther ChristiansZorastriansFree thinkers and rationalistsAgnosticsOthersUnspecified

Ceylon

10582064

7003287

1958394

724043

768833

116116

932

808

172

1428

8051

Amparai2117326024946034984704939179867321205
Anuradhapura27978824747263032098141685892827256
Badulla521845287084199900196911077238171617247499
Badulla MC2711517857383833591364649-121332
Batticaloa19618954431290284642212098298542221184
Colombo2207420150833811192515454837105658051212507938091881
Colombo MC51164422104778737109771796012086610738441387703
Dehiwala-Mt.Lavinia MC11093481359421139311421767376301350380
Negombo MC46908687829664598308371584-4-41-
Galle641474601609134251937845562117227523332
Galle MC6523648202874134631936724164818
Hambantota27429726613310326125387182-1137417
Jaffna6125965117522725918365885926224191818345
Jaffna MC9467020345771475362451327866314361
Kalutara6314575305613474139150233682946-32232625
Kandy10436326145352958878973432106101984464211184489
Kandy MC68202426767028100535819251021624452
Kegalle57850647863061366247289687378127-10295
Kurunegala852661763591136613977929641504615633573676
Kurunegala MC211791346818403336213338522-112
Mannar601241627164371739824023617-6259
Matale25563018231447908172736729123016213154
Matale MC2560913733437655971428445131-25
Matara514969482868154581287321021279610426343
Moneragala132260115263126853400637169-3-1102
Nuwara-Eliya39775615157121926380441544832961111-12100
Nuwara-Eliya MC154826570493812182140604-1-110
Polonnaruwa11397197972401297761933186163874
Puttalam30254613205614660308161210423576221842323
Ratnapura546037422741101479882490743278225353558
Trincomalee138553378974643342440104981119354213112
Vavuniya68621102164403250108684594442372

Source: Sri Lanka Census of Population 1963. All island tables. Department of Census and Statistics, Colombo, 1986
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