Census of population and housing sri lanka 2012 10 introduction the department of census and statistics was successfully conducted 14th consecutive population and housing census in sri lanka in 2012. The 2012 sri lanka census revealed a buddhist population of 22,254 amongst sri lankan tamils accounting to roughly 1% of all sri lankan tamils in sri lanka accounting to roughly 1% of all sri lankan tamils in sri lanka. According to the 2012 census the population of sri lanka was 20,359,439, giving a population density of 325/km2 the population had grown by 5,512,689 (371%) since the 1981 census (the last full census), equivalent to an annual growth rate of 11.
Update to date information about population of sri lanka in 2018 population of sri lanka: today, historical, and projected population, growth rate, immigration, median age data tables, maps, charts, and live population clock. Indian tamils of sri lanka are tamil people of indian origin in sri lankathey are also known as hill country tamils, up-country tamils or simply indian tamilsthey are partly descended from workers sent from south india to sri lanka in the 19th and 20th centuries to work in coffee, tea and rubber plantations. Sri lankan tamils and indian tamils were 112 and 42 per cent respectively the census taken in 1981 showed that the sinhalese accounted for 74 per cent of the population, muslims 7 per cent, sri lankan tamils 127 per cent and indian tamils 55 per cent. The tamil speakers in sri lanka are divided into two groups that have quite different origins and relationships to the country the sri lankan tamils trace their immigration to the distant past and are effectively a native minority.
Sri lanka's government since 2015 was elected on a promise of a new constitution that would find a solution to the country's national problems on sept 21, 2017, the steering committee of the. 1949 - indian tamil plantation workers disenfranchised, the start of a wave of sinhalese nationalism which alienates the tamil majority 1972 - ceylon changes its name to sri lanka. Population growth thé island of sri lanka, (1)25,332 square miles in extent, lies tó the another ethnic group which is today known as the ceylon tamil. After the 2012 census in sri lanka we now know the figures of the pew forum was an underestimate and the muslim population in sri lanka has been expanding in percentage as well as in numbers more than their estimates.
Britishers thus made use of hungry tamil workers for their plantations all over the world - malaysia, mauritius, south africa and also sri lanka (distinct from the tamils who migrated to sri lanka in the previous 2000 years. Tamils live in the state of tamil nadu in india, northern and eastern region of sri lanka and as diasporas all around the worldand 2/3 of tamil population in sri lanka are living alongside with sinhalese in south and central part of sri lanka. Population pyramid: a population pyramid illustrates the age and sex structure of a country's population and may provide insights about political and social stability, as well as economic development. Tamil population in sri lanka news: latest and breaking news on tamil population in sri lanka explore tamil population in sri lanka profile at times of india for photos, videos and latest news of.
Comment guilelines critical is fine, but if you're rude, we'll delete your stuff no personal attacks. Isnt this baffling sri lanka is accused of committing genocide, plenty of propaganda is being paid for to showcase this but no one seems to be bothered to look at the statistics and ask 'how can genocide take place while tamil population is increasing. Dr vallipuranathan has immensely contributed to the ongoing discussion on the declining number of tamil population in sri lanka by scientifically providing a snapshot of the future demographic landscape of sri lanka, albeit with undue alarmism. The palk strait separates india (upper left) from sri lanka (center) this image shows the strait filled with bright sediment, while off the northeast tip of sri lanka, a darkening in the waters could be a phytoplankton bloom. Sri lanka is a country of multiple ethnicities, but the two most prominent are the sinhalese and the sri lankan tamils the sinhalese make up around 75% of the total population and are concentrated in the central and southwestern parts of the country.
The center of sri lankan tamil population and culture is the densely populated jaffna peninsula of the extreme north other tamil population concentrations are found on the island of mannar and along the eastern coastal littoral, stretching from north of trincomalee to batticaloa. Sri lanka is an island in the indian ocean about 28 kilometers (18 mi) off the southeastern coast of india with a population of about 20 million density is highest in the southwest where colombo , the country's main port and industrial centre, is located. Demographics of sri lanka 2017 as of 1 january 2018, the population of sri lanka was estimated to be 20,979,811 people this is an increase of 050 % (104,793 people) compared to population of 20,875,018 the year before.
Sri lanka has a high population density, with 327 people per square km and it was in position 170th in our ranking of density population in 2017 in this page we show you the progression of the population in sri lanka. Sri lanka is a unitary semi-presidential island country located in southern parts of the asian continent the administrative capital of the country is sri jayewardenepura kotte whereas colombo is the economic capital as well as the largest city in the country. When ceylon became independent in 1948, these indian-origin tamils formed slightly over half of sri lanka's tamil population under the charge of sinhalese controlled national government, the indian-origin tamils were classified as non-sri lankans in 1948 and stripped of sri lankan citizenship, followed by retraction of voting rights in. Tamil, people originally of southern india who speak tamil, one of the principal languages of the dravidian family numbering about 64 million in the early 21st century (including about 3 million speakers in northern and eastern sri lanka), tamil speakers make up the majority of the population of tamil nadu state and also inhabit parts of kerala, karnataka, and andhra pradesh states, all.
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