Statistical website of Sri Lanka

ජනලේඛන හා සංඛ්‍යාලේඛන දෙපාර්තමේන්තුව

தொகைமதிப்பு மற்றும் புள்ளிவிபர திணைக்களம்

Department of Census and Statistics


The main source of education statistics is the annual school census carried out by the Statistics Branch of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education. This census has been carried out for about two decades. It covers the schools in the country and collects information on schools, teachers, pupils, physical resources etc. Besides, information on educational institutions such as Pirivenas and Teacher Training Colleges are also collected.

Statistics Branch, Ministry of Education : Tel: + 94 11 2785566

Department of Census & Statistics,
"Sankayana Mandiraya",
No. 306/71,
Polduwa Road,
School CensusKey StatisticsDistrict Level StatisticsOther Reports

School Census

Preliminary Report of School Census