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Population Statistics of Sri Lanka Malays by District

DISTRICT VOLUME % of SL Population
Colombo 22,233 0.3
Gampaha 8,675 0.6
Kalutara 762 0.1
Kandy 2,755 0.3
Matale 574 0.2
Nuwara-Eliya 1,136 0.2
Galle 186  
Matara 79  
Hambantota 4,455 0.1
Jaffna 72  
Mannar 35  
Vavuniya 34  
Mullaitivu 19  
Batticaloa 46  
Amparai 168  
Trincomalee 831 0.3
Kurunegala 1,259 0.1
Puttalam 954 0.2
Anuradhapura 338 0.1
Polonnaruwa 109  
Badulla 1,419 0.2
Monaragala 193 0.1
Ratnapura 412 0.1
Kegalle 229  
SRI LANKA 45,963 0.3

 

Malay Population increase from 1881 to 1981

YEAR POPULATION OF MALAYS
1881 8,900
1891 10,100
1901 11,900
1911 13,000
1921 13,400
1931 16,000
1946 22,500
1953 25,400
1963 33,400
1971 43,500
1981 47,000