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Nuwara Eliya

District in Sri Lanka

Contents: Population

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

Nuwara EliyaDistrict603,577703,610711,644768,000
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)
Males367,000
Females401,000
Urbanization (C 2012)
Rural290,913
Urban40,151
Estate380,580
Age Groups (C 2012)
0-14 years201,133
15-64 years459,150
65+ years51,361
Age Distribution (C 2012)
0-9 years137,828
10-19 years116,856
20-29 years100,758
30-39 years101,384
40-49 years90,113
50-59 years80,750
60-69 years55,905
70-79 years21,835
80+ years6,215
Ethnic Group (C 2012)
Sinhalese282,053
Tamil410,200
Sri Lankan Moor17,652
Other ethnic group1,739
Religion (C 2012)
Buddhist278,254
Hindu363,163
Muslim21,116
Christian48,984
Other religion127
Place of Birth (C 2012)
in the same district632,694
elsewhere78,950

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