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Matara

District in Sri Lanka

Contents: Population

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

MataraDistrict643,786761,370814,048863,000
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)
Males413,000
Females450,000
Urbanization (C 2012)
Rural694,948
Urban96,570
Estate22,530
Age Groups (C 2012)
0-14 years202,883
15-64 years529,674
65+ years81,491
Age Distribution (C 2012)
0-9 years137,980
10-19 years130,223
20-29 years117,041
30-39 years111,984
40-49 years101,881
50-59 years94,845
60-69 years67,489
70-79 years34,694
80+ years17,911
Ethnic Group (C 2012)
Sinhalese767,580
Tamil20,899
Sri Lankan Moor25,254
Other ethnic group315
Religion (C 2012)
Buddhist766,323
Hindu16,421
Muslim25,614
Christian5,640
Other religion50
Place of Birth (C 2012)
in the same district735,978
elsewhere78,070

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