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Census of Agriculture 2002  
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  Table No.1: Land Use in Estate Sector by District
 
Extent in Acres
District
Total
Paddy
Temporary Crops Other than Paddy
Permanent Crops
Wood and Forest Lands, Meadows, Pastures
Waste Land Under Rocky and Marshy
Lands under Buildings,Roads etc
Other Lands not Specified Elsewhere
No.
Extent
Colombo 67 13,195 24 39 11,161 327 242 434 968
Gampaha 404 18,951 210 83 16,789 549 274 895 151
Kalutara 346 67,728 792 172 52,982 2,766 2,348 2,675 5,993
Kandy 323 70,421 139 1,558 40,019 12,011 4,544 4,136 8,014
Matale 299 43,903 447 175 25,060 9,428 2,904 1,312 4,577
Nuwara Eliya 206 151,950 310 368 122,473 11,031 3,963 7,951 5,854
Galle 309 39,381 218 330 30,902 2,609 1,175 994 3,153
Matara 402 35,714 980 367 26,026 4,314 683 1,213 2,131
Hambantota 141 14,265 364 284 5,846 5,911 314 464 1,082
Killinochchi 1 40 - - 30 - - - 10
Jaffna - - - - - - - - -
Mannar - - - - - - - - -
Vavuniya - - - - - - - - -
Mullativu - - - - - - - - -
Trincomalee - - - - - - - - -
Ampara 1 469 - - 462 - - 7 -
Batticaloa 12 1,239 19 - 788 3 22 2 405
Kurunegala 2,017 121,804 3,174 739 104,128 8,066 1,866 1,606 2,225
Puttulam 943 55,757 542 270 48,650 3,223 1,063 642 1,367
Anuradhapura 23 5,806 441 468 3,320 1,014 21 390 152
Polinnaruwa 22 9,764 1,131 217 2,256 4,917 182 808 253
Badulla 186 101,017 295 2,076 63,360 11,543 4,302 6,833 12,608
Moneragala 23 11,288 2 13 5,618 2,039 37 785 2,794
Ratnapura 506 97,595 950 1,715 69,607 10,615 3,856 3,845 7,007
Kegalle 346 90,657 144 2,612 65,581 8,080 2,581 5,822 5,837
Total
6,577 950,944 10,182 11,486 695,058 98,446 30,377 40,814 64,581
Table No.2: Extent Under Tea,Rubber and Coconut in Estate Sector by District
Extent in Acres
District
Total Extent
Tea
Rubber
Coconut
Colombo 13,195 149 9,462 1,047
Gampaha 18,951 - 1,101 15,207
Kalutara 67,728 2,603 40,993 1,466
Kandy 70,421 37,041 500 1,625
Matale 43,903 11,796 4,179 4,883
Nuwara Eliya 151,950 114,214 5 18
Galle 39,381 8,816 11,987 2,160
Matara 35,714 15,760 5,344 2,660
Hambantota 14,265 - 5 3,133
Killinochchi 40 - - 30
Ampara 469 - - 118
Batticaloa 1,239 - - 588
Kurunegala 121,804 24 5,425 93,631
Puttulam 55,757 - - 42,352
Anuradhapura 5,806 - - 699
Polinnaruwa 9,764 - - 2,038
Badulla 101,017 61,833 908 82
Moneragala 11,288 2,105 3,212 447
Ratnapura 97,595 31,921 29,991 1,708
Kegalle 90,657 7,676 50,038 1,976
Total
950,944 293,938 163,150 175,868
  Table No.3: Tea Extent by Type of Propagation in Estate Sector
 
Extent in Acres
District
Total Extent Under Tea
Tea Extent by Type of Propagation
Abandoned Area
Prepared For Planting
Nurseries
Vegetatively Propagated
Seedling
Mature
Immature
Colombo 149 49 5 3 90 2 -
Kalutara 2,603 1,708 171 142 368 171 43
Kandy 37,041 14,826 933 16,581 3,531 1,054 116
Matale 11,796 3,882 395 4,727 2,465 289 38
Nuwara Eliya 114,214 47,658 2,147 50,981 11,488 1,738 202
Galle 8,816 6,209 608 1,178 469 306 46
Matara 15,760 9,531 666 2,227 2,837 438 61
Kurunegala 24 24 - - - - -
Badulla 61,833 16,715 2,035 39,815 2,515 660 93
Moneragala 2,105 46 102 652 1,276 27 2
Ratnapura 31,921 19,401 985 8,127 2,768 560 80
Kegalle 7,676 5,871 416 899 142 235 113
Total
293,938 125,920 8,463 125,332 27,949 5,480 794
 
