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Batticaloa

District in Sri Lanka

Contents: Population

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

BatticaloaDistrict330,333486,447526,567575,000
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)
Males274,000
Females301,000
Urbanization (C 2012)
Rural375,341
Urban151,226
Age Groups (C 2012)
0-14 years161,842
15-64 years340,787
65+ years23,938
Age Distribution (C 2012)
0-9 years106,475
10-19 years110,075
20-29 years85,988
30-39 years75,226
40-49 years60,914
50-59 years47,750
60-69 years26,564
70-79 years10,601
80+ years2,974
Ethnic Group (C 2012)
Sinhalese6,797
Tamil383,008
Sri Lankan Moor133,854
Other ethnic group2,908
Religion (C 2012)
Buddhist6,281
Hindu338,882
Muslim134,065
Christian47,287
Other religion52
Place of Birth (C 2012)
in the same district503,480
elsewhere23,087

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