DISTRIBUTION OF Roman Catholic population IN SRI LANKA

Census 2001

 

dIOCESE

 

dISTRICT

 

pOPULATION

 

%

NO OF

pARISHES

nO. OF reV. fATHERS

cOLOMBO

cOLOMBO

gAMPAHA

kALUTARA

173581

420791

34827

7.8

20.4

3.3

120

353

kANDY

kANDY

maTALE

22345

8102

1.8

1.8

50

191

gALLE

gALLE

MATARA

HAMBANTOTa

 

4304

2747

822

.4

.4

.2

20

107

bADULLa

BADULLa

MONERAGELE

NUWERa-ELIYE

12353

1482

32919

1.6

0.4

4.70

29

111

rATNaPURA

RATNaPURa

KEGOLLe

10643

8889

 

1.1

1.1

27

46

aNURADHAPURA

ANURADHAPURA

POLONNARUWA

6255

3600

0.8

1.00

21

61

cHILAW 

PUTTALaM  

230336 

32.7

64

81

kURUNAGELA

KURUNEGALA

39973

2.8

36

74

bATTICALOA /

tRINCOMALEE

aMPARE

TRINCOMALEE

BATTICALOA

7968

*14303

*19704

 

1.4

*5.60

*6.00

40

38

mANNAR

MANNAR

VAUNIYA

*43633

*6493

*41.1

*6.80

43

33

jAFFNA

JAFFNa
MULLAITVU

 

*95613

*11735

 

*11.5

*15.2

 

86

191

tOTAL (tentative)

 

 

1213478.

 

 

536

 

1290

 

Source: Department of census & Statistics - Cencus2001 / * 1981