  Table No.4: Extent Under Rubber in Estate Sector by Type of Clone and by District
 
Extent in Acres
District
No,of Estates Reporting Rubber
Extent Under Rubber
Extent by Type of Clone
Extent Abandoned
PB 86
RRIC 100
RRIC 121
Other Clones
Tappable
Untappable
Colombo 46 9,462 4,364 2,028 1,005 1,475 22 568
Gampaha 55 1,101 306 378 55 227 131 4
Kalutara 290 40,993 13,412 10,968 3,960 10,592 606 1,455
Kandy 18 500 310 103 15 56 16 -
Matale 59 4,179 718 783 493 1,835 152 198
Nuwara Eliya 1 5 - - - 5 - -
Galle 137 11,987 3,775 5,666 571 1,975 - -
Matara 121 5,344 2,949 1,627 168 317 58 225
Hambantota 1 5 - - - - 5 -
Kurunegala 53 5,425 3,075 1,089 331 930 - -
Badulla 13 906 369 91 12 105 215 115
Moneragala 10 3,212 379 268 20 2,533 12 -
Ratnapura 267 29,991 8,795 7,664 1,826 9,900 1,017 789
Kegalle 260 50,038 19,525 8,248 4,079 18,186 - -
Total
1,331 163,148 57,977 38,913 12,535 48,136 2,234 3,354
 
  Table No.5: Distribution of Coconut Extent in Estate Sector by Pattern of Cultivation and by District
 
Extent in Acres
District
No. of Estates Reporting Coconut
Total Extent Under Coconut
Extent Under Systermatic Cultivation
Estimated Extent of Scattered Trees
Status of Production
No.of King CoconutTrees
In Production
Not Yet In Production
Under Planted
Colombo 38 1,060 1,047 13 998 62 52 518
Gampaha 383 15,223 15,207 16 14,771 452 1,961 3,509
Kalutara 105 1,467 1,466 1 1,280 187 66 726
Kandy 55 1,643 1,625 18 1,445 198 43 57
Matale 122 4,898 4,883 15 4,304 594 161 776
Nuwara Eliya 4 23 18 5 9 14 - 1
Galle 120 2,163 2,160 3 1,787 376 17 575
Matara 161 2,672 2,660 12 2,439 233 110 1,558
Hambantota 110 3,144 3,133 11 2,948 196 244 397
Killinochchi 1 30 30 - 25 5 - 2
Ampara 1 118 118 - 118 - 40 -
Batticaloa 8 588 588 - 580 8 32 5
Kurunegala 1,944 93,698 93,631 67 86,256 7,442 9,176 7,880
Puttulam 835 42,422 42,352 70 39,358 3,064 2,932 2,154
Anuradhapura 10 699 699 - 692 7 15 46
Polinnaruwa 14 2,038 2,038 - 280 1,758 - 197
Badulla 2 82 82 - 82 - - -
Moneragala 10 447 447 - 230 217 - -
Ratnapura 114 1,746 1,708 38 1,502 244 - 344
Kegalle 105 2,138 1,976 162 1,782 356 96 677
Total
4,142 176,299 175,868 431 160,886 15,413 14,945 19,422
 
