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Puttalam

District in Sri Lanka

Contents: Population

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

PuttalamDistrict492,533709,677762,396832,000
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)
Males403,000
Females429,000
Urbanization (C 2012)
Rural693,844
Urban66,952
Estate1,600
Age Groups (C 2012)
0-14 years209,214
15-64 years506,059
65+ years47,123
Age Distribution (C 2012)
0-9 years141,040
10-19 years134,650
20-29 years118,774
30-39 years116,832
40-49 years93,637
50-59 years77,861
60-69 years52,309
70-79 years20,021
80+ years7,272
Ethnic Group (C 2012)
Sinhalese560,838
Tamil50,294
Sri Lankan Moor147,546
Other ethnic group3,718
Religion (C 2012)
Buddhist329,705
Hindu28,811
Muslim150,404
Christian252,314
Other religion1,162
Place of Birth (C 2012)
in the same district624,155
elsewhere138,241

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