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Province in Sri Lanka

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NameStatusPopulation
Census
1981-03-17
Population
Census
2001-07-17
Population
Census
2012-03-20
Population
Estimate
2018-07-01
Eastern (Kilakku, Negenahira)Province975,2511,419,6021,555,5101,710,000
AmparaDistrict388,970592,997649,402719,000
BatticaloaDistrict330,333486,447526,567570,000
TrincomaleeDistrict255,948340,158379,541421,000
Sri LankaRepublic14,846,75018,797,25720,359,43921,670,000

Source: Department of Census and Statistics, Sri Lanka (web).

Explanation: All 2018 estimates are provisional.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2018)
Males827,000
Females883,000
Urbanization (C 2012)
Rural1,165,823
Urban389,687
Age Groups (C 2012)
0-14 years472,373
15-64 years1,010,175
65+ years72,962
Age Distribution (C 2012)
0-9 years318,428
10-19 years308,058
20-29 years251,413
30-39 years226,227
40-49 years186,174
50-59 years143,145
60-69 years80,996
70-79 years31,828
80+ years9,241
Ethnic Group (C 2012)
Sinhalese360,738
Tamil614,184
Sri Lankan Moor574,327
Other ethnic group6,261
Religion (C 2012)
Buddhist357,052
Hindu540,153
Muslim575,470
Christian82,683
Other religion152
Place of Birth (C 2012)
in the same district1,392,299
elsewhere163,211