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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
North Central (Uturumeda)Province849,4921,104,6771,266,6631,366,000
AnuradhapuraDistrict587,929745,693860,575930,000
PolonnaruwaDistrict261,563358,984406,088436,000
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)
Males670,000
Females696,000
Urbanization (C 2012)
Rural1,216,052
Urban50,595
Estate16
Age Groups (C 2012)
0-14 years337,001
15-64 years860,384
65+ years69,278
Age Distribution (C 2012)
0-9 years236,669
10-19 years201,077
20-29 years196,399
30-39 years207,324
40-49 years168,113
50-59 years138,324
60-69 years77,692
70-79 years30,372
80+ years10,693
Ethnic Group (C 2012)
Sinhalese1,151,005
Tamil12,667
Sri Lankan Moor100,869
Other ethnic group2,122
Religion (C 2012)
Buddhist1,139,595
Hindu10,117
Muslim101,958
Christian14,875
Other religion118
Place of Birth (C 2012)
in the same district970,413
elsewhere296,250