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District in Sri Lanka

Contents: Population

The population development of Colombo as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images).

ColomboDistrict1,699,2412,251,2742,324,3492,448,000
Sri LankaRepublic14,846,75018,797,25720,359,43921,803,000

Source: Department of Census and Statistics, Sri Lanka (web).

Explanation: All 2019 estimates are provisional.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2019)
Males1,201,000
Females1,247,000
Urbanization (C 2012)
Rural513,534
Urban1,802,904
Estate7,911
Age Groups (C 2012)
0-14 years503,904
15-64 years1,614,982
65+ years205,463
Age Distribution (C 2012)
0-9 years339,498
10-19 years340,253
20-29 years380,707
30-39 years362,784
40-49 years317,566
50-59 years267,597
60-69 years192,152
70-79 years87,211
80+ years36,581
Ethnic Group (C 2012)
Sinhalese1,778,971
Tamil259,379
Sri Lankan Moor249,609
Other ethnic group36,390
Religion (C 2012)
Buddhist1,632,225
Hindu186,454
Muslim274,087
Christian229,308
Other religion2,275
Place of Birth (C 2012)
in the same district1,708,791
elsewhere615,558

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