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Sri Lanka Population and Housing Census 2001


General Info
Sri Lanka (LKA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
06/2001 - 07/2001
Data type
  • De facto
  • Household
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

Censuses provide population numbers, household or family size and composition, and information on sex and age distribution. They often include other demographic, economic, and health-related topics as well.

Suggested citation 
Department of Census and Statistics (Sri Lanka). Sri Lanka Population and Housing Census 2001.