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Kurunegala

District in Sri Lanka

Contents: Population

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

KurunegalaDistrict1,211,8011,460,2151,618,4651,719,000
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)
Males826,000
Females893,000
Urbanization (C 2012)
Rural1,580,556
Urban30,342
Estate7,567
Age Groups (C 2012)
0-14 years395,143
15-64 years1,094,281
65+ years129,041
Age Distribution (C 2012)
0-9 years272,291
10-19 years244,736
20-29 years226,157
30-39 years243,682
40-49 years219,996
50-59 years201,052
60-69 years130,534
70-79 years57,524
80+ years22,493
Ethnic Group (C 2012)
Sinhalese1,479,863
Tamil20,635
Sri Lankan Moor115,302
Other ethnic group2,665
Religion (C 2012)
Buddhist1,431,632
Hindu14,721
Muslim118,305
Christian53,637
Other religion170
Place of Birth (C 2012)
in the same district1,422,889
elsewhere195,576

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