  Table No.6: Extent of Minor Export Crops in Estate Sector by District
 
Extent in Acres
District
Total Extent in Estates
Cashew
Cardamom
Pepper
Cinnamon
Cocoa
Coffee
Cloves
Colombo 13,195 10 - 36 34 - - -
Gampaha 18,951 150 - 295 94 - 204 -
Kalutara 67,728 - - 29 294 - - -
Kandy 70,421 18 1,297 899 - 42 140 342
Matale 43,903 43 2,696 1,976 58 2,310 501 317
Nuwara Eliya 151,950 - 300 - 52 - 568 10
Galle 39,381 - - 60 873 - - -
Matara 35,715 10 80 71 1,131 - - 15
Hambantota 14,265 152 - 35 102 - - -
Killinochchi 40 - - - - - - -
Ampara 469 - - - - - - -
Batticaloa 1,239 62 - - - - - -
Kurunegala 121,804 906 - 420 80 237 145 15
Puttulam 55,758 4,679 - 24 - - 27 19
Anuradhapura 5,807 143 - - - - - -
Polinnaruwa 9,764 - - - - - - -
Badulla 101,017 80 15 138 - - 126 36
Moneragala 11,288 - - - - 225 - -
Ratnapura 97,595 75 729 372 557 15 13 15
Kegalle 90,657 - 965 263 200 103 32 79
Total
950,947 6,328 6,082 4,618 3,475 2,932 1,756 848
 
  Table No.7: Cattle Population in Estate Sector by Type and by District
District
Number of Cattle
Local
Improved
Total
Male
Female
Total
Male
Female
Total
Male
Female
Colombo 160 41 119 128 33 95 32 8 24
Gampaha 1,891 441 1,450 989 247 742 902 194 708
Kalutara 547 156 391 505 142 363 42 14 28
Kandy 2,585 668 1,917 1,818 403 1,415 767 265 502
Matale 1,145 245 900 462 126 336 683 119 564
Nuwara Eliya 11,410 2,485 8,925 5,534 1,314 4,220 5,876 1,171 4,705
Galle 413 103 310 329 82 247 84 21 63
Matara 392 101 291 225 50 175 167 51 116
Hambantota 199 69 130 143 60 83 56 9 47
Killinochchi 53 6 47 45 6 39 - - 8
Ampara - - - - - - - - -
Batticaloa 295 65 230 136 31 105 159 34 125
Kurunegala 10,156 2,681 7,475 6,331 1,749 4,582 3,825 932 2,893
Puttulam 3,729 1,182 2,547 2,775 873 1,902 954 309 645
Anuradhapura 1,032 237 795 21 6 15 1,011 231 780
Polinnaruwa 1,390 490 900 56 18 38 1,334 472 862
Badulla 8,366 2,234 6,132 6,107 1,703 4,404 2,259 531 1,728
Moneragala 1,359 414 945 1,030 343 687 329 71 258
Ratnapura 923 250 673 811 220 591 112 30 82
Kegalle 2,176 679 1,497 1,506 527 979 670 152 518
Total
48,221 12,547 35,674 28,951 7,933 21,018 19,262 4,614 14,656
 
  Table No.8: Buffalo Population in Estate Sector by Type and by District
District
Number of Buffaloes
Local
Improved
Total
Male
Female
Total
Male
Female
Total
Male
Female
Colombo 19 3 16 19 3 16 - - -
Gampaha 550 115 435 244 59 185 306 56 250
Kalutara 27 3 24 3 1 2 24 2 22
Kandy 127 23 104 2 - 2 125 23 102
Matale 458 82 376 69 19 50 389 63 326
Nuwara Eliya - - - - - - - - -
Galle 9 2 7 5 - 5 4 2 2
Matara 39 4 35 3 - 3 36 4 32
Hambantota 425 54 371 130 30 100 295 24 271
Killinochchi - - - - - - - - -
Ampara - - - - - - - - -
Batticaloa - - - - - - - - -
Kurunegala 2,270 668 1,602 1,659 513 1,146 611 155 456
Puttulam 811 247 564 548 180 368 263 67 196
Anuradhapura 235 102 133 55 54 1 180 48 132
Polinnaruwa 651 103 548 30 - 30 621 103 518
Badulla 148 23 125 53 2 51 95 21 74
Moneragala - - - - - - - - -
Ratnapura 158 24 134 9 3 6 149 21 128
Kegalle 45 11 34 8 2 6 37 9 28
Total
5,972 1,464 4,508 2,837 866 1,971 3,135 598 2,537
 
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Department of Census and Statistics, Colombo, Sri Lanka.